Peter Church thrills, science awaits the younger reader, and love is in the air

We are extremely pleased to bring you a brand-new thriller by Peter Church. Yes, Church is back, and Crackerjack will have you hiding from others – so that you can finish reading. Please scroll down, just after the romance section.

For the younger readers, we have lots of fun reads, many of them with a scientific twist.

Plus: it is February, which obviously means love is in the air, and on LAPA’s shelves.

 

Love is diverse, and so is Afrikaans. LAPA is keen to tell stories of love in many of the colourful varieties of Afrikaans. There are huge prizes for those who can tell a good love story while expanding the register of published Afrikaans texts.

 

Romance

Huis van geheime

Malene Breytenbach

SuperRomanza

9780799391626

R225,00

After a failed marriage, Mona starts a guesthouse, which doubles up as a writers’ retreat. When a flamboyant author catches the interest of a number of women, Mona decides to play it cool. Cupid and the muses have other ideas.

Onweerstaanbare passie

Marijke Greeff

Romanza-Omnibus

9780799391657

R225,00

Marijke Greeff is a qualified librarian who started writing when she could no longer work in a library. She is known for fiery love scenes, irresistible heroes, strong heroines and the interesting twists in her plotlines. In this collection, we reissue three of her earlier works.

 

Sterlig en soene

Thea Holland

9780799391473

R90,00

Antjie loves Tom, but she is not ready for marriage. It is a trap she’s been avoiding. Is she making a mistake by postponing the wedding yet again? She has done it once before, so will Tom forgive her this time?

Lank, donker en gevaarlik

Madelie Human

9780799391534

R90,00

Lizma cannot imagine starting a relationship so soon after her engagement fell apart, but her heart is being disobedient. It misbehaves whenever her neighbour, Joe Schoeman, is close by.

 

Die spel van liefde

Corné van Rooyen

9780799391503

R90,00

To Izette’s horror, the sexy new lawyer in town is none other than her ex-husband. Fortunately, her feelings for Markus are something of the past, but then … his kisses still wreak havoc in her heart.

Blomme vir Melissa

Ciska Olivier

9780799392197

R90,00

Nico Roussow has left her with a broken heart and now he expects a second chance. Well, no way. Melissa has control over her heart, or so she thinks. Before she knows it, that very same heart immerses her in all sorts of trouble.

 

A Cyber Thriller 

Cyberjack

Peter Church

Crime Thriller

Imprint: Catalyst Press

9781946395115

R265,00

Young, bright and sexy, Carla Vitale has been handpicked to run Supertech, Africa’s leading independent engineering firm. Then, one Friday afternoon in Cape Town, her dream is shattered. Her boss and mentor, Nial Townley, disappears, his luxury vehicle is found in a crevice at the bottom of Chapman’s Peak, and US$20 million is missing from Supertech’s overseas accounts.

Three months later the police are no closer to solving the riddle.

With no job, no car and no phone, Carla turns to the one person she believes can help: software hacker turned day-trader, Daniel Le Fleur. But Le Fleur is maintaining a low profile in Bantry Bay and he is in no mood to ruin the serendipity.

Peter Church is a much-loved South African novelist. His debut novel, Dark Video, was published in South Africa and Australia in 2008. It delved into a sordid world of online video sharing. Bitter Pill, a thriller dealing with the scourge of drink spiking on the local club scene, followed in 2011; it was long-listed for the Sunday Times Fiction Prize in the same year. LAPA and Catalyst Press will release new editions of both in March 2019.

Church has a background in IT. He lives in Cape Town with his wife, the artist Paula Church, and three children.

 For the younger reader

Video-idees

Tim Grabham

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799390599

R140,00

If you want to be the next YouTube sensation, we have a few ideas for you. This is a practical guide to improve your online profile.

 

Briljant! Opwindende eksperimente vir jong wetenskaplikes

Robert Winston

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799390650

R240,00

Robert Winston is a well-known, much-loved British doctor, scientist, author and BBC presenter. This full-colour book will challenge young scientists to explore the outdoors, to have fun, and to learn.

 

Vind uit! Kodering

Dorling Kindersley

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799389746

R130,00

A Dorling Kindersley guide to coding.

 

Vind uit! Aarde

Dorling Kindersley

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799389715

R130,00

A Dorling Kindersley guide to our planet.

 

Vind uit! Wetenskap

Dorling Kindersley

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799389708

R130,00

A Dorling Kindersley guide to science.

Vind uit! Haaie

Dorling Kindersley

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799389722

R130,00

A Dorling Kindersley guide to sharks.

Vind uit! Robotte

Dorling Kindersley

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799389739

R130,00

A Dorling Kindersley guide to robots.

Vind uit! Ingenieurswese

Dorling Kindersley

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799389753

R130,00

A Dorling Kindersley guide to engineering.

Zackie Mostert en die fantastiese fliek

Jaco Jacobs

Illustrasies: Alex van Houwelingen

Fiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799390629

R95,00

Zackie and Vincent cannot wait for the audition to start. They want to star in a big movie. Unfortunately Anton, the bully, has other plans for these two.

Zackie Mostert en die monster-melkskommel

Jaco Jacobs

Illustrasies: Alex van Houwelingen

Fiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799390612

R95,00

How much milkshake would a milkshake drinker drink, would a milkshake drinker be offered a monster shake? That is the question Vincent and Zackie are keen to answer by entering the monster milkshake competition. It is a pity that Anton, the school bully, has other questions on his mind.

My maats kom kuier! Speletjies, vasvrae, bederf-idees en dinge om te maak

Dorling Kindersley

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799390605

R140,00

Having friends for a sleepover is fun. Planning that sleepover? That is even more fun. This helpful Dorling Kindersley guide will help you plan and organise some of the best-ever sleepovers.

1 000 nuttige woorde

Dorling Kindersley

Niefiksie vir kinders

Ouderdom: 5+

9780799391817

R160,00

This book will help pre-schoolers become familiar with words and sounds so that they would be confident by the time that they are old enough to learn to read. Confidence is a virtue when starting the big world of big school.

Stalmaats: Omnibus 3

Lize Roux

Kinderfiksie

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799391336

R185,00

An affordable collection of novelettes for horse-loving pre-teens.

Sanri Steyn Omnibus 1

Theresa van Baalen

Illustrasies: Johann Strauss

Kinderfiksie

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799390711

R180,00

Four easy readers in one collection for young crime-fiction fans. Sanri Steyn is a journalist and super sleuth; her readers love her, the baddies fear her.

Sanri Steyn Omnibus 2

Theresa van Baalen

Illustrasies: Johann Strauss

Kinderfiksie

Ouderdom: 9+

9780799390728

R180,00

Three more fun-filled readers in the Sanri Steyn-series. This young journalist knows how to investigate, and in so doing she solves a number of crimes.

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