Book excerpts

Listen to an excerpt from Sarah Lotz’s new novel Impossible – a story with more twists than most

Listen to an excerpt from Impossible by Sarah Lotz – with a twist you won’t see coming, this is the bestseller that everyone’s talking about in 2022!

‘Toe val die jong soldaat’: Lees ’n aangrypende uittreksel uit Tenk deur Pieter Stoffberg

Penguin Random House SA het ’n boeiende uittreksel gedeel uit Tenk deur Pieter Stoffberg – ’n klinkende stuk historiese fiksie wat lig werp op een van die grootste veldslae met Suid-Afrikaanse tenks in Angola.

‘The round slid smoothly into the chamber of his Kalashnikov’ – Read an excerpt from The Heist Men by Andrew Brown

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Andrew Brown’s new novel The Heist Men!

‘Don’t jella, vang tips.’ Read an excerpt from Terry-Ann Adams’s new short story collection White Chalk

Read an excerpt from White Chalk, the new book from Terry-Ann Adams, out now from Jacana Media! 

‘The hammerman is that kind of man. She will shoot him three times in the chest.’ – Read an excerpt from Mike Nicol’s new thriller Hammerman

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Hammerman: A Walking Shadow, the new Fish Pescado and Vicki Kahn thriller from Mike Nicol.

Read an excerpt from The Paris Apartment – the new page-turning thriller from Lucy Foley

From the bestselling author of The Guest List comes a new locked room mystery, set in a Paris apartment building in which every resident has something to hide …

A moving novel about lovers, fathers and sons – listen to an excerpt from Here Again Now by Okechukwu Nzelu!

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of Here Again Now by Okechukwu Nzelu, read by Clifford Samuel.

‘Some men speak of angels and devils.’ – Read an excerpt from the new Orphan X thriller Dark Horse!

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Dark Horse, the new Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz.

‘Kophou, Luna’: Lees ’n kort en kragtige uittreksel uit Bloedbande deur Jeanette Stals!

Die vierde boek in Jeanette Stals se Luna Joubert-reeks, Bloedbande, het onlangs die rakke getref! LAPA Uitgewers deel ’n uittreksel.

Perfek vir ’n groot familiefeesmaal! Probeer Sjef Mynhardt Joubert se Papawersaadkoek-resep uit My Stasie Straat Kombuis

Penguin Random House SA deel graag ’n Papawersaadkoek-resep uit My Stasie Straat Kombuis deur Sjef Mynhardt Joubert!

‘Sy moes na Oupa geluister het’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Die geheim van Mussolini se kaart deur Constant van der Merwe

Uittreksel: Die ontdekking van ’n ou kaart in haar Italiaanse oupa se solder laat alle hel losbars in Die geheim van Mussolini se kaart deur Constant van der Merwe.

Wie is Ludo Labuschagne nou eintlik? Kyk na François Bloemhof se voorlesing uit Die duiwel maak my hart so seer om uit te vind

[Video] ‘Jare voor Agatha Christie in my lewe sou kom, het die getuienis teen my begin opbou’: François Bloemhof lees voor uit Die duiwel maak my hart so seer.

Hoe oorleef mens 40 jaar saam met ’n narsis? Lees twee uittreksels uit So lyk ’n vrou … deur Ilse Verster

In So lyk ’n vrou … vertel Ilse Verster van ’n leeftyd se mishandeling deur ’n narsis – en wat dit verg om jouself te red.

‘She knows her place.’ Read an excerpt from Quraisha Dawood’s debut novel Stirring the Pot

Penguin Random House has shared an extract from Stirring the Pot, the debut novel by Quraisha Dawood.

‘In the Ghorami household sex was never mentioned’ – Listen to Monica Ali reading from her new novel Love Marriage

Monica Ali, the bestselling, Booker Prize-shortlisted author of Brick Lane, reads an excerpt from Love Marriage – her first new novel in a decade.

‘First thing you have to remember is that there was a time before time.’ – Read an extract from When We Were Birds by Ayanna Lloyd Banwo

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from When We Were Birds — Ayanna Lloyd Banwo’s gorgeously immersive, mesmerising and life-affirming literary debut – a love story and a ghost story set in modern-day Trinidad.

Listen to an excerpt from Sophie Hannah’s ingenious, brain-bending new novel The Couple at the Table

Listen to an excerpt from The Couple at the Table – bestselling author Sophie Hannah’s twisty new psych suspense!

‘Dit laat haar droewig voel, al die grysheid’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Marie Spruyt se jongste roman, Droomboom

LAPA Uitgewers deel graag ’n proeseltjie uit Droomboom, Marie Spruyt se jongste roman wat afspeel teen die agtergrond van Ierland se magiese landskap.

‘Is jy in die moeilikheid? Tart ’n geheim jou?’ Lees ’n uittreksel uit Kry vir jou, nuut deur François Bloemhof

Lees ’n kort uittreksel uit Kry vir jou, die tweede boek in François Bloemhof se Ludo Labuschagne-wiedoenit reeks!

‘Lemon syrup, cake and coffee made a perfect three-course breakfast’ – Read an excerpt from Sally Andrew’s new Tannie Maria mystery, The Milk Tart Murders!

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from The Milk Tart Murders – the new Tannie Maria mystery by Sally Andrew!