History unfolds in their pages taking the reader on a veritable roller coaster ride that brings into focus the events and way of life of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Yates’ Landing is a romantic novel set on the Kaipara Harbour against a background of historical events of the period.
Thunder Children is set on the Kaipara Harbour and the surrounding districts during the mid-nineteen hundreds, against a background of New Zealand history.
Shark Harbour is the third book of the Kaipara trilogy which follows the Jackson family of the early Yates’ Landing, then the Thunder Children and up to late in the twentieth century.
Important moments in New Zealand’s history; women’s emancipation, the spectacular coming of Halley’s Comet, the tragic sinking of the Titanic, two World Wars, the devastation of the influenza epidemic and much more are bought alive and carefully integrated into this easily readable Kaipara trilogy set.