Why You Were Taken

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“A tightly wound and imaginative thriller.”Paige Nick.

Johannesburg 2021: Kirsten is a roaming, restless synaesthete: a photographer with bad habits and a fertility problem. A strange, muttering woman with dog hair on her jersey approaches Kirsten with a warning, and is found dead shortly afterwards. The warning leads Kirsten to the Doomsday Vault and a hit list of seven people – and Kirsten’s barcode is on it.

WHY YOU WERE TAKEN was optioned by SABC to be adapted as a radio serial, and was featured on The Sunday Times book reviewers’ Best Books of 2015.

The National English Literary Museum recently ordered a copy for their collection.

Read a sample of Why You Were Taken via Amazon, or, if you’re in South Africa, get a signed paperback directly from me.

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  1. Got your mail, thanks Janita. Rain coming down like unseen little daggers, here in Tortoise Town. You can take the man out of Joburg, but you ain’t gonna take Joburg outta de man, mon. Neville

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