Tag: new zealand historical fiction

For Want of a Shilling – Synopsis

The mysterious Russian invasion hoax that shook colonial New Zealand Wellington, New Zealand, 1873, under cover of darkness, the Russian warship, Petropavlovsk, creep’s unseen into a quiet bay and sends six men ashore. Their mission is simple – covertly gather vital information on Wellington’s defences. Disaster strikes when a marine deliberately shoots and kills two […]