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Maurice Gee has long been considered one of New Zealand's finest writers. He has written more than thirty books for adults and young adults and has won numerous literary awards, including the UK's James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction, the Wattie Award, the Deutz Medal for Fiction, the New Zealand Fiction Award and the New Zealand Children's Book of the Year Award. In 2003 he received an inaugural New Zealand Icon Award and in 2004 he received a Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement. Maurice Gee's novels include The Plumb Trilogy, Going West, Prowlers, Live Bodies and The Scornful Moon. He has also written a number of much-loved children's novels, including Under the Mountain, The O Trilogy and The Salt Trilogy. Maurice lives in Nelson, in New Zealand's South Island, with his wife Margareta, and has two daughters and a son.

Books by Maurice Gee

Plumb Trilogy
Fire-Raiser
Prowlers
The Limping Man: The Salt Trilogy Volume III
Under the Mountain
Access Road
The Fat Man
The Fire-Raiser
Gool
The Champion
The World Around The Corner
The Halfmen of O: The O Trilogy Volume 1
Motherstone: The O Trilogy Volume 3
The Priests of Ferris: The O Trilogy Volume 2
Halfmen Of O
Priests of Ferris
Motherstone
Blindsight
Ellie & the Shadow Man
The Scornful Moon
Scornful Moon
In My Father's Den
Loving Ways
Crime Story