Author Interview: A Chat with Kate Mosse

The recent Kingsmead and Franschhoek Literary Festivals brought with them our annual fix of visiting international authors. Although we are certainly not starved of outstanding local South African authors, there does come a certain element of a thrill that ripples through our bookish circles when we hear which 'big' names will be visiting us! As … Continue reading Author Interview: A Chat with Kate Mosse

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Blog Tour Review – The Man on The Roof by Michael Stephenson

I'm blog touring in suburban America today! Thank you Michael Stephenson for inviting me along for this one! Publication is on 22 June, 2018 and you'll find the pre-order link at the end of the review. This is a heavy suburban noir, with many twists and turns and an abundance of secrets! Summer is winding … Continue reading Blog Tour Review – The Man on The Roof by Michael Stephenson

Blog Tour Review – Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh

This was my first introduction to legal eagle Eddie Flynn, as I hadn't read the books that came before this one (this works well as a standalone). I'll gladly hunt down those books though! So ... Eddie Flynn ... rather an unconventional and unexpected hero to be honest! From the outset I wasn't quite sure … Continue reading Blog Tour Review – Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh

BLOG TOUR REVIEW – Separated from the Sea by Amanda Huggins

Thank you so much to Anne Cater and Amanda Huggins for inviting me to participate in the blog tour for this beautiful anthology of short stories. It's not the sort of thing I usually read, but something attracted me to this, and I'm so pleased that I followed my instinct. Synopsis: Crossing oceans from Japan to … Continue reading BLOG TOUR REVIEW – Separated from the Sea by Amanda Huggins

Jan Hendrik Launches ‘JAN the JOURNAL’

Michelin-star chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen needs no introduction to the Foodie Brigade! So they'll be thrilled to know that following the success of JAN, his debut television show on VIA (DStv 147) last year, he's now launching a luxury publication called JAN the JOURNAL on May 9, 2018. Like his bestselling recipe books, the … Continue reading Jan Hendrik Launches ‘JAN the JOURNAL’

BOOK REVIEW – The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

With the abundance of Holocaust literature that floods the market today, one can be forgiven to feeling slightly de-sensitised to the horrors that are presented to us in each offering. But every now and then a piece of work comes along to shake us up out of our sensory overload. A book that reminds us … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris