A very small number of brand new copies have been secured. Available now.
Price: $50.00 NZD
Published by The Halcyon Press NZ
Blood Brothers traces the lives of Steve and Chris Podjursky, two bold and daring Kiwis addicted to the excitement and fear of the adventurous spirit. Not academic, they became high achievers by snatching opportunities that came their way. First ground hunters, hunter pilots, then international pilots, Steve and Chris forged a strong bond through their mutual love of New Zealand native bush and hunting. Not only related by birth, they were also ‘blood brothers’ due to the binding ties of great friendship and loyalty.
But at 3.30 pm on 19 October 1996, in a cruel twist of fate and in the heat of the Sarawak jungles of Malaysia, one of the brothers lost his life. Chris now soared the heavens and Steve the earth. Distraught, Steve had to pick up the pieces of his shattered life and keep on living …
“This biography of two hunting brothers, ranging far and wide across New Zealand and beyond, is a well-written, evocative and often startling story. It entertains and intrigues from the beginning.” Norman Bilbrough, award-winning New Zealand author.
Marion is thrilled to have her Young Adult manuscript Pipi accepted by The Cuba Press. This will be released in the first quarter of 2022.
Marion’s project for 2021 is the reprint of the sort-after Injun Joe - The Legend of Smoking Joe Collins. Injun Joe will be a limited edition, collectable. Each book will be printer stamped as such. The print run is very small. New excerpts, bigger size, hardcover book in elegant slipcase. Over 160 new photos, larger and enhanced. From 263 to 320 pages. Email early to secure your copy.
Love and Loss, one of four beautiful anthologies published by Exisle Publishing (NZ), includes Marion’s short story Small Things. Her story beat hundreds of other entries from around the world. Love and Loss, Human Kindness, Fear and Courage, Struggle and Success can be found on Amazon as well as bookstores throughout New Zealand, United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Direct Link: https://exislepublishing.com/product-category/emotional-inheritance/timeless-wisdom/
Marion is delighted to announce that every book she has written is eligible for the Public Lending Right for New Zealand Authors Royalty Scheme 2020. To meet this criteria, there must be more than 50 books (each title) in National Libraries in New Zealand. Every book taken out, receives a 3 cent royalty paid yearly. A great help to authors.
If you missed watching National TV Programme Country Calendar (Nov 2019) that included a sneak peak of Marion’s books as part of Katy and Jason’s (son) sheep milking operation in Taupo, watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPBN4S-HfI8
Marion has been enrolled at the National Office of Rural Women New Zealand as a Branch Member of Honour - a honour conferred on her by the Kenepuru Branch in consideration of long and outstanding service to Rural Women New Zealand. 16/Jul/2019
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