Call for Submissions: Crime Fiction Short Stories

Submissions are now being accepted! With the breaking news that Deon Meyer, the King of SA crime fiction, will write a foreword, it’s time to announce a new crime-thriller anthology on the roll for 2013! After the success of Bad Company, the crime-fiction short story anthology published 2008, which featured the crème de la crime…

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Interview With South African Crime Novelist Jassy Mackenzie

Jassy Mackenzie is the South African author of Jade De Jong series, a private eye set of stories centered around the main character Jade. She was born in Rhodesia (as all ex-Zimbabweans still prefer to call it), and moved to South Africa when she was eight years old. We recently reviewed  The Fallen, her latest…

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South African Crime: “Stolen Lives” By Jassy Mackenzie

Jassy Mackenzie, the name behind Stolen Lives, is the South African author of Jade De Jong series, a private eye set of stories centered around the main character Jade. She was born in Rhodesia (as all ex-Zimbabweans still prefer to call it), and moved to South Africa when she was eight years old. We recently…

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South African Crime: “The Fallen” By Jassy Mackenzie

Jassy Mackenzie is the South African author of Jade De Jong series, a private eye set of stories centered around the main character Jade. She was born in Rhodesia (as all ex-Zimbabweans still prefer to call it), and moved to South Africa when she was eight years old. The Fallen is her latest novel scheduled…

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The Sunday Hangman By James McClure

Released by Soho Crime in early February, The Sunday Hangman is probably one of the best police procedurals published so far in 2012. The author, James McClure (1939 – 2006), was a British author and journalist best known for his Kramer and Zondi mysteries set in South Africa. The Sunday Hangman is the fifth book in…

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Review: The October Killings by Wessel Ebersohn

Like Scandinavia, Africa is now a hot setting for mystery fictions: From historical mysteries to the contemporary ones. Wessel Ebersohn, the South African author, deals with the latter and writes about an environment where the traces of the apartheid period still still exist and create many challenges for the characters of his stories .

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