Crime, thriller & detective
'n Huisroof loop skeef in 'n miljoenersbuurt van Stellenbosch. Die slagoffer, 'n aantreklike rooikopvrou, se vernielde lyk word na skool deur haar kinders ontdek. Kaptein Albertus Markus Beeslaar besoek die pragtige Bolandse dorp van gewels, geld en wyn en word teen sy sin betrek by die moordondersoek.
Plaasmoorde het nooit juis vasstrapplek gekry in die ylbevolkte Noord-Kaap nie û maar dan word Freddie Swarts, 'n dertigjarige opkomende skilder, en haar aangenome dogter aaklig vermoor.
Stephen King's epic fantasy series, The Dark Tower, is being made into a major motionpicture starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, which is due in cinemas in the UK in August18, 2017. This is the beautifully illustrated companion to the film.
"Lois Meade has done enough buffing and polishing over the years with her cleaning business, New Brooms, to know that all that glitters is not gold. So when a bag of costume jewellery is the main clue in a murder, she has a strong suspicion that appearances may be deceiving"--
A selection of fourteen stories, translated into English, which provides a glimpse of life in feudal Edo (later Tokyo) and insight into the development of the fledgling Japanese crime novel. These stories provide an understanding of modern Japan and its aspirations toward a literature that steps outside the shadow of the West to stand on its own.
Florence: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon awakes in a hospital bed with no recollection of where he is or how he got there. Nor can he explain the origin of the macabre object that is found hidden in his belongings. A threat to his life will propel him and a young doctor, Sienna Brooks, into a breakneck chase across the city.
Set in British Guyana, the final two books (first published in 1962 and 1963) of "The Guyana Quartet" continue the author's literary exploration of the legacy and future of the former colony, which began with "The Palace of the Peacock".