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Eruption (Paperback): Michael Crichton, James Patterson Eruption (Paperback)
Michael Crichton, James Patterson
R380 R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Save R110 (29%) Pre-order

Combining the talents of two of our greatest storytellers, James Patterson and Michael Crichton present an engrossing event thriller about a volcanic eruption in Hawaii.

A history-making volcanic eruption is about to destroy the big island of Hawaii. But a secret held for decades by the military is more terrifying than the volcano.

Michael Crichton, creator of Jurassic Park and Westworld, had a passion project he'd been pursuing for years ahead of his untimely death in 2008. Knowing how special it was, his widow held back his notes and the partial manuscript till she found the right author to complete it. The author she chose is the world’s most popular storyteller: James Patterson. Eruption brings the pace of Patterson to the concept of Crichton—the most anticipated mega-thriller in years.

Recipes To Live For - A Tannie Maria Cookbook (Paperback): Sally Andrew Recipes To Live For - A Tannie Maria Cookbook (Paperback)
Sally Andrew
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R400 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R120 (30%) Pre-order

Tannie Maria, everyone’s favourite amateur detective and agony aunt, has finally heeded the call of her fans countrywide to produce her very first cookbook. Recipes to Die Live For features recipes from Sally Andrews’ first four murder mystery novels, as well as some tantalising new additions.

Spiced with enjoyable sayings from the four novels, as well as letters written to ‘Tannie Maria’s Love Advice and Recipe Column’, and seasoned with photographs of the food and the beautiful Karoo, Recipes to Die Live For is as warm and witty as Tannie Maria herself, guaranteed to delight fans and newcomers to the series.

Many of the dishes are slow foods and traditional South African recipes, but there are also quick meals and new inventions, from nachos to spekboom ice cream. Whether you are craving a Karoo lamb pie or a vetkoek with mince, or are lus for a melktert or koeksister, you will find it among Tannie Maria’s gastronomic delights.

Positively Me - Daring To Live And Love Beyond HIV (Paperback): Nozibele Mayaba, Sue Nyathi Positively Me - Daring To Live And Love Beyond HIV (Paperback)
Nozibele Mayaba, Sue Nyathi
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R310 R210 Discovery Miles 2 100 Save R100 (32%) Pre-order

Nozibele grew up in a small family in PE. She had a strict Christan mother who raised her to be a good girl. She lived up to her mother’s expectation until she was diagnosed with HIV.

At the time she had only had one sexual partner, her long-term boyfriend. But he was a serial cheater and verbally abusive, and their relationship ended soon after she confronted him. Fearing stigma and needing to maintain her “good girl” image she kept her HIV status a secret. Young, isolated, and facing an existential crisis, she quickly fell into depression. And so began the fight of her life, a journey to find herself, accept herself and fulfil her purpose.

Six years later she came out to the world and her life changed in ways she never could imagine.

Bad Luck Penny (Paperback): Amy Heydenrych Bad Luck Penny (Paperback)
Amy Heydenrych
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R350 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R95 (27%) Pre-order

In the wake of her beloved grandfather’s death, Lou and her family gather at their coastal family home for a long-awaited family reunion.

The windswept and wild surroundings remind Lou of who she was before being a mother, a wife, and a professional failure. They bring back memories of Michael, her toxic first love and, according to the family, her ‘bad luck penny’. Then a shocking crisis in the country disrupts the funeral arrangements and forces the family together for longer than planned.

As secrets rise to the surface, the threads of Lou’s life unravel and she faces a difficult choice – after all, it’s only a bad luck penny if you pick it up.

The Hidden Girl (Paperback): Lucinda Riley, Harry Whittaker The Hidden Girl (Paperback)
Lucinda Riley, Harry Whittaker
R370 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R110 (30%) Pre-order

Sw eeping across tw o generations, from the ghettos of Europe during the Second World War to the enclaves of New York's Fifth Avenue, The Hidden Girl traces the life of Leah Thompson, w ho rises from humble beginnings in rural Yorkshire to take the modelling w orld by storm.

But her fateful association w ith the Delancey family dominates her life. The secrets they hide from one another start to explode into nightmares of thw arted ambition, forbidden love, revenge and murder . . . culminating in a fatal, forgotten prophecy from the past.

This title was previously published as Hidden Beauty by Lucinda Edmonds, and has been rewritten and reimagined by her son, Harry Whittaker, for Lucinda Riley fans the world over.

