Catherine Robertson

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#1 best-selling New Zealand author, Catherine Robertson was born in Wellington, New Zealand. She left for a while to live in San Francisco and Buckinghamshire, but is now back home. She divides her time between Wellington and Hawke's Bay. All five of her novels have been #1 on the NZ bestsellers list. Her fourth, The Hiding Places, also won the Nelson Libraries 2015 NZ Fiction Book of the Year . Her latest novel, Gabriel's Bay, came out in January and its sequel What You Wish For is out in January 2019 in New Zealand and Australia.

What You Wish For: a Gabriel's Bay story will be released on January 8th, just in time for summer reading and spending those Christmas book vouchers, which, as everyone knows, are the best present ever.This is the cover, with some very nice words from the marvellous John Campbell, who was described by one publisher as "pretty much the patron saint of New Zealand literature". John's words in ful... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.63 · 452 ratings · 94 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Sweet Second Life of Da...

3.62 avg rating — 189 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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3.60 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Gabriel's Bay

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The Hiding Places

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May Day

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“I've always worried a lot. And frankly I'm good at it." The late Erma Bombeck, one of the funniest women ever.”
Catherine Robertson, The Sweet Second Life of Darrell Kincaid

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“I've always worried a lot. And frankly I'm good at it." The late Erma Bombeck, one of the funniest women ever.”
Catherine Robertson, The Sweet Second Life of Darrell Kincaid

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