Nicky Webber

Originally a journalist, Nicky loves true stories and picks over the bones of real-life tales, before recreating a narrative rich with emotional turmoil.

Born in New Zealand, she lived in South Africa for 20 years before returning home in 1994 where she worked as a business manager. In recent years, she has stepped away from the corporate world and resumed her passion for writing.

Her books focus on biographical fiction based on the real-life stories of ordinary people engaged in secretive and extraordinary lives. She enjoys writing both contemporary and historical novels.

Nicky lives in Cambridge, New Zealand, where she writes and blogs https://nickywebber.com/ with excerpts and updates of her work. 

 


Genre:

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Romance

Skills:

  • Corporate Writing
  • Ghost Writing
  • Journalism
  • Novelist
  • Print Media Writing (magazines/newspapers)
  • Public Speaking
  • Website Content

Branch:

Hamilton

Location:

Hamilton

Publications:


No Ordinary Man

Mick Thompson’s secretive life throughout WWII continued after returning home to New Zealand in 1945. This seductive and intriguing true story explores love against the back drop of this courageous ANZAC soldier’s fight in the Western Desert war in North Africa. The writer skilfully delves into Mick’s personal struggle with sexuality, focusing on his secretive alter ego. This real-life account intrigues and challenges conventional thinking about bravery, male and female roles, love, lust and forgiveness. Mick received a bravery award and promotion to Sergeant during the war. His courage, during the war and on his return, is defined by the extraordinary effort he makes to hide his secret obsessions. He transforms himself to escape memories of childhood ridicule and humiliation and the horrifying memories of war’s death and destruction. The narrative exposes war, love and sex with humour and insight making it a captivating read.

Push Over

A short 21-page story based on the reality faced by many voiceless women. This contemporary fiction is based on true stories accumulated over the years. Some don't believe these victims, but here is a riviting story about betrayal and revenge, with a twist, and a happy ending!

Duplicity - Secrets of a Decadent Double-Life

Based on the true-life experiences of Sophia Huston. Set in Sydney’s upper echelons, Sophia offers love-for-sale to high society’s elite businessmen.

Born into eye-watering wealth, Sophia is intelligent, stunning, and a charming sophisticate. Life’s perfect until her mother dies, and her father’s business is bankrupted. Sophia and her sister face tough decisions that risks everything.

University educated, Sophia, speaks four languages and sets her sights on re-securing her once affluent lifestyle. At first, she begins a complicated affair with her father’s business associate. Within a year, Sophia secretly plots to live two separate lives. One in a quiet Sydney suburb working as an interior designer to camouflage her real occupation as a secret lover to several wealthy men.

In a matter of years, she secures a luxurious penthouse and sets up business as a high-class mistress for seven powerful men. Each lover believes he is the one and only, and each pays Sophia a monthly retainer to keep her on-call. Will Sophia’s duplicitous arrangement survive prying questions? How smart does she have to be to survive blackmail and manage her wealthy clients? Will accumulated wealth finally buy her happiness?

April 2021

Shadows Between LIes Trilogy series

A love story where three ordinary friends embark on an extraordinary affair.

A love story about friendship between two couples, where secrets, betrayal, loss, and forgiveness are revealed as the series unfolds. The characters will draw you into their emotional family saga as their tragic pasts are revealed. At times sad and so heart-rending with love ties so deep, they can never be broken.

Emotionally scarred, fully formed real-life characters interwoven with suspense and intrigue, provides several surprise revelations leading to a satisfying conclusion.

An emotional story that delves into the true meaning of family, sisterhood and, secrets. If you like a story that will make you laugh, cry, hope, swear and just root for the heroine, give this book a try. It's a series you won’t forget.

Crows Song

Based on a true story, Crow’s Song is an uplifting love story of faith and hope for the future.

This story recreates the war-torn childhoods of Piet and Ava Verberne, growing up in different countries during WWII. Both suffer excruciating loss and heartbreak. They unexpectedly meet for the first time after Liberation in 1945, when their romance blossoms.

Crow’s Song is a heart-wrenching tale of Piet and Ava’s survival during one of history’s darkest periods. They can't imagine a future without each other. But the horror of war overshadows this unlucky couple until they take the future into their own hands.

An emotional journey set against the backdrop of earth-shattering historical events. An inspiring love story of hope and faith in the future. Will these two teenagers find the courage to escape to New Zealand after surviving WWII?

Highly recommended for lovers of Beneath a Scarlet Sky, Not Without My SisterThe Nightingale, and the Tattooist of Auschwitz.