Writer Profiles

Denis Shuker

// Life Coach & Writer

DENIS SHUKER was raised in a small New Zealand seaside town. An enthusiastic tramper plus scouts and youth group leader; years of adventures hiking, climbing in the mountains, and racing his Laser yacht, plus years of  missionary experience gives him a wealth of story ideas. Denis and Joan managed their country pharmacy for 25 years. The next 20 years they retrained and served with OMS International Christian missionary society. Since retiring, Denis retrained as a children’s writer and Life Coach. His hi-octane, faith based, adventure books feature four school kids called “The Riwaka Gang”©. Denis’ books are also on a mission to build faith and self confidence; encouraging kids they can do almost anything they really want to do. He also writes inspirational stories from his missionary experiences.

Website: www.denisshuker.com
Photo: Denis Shuker

Attack At Shark Bay

ATTACK AT SHARK BAY is a high-octane, rip-roaring adventure story for kids eight years and up. When their favorite teacher suddenly goes missing and the police haven’t found him, The Riwaka Gang, four country kids who love adventure, decide to get involved. Jackson, Jessica, Rangi and Sam will need every skill plus a ton of courage. Dangerous situations and extreme challenges confront them. But will they find Mr. Chapman? With so many impossibilities, the odds are stacked high against them. The story is set in a quiet, seaside, country town in New Zealand – in the South Pacific. ‘A gripping, high-speed adventure story with loads of New Zealand imagery – kids will love it.’

Website: www.denisshuker.com
Writer: Denis Shuker

Trapped On Devil’s Peak

TRAPPED ON DEVIL’S PEAK is the second in the series of the best selling Riwaka Gang Adventures. It is another high-octane, rip-roaring adventure story for kids eight years and up. A holiday hiking trip becomes a terrifying adventure as four country kids; Jackson, Jessica, Rangi and Sam suddenly find themselves in the midst of a spine-tingling drama. They will need every skill they possess plus their knowledge of survival in the New Zealand mountains to escape – not only the perils of nature but also the dangers they encounter. With so many impossibilities, the odds are stacked high against them. Can they survive? The story is set in the mountains behind Riwaka (Ree-waaka), a quiet, seaside, country town in New Zealand – in the South Pacific.

Website: www.denisshuker.com
Writer: Denis Shuker

Miracles In A Missionary’s Life: Volume One

MIRACLES IN A MISSIONARY’S LIFE: Volume One is a collection of true inspiring stories from missionary work, collected from missionary workers around the world. It is a book aimed at developing and encouraging faith in our great God who can do far more than we can ever imagine. It’s available from the author or from many Christian bookstores in New Zealand.

Website: www.denisshuker.com
Writer: Denis Shuker

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