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  • Location: Dunedin



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2024: Book six of the Sam Shepherd series

  • ISBN: 978-1916788220
  • Genre: Crime

What you need to know before your trail

Fresh from maternity leave, Dunedin detective Sam Shephard investigates the unsolved murder of a highly esteemed church minister … with potentially deadly consequences.

Travel Guide


This iconic city on the south island really shines in the novels of Vanda Symon. This time, much of the action centres around the part of the city known as The Octagon. This is a park and area with iconic buildings such as St Paul’s Cathedral. The cathedral plays a key role in the story.

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral church located in The Octagon near the Dunedin Town Hall . It is the seat of the Bishop of Dunedin and the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Dunedin.

The cathedral building was listed on the Heritage New Zealand register of Historic Place Category 1 on 11 November 1987


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Destination/Location: Dunedin   Author: Vanda Symon  Departure: 2024

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