New Books Added to the Library
1 August 2022
Recently Added Books
Here are a few titles that have been recently added to our collection.
By Rosetta Allan
Book number 139431
Fiction: NZ and Pacific Novels. It has been 28 years since Vicki last sent a letter to Robert Muldoon. Last time she wrote, he was Prime Minister, while she was living with her loser-boyfriend and wanting to know why people like her had to exist in such dire straits. Back then, Muldoon sent her a dollar, but it was the irrepressible Billy who turned up and transformed her life. Adult content advised. Read by Owen Scott in 8 hours, 58 minutes.
The Gilded Cage
By Camilla Lackberg; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith
Book number 136597
Fiction: Thrillers. From the outside, Faye Adelheim’s life seems like one worth killing for. She lives in an ultra-swanky apartment in the most exclusive area of Stockholm, she has a gorgeous husband who gives her everything she’s ever wanted, and she has an adorable daughter who lights up her world. It is perfect. So how is it then, that she now finds herself in a police station? Adult content advised. Read by Marguerite Vanderkolk in 9 hours, 50 minutes.
Safe Haven: The untold story of New Zealand’s largest ever military camp – Featherston: 1916-1919
By Neil Frances
Book number 139586
Nonfiction: New Zealand History. The building of Featherston Military Camp in late 1915 transformed a stony paddock east of Featherston township in south Wairarapa into a ready-made barrack town which could house up to 8,000 raw soldiers. Volunteers and conscripts from all parts of the country came to Featherston, spending two to four months in training, our largest military base their temporary home before they left the safety of New Zealand to endure the heaviest casualties this country has suffered. Read by Marguerite Vandercalk in 7 hours, 6 minutes.
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