New book ‘The Golden Princess’ tells of growing up to magic, adventure

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Author L.R Garner conjures fantastical tale to fascinate children, the child at heart

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RANGIORA, New Zealand – Alice, a princess, grows as an only child amongst adults in a Royal family. She learns about life and, as she develops, learns about little people who share their abilities with her. Author L.R Garner weaves a wondrous tale of growing up full of adventure and magic in “The Golden Princess” (published by Xlibris NZ).

Set against the backdrop of an imaginary country of Alba, one girl is bound to prove herself as she enters a whole new world full of magic, color and witchcraft. As a young child, Alice learns about life and is taught special abilities by her many, amazing and unusual friends. These abilities enable her to tackle local troubles such as unruly teenagers, cold schools and, eventually, warlocks and witches associated with evil problems.

Will the golden princess defeat the evil forces of the dark? Children and the child at heart are up for a thrilling and action-packed ride as the “The Golden Princess” runs headlong unraveling many surprises all the way to an astonishing ending.

“The Golden Princess”
By L.R. Garner
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 244 pages | ISBN 9781493137718
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 244 pages | ISBN 9781493137701
E-Book | 244 pages | ISBN 9781493137725
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
L. R. (String) Garner was born in Lyttelton, New Zealand on 1932. He spent the majority of his working life in the New Zealand Army, during which, he has co-authored books such as Regulations and Standing Orders. On retirement, he entered many writing competitions and received some nice compliments, but no prizes. “The Golden Princess” was written over a period of ten years, a chapter every three months, for granddaughters and great-nieces in order to keep the spreading family in touch with each other.

Xlibris Publishing New Zealand, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider dedicated to serving the needs of Kiwi authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles.For more information, visit or call 0800 443 678 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisNZ on Twitter for the latest news.

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