Ruakaka is beach-side settlement ninety minutes north of Auckland. We built a batch two minutes walk from the beach in 2007 and enjoyed all our family holidays there for six years. The beach at Ruakaka is a stunning, 40km long white sand surf
beach. The area has several nice cafes, a motel and a small shopping centre. The city of Whangarei is only half-an-hour north.
K A Servian bio:
After a twenty-plus-year career in the applied arts industry, including owning her own fashion and jewellery labels, Kathy decided to turn her creative skills to writing fiction.
Her first novel, Peak Hill, was a finalist in the Romance Writers of New Zealand Pacific Hearts Full Manuscript contest in 2016.
Kathy now squeezes full-time study for an advanced diploma in applied writing in around writing novels and short stories, teaching sewing and pattern making and being a wife and mother.
K A Servian on the web:
Grace is trying to come to terms with her mother’s death and handle the unexpected arrival of her ex-boyfriend when a mystery document she finds in a box in the attic turns her life on its head and raises questions she is compelled to answer.
In her search for the truth, she stumbles into the middle of a missing person cold case in a small town where the inhabitants have kept a secret to protect one of their own for twenty-five years. Grace’s investigation unearths long-held rivalries and opens old wounds, causing the past to collide with the present with terrifying results.
Shame on Who? (Short Prequel to Throwing Light)
In 1979, fifteen-year-old Jane Smith announced to her parents that she was expecting a baby. Thirty-five years later, the repercussions of the decision made by her father on that day come home to roost in the romantic thriller ‘Throwing Light.’ ‘Shame on who?’ is a short prequel to the book and provides insight into the dramatic events that changed Jane’s life.
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