Saving South Africa - Lessons From The uMngeni Municipality Success Story (Paperback): Chris Pappas, Sandile Mnikathi Saving South Africa - Lessons From The uMngeni Municipality Success Story (Paperback)
Chris Pappas, Sandile Mnikathi
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R340 R240 Discovery Miles 2 400 Save R100 (29%) Pre-order

The Democratic Alliance won control of the uMngeni Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands after the local government elections in 2021. As the only DA-run municipality in KZN, uMngeni provides a template for how local government could work in a post-ANC South Africa.

Written by two leaders at the very heart of the project, Saving South Africa reveals the challenges, the triumphs and disasters the new administration has encountered along the way. It is an eye-opening exposé of how cadre deployment has helped to bring the country to its knees. It is a story of incompetent officials, political spies, gunwielding tenderpreneurs, petty theft and grand larceny.

And yet, as we follow the authors on their journey, there is always hope for a better future as the corrupt layers of local governance are gradually stripped away, revealing the responsive and caring civil service envisioned by the South African Constitution.

Bismillah, Let's Eat - Fresh And Vibrant Recipes From My Family To Yours (Hardcover): Zehra Allibhai Bismillah, Let's Eat - Fresh And Vibrant Recipes From My Family To Yours (Hardcover)
Zehra Allibhai
R790 R529 Discovery Miles 5 290 Save R261 (33%) Pre-order

Welcome to Zehra’s kitchen, where good food, family, and nutrition meet!

Muslims from all around the world start each meal by saying "Bismillah" which means “I begin in the name of God”. Similar to the practice of saying grace before you eat, it is like a short practice of gratitude. In her first cookbook, beloved Toronto-based hijabi fitness influencer and coach Zehra Allibhai welcomes everyone to her table, sharing a new way to think about family food.

Zehra’s own cooking evolution started in the kitchen with her Indian Kenyan family, expanded through culinary adventures with her husband, and grew again as a mother and fitness influencer. Her style of cooking is flavorful, accessible, wholesome–and above all–meant to be shared with joy.

From her healthy spin on traditional dishes such as shakshuka and chaat to sumac chicken and lamb karahi, her renowned hearty salads, and treats such as the perfect one-bowl chocolate cake, Zehra makes being in the kitchen fun, easy—and incredibly delicious!

With more than 130 recipes for every meal, and a healthy Ramadan guide for those who observe, Bismillah is a go-to for everyday dishes to satisfy the whole family.

Newman's Birds by Colour - Southern Africa's Common Birds Arranged By Colour And Size (Paperback, 4th Updated... Newman's Birds by Colour - Southern Africa's Common Birds Arranged By Colour And Size (Paperback, 4th Updated Edition)
Kenneth Newman, Nick Newman
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R450 R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Save R131 (29%) Pre-order

Newman’s Birds by Colour offers beginner birders a quick and simple way to identify southern Africa’s most common birds using colour as a starting point. Now in its fourth edition, this handy illustrated guide has been updated to include the latest common names, expanded habitat information, and up-to-date distribution maps. An informative introduction provides practical tips for identifying birds, and includes information on bird anatomy and classification, and guidance on where to look for birds and what you need to go birding.

A Calamity Of Souls (Paperback): David Baldacci A Calamity Of Souls (Paperback)
David Baldacci
R365 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R105 (29%) Pre-order

Set in the tumultuous year of 1968 in southern Virginia, a murder case sets a duo of white and Black lawyers against a deeply unfair system as they work to defend their wrongfully-accused Black defendants in this courtroom drama from the number one bestselling author David Baldacci.

Jack Lee is a white lawyer from Freeman County, Virginia, who has never done anything to push back against racism, until he decides to represent Jerome Washington, a Black man charged with killing an elderly and wealthy white couple. Doubting his decision, Lee fears that his legal skills may not be enough to prevail in a case where the odds are already stacked against both him and his client. And he quickly finds himself out of his depth when he realizes that what is at stake is far greater than the outcome of a murder trial.

Desiree DuBose is a Black lawyer from Chicago who has devoted her life to furthering the causes of justice and equality for everyone. She comes to Freeman County and enters a fractious and unwieldy partnership with Lee in a legal battle against the best prosecutor in town. Yet DuBose is also aware that powerful outside forces are at work to blunt the victories achieved by the Civil Rights era.

Lee and DuBose could not be more dissimilar. On their own, neither one can stop the prosecution’s deliberate march towards a guilty verdict and the electric chair. But together, the pair fight for what once seemed impossible: a chance for a fair trial and true justice.

Only The Brave (Paperback): Danielle Steel Only The Brave (Paperback)
Danielle Steel
R365 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R105 (29%) Pre-order

A heart-wrenching story of courage and hope set in wartime Berlin, from the billion-copy bestseller Danielle Steel.

