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What South African Crime Fiction says about South Africa ...

Sacrifices by Roger Smith

Jenny chats to Smith about his novel "Sacrifices".

Roger Smith’s books have won him the German Crime Fiction Award, his writing has also been nominated for Spinetingler Magazine's Best Novel awards. Smith's crime fiction books are published in seven languages and two are currently being developed into movies for Hollywood over in the US.

Paperback : R231.00 @ Exclusive Books.

The Serpentine Road by Paul Mendelson

Paul Mendelson’s debut crime novel, The First Rule of Survival was published in 2014 and shortlisted for the CWA Crime Novel of the Year after hitting best-seller charts. It was the first book in his Vaughn de Vries trilogy.

T_he Serpentine Road _is Mendelson's latest work and the sequel in the Vaughn de Vries series.

_THE SERPENTINE ROAD _BY PAUL MENDELSON (Little, Brown Book Group) Paperback : R313.00

eBook : R248.00

Icarus by Deon Meyer

Deon Meyer is a top-selling South African crime thriller author, whose books have been translated into 28 languages. His latest work "Icarus", which will be available 9 in stores from October 7, is said to be just as just as prolific as any of his other best sellers, he reads an excerpt from the book in an interview with Jenny Crwys-Williams:

_ICARUS _BY DEON MEYER (Human and Rousseau) Paperback : R335.00

eBook : R380 - available 7th October

Hour of Darkness by Michele Rowe

Screenwriter turned author, Michele Rowe presented South Africa with it's first crime trilogy in 2013, the first book in the series _"What Hidden Lies" _was a thrilling success and fans will be excited to know that the second book in the series has just been published.

_"Hour of Darkness" _takes place during earth hour, where madness and mayhem and murder rule.

Jenny chats to Rowe and asks her 5 questions.

_HOUR OF DARKNESS _BY MICHELE ROWE (Penguin) Paperback : R230.00

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