Category Archives: Raw Africa

OUR FATHERS – Karin Brynard.

More than a tight grip on the throat! It is probably not a unique experience to read two thrillers at the same time, especially for thriller cowards like me. When the pace gets so hot that I have to take … Continue reading

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DEAD in the WATER -Irna van Zyl

Another worthwhile South African thriller. The translation from Afrikaans is fluid, but foreign readers may balk at all the South Africanisms, despite the flavour that they bring. Detective Storm van der Merwe is a great character; feisty, stocky and sharp. … Continue reading

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MEDICINAL PURPOSES ONLY – Peter J. Earle

A review by CICELY HAVELY Something unspeakable happens on a lonely stretch of forest road. A man flees from the scene, terrified of pursuit, unable to confide what he has seen.  Will the police unravel the mystery before the only … Continue reading

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