Loop Tracks by Sue Orr
The latest from the award-winning Kiwi writer starts in 1978 when young Charlie boards a Pan Am flight to Sydney to deal with an unplanned pregnancy. Fast forward 40 years and she’s living in Wellington with her grandson, but the quiet world they’ve built for themselves is changed when her grandson discovers first love, and then meets the father he’s never known – and Charlie has to deal with the hand she’s been dealt.
Falling by T.J Newman
A fast-paced thriller with a great premise about a pilot who’s called into work unexpectedly to cover someone’s shift - and then his wife and two kids are then taken hostage by someone who says that the only way they will survive is if the pilot crashes the plane with everybody on it.