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Theodore Boone: The Scandal (Hardcover): John Grisham Theodore Boone: The Scandal (Hardcover)
John Grisham 3
R310 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R121 (39%) Within 7 - 12 working days

"I'm the lawyer, and you're the client. My advice to you is to bury this and not tell a soul. Never. Got it?"

Theodore Boone, courtroom hero and the only kid lawyer in town, is facing a tough week at school with his exams. But things take a turn for the worse when a huge scandal is revealed - by none other than his best friend, April. And when April makes a decision that Theodore advises against, the scandal suddenly blows up and is all over the news. Their futures are on the line and April's running scared.

Can Theodore find a way to reverse the damage and save several lives from ruin?

The Edge Of The Shadows - The Edge Of Nowhere: Book 3 (Paperback): Elizabeth George The Edge Of The Shadows - The Edge Of Nowhere: Book 3 (Paperback)
Elizabeth George 1
R313 R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Save R47 (15%) In stock

Late summer on Whidbey Island. After nine weeks of no rain the fire season has arrived ...along with a fire starter who soon begins tormenting the residents of this peaceful Pacific Northwest idyll with fires that escalate in intensity. Becca King and her friends Jenn and Derric are with her at the county fair when the third fire starts in a shed housing animals. The shed is destroyed, some of the animals are killed, and Becca hears from the nearby forest the 'whispers' of the fire starter who has remained to watch the havoc. More fires ensue and the situation escalates until someone dies. Becca thinks she knows who's behind it all, but only with the help of her friends and the development of her own incipient psychic talents can the perpetrator be brought to justice.

The Treatment (Paperback): C.L. Taylor The Treatment (Paperback)
C.L. Taylor 1
R211 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R82 (39%) Within 7 - 12 working days

Cecelia Ahern's Flawed meets Never Let Me Go in the pulse-pounding YA thriller from the Top Ten Sunday Times bestselling author of The Escape. "You have to help me. We're not being reformed. We're being brainwashed." All sixteen year old Drew Finch wants is to be left alone. She's not interested in spending time with her mum and stepdad and when her disruptive fifteen year old brother Mason is expelled from school for the third time and sent to a residential reform academy she's almost relieved. Everything changes when she's followed home from school by the mysterious Dr Cobey, who claims to have a message from Mason. There is something sinister about the `treatment' he is undergoing. The school is changing people. Determined to help her brother, Drew must infiltrate the Academy and unearth its deepest, darkest secrets. Before it's too late.

Theodore Boone: The Fugitive (Hardcover): John Grisham Theodore Boone: The Fugitive (Hardcover)
John Grisham 2
R291 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Save R60 (21%) Within 7 - 12 working days

He was supposed to be having fun with his friends, not playing detective and stalking a serial killer.Theodore Boone - teenage lawyer and courtroom hero - is on a class trip seeing the sights of the capital city. But he hadn't counted on seeing the most wanted man in the history of his home town, Strattenberg.Suddenly Theo is caught in the hunt for an accused murderer, alongside the FBI. Theo knows he's getting in deep - and things could become even more dangerous. Because if this case goes back to court, it will be down to him. Will justice finally be done...or will the killer's criminal allies be out for revenge?

The Truth And Lies Of Ella Black (Paperback): Emily Barr The Truth And Lies Of Ella Black (Paperback)
Emily Barr 1
R208 R123 Discovery Miles 1 230 Save R85 (41%) In stock

Ella Black seems to live the life most other seventeen-year-olds would kill for. Until one day, telling her nothing, her parents whisk her off to Rio de Janeiro.

Determined to find out why, Ella takes her chance and searches through their things. And realises her life has been a lie. Her mother and father aren't hers at all. Unable to comprehend the truth, Ella runs away, to the one place they'll never think to look - the favelas.

But there she learns a terrible secret - the truth about her real parents and their past. And the truth about a mother, desperate for a daughter taken from her seventeen years ago . . .

The Last Chance Hotel (Paperback): Nicki Thornton The Last Chance Hotel (Paperback)
Nicki Thornton 1
R166 R119 Discovery Miles 1 190 Save R47 (28%) Within 7 - 12 working days

Seth is the oppressed kitchen boy at the remote Last Chance Hotel, owned by the nasty Bunn family. His only friend is his black cat, Nightshade. But when a strange gathering of magicians arrives for dinner, kindly Dr Thallomius is poisoned by Seth's special dessert. A locked-room murder investigation ensues - and Seth is the main suspect. The funny thing is, he's innocent . can he solve the mystery and clear his name, especially when magic's afoot?

