(See two previous blogs re beattiesbookblog going offshore)
Ocean Roads by James George Huia (shortlisted for Montana NZ Book Awards)
Extremely Pale Rose - a very French adventure by Jamie Ivey Vintage
The Secret of Lost Things by Sheridan Hay 4th Estate
From my cold, dead hands by David McGill Silver Owl Press
Sadly I have run out of time. Some of the above are purchases while others have been sent in for review by their publishers to whom I apologise. Hopefully I can get to them on my return.
But book awards judging is a funny old business so you just never know.