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When the Bough Breaks | General Fiction

Casey B. Dolan

Amber Whittington-Jones is dying of cancer. In her last days she writes a series of letters to her son and husband, explaining her actions and begging for forgiveness. Late one night she is rushed to hospital, having slipped and fallen in the bathroom, and in the confusion that follows her admission someone – her lover, her husband, her son – silences her forever.  An extraordinary novel which keeps the reader guessing to the very last page,...

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Love Tastes Like Strawberries | General Fiction

Rosamund Haden

Stella stares at the painting on the therapist’s wall. A road winds along a mountainside above an azure sea. The slopes of the mountain are covered in olive...

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Rachel’s Blue | General Fiction

Zakes Mda

After a few stalls of beets, kale and zucchinis, and of candles made from beeswax and shaped into angels by a beekeeper who is also selling bottled honey, Jason...

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Dancing to the Beat of the Drum | Autobiography: The Arts

Pamela Nomvete

The sangomas say that when it is time to connect with your true calling, your true self, you must “dance to the beat of the drum”. Returning to the land of...

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Buys. ’n Grensroman | General Fiction

Willem Anker

Coenraad de Buys was the most dangerous man around in the Cape of the late seventeen hundreds. He was a giant, a legend, a polygamist, a swindler and a big...

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Vermis op Allesverloren | General Fiction

Anchien Troskie

When her eccentric aunt Erta vanishes, Melinda calls in a private detective to help find her, concerned that Erta might be in danger. Erta was known as a witch...

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Witwatersrand | Crime & Thriller

Wilbur Smith

It is the 1870s and twin brothers Sean and Garrick Courtney are born into the wilds of Natal. They could not be more different, and fate, war and the jealous...

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Rosamund Haden

Rosamund Haden is one of South Africa’s most talented and prolific authors. Perhaps best known for her debut novel The Tin Church – which was published to...

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