James Patterson’s BookShots with Jassy Mackenzie. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.
Private Johannesburg is closing down…
After the tragic suicide of his partner, Khosi, Joey Montague is packing up the branch of Private they’d set up in Johannesburg with US owner Jack Morgan. The investigation agency will be scaled down until Joey can recover from this devastating loss.
As he’s loading the removal van, Joey receives a call from an American woman who has just landed in the city and needs his help. But what at first seems to be a simple protection job soon becomes a matter of life and death – not just for his client, but for Joey himself.
“Adrenaline-fueled action and enough twists and turns to keep even the most astute readers on their toes, this is a thriller with a heroine as forcefully engaging as the subject matter.”Kirkus Reviews
Relentless South African private investigator Jade de Jong tracks a saboteur in a race to prevent a nuclear disaster in Jassy Mackenzie’s new, pulse-pounding thriller.
Fencer and model Claire Harvey has never forgotten the searing, passionate encounter with a handsome stranger on her first international flight. Then, as an up-and-coming superstar, she had the world at her feet. Now, her marriage is on the rocks, recent scandal has derailed her career, and she’s flat broke after her sponsors have pulled out. Continue reading
“Emma Caine’s path to true love is paved with stumbling blocks. With the wickedly appealing Simon Nel based six thousand kilometers away, she’s being sexually deprived instead of sexually depraved.”
Emma Caine’s path to true love is paved with stumbling blocks. With the wickedly appealing Simon Nel based six thousand kilometers away, she’s being sexually deprived instead of sexually depraved. Continue reading
“A spanking good read”
“This is a brave rollercoaster ride that made me laugh and cry. It’s a sexy and moving South African story that gripped me right from the beginning. By the end, I wanted to ride the rollercoaster again.” Claire Johnston, Mango Groove.
Emma Caine is pushing forty and life is hitting her hard. Her husband has been brain damaged, she’s lost her job, and she might lose her home. Continue reading
“Erotic. Exotic. Wild. Drowning sizzles in the African heat as one woman is stretched to the breaking point by the strength of her vows and the intensity of her seething primal desires.
Soon after her marriage, New Yorker Erin Mitchell is en route to Kruger when her vehicle is washed off a flooding bridge. She can thank her lucky stars that Nicholas de Lanoy is there to help her. Continue reading
When base jumper Sonet Meintjies plummets to her death from the top of a Sandton skyscraper, her jumping partner insists that it was no accident. Recovering from the end of her tricky relationship with police superintendent David Patel and trying to deal with the ugliness of her last job, P.I. Jade de Jong is initially reluctant to take on the case. But after initial investigations reveal that the victim worked to help impoverished communities, and that one of these communities has disappeared entirely, their houses razed to the ground, she cannot walk away.
“A white-knuckle thriller with an utterly chilling finale and twists you’ll never anticipate. I raced through this book and wanted more!” Tess Gerritsen
P.I. Jade de Jong’s holiday becomes a nightmare when a dive instructor at the scuba resort is found brutally stabbed to death. The only clue is a cryptic postcard in her room. Jade and her estranged lover David Patel put aside their differences and start the hunt, uncovering a massive organised crime operation Continue reading
“a fascinating read with a strong heart.” Foreword Reviews
“this second Jade de Jong detective novel outshines her debut” J. Kingston Pierce
When wealthy Pamela Jordaan hires PI Jade de Jong as a bodyguard after her husband Terence disappears, Jade thinks keeping an eye on this anxious wife will be an easy way to earn some cash. Continue reading