After leaving France and marrying ‘under a cloud’ Chloe’s arrival in New Zealand at the turn of the 20th century leaves her in no doubt of how different and how difficult life can be.
From a papered child to a strong woman, her metamorphosis is complete as she discovers there is strength and support aplenty where she least expects it.
Yates’ Landing is a romantic novel set on the Kaipara Harbour against a background of historical events of the period.
The Kaipara Trilogy is set on the Kaipara Harbour against a background of historical events such as Women’s Emancipation, Halley’s Comet, the sinking of the Titanic, World War 1 and the influenza epidemic which devastated much of the country. The Whangarei-born author has captured the essence of a fascinating district and its place in New Zealand history in this, the first of three books set in the north.