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Broken Basket by Francine Mann

‘BROKEN BASKET’ is the simple story of two young schoolgirls Thandi and Zanele, on the threshold of sexual self-discovery. When their relationship becomes more than just two friends sharing jokes or swopping homework, their secret is discovered with tragic consequences.

The book paints a dark picture of communities which fail to accept the reality of humankind and consider homosexuality to be a crime. When the ugly face of discrimination becomes the judge, the freedom to live one’s own truth is fatally compromised.

Price ZAR156.52

MisChief by A.A.K. Masson

January 2019: Jacob Zuma leaves the country with two of his wives and enough money to maintain a suitably lavish lifestyle. The ANC, in desperate need of cash, turns to billionaire businessman Morgan Mwane to lead them to victory in the Elections. To aid the campaign, Mwane forces his son Mandla out of an exotic Parisian lifestyle and into a high-profile South African wedding. When Mwane senior, his wife and the campaign team disappear in a mysterious plane crash, a wave of sympathy propels a horrified Mandla into the Presidency.

Price ZAR156.52

Oblique Light by David Robbins

This is prizewinning author David Robbins’ twentieth book. Oblique Light is a collection of long short-stories set in Scotland and dealing with the alienation and amorality of self-imposed exile.

Price ZAR135.65

The Curse and the Cup by...

The Curse and the Cup is a harrowing story of unpaid karmic debt, of the dark, unvanquished consequences of apartheid that continue to exact revenge and cripple dreams till today. On an ill-fated day in 1991, Vuyisa Lingani and his son Manga, legendary left-arm spinners who couldn't play international cricket for South Africa because they were black, die within hours of each other in a bizarre tragedy.

Price ZAR200.00

The Wind in the Wheat...

Charlotte Worthington, a delightfully spirited, red-haired beauty, returns to her beloved aristocratic home farm in Surrey to attend to her dying father. She leaves behind her fiancé, the handsome, debonair, Gareth Silversmith, in London. On her way home, a horseman stranger helps her to rescue a lamb caught in a wire fence. He turns out to be her father’s rugged farm manager, Hamish Oakford.

Price ZAR200.00

Betrayed. A novel about...

Corruption in South Africa has reached epidemic levels and threatens the lives of all citizens. Global Financial Integrity (a research and advocacy organisation based in Washington DC) said in a report that South Africa had suffered an illegal outflow of R185-billion due to corruption in the public sector between 1994 and 2008. It is estimated that in 2009 government corruption totalled R70-billion (News24, 8 May 2012)

Price ZAR129.57

The Rushing Dark by...

Four teenagers investigating a catacomb that has appeared at the back of a giant Johannesburg cemetery unleash an ancient evil bent on bringing the Apocalypse. Armed only with their wits and with a little help from a mystery man, the four take on a dangerous mission that will change their lives forever.

Price ZAR169.57

The Pursuit of life by...

These stories are about humanity in action and are characterised by a sparkling literary style.

They tell about love and hate, the persecution of children, the joys and clumsiness growing up, memory, bereavement, and the triumphs and sorrows of old age.

There is plenty of irony and humour in the telling, but also moments of real tragedy where, in a few words, the enormity of the situation is given life and, we are told to pursue life despite its sting.

Price ZAR126.09

Blaze - The Beginning...

This book is for both young and old who have a dream in their hearts and who want to see it happen. No matter your age, your past, your birthplace, your current circumstances, your temporary lack of money, your skin colour, your lack of formal education, your physical features and your past failures and disappointments, you can achieve your dreams. 

Price ZAR113.04

A Bullet in the Back - The...

Who killed Koos de la Rey and who captured Christiaan de Wet?

Here’s a thrilling novel based on historical fact about ordinary men catapulted into uniform and driving their own cars into battle against an Afrikaner hero described as the world’s greatest guerrilla leader. Told from the points of view of D H Saker, founder of Saker’s garage, and Harm Oost, founder of Het Volk newspaper and head of De Wet’s bodyguard, the action follows battles and chases across the Union of South Africa

Price ZAR169.57