Books for the week
James Patterson’s best-known hero is back in The People vs Alex Cross. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis, Gary Soneji, in cold blood, Cross has become the poster child for trigger-happy cops. It was self-defence, but will a jury believe him? As Cross fights for his freedom, his former partner, John Sampson, brings him a gruesome video tied to the disappearance of several young girls. Despite his suspension, Cross helps Sampson delve into the darkest corners of the internet where murder is a form of entertainment. Although he has everything on the line, Cross will do whatever it takes to stop a dangerous criminal … even if he can’t save himself. Century, usually R290, Get It Book Club price R261. To join the Get It Book Club and get these ab-fab discounts, simply visit www.knowledgeroad.co.za/getitbookclub, register and order away. Deliveries take place within 7 days and cost R45 for orders of less than R250; otherwise delivery is free.
EL James’s Grey series continues with Darker, as told by Christian. Although their sensual affair ended in heartbreak, Christian Grey cannot forget Anastasia Steele. In his determination to win her back he tries to suppress his darkest desires and his need for control in order to love Ana on her own terms. But Christian is still haunted by the horrors of his childhood and Ana’s scheming boss clearly wants her for himself. Can his therapist help Christian face down his demons and if he does win Ana back, can a man so dark and damaged ever hope to keep her? Arrow Books, usually R180, Get It Book Club price R144. Details: www.knowledgeroad.co.za/getitbookclub
Get it JHB West – June 2018