I have just started this publishing venture, having moved to New Zealand a few years ago from the UK. Before embarking on various projects involving remote and dilapidated houses I was a writer of yachting books and magazine articles.
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The Seven Gifts is a rather unusual fable. Click cover for details.
I wrote this many years ago and it was turned down by a number of publishers on the grounds that it was – “too unusual – we cannot categorise it and thus calculate the profit”. Oh dear. Finally it went into the back of the cupboard, despite the comments of one well-known London publisher (see below), and a number of acquaintances in the business. Read it – see what you think.
“.. those unique and wonderful manuscripts that come one’s way all too rarely”
I have written twelve books and hundreds of magazine articles on sailing matters, having been a professional yacht skipper when I was younger. Click cover to see my yachting books.
This was written by a very dear friend of mine, with a charmingly droll wit.
It chronicles the fascinating and often hilarious time she spent living on board an old Thames Sailing Barge in England – a time that finished dramatically and very sadly.
Read an excerpt at Amazon