Novels

Front cover of Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Half of a Yellow Sun - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a heartbreaking, exquisitely written literary masterpiece. In 1960s Nigeria, Ugwu, a boy from a poor village, goes to work for Odenigbo, a radical university professor. Soon they are joined by Olanna, a young woman who has abandoned a life of privilege to live with her charismatic lover. Into their world comes Richard, an English writer, who has fallen for Olanna's sharp-tongued sister Kainene.

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Front cover of The Letter Bearer by Robert Allison
The Letter Bearer - Robert Allison

The Letter Bearer by Robert Allison is unlike any other novel of World War Two. It asks profound questions about trauma, warfare and the experience of desertion. This gripping story asks us to consider how men build hope when they have nothing left - not even a name. The Rider has no memory of who he is, or how he came to be lying - dying - in the brutal heat of the North African desert. Rescued by a band of deserters, the Rider begins to piece together his identity, based on shards of recollection and the letters in his post bag.

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Front cover of Magisterium: The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
Magisterium: The Iron Trial - Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

Magisterium: The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare is the first volume in a heart-stopping plunge into the magical unknown. Think you know magic? Think again. The Magisterium awaits... Most people would do anything to get into the Magisterium and pass the Iron Trial. Not Callum Hunt. Call has been told his whole life that he should never trust a magician. And so he tries his best to do his worst - but fails at failing. Now he must enter the Magisterium. It's a place that's both sensational and sinister.

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Front cover of Third Voice by Cilla & Rolf Borjlind
Third Voice - Cilla & Rolf Borjlind

Third Voice by Cilla & Rolf Borjlind follows their bestselling debut novel, Spring Tide, with the second instalment in the series. Samira is dead. She died last night. But now she is looking down over the roofs of Marseille. She remembers how he strangled her, how he bashed in her skull with an ashtray. How he cut off her head and buried her body in six different places. She hopes someone will find her...some day.Olivia Ronning is still struggling to come to terms with her brutal entry into the world.

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Front cover of The Game by A S Byatt
The Game - A S Byatt

The Game by A S Byatt is her first novel published in 1967. Cassandra is an Oxford don; Julia, her sister, a bestselling novelist. They share a set of disturbing memories of a strange childhood game and of Simon, the handsome young neighbour who loved them both. Years later Simon re-enters their lives via a television programme on snakes and intrudes into their uneasy compromise of mutual antagonism and distrust. The old, wild emotions surge back, demanding and urgent, and this time the game is played out to a fatal finish.

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Front cover of Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine
Prince of Shadows - Rachel Caine

Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine is an exciting retelling of the classic love story, Romeo and Juliet. 'A plague! A plague on both your houses!' In the Houses of Montague and Capulet, there is only one goal: power. The boys are born to fight and die for honour and - if they survive - marry for influence and money, not love. The girls are assets, to be spent wisely. Their wishes are of no import. Their fates are written on the day they are born. Benvolio Montague, cousin to Romeo, knows all this.

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Front cover of A House to Let by Charles Dickens
A House to Let - Charles Dickens

A House to Let by Charles Dickens is a unique single-volume edition of an unjustly neglected collection of tales compiled by Charles Dickens. Compiled by Charles Dickens and including chapters by Elizabeth Gaskell and Wilkie Collins, A House to Let is a composite tale of mystery and intrigue set amid the dark streets of Victorian London. Advised by her doctor to have a change of scene, the elderly Sophonisba takes up lodgings in London.

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Front cover of The Bookwoman's Last Fling (CD) by John Dunning
The Bookwoman's Last Fling (CD) - John Dunning

The Bookwoman's Last Fling (CD) by John Dunning has rare book dealer, ex-homicide cop, and private eye, Cliff Janeway, resourceful, impulsive, and hell-bent for danger on another case. A unique character in crime fiction, Janeway is beloved by bibliophiles and mystery fans alike. In The Bookwoman's Last Fling, John Dunning puts Janeway back in the saddle--literally. Tempted out of his bookstore into the world of horseracing, Janeway accepts an invitation from wealthy horse trainer H.R. Geiger to travel to Idaho and look at some rate first-editions books.

