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              Inheritance
                 

              Inheritance (Paperback)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

              • RRP: $30.00
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              Inheritance is a novel of contrasts: the tropical beauty and exuberance of Samoa in the 1960s; and the dark violence that arises from the conflict between truthfulness and love.

              ISBN 9781869793074
              Published NZ 5 Mar 2010
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Skylark
                 

              Skylark (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

              • RRP: $37.00
              • $27.75
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              The little French girl, Lily L'Alouette, was singing and dancing almost as soon as she could walk, and performing became as much a part of her as breathing. When she is left an orphan in an unfamiliar country after her parents have emigrated to New Zealand, it is performing in a ...circus that offers survival. Later she takes to the stage in both Australia and New Zealand, which is where she attracts the attention of two men. One is the faithful Jack Lacey; the other is the renowned pirate Bully Hayes. While Jack has to compete with both Bully and the theatre to win Lily's attention, Lily finds she must share Jack, too. This lively, unconventional love story is set amid real figures from nineteenth-century theatre, giving a vivid and entertaining picture of the life of actors and circus performers, of gold miners, of horse breeders, of colonial settlers. Filtered through a unique and intriguing narrative, it is page-turning, heart-warming and full of surprises.
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              ISBN 9781869798048
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Skylark
                  

              Skylark (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

              The little French girl, Lily L'Alouette, was singing and dancing almost as soon as she could walk, and performing became as much a part of her as breathing. When she is left an orphan in an unfamiliar country after her parents have emigrated to the Antipodes, it is performing in ...a circus that offers survival. Later she takes to the stage in both Australia and New Zealand, which is where she attracts the attention of two men. One is the faithful Jack Lacey; the other is the renowned pirate Bully Hayes. While Jack has to compete with both Bully and the theatre to win Lily's attention, Lily finds she must share Jack, too. This lively, unconventional love story is set amid real figures from nineteenth-century theatre, giving a vivid and entertaining picture of the life of actors and circus performers, of gold miners, of horse breeders, of colonial settlers. Filtered through a unique and intriguing narrative, it is page-turning, heart-warming and full of surprises.
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              ISBN 9781869798055
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              Published NZ 1 Jun 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit, or 36 loan limit, 21 days maximum loan period view?
              Loan Credits 36
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              Catching the Current
                 

              Catching the Current (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

              A terrific historical novel full of compelling events, vivid communities and the irresistible character of Conrad Rasmussen. In this companion novel to the bestselling Denniston novels, the free spirit is pitted against the forces of tradition. On the run from an unfortuna...te 'indiscretion', young Conrad Rasmussen finds refuge in the North Island of New Zealand under the employ of the famous (or notorious) Dane, Bishop Monrad. However Conrad - a talented and impetuous Faroeman, known in bestselling author Jenny Pattrick's Denniston novels as Con the Brake - finds he cannot escape his past. This is Conrad's story, and that of the unusual woman Anahuia. It is a tale of new lands and old songs, of seafaring and war and the search for love. It is also the story of the Faroe Islands and of Denmark's early connection with New Zealand.
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              ISBN 9781869798574
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              Published NZ 1 May 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Inheritance
                  

              Inheritance (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

              Elena catches a glimpse of her friend Jeanie Roper in a New Zealand art gallery. It is twenty-three years since Jeanie suddenly disappeared. They had been close when Jeanie lived in Samoa with her bullying husband and gentle father. But why is Jeanie hiding her identity?

              ISBN 9781869793111
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              Published NZ 1 May 2010
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Heartland
                

              Heartland (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

              • RRP: $36.99
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              Heart-warming and compulsive reading, this is an entertaining, lively and moving novel from one of New Zealand's favourite authors. 'Donny Mac was released at Eastertime about a month before Pansy Holloway, also known as Nightshade, disappeared for good.' After a short stint in p...rison on trumped-up charges, the loveable simpleton Donny Mac returns to the house left to him by his grandfather in the small settlement of Manawa, in the shadow of Mt Ruapehu. Now inhabited by a handful of colourful locals, the once prosperous milling town is only bustling in the ski season when the out-of-towners arrive. Awaiting Donny's return is the drunken and pregnant Nightshade, who claims he is the father. Donny's friends keep anxiously: the lace-making Bull Howie; Vera who can be seen every evening wheeling Bull's dinner in a pram down to his house in her own version of meals on wheels; farmer George Kingi and his fey four-year-old daughter Lovey; and the strange elderly sisters who have moved in next door. Also watching is the Virgin Tracey, a sixteen-year-old hiding out in one of the abandoned houses, with her own tiny baby. When an accident threatens to put Donny back into prison, he and the Virgin Tracey come up with a solution. But can the secret remain hidden?
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              ISBN 9781775535850
              Published NZ 4 Apr 2014
              Publisher Random House
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              Landings
                

