BLOOD ORANGE IS A novel blending memoir and fiction. Some characters (such
as Mister Slater and Leon du Plessis) existed, while others (such as Visoog
Vorster) are invented. The Nelson Mandela of Blood Orange is a mythical,
Troy Blacklaws’s follow-up to his internationally acclaimed Karoo Boy is the bittersweet tale of a South African boy coming of age during apartheid Gecko’s childhood is one of sheltered, almost magical innocence on a farm in Natal. He spends his days taking barefoot expeditions with his dogs and his nights listening to Springbok Radio, unaware of the cruel force in his life that apartheid will soon become. With the start of high school in the Cape, Gecko is thrust into a political and personal awakening that is both tragic and heartfelt. With conscription into the South African army looming over him, Gecko’s future is as uncertain as his country’s. Blood Orange evokes the absurdity, longing, and fear of growing up white in the last decades of apartheid.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-26 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Troy Blacklaws’s follow-up to his internationally acclaimed Karoo Boy is the bittersweet tale of a South African boy coming of age during apartheid Gecko’s childhood is one of sheltered, almost magical innocence on a farm in Natal. He spends his days taking barefoot expeditions with his dogs and his nights
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-05 - Publisher: Penguin
In the newest China Bayles Mystery in the New York Times bestselling series, China comes to the aid of a nurse who ends up in the hospital... It’s mid-April in Pecan Springs, and China is renting her guest cottage to Kelly Kaufman, who needs a temporary place to live as
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-21 - Publisher: Hachette UK
THE LIES YOU TOLD, the latest unmissable thriller from bestselling author Harriet Tyce is out now. 'Utterly compelling... I couldn't put it down' Lisa Jewell, No.1 bestselling author of The Family Upstairs 'A classy thriller with complex and compelling characters' Clare Mackintosh, bestselling author of I Let You Go 'Twists
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-21 - Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
From the acclaimed author of The Edge of the Sky and Wildwood comes a spellbinding tale of domestic drama in the powerful tradition of Jacqueline Mitchard's The Deep End of the Ocean that will capture your heart--and your imagination--from the very first page. Dana Cabot cannot remember the kind of
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-01 - Publisher: iUniverse
In a lush California orange grove, a killer has etched the names of his victims into tree trunks. Celia Raphael finds her name there also. Threatening calls when she is alone, increase her fear for the safety of her children. When her husband is away during the week, she relies