Book extracts

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Rebecca Whitney’s page-turning thriller The Hidden Girls

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend. Treat yourself to a glass of wine this evening with …

Dip into The Prodigal Son – the new high-octane thriller in the Orphan X series from bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from The Prodigal Son – the tense and exciting new thriller from Gregg Hurwitz featuring Evan Smoak – aka Orphan X.

‘Dis byna supernatural, jy weet’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Die duiwel maak my hart so seer deur François Bloemhof

Lees die eerste hoofstuk van François Bloemhof se nuwe spanningsverhaal, Die duiwel maak my hart so seer.

‘Welcome to Eldorado Park.’ – Read an excerpt from Those Who Live in Cages, the acclaimed debut novel by Terry-Ann Adams

Jacana Media has shared an excerpt from Terry-Ann Adams’s debut novel Those Who Live in Cages, a story about Coloured women, family, …

Read an excerpt from Fragile Monsters by Catherine Menon, a spellbinding debut novel about what happens when secrets fester through the generations

Penguin Random House SA has shared an excerpt from Catherine Menon’s debut Fragile Monsters, a spellbinding novel of war and family betrayal set in Malaysia.

‘Anna het dit nie sien kom nie’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Karaktermoord deur Carina Diedericks-Hugo (Plus: Lokprent)

Penguin Random House SA het ’n uittreksel gedeel uit Karaktermoord deur Carina Diedericks-Hugo – die verhaal van die beeldskone digter Anna Neethling en die moord wat sy nie sien kom het nie. Lees die uittreksel en kyk na die lokprent.

‘I was due to meet a striking man on Shark Island and couldn’t be late’ – Read an excerpt from At the Edge of the Desert by Basil Lawrence

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from Basil Lawrence’s new novel At the Edge of the Desert, a meditation on loss, isolation and love, which asks us to consider the implications of telling someone else’s story.

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from The City of Tears by Kate Mosse – a sweeping historical epic about love in a time of war

The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend. Treat yourself this evening with an excerpt from Kate Mosse’s The …

Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook of The Prophets, the debut novel by Robert Jones Jr

Robert Jones Jr’s debut novel The Prophets has become an instant New York Times bestseller. Listen to the audiobook excerpt below to find out what all the buzz is about!

Read an excerpt from Thinking, Fast and Slow – the acclaimed bestseller that will change the way you make decisions

In the New York Times bestseller Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, world-famous psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes you on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think.

’n Kind wat verdwyn. ’n Ondier op vrye voet: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Brandmerk deur Christelle van Rooyen-Wessels

Lees ‘n uittreksel uit Brandmerk deur Christelle van Rooyen-Wessels: ‘Hy het gister weer ’n trial run gehad, maar dit was op die ou einde nie eintlik veel van ’n uitdaging nie. Sy was net dáár, langs die pad, en hy het stilgehou.’

CJ Tudor is back with her darkest, twistiest novel yet! Read an excerpt from The Burning Girls

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Burning Girls by CJ Tudor.

‘Prooi en jagter het nou plekke geruil’: Lees ’n uittreksel uit Jagter, Bettina Wyngaard se derde Nicci de Wee-riller (Plus: Video)

Prooi en jagter ruil plekke in Bettina Wyngaard se derde Nicci de Wee-riller. Lees ’n uittreksel uit Jagter en kyk na ’n video met die skrywer.

’n BDSM-situasie wat skeefloop. ’n Beeldskone vrou in ’n koma. Lees ’n uittreksel uit Skoolgeld deur Vita du Preez

Erotika op sy beste – lees ’n uittreksel uit Skoolgeld deur Vita du Preez: ‘Wie ís hierdie Emma?! En die meneer Swart? Hy het gepraat van ‘ons’. Is hulle getroud? Het hulle kinders?’

[Book excerpt] Find out why everyone is laughing (and crying) while reading The Funny Thing about Norman Foreman by Julietta Henderson

Penguin has shared an excerpt from The Funny Thing about Norman Foreman by Julietta Henderson. Scroll down to dip into the book!

Friday Night Book Club: Read an excerpt from Sarah Moss’s Summerwater – a novel of wit and verve and beauty

Treat yourself this evening with an excerpt from Summerwater, the powerful new novel by Sarah Moss.