Blits: Perlemoendiewe (Afrikaans, Paperback): Nedine Blom, Adriaan Blom Blits: Perlemoendiewe (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Nedine Blom, Adriaan Blom
R161 Discovery Miles 1 610 Within 7 - 15 working days

Hannes Joubert en sy Melkbosmaats word betrek by 'n permeloenstroopsindikaat op hulle dorp. Hannes en Zander lei 'n sorgelose longboard-lewe van surf en elke Vrydag milkshakes drink by Goofies, waar hulle vriendin Luna na skool waitress. Zander en Hannes merk een middag 'n paneelwa sonder nommerplate op. Hannes se speurinstink skop in en hulle volg die kar tot by die see, waar verdagte mans uitklim met staalmesse en nette. Die volgende oomblik is hulle vasgebind agterin die paneelwa!

Daughter Of The Burning City (Paperback): Amanda Foody Daughter Of The Burning City (Paperback)
Amanda Foody 2
R182 R128 Discovery Miles 1 280 Save R54 (30%) In stock

Reality is in the eye of the beholder…

Even among the many unusual members of the travelling circus that has always been her home sixteen-yea-old Sorina stands apart as the only illusion-worker born in hundreds of years.

This rare talent allows her to create illusions that others can see, feel and touch, with personalities all of their own. Her creations are her family, and together they make up the cast of the Festival's Freak Show.

But no matter how lifelike they may seem, her illusions are still just that―illusions, and not truly real.

Or so she always believed…until one of them is murdered.

Now she must unravel the horrifying truth before all her loved ones disappear.

Die Boendoesbaai-ding (Afrikaans, Paperback): Rudi Venter Die Boendoesbaai-ding (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Rudi Venter
R166 Discovery Miles 1 660 Within 7 - 15 working days

Wanneer Eddie twee mans hoor praat oor n rooftog jare gelede tydens die Boendoesbaai Derby, is hy vasberade om die geheim te ontrafel. Kon so iets skokkends ooit in hulle klein kusdorpie gebeur? Maryna Cloete, pal met haar neus in ander se sake, meng natuurlik dadelik in met sy planne. Hulle pad kruis ook met die Von Dempter-neefs, Hein en Roelof, wat in die woonwapark kamp vir die vakansie. En gou word dit duidelik dat vraagtekens soos coat hangers die dorp vol hang.

What the Ladybug Heard Next (Hardcover): Julia Donaldson What the Ladybug Heard Next (Hardcover)
Julia Donaldson; Illustrated by Lydia Monks
R293 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R71 (24%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Charlie Bass 2: The Racehorse Who Disappeared (Paperback): Clare Balding Charlie Bass 2: The Racehorse Who Disappeared (Paperback)
Clare Balding; Illustrated by Tony Ross 1
R156 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R53 (34%) Within 7 - 11 working days

Clare Balding's second brilliant adventure for Charlie Bass and her funny family of humans and animals.

Life is slowly getting back to normal for Charlie after her reluctant racehorse, Noble Warrior, won the Derby and saved her family from financial ruin. But drama soon returns to Folly Farm when thieves break into the farmyard in the dead of night and kidnap Noble Warrior! With the police baffled and no trace of the prizewinning thoroughbred to be found, Charlie launches her own investigation...

Model Under Cover (4) - Dressed to Kill (Paperback): Carina Axelsson Model Under Cover (4) - Dressed to Kill (Paperback)
Carina Axelsson 1
R150 R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Save R30 (20%) In stock

The last thing hot new model Axelle expects to find at a photo shoot is a top stylist dead on set. But as a high-heeled, runway-ready secret sleuth, she's just the girl to solve the mystery of who poisoned Elisabeta. With gorgeous Sebastian by her side, Axelle plunges into a world of dirty rumours, sparkling jewels and high-speed chases to track a ruthless killer. Could this be Axelle's most dangerous investigation yet?

