Reviews for authors are crucial.  They help to guide readers to books that will suit them and are of an acceptable standard.  Who wants to waste their time reading inferior material, or pages of content that holds no interest?  Who wants to write for an audience that will be disappointed when they open their book?  Yesterday The Quilt, Unravelled received a short, (no your review does not have to match the page count of a novel,)  5 star review that I would like to share.

Super awesome book for all readers..

This review is from: The Quilt: Unravelled (Kindle Edition)
My wife and I both read this. What a an intense and beautifully written book. The author really captures fantasiice dialogue and character development which I seek when reading books like this… definitely one of my favorite novels so far in 2015. If you to be seduced and hooked in by a solid read, this book is definitely for you. This should become a tv series or have its own movie. It’s that good in my opinion.
Thank you Mr Butler. What made this review special?  The first sentence!  Of course for anyone that has read The Quilt, Unravelled they will realize it is primarily women’s fiction.  However, isn’t it great that both a husband and wife have enjoyed the story?
Two days remain to download The Quilt, Unravelled for .99c.  If it is on your to read list please take advantage.  The offer finishes on the 18th. It can be yours with one click!  Have a great weekend.  If you read and enjoy the story of the Clarke family please don’t forget to review.
The Quilt, Unravelled

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Have a great weekend no matter where you are!



Transport yourself to high country New Zealand and the deserted bays of Waiheke Island with The Quilt, Unravelled.

Behind the journey of a pioneering family is a romance complicated by circumstances A friendship pushed to the very edge and series of events that will tie together to form a story of love, loss and healing.

Available for the low price of 0.99 until the 18th of January. Download your little piece of New Zealand.
Goodreads average rating 4.92


Transport yourself!

The Quilt, Unravelled

The Quilt, Unravelled


Only four hours left to enter and have a chance of winning a copy of The Quilt, Unravelled!  To find out more or enter click on the link below.

I will reduce the price of The Quilt, Unravelled on kindle to just 0.99c!  This offer will start on the 13th (Pacific) and run for 5 days EST.  Look out for the special on the link below.  I will post confirmation when the offer is live.

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The journey of The Quilt, Unravelled. A romantic saga set in New Zealand.

Enjoy a little bit of New Zealand and the life of the Clarke family.  Happy reading!  RC

The Quilt, Unravelled

The Quilt, Unravelled


Want to curl up and wrap yourself in the pages of The Quilt, Unravelled. Last chance to enter and be in to win one of two copies.…

Don’t forget this story will be offered at 0.99 on kindle (from the 13th of January until the 18th.)

The Quilt, Unravelled

The Quilt, Unravelled

Enjoy the journey of the Clarke family. Experience their life and their hardship. The dilemma of Joanne Kyle as she is torn between career and love. The story of Twin Pines Station and the despair of wild Sandy as she fights every person’s worst fear.


Spectacular South Island. New Zealand.



The engineer and I sat in a small bay surrounded by a comfortable silence.  Apart from the seabirds, and the gentle sound of water on the boat’s hull, we were alone with our thoughts.  The harsh New Zealand sun beat down on our backs, and kayaks sat like fat slugs on the white sand of a crescent shaped bay.  I watched the nylon sitting neglected on the mirrored  surface of the water, and I wondered how long a lamb chop would take to defrost.  I looked at the vines silhouetted against a cloudless blue sky, and the bush clad hills that formed folds like a fat ladies belly before they kissed the granite coloured cliffs.


Beautiful Waiheke Island, New Zealand. Home of The Quilt, Unravelled

“I think I will write a book.”

“Uh ha” sighed the engineer.  That sound by definition means, “oh no here we go again!”

“About what?” He sighed and slumped, already resigned to the news.

“A romance”.  The engineer struggled to stifle a groan.  I tried to regain his interest.

“Waiheke Island and the New Zealand high country.  Relationships and their dynamics. A real story, perhaps including my Joanne.”

A frown played across his face.  “Uh ha.”  He shook his head and his glazed focus returned to the unmoving nylon of his fishing line.


Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand. The Quilt, Unravelled.

So begun two years of stolen moments on the keyboard, travelling the path of  Twin Pines Station, Marinella Vineyard and the Clarke Family.  I explored through my characters the heartbreak of loss, and the healing power of love, the dynamics of family and the constraints imposed by our upbringing.

Don’t get me wrong, my motivation for writing a novel cannot be completely attributed to a sunny day, when the fishing was hard, and the lamb chops were  frozen.  It was also born through a need to immerse myself in a new project.


Waiheke Island Vineyards and countryside. Location of Marinella Vineyard, The Quilt, Unravelled.

Years of driving an archaic truck and watching my daughter compete in various countries, on various horses, of picking up endless piles of poo, from endless species of animals had left me a busy, but just functioning zombie.  It was time to think, to be selfish, to do what no mother can do until their children reach that special age, the age when parents are seen as little more than a hindrance.  I did something for myself.  I began the story of The Quilt, Unravelled and with it came a new life.  One of cold meals,  paddocks piled high with smelly heaps of poo and a mind that wandered off with a complicated family that had a story to tell.

The Quilt, Unravelled

The Quilt, Unravelled

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