In 1930s Berlin, dark days dawn under Hitler’s Third Reich. For nineteen-year-old Sophia Alexander, life will never be the same. The daughter of a respected doctor, Sophia has always believed that her destiny is to look after others, and as the persecution of Jewish families begins, she joins a group of dissidents who are committed to helping them to safety.

As war is declared, Sophia answers her religious calling and enters a convent, where she continues to fight bravely against the Nazi regime. That is until the fateful day she is arrested and taken to Ravensbrück concentration camp, where her only hope of survival is to escape and successfully make the dangerous journey to the border.

Sophia’s situation is further complicated when she meets a US airman, shot down nearby. As she nurses him back to health, they grow close, but she is still resolute that her destiny is with the Church.

As Sophia looks for a sign of which path to follow, will she have the strength to question what she has committed her whole life to?

The Last Murder At The End Of The World (Paperback): Stuart Turton The Last Murder At The End Of The World (Paperback)
Stuart Turton
R380 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R125 (33%) Pre-order

The dazzling new high concept murder mystery from the author of the million copy selling, The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle.

Outside the island there is nothing: the world destroyed by a fog that swept the planet, killing anyone it touched. On the island: it is idyllic. 122 villagers and 3 scientists, living in peaceful harmony. The villagers are content to fish, farm and feast, to obey their nightly curfew, to do what they're told by the scientists.

Until, to the horror of the islanders, one of their beloved scientists is found brutally stabbed to death. And they learn the murder has triggered a lowering of the security system around the island, the only thing that was keeping the fog at bay.

If the murder isn't solved within 107 hours, the fog will smother the island – and everyone on it.

But the security system has also wiped everyone's memories of exactly what happened the night before, which means that someone on the island is a murderer – and they don't even know it…

Children Of Anguish And Anarchy - Legacy Of Orisha: Book 3 (Paperback): Tomi Adeyemi Children Of Anguish And Anarchy - Legacy Of Orisha: Book 3 (Paperback)
Tomi Adeyemi
R250 R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Save R75 (30%) Pre-order

When Zélie seized the royal palace that fateful night, she thought her battles had come to an end. The monarchy had finally fallen. The maji had risen again. Zélie never expected to find herself locked in a cage and trapped on a foreign ship. Now warriors with iron skulls traffick her and her people across the seas, far from their homeland.

Then everything changes when Zélie meets King Baldyr, her true captor and the man who has ravaged entire civilizations to find her. The ruler of the Skulls, Baldyr’s quest to harness Zélie’s strength sends Zélie, Amari, and Tzain searching for allies in foreign lands.

But as Baldyr closes in, catastrophe charges Orďsha’s shores. It will take everything Zélie has to face her final enemy and save her people before the Skulls annihilate them for good.

Funny Story (Paperback): Emily Henry Funny Story (Paperback)
Emily Henry
R360 R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Save R105 (29%) Pre-order

A shimmering, joyful new novel about a pair of opposites with the wrong thing in common.

Daphne always loved the way Peter told their story. That is until it became the prologue to his actual love story with his childhood bestie, Petra. Which is how Daphne ends up rooming with her total opposite and the only person who could possibly understand her predicament: Petra's ex, Miles.

As expected, it’s not a match made in heaven – that is until one night, while tossing back tequilas, they form a plan. And if it involves posting deliberately misleading photos of their adventures together, well, who could blame them?

But it’s all just for show, of course, because there’s no way Daphne would actually start her new chapter by falling in love with her ex-fiancé’s new fiancée’s ex . . . right?

Finding Sophie (Paperback): Imran Mahmood Finding Sophie (Paperback)
Imran Mahmood
R425 R285 Discovery Miles 2 850 Save R140 (33%) Pre-order

A brilliantly compelling domestic suspense from a rising star of the crime fiction world, and the man behind BBC/Netflix smash hit, You Don't Know Me.

Sophie King is missing.

Her parents, Harry and Zara, are distraught; for the last seventeen years, they've done everything for their beloved only daughter and now she's gone.

The police have no leads, and Harry and Zara are growing increasingly frantic, although they are both dealing with it in very different ways. Increasingly obsessed with their highly suspicious neighbour who won't open the door or answer any questions, they are both coming to the same conclusion. If they want answers, they're going to have to take the matter into their own hands.

But just how far are they both prepared to go for the love of their daughter?

A Stranger In The Family (Paperback): Jane Casey A Stranger In The Family (Paperback)
Jane Casey
R390 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R130 (33%) Pre-order

When nine-year-old Rosalie Marshall vanished from her bed one summer night, her disappearance tore her family apart.