              Landings (Paperback, Re-issue)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

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              The Whanganui River at the turn of the twentieth century is a busy thoroughfare, taking sightseers through the spectacular landscape by paddle steamer and acting as highway for the sparse scatterings of settlements along its twisting length. The people who have made it their home... are a diverse collection, from Samuel Blencoe, trying to forget his past life as a convict, to the hoteliers at Pipiriki, the nuns at Jerusalem, the Maori families, the Chinese market gardener and the farmers, like Danny and Stella, trying to tame the wild bush. There's also Bridie, the strange, silent girl, who haunts the banks of the river where the accident occurred that robbed her of her mind. Like the tributaries that trickle down the mountains and join the mighty river, so the lives of these people come together in this vivid and moving tale of a stunningly unique place.
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              ISBN 9781869798451
              Published NZ 18 May 2012
              Publisher Random House
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              Landings
                 

              Landings (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

              The Whanganui River at the turn of the twentieth century is a busy thoroughfare, taking sightseers through the spectacular landscape by paddle steamer and acting as highway for the sparse scatterings of settlements along its twisting length. The people who have made it their home... are a diverse collection, from Samuel Blencoe, trying to forget his past life as a convict, to the hoteliers at Pipiriki, the nuns at Jerusalem, the Maori families, the Chinese market gardener and the farmers, like Danny and Stella, trying to tame the wild bush. There's also Bridie, the strange, silent girl, who haunts the banks of the river where the accident occurred that robbed her of her mind. Like the tributaries that trickle down the mountains and join the mighty river, so the lives of these people come together in this vivid and moving tale of a stunningly unique place.
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              ISBN 9781869796921
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              Published NZ 26 Aug 2011
              Publisher Penguin
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              In Touch With Grace
                 

              In Touch With Grace (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Pattrick, Jenny

              This tender and amusing novel is set in New Zealand in the nineties, with the Springbok Tour still a recent memory, and as the country debates whether to adopt MMP. Letter-writing is about to give way to email, but elderly Grace will resist the trend. Through letters and stories,... we learn of her friendships, the interactions of the argumentative bowling club, her growing attraction to and relationship with Max, and the jealousy this engenders in her closest friend, Mildred. As the story unfolds, Grace faces new challenges, and the problems of younger people invade her solitary life. Grace touches the lives of many with her warmth, her feistiness, her intelligence and her frailty. Starting life as a popular radio series, this is another compelling novel from bestselling author, Jenny Pattrick.
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              ISBN 9781775530404
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              Published NZ 16 Dec 2013
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Denniston Rose
                

              The Denniston Rose (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

              By Pattrick, Jenny; Read by Hood, Kate

              • RRP: $39.99
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              The bleak coal-mining settlement of Denniston, isolated high on a plateau above New Zealand's West Coast, is a place that makes or breaks those who live there. At the time of this novel - the 1880s - the only way to reach the makeshift collection of huts, tents and saloons is to ...climb aboard an empty coal-wagon to be hauled 2000 feet up the terrifying steep Incline - the cable-haulage system that brings the coal down the railway line. All sorts arrive here to work the mines and bring down the coal: ex-goldminers down on their luck, others running from the law or from a woman or worse. They work alongside recruited English miners, solid and skilled, who scorn these disorganised misfits and want them off the Hill. Into this chaotic community come five-year-old Rose and her mother, riding up the Incline, at night, during a storm. No one else knows what has driven them there, but most agree the mother must be desperate to choose Denniston; worse, to choose that drunkard, Jimmy Cork, as bedfellow. The mother has her reasons and her plans, which she tells no one. The indomitable Rose is left to fend for herself. finding allies and enemies in her struggle to secure a place in this tough and often agressive community. The Denniston Rose is about isolation and survival. It is the story of a spirited child, who, in appaling conditions, remains a survivor.
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              ISBN 9781743161999
              Published NZ 1 Apr 2013
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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