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Boy Hero hits the shops

Henry Appleton, Boy Hero is now officially launched and hitting the bookshops. The celebratory cake has been cut (see photo), and John Evan Harris’s second

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Three writers, three styles

Physician’s Gun author John Evan Harris pictured at the Takapuna Library for the Children’s Writers’ Festival on 23 September with fellow fiction authors Karen McMillan

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For an interesting backgrounder on The Physician’s Gun author John Evan Harris, click on this interview from NZ Book Lovers online. NZ Booklovers interview

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Takapuna Library Event

On Saturday morning 23 September, John Evan Harris (The Physician’s Gun) will join fellow authors Karen McMillan (Elastic Island Adventures) and Yvette Carol (The Or’in

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Great review on Magpies

Latest positive review comes in the just-published issue of Magpies magazine. “The Physician’s Gun is a lively yarn, with plenty of jeopardies and hair’s-breadth escapes,

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John Evan Harris’ first book, The Physician’s Gun, is in bookstores now. Inspired by the notorious Maungatapu Murders of 1866, this action-packed novel is the

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“I think I’ll write a book. How hard can that be?” Well, actually, VERY hard!  But having written and rewritten, listened to the advice of

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Auckland artist Charles Cumming has been commissioned to provide 30 sketches for The Physician’s Gun. The illustration shows Henry Appleton, the book’s young hero, on

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