Skool is 'n Riller (Afrikaans, Paperback): Skool is 'n Riller (Afrikaans, Paperback)
R166 Discovery Miles 1 660 Within 7 - 15 working days

Geluide in geheimsinnige donker gange, monsters, mummies, moordenaar-onderwysers en vreemde wesens... skoolgaan is beslis nie vir bangbroeke nie. En wie sal tog omgee oor kwaai onnies en huiswerk as hulle nog met toordokters, spoke en reusagtige spinnekoppe ook moet rekening hou? Hierdie 20 grillekker stories sal jou nekhare laat regop staan en jou laat wens dat die skoolklok vir huis-toe-gaan-tyd wil lui ...

Spring-Heeled Jack (Paperback): Philip Pullman Spring-Heeled Jack (Paperback)
Philip Pullman
R151 R101 Discovery Miles 1 010 Save R50 (33%) Within 7 - 12 working days

A fun, thriller of an adventure told in words and pictures from master storyteller, Philip Pullman, including beautiful cover illustration by Peter Bailey and sumptuous illustrations throughout by David Mostyn. Rose and Lily and their little brother Ned live in an orphanage - a terrible place, where the porridge is thin and cold, and nobody smiles. One dark and stormy night, they decide enough is enough, and they run away. But hiding in the shadows, as they make their way through the dangerous back streets of London, is Mack the Knife: the most villainous of villains . . . Hiding above the streets, leaping through the air, is Spring-Heeled Jack. He dresses like the devil and his name creates shivers in people, but he is ready for action against the evil-doers and scallywags of the city's dark streets - Mack the Knife included - and he might just be able to save the orphans.

Surface Tension (Hardcover): Mike Mullin Surface Tension (Hardcover)
Mike Mullin
R309 R240 Discovery Miles 2 400 Save R69 (22%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Die Tandeterroris (Afrikaans, Paperback): David Walliams Die Tandeterroris (Afrikaans, Paperback)
David Walliams; Illustrated by Tony Ross; Translated by Kobus Geldenhuys
R191 Discovery Miles 1 910 Within 10 - 15 working days

Die dorp word bedreig. Vreemde goed gebeur in die middel van die nag. Kinders sit slapenstyd ’n tand vir die tandfeetjie onder hulle kussing, en soggens word hulle wakker en kry … ’n dooie slak, ’n lewendige spinnekop, honderde oorkruipers wat onder hulle kussings kriewel en krioel.

Daar is bose magte aan die werk. Maar wie of wat sit daaragter?

Rory Branagan (Detective) 2: The Dog Squad (Paperback): Andrew Clover Rory Branagan (Detective) 2: The Dog Squad (Paperback)
Andrew Clover; Illustrated by Ralph Lazar 1
R165 R112 Discovery Miles 1 120 Save R53 (32%) Preorder

Meet RORY BRANAGAN – he eats bad guys for breakfast. Well, not ACTUALLY. But he IS the best detective in town. Second in a hilarious comedy-crime series for readers of 8+.

Hello. I am Rory Branagan. I am ACTUALLY a detective.

One day, I will be the biggest detective in the world! And I will find out what happened to my Dad…

But today, a CRIME has been committed on my OWN road. Someone is stealing dogs!

What if they try to take Wilkins Welkin – my best friend who is also a sausage dog?

I need to find these stinking baddies and I need to stop them!

And THAT, friends, is what Rory does, with the help of his Accomplice, Cassidy, in a BOOMTASTIC adventure involving dogs, cats, a wheelie bin chariot, a brave and daring rescue and Mrs Welkin, who fights crime in quite a surprising way. (Just you wait! Just you wait!) There are seven books in the RORY BRANAGAN (DETECTIVE) series and this is the second.

Jasper Die Speurder - Boek 4 (Afrikaans, Paperback): C.F. Beyers-Boshoff Jasper Die Speurder - Boek 4 (Afrikaans, Paperback)
C.F. Beyers-Boshoff
R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Within 10 - 15 working days

Die Jasper-jeugreeks is die eerste keer uitgegee in 1959 en daar was verskeie herdrukke van die gewilde reeks. Hierdie is die vierde titel in die Jasper-reeks. Vir enige kind sal dit ure se genot verskaf, want dit is 'n boek om te lees en te herlees. Saam met die Viermanskap is die leser bly oor die sukses wat behaal word en saam met die vriende word daar getreur oor die brandende sitvlakke! Leliesvlei se boere word deur skaapdiewe geteiken en die polisie sukkel om die skuldiges vas te trek. Jasper besluit dis die ideale geleentheid om sy speursin op die proef te stel hy wou tog nog altyd n bobaasspeurder word. Kan hy die nodige inligting vir die polisie in die hande kry? En kan hy die speurder-sersant en sy vrou uit die kloue van die boewe red? Kom deel in die avonture van Jasper!

