BOOK TWO RELEASE 1ST DECEMBER

By |2019-11-15T09:22:06+13:00November 15th, 2019|

Book Two Gets Glowing Reader Feedback!

After the editors had worked their magic, the Crash Test Reading Team, scrutinised my NEW book.

Some have already returned their copy of, In the Deep End – Book Two, with GREAT responses!

“What a great read Nicky, I couldn’t put it down, reading it all in a couple of hours!  Can’t wait for your next one.” Larraine

“Another unique story about this extended family and their secrets. […]

Pre-Order the latest book In the Deep End Series

By |2019-11-12T17:22:48+13:00November 12th, 2019|

Pre-Order In the Deep End – Book Two

Perfect for Christmas holiday reading – order now for 1st of December release!

This is the second book in the Deep End Series. This captivating family saga continues with Hawke, exploring his love relationship.

This romantic suspense deepens when Hawke and Sacha return to their native Los Angeles after a year in New Zealand. Their affair sets up a chain reaction that threatens their bond […]

What Readers Want

By |2019-11-04T09:07:54+13:00November 4th, 2019|

What Do Readers Want?

Excitement and escape, with intrigue, so at the end of every chapter, you are desperate for MORE …

BUT before you take the bold step, of actually purchasing a book, you want to know two things, apart from professional editing and a great cover:

(1) What’s this book about?

My books deal with real people living real lives but with twists and turns that take you […]

Rugby Goes Creative

By |2019-10-23T17:39:32+13:00October 23rd, 2019|

Rugby Romance Hits Inspirit Art Gallery

What happens when American tourists arrive in Cambridge?

It’s not very often sport and art collide. But at an exclusive event held at Tamahere’s Inspirit Art Gallery, a gathering of American Rugby Romance Readers enjoyed chatting to former NZ Rugby All Black, Alistair Scown.

Curator of Inspirit Art Gallery, Jenny Scown, arranged for her Uncle Alistair to reminisce about his All Black touring past. Antics […]

What did the Editor Say?

By |2019-10-23T16:48:13+13:00October 13th, 2019|

What did the Editorial Assessor Say?

I’ve just finished reading through the independent Editors Assessment of my NEW book – In the Deep End-Book Two.

It’s simply incredible what Tina Shaw comes up with – sound advice and creative suggestions to push my creative thinking a little harder.

The Assessor’s job is critical to the success of any book. They review the structure and content in detail, and Tina Shaw always does an exceptional […]

A Taste for Trout Tickling

By |2019-10-23T16:34:58+13:00October 13th, 2019|

Tickling the Trout

From Chapter 9,  In the Deep End – Book One

It was some time later when the pair began their lifelong affair yet again. Although their relationship, they thought, had finished years ago, it wasn’t entirely over. Wanting closure is the contemporary expression for terminating a relationship, especially a friendship for life and love like the one that had bound Amira and Alex together since their teenage years.

Amira didn’t […]

Best Friends or Lovers – Book Review From Seasons Magazine

By |2019-10-24T10:49:05+13:00October 7th, 2019|

GREAT book Review

Great review for In the Deep End – Book One from Seasons Magazine.

The is an excerpt from a full page book review in the October edition of Seasons Magazine – with over  100,000 readers across the Bay of Plenty and Waikato.

“The author takes you into the hearts and minds of these two married couples who navigate through 21st-century social convention.  In the Deep End, is a superb piece […]

Fishing In the Deep End – Book One

By |2019-09-27T08:17:51+12:00September 27th, 2019|

Excerpt From In the Deep End – Book One

Part of Chapter Nine – Tickling the Trout

In truth, it was a very convenient affair. Both men were close friends and had been in the same elementary school together. But it was in College where they both grew closer and spent weekends away camping and fishing. Fred had taught Alex to fly fish for trout on several annual trips over the years […]

Wrestling with Words

By |2019-06-18T14:09:35+12:00June 1st, 2019|

Wrestling with Words

Most of the comments, edits and changes have been handed back to me for my new contemporary romance, In the Deep End.

I’m now in the highly technical phase of ‘turd polishing’ as it’s officially known in the publishing industry. The BIG question is; How perfect and shiny can I get my second book before it hits the shelves?

It’s Autumn and I set myself an April […]