Author Archives: alysonebaker

Home to Me by LaVerne Clark – 2019

Erotic Romance is all about the tension between the main protagonists – and Home to me is a pure example – emotionally damaged Lucy meets us with Sam, a family friend she has always been attracted to, in a bar … Continue reading

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Death of an Agent by David McGill – 2019

We first met Dan Delaney as a young wannabe detective holding the fort on Somes Island in Wellington Harbour in 1935, then again back in Wellington after having been a POW in the Second World War, and then in Auckland … Continue reading

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A Mistake by Carl Shuker – 2019

Heart surgeon Dr. Donald Effler once said that to be great, a surgeon must have “a driving ego”, “a passion for perfectionism.”  In A mistake, Dr Elizabeth Taylor is an exceptional surgeon with both these traits, but as a woman … Continue reading

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The Ice Shelf by Anne Kennedy – 2018

Janice Redmond has had a terrible childhood; neglectful parents, constantly being moved from one school to another, being abused by various men, and nowhere she lived had a fridge … Thirty years later, Janice, along with her big green fridge, … Continue reading

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Crystal Reign by Kelly Lyndon – 2018

Chrissie has got everything: a devoted husband, three lovely children, her health and a self-owned business.  She coaches her daughter’s netball team, is a martial arts practitioner, and has lots of friends.  Hardly the person you would pick as a … Continue reading

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Teeth of the Wolf by Dan Rabarts and Lee Murray – 2018

What a great genre mix-up: police procedural, horror, urban fantasy and cli fi all bundled together with a bit of romance thrown in! Teeth of the wolf is set in a not too distant future, in an Auckland that is … Continue reading

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Underwater by Helen Vivienne Fletcher – 2018

Bailey and her young sister, Tilly, have been taken by their Gran to multi-generational Pine Hills Resort to try and get over a traumatic experience.  They could stay in a cabin together, but Bailey opts for splitting up by demographic, … Continue reading

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