May reads!

Thrillers, therapy and chick lit After an air raid in London, an injured woman is found wandering around. She doesn’t have any memory of who she is, but she knows she’s lost something precious. A young boy is taken from an orphanage and sent to Australia on board a ship. How, he wonders,...
Great April reads! Inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s classic novel Rebecca, The Winters is the story of a young woman who’s engaged to a wealthy politician and recent widower … living a life of luxury in his home on Long Island with him and his daughter from his first wife. The daughter makes...
Thrillers, therapy and chick lit … Laurel and Primrose. The Flower Girls. One convicted of murder. The other given a new identity. Nineteen years later another child has gone missing. The Flower Girls are about to hit the headlines again. A gripping read by Alice Clark-Platts for Valentine month. Bloomsbury, R300
From game rangers to gardeners … lovely local books Rearranging her life - leaving behind her son, her dog, her friends, her valuables packed away and a new wardrobe bought - Karin Cronje waves Cape Town goodbye and sets off for Korea, where she plans to teach English … and to work...
Coffee table books make the best gifts Strelitzias of the World is a lavishly illustrated book in which Durban authors Himansu Baijnath and Patricia McCracken share their vast knowledge of this plant, recognised as one of the world’s most beautiful blooms. It’s the floral emblem of KwaZulu-Natal (as well as Las Palmas in...
Thrillers and chic-lit… Who didn’t love The Devil Wears Prada? Now, yippee, at least one character is back. Lauren Weisberger’s latest novel, The Wives, revolves around Emily Charlton, ex-assistant to legendary (and fairly scary) fashion editor Miranda Priestly. Now Emily’s a successful stylist and image consultant to Hollywood’s stars. But, ...
Light, frothy and full of fun... When Jilly Cooper says ‘So funny. And the sex is amazing … makes me feel like a nun’ you know it’s going to a romp of a read. Sophia Money-Coutts’ debut novel, The Plus One, is the hysterical story of Polly Spencer … she’s single,...
Two brilliant books for a thrilling spring Two best friends + one fateful night = a psychological thriller that grips from page one, and leaves you reeling from the twists. Sasha and Ellen met as teenagers; now 10 years later they share a flat in London. When Sasha disappears, it’s thought she’s run...
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