Books by Catherine

Sylvia Simpson was happily in love and about to celebrate her twenty fifth wedding anniversary when tragedy strikes.
Her husband, Greg, is killed in a car crash.
With another woman in the vehicle.
His other wife.

Peyton Douglas is a teenager from a happy family, until her parents are killed in a car crash.
And her father asked another woman to be her guardian.
His other wife.

Sylvia and Peyton are thrown together while both are trying to deal with their grief. Along with trying to get their heads around the fact that Greg had two very separate lives that neither knew about.
Now they have to navigate through the pain and come to rely on each other as their world is turned upside down and find a friendship with each other to help cope with what life throws at them.

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Cursed Love – Aotearoa Paranormal Romance Series
A family curse. A lifetime of grieving. Jinny Richards past and future are about to collide.

Will she survive?

Jinny believes the family curse and never wants to fall in love again after losing her boyfriend and unborn child when she was a teenager. She has worked hard and is now a successful Insurance Assessor.
Ethan Montgomery lost his wife to breast cancer. He’s mourned for three years and now he’s ready to move on. He understands Jinny’s pain but he wants the feisty Jinny and nothing, not even a curse, will stand in his way.
When work throws them together, loving Ethan is the farthest thing from Jinny’s mind. He’s tardy and egotistical, even if he is good looking and makes her weak at the knees.
Things get further complicated when her past comes back to haunt her, bringing up the heartache and pain Jinny has carefully buried for years.
Will she find love a second time around?
Or will the family curse claim another victim?

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Running Away – Aotearoa Contemporary Series

Sometimes the world has a way of making you stop.
Larissa Green has had a rough run. She ditched her boyfriend, quit her job, and lost her flat all in a day. She does what she does best. Larissa turns on her heels to escape her life by doing something totally out of character – going for a tramp.
Harley Orion is an English action movie star, in a toxic relationship. When his girlfriend accuses him of a serious offence, Harley freaks out and runs away to New Zealand until the storm blows over. Anonymity is assured when you stay an at isolated Lodge in the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park.
A fateful morning pushes the two together, and they can’t deny the chemistry between them, but both are cautious. Harley has been stung by women, Larissa used by men. However they can’t stop what happens between them. Until the true nature of Harley’s visit to New Zealand is revealed, destroying Larissa’s hope of ending up with her dream man.
But life has a way of making things happen, that you least expect.

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Shards of Ice

Things are heating up on this Ice Planet.

Vyvica Karala, of the D’Authian Guards, had to leave her father behind when the Crown City of Althu was invaded by Ch’ar Barakus. She wants to find her father and is determined to retake the city, with or without the support of the D’Authian Guards.

Kelvaras Mason is a vigilante for hire and has been brought in by the D’Authian Guards to find a leak in their intelligence network. Ch’ar Barakus has also engaged his services; to bring in Vyvica Karala because she has information he needs.

While Vyvica wants to save Elador from Ch’ar, Kelvaras is conflicted in his loyalties. Vyvica and Kelvaras clash from the moment they meet and set the planet ablaze with their conflicts, yet they can’t resist each other.

But both hold dark secrets. If it were known, their lives would be at risk.

Will one of them make the ultimate sacrifice in order for the other to survive?

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Finding Amy Archer – Finding Yourself Series

Amy Morgan’s world is about to come to a crashing halt. Her son is off to university, her husband has a secret and her best friend has some bad news. Very bad news. What is a girl to do?

Amy is struggling to find her feet in her ever collapsing world. But one thing is abundantly clear, she now has the time to figure out what she wants to do with the rest of her life.

But who is Amy Morgan?

What does she like?

What are her passions?

Follow Amy on her path of discovery, learning to love herself and finding her way in a new world without those around her she loves.

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Curse of the Taniwha

While tramping through the Nelson Lakes National Park months ago, Rena Collings found two things- Rob, a man she could fall for, and a mysterious visitor she could never forget.

When Rob’s true colours begin to show in their relationship, she escapes to Lake Rotoroa only to get trapped in a curse she can’t escape. But can the mythical taniwha of Maori legend save her?

In this modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast, Rena finds herself falling in love with a monster while trying to protect them both from an ex who has cast his evil shadow over both of their lives.

If you like tales of destiny, adventure and heart-stealing romance, then you’ll love Curse of the Taniwha.

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