The Ring of Honor (Hardcover): Sarah L Thomson The Ring of Honor (Hardcover)
Sarah L Thomson
R303 R234 Discovery Miles 2 340 Save R69 (23%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Unforgettable Guinevere St. Clair (Hardcover): Amy Makechnie Unforgettable Guinevere St. Clair (Hardcover)
Amy Makechnie
R307 R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Save R69 (22%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Genuine Fraud (Paperback): E Lockhart Genuine Fraud (Paperback)
E Lockhart 1
R155 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R26 (17%) Within 4 - 8 working days

Soon to be a major motion picture produced by stars of HBO series GIRLS, Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner From the author of the unforgettable bestseller WE WERE LIARS comes a suspenseful new psychological thriller - the story of a young woman whose diabolical smarts are her ticket into a charmed life. But how many times can someone reinvent themselves? You be the judge. Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, and a cheat. Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon, and an athlete. An intense friendship. A disappearance. A murder, or maybe two. A bad romance, or maybe three. A girl who refuses to be the person she once was. Praise for GENUINE FRAUD 'Addictive and shocking feminist thriller' Lena Dunham 'A brilliant, twisty thriller - I loved it!' Karen M. McManus, bestselling author of One Of Us Is Lying 'It is so good and you will devour it in one sitting. Then re-read it immediately.' @gayleforman (Gayle Forman on Twitter) 'Compelling and unique, I was absolutely hooked' Jenny Blackhurst, bestselling author of How I Lost You

The Racehorse Who Disappeared (Standard format, CD, Unabridged edition): Clare Balding The Racehorse Who Disappeared (Standard format, CD, Unabridged edition)
Clare Balding; Read by Clare Balding
R239 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R115 (48%) Within 7 - 12 working days

Penguin presents the audio download edition of The Racehorse Who Disappeared written and read by Clare Balding. Life is slowly getting back to normal for Charlie after her reluctant racehorse, Noble Warrior, won the Derby and saved her family from financial ruin. But drama soon returns to Folly Farm when thieves break into the farmyard in the dead of night and kidnap Noble Warrior! With the police baffled and no trace of the prizewinning thoroughbred to be found, Charlie launches her own investigation...

Kat Wolfe Investigates (Paperback): Lauren St.John Kat Wolfe Investigates (Paperback)
Lauren St.John 1
R150 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R21 (14%) Within 4 - 8 working days

After a break-in at their London home, Kat Wolfe and her veterinary-surgeon mum decide it’s time to move to the country. Dr Wolfe’s new job in idyllic Bluebell Bay on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast comes with a condition: they have to adopt Tiny, a huge, near-wild Savannah, who resists Kat’s best attempts at cat whispering.

When she starts a pet-sitting agency to make pocket money, her troubles escalate. The owner of her first client, an Amazon parrot, vanishes from his fortified, gadget-filled mansion, leaving a half-packed suitcase and a mysterious parcel. The only person who shares Kat’s conviction that he’s the victim of foul play is Harper Lamb, the American daughter of a palaeontology professor. A language and coding whizz, Harper is laid up with two broken legs thanks to her racehorse, the ‘Pocket Rocket’ – Kat’s newest client. What starts out as mystery-solving holiday fun quickly turns deadly for Wolfe and Lamb. When all clues point to an army base, can they count on their unruly animal friends to save the day – and their lives?

Kat Wolfe Investigates is the first in a compelling middle-grade mystery series from bestselling author Lauren St John

Waste of Space (Hardcover): Stuart Gibbs Waste of Space (Hardcover)
Stuart Gibbs
R292 R227 Discovery Miles 2 270 Save R65 (22%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Thea Stilton and the Niagara Splash - A Geronimo Stilton Adventure (Paperback): Thea Stilton Thea Stilton and the Niagara Splash - A Geronimo Stilton Adventure (Paperback)
Thea Stilton
R152 R117 Discovery Miles 1 170 Save R35 (23%) Within 7 - 11 working days

The Thea Sisters are taking a trip to Canada! They have been invited to do some bird-watching with a group of friends. The girls are enjoying learning more about Canada and their love for hockey. But during their trip, one of their group members mysteriously disappears. They set off to Niagara Falls to find him. Can they solve the mystery?

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