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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 R169.57

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

Arrows of the Universe by...

Can place hold the secret to happiness? In his quest for a sanctuary away from the demands and pressures of Johannesburg, Justin Marshall buys land in the rugged lowveld wilderness, hoping that it will serve as a sanctuary for his daughter who has been left partially disabled due to his negligence – perhaps for himself too.

Price R278.26

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 R129.57

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 R113.04

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 R156.52

COPYCAT by Adѐle Thomas

International conspiracies in a riveting thriller: The murder of a student links two universities to the smuggling of Venetian Grossi coins and to academic conspiracy, with glimpses into the world of international artefact smuggling. Is the encounter between Stravros Vassilis and Delancey Storm on the exotic Greek island of Naxos purely co-incidental? And how does their relationship play out as the action moves between Greece and South Africa? Good and evil are at war within a university and, against great odds, Delancey’s doggedness to pursue the truth comes at a cost, endangering her life and pitting her against powerful enemies.

Price R169.57

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

Donker Kelder by Johan...

‘n Woning in ‘n hoë sekuriteitsgebied in Suid-Afrika is nie altyd so veilig soos die inwoners vermoed nie. Hierdie realiteit vorm die basis vir die storie van ontvoering en eensame opsluiting in ‘n donker kelder vir gewelddadige en onheilspellende redes. Die kelder is ‘n vuil en somber plek waar die gevangene stadig wegkwyn van eensaamheid en wanvoeding. Die polisie het min leidrade en hulle ondersoek vorder stadig.

Price R147.83

Eternity by Werner Weyer

A crazy desert prophet, a missing woman and a bloody dress, Ronny Searching got more than he bargained for when he took the road to Eternity.

Ronny Searching is a down and out tabloid journalist who’s tasked to do a story on a so-called desert prophet named Dean Le Blanc at a small town named Eternity. Dean shares his wisdom as and recalls his history filled with abuse, violence, teenage angst, sex and drugs during a whirlwind trip on his Harley Davidson.

Price R156.52

Gabriel’s Apology -...

Gabriel Kutama, an elderly illegal from across the border, is mugged at a Soweto taxi rank. He ends up at the house of Portia, a single mother who tends to his bruises. She allows him to stay on in a room at the back of her house.

But Gabriel is no ordinary man, for he is the former President of the country north of the South African border, presumed dead after a military coup. His wife has fled to London with their three children.

Price R139.13

Grief's Bounty by Sandy...

“I needed to understand that sudden and intense link between grief and passion: the centrality of sexuality to affirming the life of the living.”

 

A searingly honest account of how, for Sophie, grief becomes a powerful catalyst for healing the past, unleashing the full force of her mid-life female sexuality and directing her to a new life. She emerges from the ashes of her grief with a strengthened identity and deeper understanding of both herself and family.

Price R160.87