Fiction

Fiction

There are 43 products.

Showing 1-12 of 43 item(s)

Active filters

Corrupting Virgins -...

After her body experiences the Blossom, the confused virgin Vuyi’s heart begins to burn with unquenchable and relentless passion. Her parents and the village practices compel her to travel to the Village of Virtue, where the fi re in her heart would be moulded and, thus, gain permission to reign as queen with the faithful.

Price R134.78

The adventures of Malawi -...

Malawi is an average, misunderstood teenager until a reckless accident in a science lab turns her whole life upside down.

She finds herself floating out of windows, wearing heavy shoes and training alongside the Bizzaro Alliance , a select (and special) group of super heroines fighting against crime and injustice.

Join Malawi and her friends on the adventure of a lifetime.

Price R104.35

A Lute of Eleven Strings -...

Paris 1505. Tragedy strikes at the rue Daniel bookshop of Arnoul De La Porte. Alone with his little son Paoul, he finds comfort in the writings of Luther and becomes involved in the illegal Reformation Movement. As Huguenot heretics, his descendants must walk a dangerous tightrope of pretence to prevent being executed. Luc is betrayed and escapes to relatives in Flanders with Sibylle, the daughter of his Protestant mentor.

Price R278.26

Writing for Salvation -...

Forty years after coming of age in South Africa in the 1960s, the author unearths a forgotten manuscript written at that time. Through rereading this early work, he revisits the political and religious falsehoods that had characterised the context of his genesis as a writer, particularly as revealed by the fictional characters that he then created.

Two women have been damaged by the realities of the time, one crushed by the withering world of Afrikaner urbanisation, the other by the devastating impact of racially defined morality. They bring tragedy and greater maturity to the central character, a young visual artist who falls in love with both these shattered individuals.

Price R113.04

Byrds and Bees - The Love...

This is the intriguing story of Myhan Byrd, one of the best female golfers and most photographed sportswoman in the world. Her life begins to unravel when she discovers that she and the man in the poster above her bed are more closely related than is comfortable.

The poster boy, Jamie, and his family's interaction with bees lead the two young people on a worldwide quest that uncovers dark secrets from their ancestors' past. Myhan and Jamie are confronted with moral issues that challenge their progressing relationships.

This compelling story will also challenge the reader on moral issues affecting modern society. 

Price R156.52

Kite Flying at World's End

When the disease began to spread around the world, and also in Johannesburg where Gregory Davis lived, everyone was ordered into their houses and told to stay there. On the last day of freedom, people scrambled into the supermarkets and bottle-stores and, after standing two metres apart at the tills, emerged heavily laden ...

Price R165.22

Theft From Delos

An accounts executive, Michael, travels to Greece, as the ideal location to translate a nineteenth-Century diary written by a French archaeologist. Unbeknown to him, the Aegean islands have recently experienced a horrific crime. During the theft of five ancient statues from the sacred island of Delos, fourteen archaeologists were murdered. 

As a consortium of international agents carry out their investigation into the stolen statues, Michael finds himself an innocent participant, not only in their enthralling investigation but also in a kidnapping. It is a world that is foreign to him; a world fraught with intrigue and deception.

 

 

Price R234.78

Again

Again is a love story depicting a growing relationship between two people in their sixties, who are in the process of overcoming loss. Erin is a widow and Francis, a divorcee.

Still bruised by their pasts, they find each other in unlikely circumstances. Although different  people, both seek lightness, warmth and humour in their lives. Slowly and tentatively, they establish a connection which deepens despite initial doubts.

It is a story of loneliness, longing and letting go. It focuses on being open to new experiences and the healing, creative power of new love and human sexuality during one’s advanced years.

Price R243.48

The Trouble With My Aunt by...

When an unplanned pregnancy threatens to turn the life of 32-year-old, single, careerwoman Leah Fine upside down, she fears her own child may be impaired, just like her aunt.

Price R252.17

Whirlwind in the Thorntree...

The world is ending. People, animals, plants – there is a universal dying-off of the planet. Rumours persist of a reprieve but none appears. Two dogs and their human companions bond, as they trace a vivid circuit in a region not dissimilar to Cape  Town; they encounter the violence and decay as they travel, struggling to survive. It’s a tough passage through societies of degradation and unsettled by a war beyond the mountains that encircle them.

Price R200.00

Warring Souls: When...

Warring Souls shows what happens when religious faith is governed by ethical passion ̶ and when it isn’t. It is the story of conflict between 35-year old Sarah Williams, the radical Professor of Christian Ethics at the fictitious St Mark’s College near George, and Dr Gerald Meyer, the recently-appointed and staunchly evangelical vicechancellor, together with their supporters. The story takes place in the first semester of 2006.

Price R165.22

Wanderings - The retelling...

The famous story of Odysseus’s long journey home after the Trojan War, comprising some history and a whole lot of mythology, becomes the subject of this classical, yet essentially modern, novel.

The trials that King Odysseus must endure in strange lands and the lonely vigil of his Queen Penelope during his absence – all this will be familiar territory for many readers. What makes the novel so compelling are the psychological depths to which the author takes the reader in bringing his characters to life.

Price R217.39