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    We Used to be Kings

    R59,00
    Six years ago Tom's brother died. The next day he came back. It's Tom and Jack's 18th birthday, but it isn't a cause for celebration. For the past three years they've been in a care home for troubled children, a place where Dr Smith tries to silence the voice of Jack in Tom's head. But Tom doesn't want that.

    Children of the Jacaranda Tree

    R79,00 R235,00
    Iran. Amidst one country's tragedy, three mothers are united by love. Includes reading group notes.

    The Glass Ocean

    R69,00 R195,00
    'The Glass Ocean is that rarest of things, a historical novel, or at least a novel set in history, that is also a work of art. Lori Baker is a captivating story-teller, and her prose has the flash and fire of molten glass' John Banville

    Necessary Lies

    R49,00 R170,00
    The best intentions expose the darkest secrets...

    Back to Villa Park

    R49,00 R160,00
    The story takes place on the day of DirkÆs eighteenth birthday, when he has applied for a position in a youth training programme at Kagiso Holdings. At seventeen, and without finishing school, he had hitchhiked back to Johannesburg, where he lived with his parents until he was twelve years old.

    Survivor

    R99,00 R260,00
    London, 1939.Eighteen-year-old Mari is defiant, strong-willed and selfish. She has craved independence her entire life and now, with the World on the brink of war, Mari has finally escaped the sleepy fishing village of her childhood in New Zealand. After passionately falling for Morgan, the cockney steward aboard ship on her voyage to England, she hastily dismisses him in favour of being taken out by handsome young pilots in the glamorous West end. But, without warning, the Blitz blows her new life apart. Now Mari has the chance to make a difference but can she learn from her mistakes in time?

    Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

    R149,00 R455,00
    By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning 'red pine', and Oumi, 'blue sea', while the girls' names were Shirane, 'white root', and Kurono, 'black field'. Tazaki was the only last name with no colour in it. One day Tsukuru Tazaki's friends announced that they didn't want to see him, ever again.

    The Spring of Kasper Meier

    R49,00 R180,00
    Perfect for fans of Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada and The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Simon Mawer - tightly plotted, emotionally gripping and a brilliant sense of place and period.

    Power Play

    R79,00 R180,00
    Fiona Carson has proven herself as CEO of a multibillion-dollar high-tech company - a successful woman in a man's world. Devoted single mother, world-class strategist, and tough negotiator, Fiona has to manage a delicate balancing act every day. Meanwhile, Marshall Weston basks in the fruits of his achievements.

    Gold Mine

    R69,00 R170,00
    Classic adventure from bestselling novelist Wilbur Smith

    Purple Hibiscus

    R155,00 R185,00
    The limits of fifteen-year-old Kambili's world are defined by the high walls of her family estate and the dictates of her fanatically religious father. Her life is regulated by schedules: prayer, sleep, study, prayer.

    The Starboard Sea

    R59,00 R187,06
    A stylish debut set in the elite world of Manhattan penthouses, Maine summer estates, old boy prep schools and exclusive sailing clubs. Perfect for readers who adore American fiction in the vein of The Secret History by Donna Tartt and The Privileges by Jonathan Dee.

    All You Need is Love

    R59,00 R185,00
    Sometimes love is closer to home than you think ... From Sunday Times bestselling and readers' favourite Carole Matthews

    Never Say Goodbye

    R69,00 R160,00
    Josie Clark is a loving wife and mother. She and her husband Jeff don't have much and it's often difficult to make ends meet. But Josie will do anything to protect her family and keep them safe. Bel Monkton is a successful property developer, living in a beautiful house by the sea. She seems to have everything going for her, but she's lonely.

    The Red Queen

    R89,00 R175,00
    A thrilling new fantasy series for fans of Divergent and The Hunger Games.

    Of Love and Other Demons

    R79,00 R205,00
    When a witch doctor appears on the Marquis de Casalduero's doorstep prophesising a plague of rabies in the Colombian seaport, he dismisses her claims - until he hears that his young daughter, Sierva Maria, was one of four people bitten by a rabid dog, and the only one to survive.