Now, sixteen years later, her mother Helena is found dead, her husband by her side. It looks like a straightforward murder-suicide but DS Maeve Kerrigan and DI Josh Derwent soon discover nothing about this case is straightforward.

The Marshalls have been keeping secrets. And someone is prepared to kill to hide the truth. Until Maeve finds out what happened to Rosalie, no one will be safe . . .

Vulture Capitalism - Corporate Crimes, Backdoor Bailouts And The Death of Freedom (Paperback): Grace Blakeley Vulture Capitalism - Corporate Crimes, Backdoor Bailouts And The Death of Freedom (Paperback)
Grace Blakeley
R450 R360 Discovery Miles 3 600 Save R90 (20%) Pre-order

All over the world, democracy is in crisis. Liberal political systems are straining under the pressure imposed by authoritarian strong men undermining institutions, the rule of law and the international system that governs relations between countries. Obvious examples include Donald Trump and Boris Johnson, but these issues stretch around the world from Brazil, to Hungary, to the Philippines. People see this liberal collapse stemming from 'populist' leaders, working class voters and rogue states. But what if the threat to liberal democracy does not come from the outside, but from within?

Liberal democracy and free market capitalism always go hand in hand – but it is capitalism that is responsible for the crisis of liberalism. In the modern world, democracy and competition have been replaced with oligarchy and monopoly. What we are left with is corporatocracy: societies governed by a tight-knit cartel of big monopolies, financiers, states and international institutions. From technology to food, healthcare to capital, the decisions made by senior execs at the top of the world's most powerful corporations increasingly determine the conditions of life for everyone else.

In Vulture Capitalism, Grace Blakeley takes on the world's most powerful corporations by showing how the causes of our modern crisis are a result of our capitalist system. And she shows how it is too full of contradictions for it to even be 'fixed' – instead, it must be replaced. Searing, explosive and extremely timely, Vulture Capitalism will upend how we relate to capitalism and the world around us.

Sizzlers - The Hate Crime That Tore Sea Point Apart (Paperback): Nicole Engelbrecht Sizzlers - The Hate Crime That Tore Sea Point Apart (Paperback)
Nicole Engelbrecht
R320 R235 Discovery Miles 2 350 Save R85 (27%) Pre-order

In 2003, ten gay men were brutally attacked at Sizzlers, a massage parlour in Sea Point.

In a massacre of savage violence, nine of the men lost their lives. Quinton Taylor, the badly wounded sole survivor, managed to identify Adam Woest and Trevor Theys as the two men responsible for what was considered to be one of the worst mass murders in SA.

Now Adam Woest is up for parole. For Taylor and those who lost their loved ones, this severe travesty of justice will not happen without a fight.

Cheater - The San Diego Case Files: Book 2 (Paperback): Karen Rose Cheater - The San Diego Case Files: Book 2 (Paperback)
Karen Rose
R415 R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Save R136 (33%) Pre-order

The gripping new thriller in the San Diego Case Files series from the bestselling author of Cold Blooded Liar.

Homicide Detective Kit McKittrick finds herself standing over a dead body in the Shady Oaks retirement centre. Frank Flynn has been stabbed and his room ransacked. Though he kept his background quiet at the centre, Kit recognises Frank from the San Diego Police Department. Had the former detective been following a trail that led to his murder? When the head of security is also found dead, it points to a conspiracy right at the heart of Shady Oaks.

The one person who might be able to help uncover the truth is just who Kit has been avoiding: Dr Sam Reeves. As a volunteer at the centre and a friend of the victim, the forensic psychologist could be just what her case needs.

But without access to CCTV of the day of the murder, how will Kit catch her killer? And can she do so before anyone else is put in danger?

Bad Dreams In The Night (Hardcover): Adam Ellis Bad Dreams In The Night (Hardcover)
Adam Ellis
R602 R449 Discovery Miles 4 490 Save R153 (25%) Pre-order

Like a graphic novel version of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, this collection of original horror tales is packed with urban legends, terrifying twists, and delightfully haunted stories by one of the biggest stars in webcomics. Each story will make you scream for more!

A new take on a classic format, Bad Dreams in the Night is an updated, illustrated take on the horror anthologies the author grew up with as a kid, such as Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and In a Dark, Dark Room. These self-contained stories grew rapidly in popularity among the author's online audience, and even inspired production of a motion picture from Buzzfeed Studios and Lionsgate Films.

Filled with spine-tingling, pulse-increasing tales of mystery and supernatural occurrences, this book of never-before-seen comics will be the perfect gift for people who love Black Mirror and Stranger Things and listened to podcasts like Welcome to Nightvale and Rabbits.

