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Te Kererū - The Beginning FREE


Click I want this! and enter the world Kate Taylor. 

Download the first three chapters of Te Kererū, Book 1 - The Nest for free.

Kate is different. And she's alone in the world.

Discover how she's orphaned and taken in by strangers to be raised with a culture and language not her own.

But she's also a puzzle to be solved.

Te Kererū - The Beginning 

What do you do when tragedy strikes your town?

If you’re Pāpara, you go and collect your dead.

But what do you do if while you’re collecting your dead you discover a small orphan girl?

If you’re Pāpara, you take her home too.

Welcome to Katherine Taylor’s world

Katherine Taylor, who was born to Pākehā parents, is adopted by the most powerful Māori family in the region.

Discover with Kate the place where she learns to live and the people she learns to love.

Kate is a collector. 

She collects names, affection and power.

She thinks this will keep her safe.

And it just might.

For now.

Book 1, Te Kererū - The Nest is now available...!

If you enjoyed reading this free excerpt, you can buy the full version of Te Kererū - Book 1: The Nest here on Gumroad.

Who is SG Smith?

Kia ora tātou

Ko Tauhara te maunga

Ko Waikato te awa

Ko Taupō-nui-a-tia te moana

Ko Smith tōku whānau

Ko Susan toku ingoa

I am a first-time author and homeschooling Mum of three children living on the edge of a super-volcano.

If you want to know more about my writing or get in touch with me, you can:

  • Follow me on Twitter - my handle is @sgsmith_ 

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Check out the first three chapters of this new novel.

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Book 1 of Te Kererū - The Nest is out now

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