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Front cover of The Colour of Memory by Geoff Dyer
The Colour of Memory - Geoff Dyer

The Colour of Memory by Geoff Dyer is the novel that describes the lost generation of the 1980s. 'We're not lost,' one of his hero's friend's says, 'we're virtually extinct'. It is a small world in Brixton that Dyer commemorates, of council flat and instant wasteland, of living on the dole and the scrounge, of mugging, which is merely begging by force, and of listening to Callas and Coltrane. It is the nostalgia of the DHSS Bohemians, the children of unsocial security, in an urban landscape of debris and wreckage.

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Front Cover of Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
Where My Heart Used to Beat - Sebastian Faulks

Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks is a novel that casts a long, baleful light over the century we have left behind but may never fully understand. Daring, ambitious and in the end profoundly moving, this is Faulks' most remarkable book yet.

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Front cover of A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks
A Possible Life - Sebastian Faulks

A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks is an exhilarating, multi-layered narrative that explores love, loss and what makes us human. Terrified, a young prisoner in the Second World War closes his eyes and pictures himself going out to bat on a sunlit cricket ground in Hampshire. Across the courtyard in a Victorian workhouse, a father is too ashamed to acknowledge his son. A skinny girl steps out of a Chevy with a guitar; her voice sends shivers through the skull.

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Front cover of Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Herland - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in 1915, was a ground breaking work, in which she created an imaginary community populated entirely by women. An early feminist, writing the pioneering The Yellow Wallpaper, she paved the way for female writers and influenced authors such as Margaret Atwood.

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Front cover of The Abduction by Jonathan Holt
The Abduction - Jonathan Holt

The Abduction by Jonathan Holt is an excellent crime novel. The girl in the feathered mask was just another Carnival reveller, anonymous in the Venice crowds. When she was bundled into a van and driven high into the hills. Nobody heard her scream. Captain Kat Tapo, of the Venice police, is considered too headstrong to lead a high-profile kidnap case. But Kat has reasons of her own to mount a secret investigation. What she discovers will rewrite the past...and send shockwaves into the present.

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Front cover of Beasts Of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala
Beasts Of No Nation - Uzodinma Iweala

Beasts Of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala gives us an extraordinary portrait of the chaos and violence of war. Agu is just a boy when war arrives at his village. His mother and sister are rescued by the UN, while he and his father remain to fight the rebels. 'Run!' shouts his father when the rebels arrive. And Agu does run. Straight into the rebels' path. In a vivid, sparkling voice, Agu tells the story of what happens to him next; his life as a child-soldier. His story is shocking and painful, and completely unforgettable.

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Front cover of The Rabbit Back Literature Society by Pasi Ilmari Jaaskelainen
The Rabbit Back Literature Society - Pasi Ilmari Jaaskelainen

The Rabbit Back Literature Society by Pasi Ilmari Jaaskelainen is a chilling, darkly funny novel. Here the uncanny brushes up against the everyday in the most beguiling and unexpected of ways. A highly contagious book virus, a literary society and a Snow Queen-like disappearing author 'She came to realise that under one reality there's always another. And another one under that.' Only very special people are chosen by children's author Laura White to join 'The Society', an elite group of writers in the small town of Rabbit Back.

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Front cover of Sausage Hall by Christina James
Sausage Hall - Christina James

Sausage Hall by Christina James is a gripping crime story. Sausage Hall is home to millionaire Kevan de Vries, grandson of a Dutch immigrant farmer. De Vries has built up a huge farming and food packing empire which extends, via the banana trade, to the West Indies. Sleazy MD, Tony Sentance, persuades de Vries to branch out into the luxury holiday trade and De Vries and wife, Joanna, take the first cruise out.

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Front cover of January Window by Phillip Kerr
January Window - Phillip Kerr

January Window by Phillip Kerr is the first in a gripping new series. Everyone knows football is a matter of life and death. But this time, it's murder. Scot Manson is the team coach for London City FC and an all-round fixer for the lads. Players love him, bosses trust him. But now the team's manager has been found dead at their home stadium. Even Scott can't smooth over murder ... but can he catch the killer before he strikes again?

