This website is the home of all things related to Winston Cowie’s first novel, “A Flame flickers in the Darkness.” It explains details of the novel, which is based during the 1860’s New Zealand Wars or Maori Wars period; details of the author, Winston Cowie, and the interesting story of where the book was written, from a 24-foot mullet boat in Auckland Harbour, New Zealand, to Oxford University, United Kingdom, to London, to the hot and arid State of Qatar, in the Middle East. It also provides a link to the “PublishMe” Online Bookstore where you can buy your very own copy.
They say never judge a book by its cover, but this one looks pretty good.
Who should read ‘A Flame Flickers in the Darkness’ by New Zealand author, Winston Cowie?
You should! It is a fictional novel based upon historic events and characters. Learn about New Zealand in the 1860s when the Maori and Pakeha (British and Irish) were fighting the war for New Zealand. The wars are known as the New Zealand Wars or Maori Wars and “A Flame Flickers in the Darkness” written by Winston Cowie is one of the only New Zealand novels that is based during this historic period.
The novel is a synergy of adventure, history, joy and heartbreak, love and war, all set during the New Zealand Wars or Maori Wars period.
The 1860s is brought to life on the pages in front of you by an Irish Whaler and Maori warrior. It also brings to life some of the fascinating people and events that occurred in New Zealand during this time.
You can buy your very own copy by following the link to either Fishpond online or the PublishMe online Bookstore. More details on bookstores where you can buy a copy of “A Flame Flickers in the Darkness,” to follow!
Bookstores and distributors – please contact me for details.