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It was a dark, but not a stormy, night at the Arts Centre last Wednesday, when four mysterious black-clad ladies entered the room. With flickering candles held aloft, they took their places on the stage for an evening of great hair, literary tropes and another chapter in the ongoing battle between Team Rochester and Team Heathcliff (*). There was no attempt at cool professionalism, as our… (more)
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ChristchurchTeens Apr 28, 2011
(New Zealand) Eighteen-year-old New Zealand boarding school student Ellie Spencer must use her rusty tae kwon do skills and new-found magic to try to stop a fairy-like race of creatures from Māori myth and legend that is plotting to kill millions of humans in order to regain their lost immortalit... Read More »
Alina's pick: Probably my newest favourite kiwi writer? Creepy fantasy set in Christchurch with lots of mythology stirred in.
Mostly set in a very real Christchurch, this suspenseful Fantasy successfully mixes teenage struggles with Maori legend and mythology. An excellent read for both adults and teens.