Broken Monsters

Written by Lauren Beukes — Detroit always has the potential to be a compelling backdrop to a crime novel, and in the hands of the…

Should I drink this strange brew?

First there was The Shining Girls. And to promote Lauren Beukes’ the time traveling serial killer novel HarperCollins sent out a ViewMaster unit with creepy…

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City of Blood

Written by MD Villiers — South Africa – real life there can be so brutal that for some the country hardly needs crime fiction. Yet in…

Shining Girls in View-Master vision

This week the CFL mailbag brought us a small white cardboard box from HarperCollins. Intriguing – firstly, because most parcels we get are book-shaped, and…

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