16 Results
16 Results
The year the gypsies came —Glass, Linzi Alex.

In Johannesburg, South Africa, in the late 1960s, twelve-year-old Emily, who longs for affection from her quarreling parents, finds comfort in the stories of a Zulu servant and in her friendship with a young houseguest w...

Stolen lives —Mackenzie, Jassy.

Jade de Jong gets sucked down into the dark world of human trafficking when she finds a connection between the attempted killings of a wealthy couple and the kidnapping of the son of her lover, police superintendent Davi...

The Mandela plot —Bonert, Kenneth, author.

As the 1980s draw to a close, South Africa is a maelstrom of political violence with the apartheid regime in its death throes. Young Martin Helger is the struggling odd duck at an elite private boys school in Johannesbur...

Bad City —Morris, Peter.
EBook
2013

A young man arrives in Johannesburg from a village in northern Mozambique and is conscripted into one of the city's oldest organized crime syndicates. Joao Mucavinho soon learns who really runs this bad city: who control...

The house on Sugarbush Road —Cook, Méira, 1964-

"The House on Sugarbush Road, set in post-apartheid Johannesburg shortly after the 1994 election of Nelson Mandela, is the story of the intertwining lives of a once prominent liberal Afrikaner family and Beauty Mapule, t...

Private: gold —Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Hired to protect a visiting American woman, Private Johannesburg's Joey Montague soon realizes the case is not what it seems and his partner's death may not be a suicide.

The exploded view —Vladislavić, Ivan, 1957- author.

"The exploded view, from the masterful South African novelist Ivan Vladislavi, tells the story of four lives intertwined through the sprawling infrastructure on the margins of Johhanesburg: a stastician taking the nation...

Random violence —Mackenzie, Jassy.

Returning to South Africa after living in England for ten years following her policeman father's murder, PI Jade de Jong agrees to help her father's former partner investigate a series of carjacking cases and discovers a...

Shadow People —Pillay, Shunna.
EBook
2007

A panoramic look at South Africa in the 1950s, this spirited tale explores the people, music, and hardships common to areas such as District Six, Durban, and Sophiatown. Based on the life of musician Shunna Pillay, the s...

Zoo city —Beukes, Lauren.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2015

Johannesburg. Zinzi is a zoo - a person who, having killed someone, is bound to a magical companion animal. Her trade is finding lost objects using the power of her sloth, but desperation drives her to take a dangerous m...

Stolen lives —Mackenzie, Jassy.
Eaudiobook
2011

Jade de Jong is hired as a bodyguard for Pamela Jordaan after her husband, Terrance, mysteriously disappears. Jade thought it would be the easiest job of her career. However, when both she and her client narrowly survive...

The house on Sugarbush Road —Cook, Méira, 1964-
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2013

"The House on Sugarbush Road, set in post-apartheid Johannesburg shortly after the 1994 election of Nelson Mandela, is the story of the intertwining lives of a once prominent liberal Afrikaner family and Beauty Mapule, t...

Random violence —Mackenzie, Jassy.
Eaudiobook
2011

In Johannesburg, prosperous whites live behind gates; when they exit their cars to open the gates, carjackings are common. But seldom is the victim killed, much less shot twice, like Annette Botha. And now, Piet Botha, t...

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