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Front cover of The Lady From Zagreb by Phillip Kerr
The Lady From Zagreb - Phillip Kerr

The Lady From Zagreb by Phillip Kerr Summer 1942 is the latest in the Bernie Gunther series. When Bernie Gunther is ordered to speak at an international police conference, an old acquaintance has a favour to ask. Little does Bernie suspect what this simple surveillance task will provoke . . . One year later, resurfacing from the hell of the Eastern Front, a superior gives him another task that seems straightforward: locating the father of Dalia Dresner, the rising star of German cinema. Bernie accepts the job. Not that he has much choice - the superior is Goebbels himself.

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Front cover of The Beggar and the Hare by Tuomas Kyro
The Beggar and the Hare - Tuomas Kyro

The Beggar and the Hare by Tuomas Kyro is a novel that asks the question can a beggar and a hare change not just the course of a country, but the way we see ourselves? Vatanescu, an impoverished construction worker, wants a future for himself and a pair of football boots for his son. So he decides to head north to a cold, dark country where there is money to be made. Taking up with a Russian human trafficker, he joins the bottom rung of a begging ring in Finland. But the prospects in this line of work are not as good as he had hoped, and soon Vatanescu is on the run.

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Front cover of Beloved Enemy by Eric van Lustbader
Beloved Enemy - Eric van Lustbader

Beloved Enemy by Eric van Lustbader comes from the author of "The Bourne Legacy" and "The Bourne Betrayal". Beloved Enemy is the thrilling fifth installment in the New York Times' bestselling Jack McClure series. When Secretary of Homeland Security Dennis Paull is found dead, moments after a late-night meeting with Jack McClure, the President suspects his top operative can no longer be trusted. But who will protect the country if not McClure? With both the CIA and FBI after him, McClure goes on the run.

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Front cover of Pale Horses by Jassy Mackenzie
Pale Horses - Jassy Mackenzie

Pale Horses by Jassy Mackenzie is the new Jade de Jong thriller. When base jumper Sonet Meintjies plummets to her death from the top of a Sandton skyscraper, her jumping partner insists that it was no accident. Recovering from the end of her tricky relationship with police superintendent David Patel and trying to deal with the ugliness of her last job, P.I. Jade de Jong is initially reluctant to take on the case.

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Front cover of Breathless by Jassy Mackenzie
Breathless - Jassy Mackenzie

Breathless by Jassy Mackenzie is a wonderful romance novel. Soon after her marriage, New Yorker Erin Mitchell is en route to the Kruger National Park when her vehicle is washed off a flooding bridge. She can thank her lucky stars that Nicholas de Lanoy is there to help her. Until the bridge is repaired, Erin is a reluctant guest on Nicholas’s game farm, a fact that she can’t share with her possessive new husband. The handsome and wealthy Nicholas is a self-confessed libertine who prefers no-strings affairs to relationships.

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Front cover of Switch by Jassy Mackenzie
Switch - Jassy Mackenzie

Switch by Jassy Mackenzie is local sexy romance at its best. Emma Caine never thought true love would be like this. With the wickedly appealing Simon more than six thousand kilometres and two time zones away, she’s sexually deprived instead of sexually depraved. And while Simon is burying himself in work and forgetting to call her, she’s attracting interest from another, unwanted source. A rival dominatrix thinks Emma’s stealing her clients and she’s doing her best to put her out of business.

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Front cover of Bird Box by Josh Malerman
Bird Box - Josh Malerman

Bird Box by Josh Malerman is a terrifying, Hitchcockesque psychological horror that is sure to stay with you long after reading. Malorie raises the children the only way she can: indoors. The house is quiet. The doors are locked, the curtains are closed, mattresses are nailed over the windows. They are out there. She might let them in. The children sleep in the bedroom across the hall. Soon she will have to wake them. Soon she will have to blindfold them. Today they must leave the house. Today they will risk everything.

R105.00
Front cover of Bodies of Light by Sarah Mosse
Bodies of Light - Sarah Moss

Bodies of Light by Sarah Moss is a deeply poignant tale of a psychologically tumultuous nineteenth century upbringing set in the atmospheric world of Pre-Raphaelitism and the early suffrage movement. Ally (older sister of May in Night Waking), is intelligent, studious and engaged in an eternal - and losing - battle to gain her mother's approval and affection. Her mother, Elizabeth, is a religious zealot, keener on feeding the poor and saving prostitutes than on embracing the challenges of motherhood.

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