X-Kit Achieve Essential Reference Guide English 2024 - Grades 8-12 (Paperback, Revised Edition): O. Hendry, S. Gosher, C.... X-Kit Achieve Essential Reference Guide English 2024 - Grades 8-12 (Paperback, Revised Edition)
O. Hendry, S. Gosher, C. Traviss-Lea, H. Gardyne, B. Gosher
R195 R159 Discovery Miles 1 590 Save R36 (18%) Pre-order

X-kit Achieve! English Grades 8 to 12 Essential Reference Guide has been revised and updated to provide even more CAPS-aligned support. The trusted content has been grouped into the four key language skills – Listening and Speaking, Reading and Viewing, Writing and Presenting and Language Structures and Conventions.

Reading strategies for unknown words have been added and the Language structures example grid provides an overview of key language concepts.

Additional support for formal assessment, in the form of tips for papers 1, 2 and 3, reflects where learners need the greatest support, while the new Oral assessment rubric will guide learners on how to maximise their marks in the oral assessment.

X-Kit Presteer Essensiele Verwysings Gids Afrikaans 2024 - Graad 8 - 12 (Afrikaans, Paperback, Hersiende Uitgawe): M Peacock,... X-Kit Presteer Essensiele Verwysings Gids Afrikaans 2024 - Graad 8 - 12 (Afrikaans, Paperback, Hersiende Uitgawe)
M Peacock, R. Scheepers, T. McLachlan, R.H. Gouws, O. Hendry, … 2
R195 R159 Discovery Miles 1 590 Save R36 (18%) Pre-order

• Vir graad 8 tot 12 en verder.
• Vir Huistaal en Addisionele Taal.
• Oreenkomstig die kurrikulum.
• Propvol verduidelikings en voorbeelde.
• Wenke vir eksamenvoorbereiding.

Camino Ghosts (Hardcover): John Grisham Camino Ghosts (Hardcover)
John Grisham
R785 R600 Discovery Miles 6 000 Save R185 (24%) Pre-order

New York Times bestselling author John Grisham takes you back to Camino Island where bookseller Bruce Cable and novelist Mercer Mann always manage to find trouble in paradise.

In this new thriller on Camino Island, popular bookseller Bruce Cable tells Mercer Mann an irresistible tale that might be her next novel. A giant resort developer is using its political muscle and deep pockets to claim ownership of a deserted island between Florida and Georgia. Only the last living inhabitant of the island, Lovely Jackson, stands in its way.

What the developer doesn’t know is that the island has a remarkable history, and locals believe it is cursed…and the past is never the past…

When Love Kills - The Tragic Tale Of AKA And Anele (Paperback): Melinda Ferguson When Love Kills - The Tragic Tale Of AKA And Anele (Paperback)
Melinda Ferguson
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R320 R235 Discovery Miles 2 350 Save R85 (27%) Pre-order

When Love Kills is the tale of hip hop star, AKA. whose life unravelled when he embarked on a relationship with 21 year-old Anele Tembe.

When she "fell" to her death from the 10th storey of the Pepper Club in April, 2021, after a long night of heated arguing, details would emerge that they'd been caught up in a whirlwind of toxic obsession, alleged substance abuse and violence. Less then two years later AKA was assassinated in what looked like a hit to avenge her death.

This is their tragic story.

Divine Rivals (Hardcover): Rebecca Ross Divine Rivals (Hardcover)
Rebecca Ross
R500 R400 Discovery Miles 4 000 Save R100 (20%) Pre-order

NO GOD NO CREATURE NO WAR CAN COME BETWEEN THEM The latest from the number one SUNDAY TIMES bestseller Rebecca Ross When two young rival journalists find love through a magical connection, their fate depends on their facing the depths of hell … together. After centuries of sleep, the gods are warring again … All eighteen-year-old Iris Winnow wants to do is hold her family together. With a brother on the frontline forced to fight on behalf of the Gods now missing from the frontline and a mother drowning her sorrows, Iris’s best bet is winning the columnist promotion at the Oath Gazette. But when Iris’s letters to her brother fall into the wrong hands – that of the handsome but cold Roman Kitt, her rival at the paper – an unlikely magical connection forms. Expelled into the middle of a mystical war, magical typewriters in tow, can their bond withstand the fight for the fate of mankind and, most importantly, love? An epic enemies-to-lovers fantasy novel filled with hope and heartbreak, and the unparalleled power of love.

Truly, Madly, Deeply: Alexandria Bellefleur Truly, Madly, Deeply
Alexandria Bellefleur
R531 R450 Discovery Miles 4 500 Save R81 (15%) Pre-order
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