Penrose Publishing is proud to bring out 3 books from first time New Zealand authors. The books are spread across 3 genres;
Refuse Generation by David Palmer (Action Thriller) for ages 16+
What identifies us in a world where the traditional foundations of identity are crumbling? This question means everything to Ferrari Auva’a. Although he has never been outside New Zealand and only speaks English, his ancestry identifies him as Samoan while culturally he identifies with the U.S. and Europe.
But if he doesn’t know who he is, at least Ferrari knows what he is: a rubbish collector. It’s his job. Then rubbish collection gives Ferrari a chance to define his identity—though doing so will test all his resources of insight and courage. A letter he finds in the trash describing the finding of Roman codices sets Ferrari off on a dangerousjourney that will take him to the remote reaches of New Zealand and to ancient ruins in Italy. What he discovers may just help him decide who he is.
My Name is Tamsin by JR Smith (Science Fiction) for all ages.
The young heroine, Tamsin, has capabilities that resemble the beginnings of super powers. Set mostly in New Zealand. This first book sets the stage for the formation of the team which will fight conspiracies to gain control of the new United World Government thus preserving the new world peace.
Windows On Our World: Hope by Les Bill Gates (Fantasy) for all ages.
The first part of the trilogy ‘Hope’ tells of the arrival of Squire in Thorland and ‘The
Quest for the Teeth of the Upper Jaw’.
After many centuries, Squire has returned to Thorland, summoned there by
the good Wizard Tobin in order to fulfil an ancient prophecy.
As the quest begins, the other members of the company described in the
prophecy join Squire. They also encounter many friends who assist them on the quest.
Tobin gives Squire a shield to protect him in times of great danger, but warns that
whenever he uses it he will also get a glimpse of his own world, an unpleasant experience.
Their quest takes the company to every part of West Thorland. Every time they
locate one of the teeth, they also receive instructions for finding the next tooth. Throughout the quest, the wicked Wizard Gordeve tries to abduct Squire, destroy his friends, and thwart the quest.
New Zealand has a wealth of writing talent and a strong story telling tradition which often portrays the Kiwi spirit. These first books are available on Amazon and through the usual outlets as well as direct from the publisher.
More details, photos, author interviews etc are available through Belinda Hope at Belinda@penrose-