How often does this happen - someone writes a song based on your book? My friend, extremely talented singer-songwriter, Ryan Edwards (check out his Whirlwind album and project) read The Hiding Places and was inspired to write this beautiful song. Played ...

AWARD WINNER & #1 NZ BESTSELLER!

#1 New Zealand bestseller! Winner of The Nelson Public Libraries Award for NZ Fiction 2015! Here's what reviewers have been saying about it: Landfall: "The writing is assured and insistent, but also surprising and shrewd, often funny...the plot is cleverly manipulated." The NZ Listener: "Exceptionally ...

“Say ‘yes’ to everything.” That was advice my friend gave to the students at his former secondary school. What he meant was: if opportunity knocks, don’t worry about failing, or looking stupid, or feeling stupid, or nervous or completely terrified – the ...

MORE ABOUT THE HIDING PLACES

WARNING: SPOILERS. This is a guide to the references and stories hidden within The Hiding Places, and if you’d rather puzzle them out yourself, then I’d suggest you bookmark this page and come back to it later.   Knights and faeries and men ...

THE ‘IMPERFECT LIVES’ SERIES

About the series: My books, all #1 bestsellers in New Zealand, do fall into the ‘chick lit’ genre, but they are not the sweet and light kind. They are not frothy and mild like a cappuccino but more like an espresso ...

ABOUT ME

Catherine Robertson has written three novels that have all been #1 bestsellers in New Zealand. She was born on March 7, a birthday she shares with Bret Easton Ellis, Ranulph Fiennes, Edwin Landseer, Ivan Lendl, Anna Magnani, Rik Mayall, Piet ...