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Motor Games - The Schemes and Passions of the Men and Women of the Motor Industry By Peter Cleary
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He was a rising star, credited with the success of a major coup in the market, but there was a deeply hidden flaw – a shameful family secret – and when it surfaced his achievements... More > crumbled, dissolving his fragile self-worth. * * * * * The context of this novel is the fiercely competitive South African light commercial vehicle market and the brilliant challenge being mounted by the usurper, Ford’s Ranger, on the decade-long dominance of the leader, the Toyota Hilux. It is also a human drama: a story of comradeship, love and sexual attraction; of the wielding of power and corporate gamesmanship, and of the tensions in the market between rivals brands, the media, and the manufacturer and his dealers.< Less
On the Warm Shores of Africa - The Ethnic Wars That Left a Legacy of Distrust - The Sequel to A Family Affair By Peter Cleary
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“YET ANOTHER SEMI-FICTI0NAL MASTERPIECE.” Dave Savides – A Family Affair On the Warm Shores of Africa continues the annals of the Allison family, first encountered in A Family... More > Affair. Jake, the lawman turned dark avenger. Abby, whose passion for another child transcends society norms. Kirk, their son, who has to choose between the greed of British colonialism and the insular nationalism of the Boers. The novel is wide ranging in history - from the Ninth Frontier War to the Anglo-Boer War – in location - from the cliffs of the Mzimvubu River gorge to the granite massif of St Helena Island – and in human emotions. Yet the ending is a promise.< Less
A Family Affair - A Son's Desperate Search for the Father He Never Knew By Peter Cleary
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War raged in the eastern territories of South Africa for nearly one hundred years. The wars were not continuous, nor were they single-faceted in instigator or causal factors, although issues of power... More > or land were at the heart of all of them. Into that conflagration came the Belmont family: a simple storekeeper, his wife, and six children. They lived in Salem, a small farming village which was attacked on Christmas Day, 1834. The warriors were part of the army of the Xhosa chief, Maqoma, seeking revenge for the murder of his brother. The parents were killed, slaughtered, but with incredible bravery and resourcefulness the children escaped and made their way to Grahamstown, where they were eventually separated and taken into adoption. This is the story of a father and son, a story which unfolds over two generations and three continents. It is a story of traumatised young men seeking family, and the time and place they have lost and must find, and it has an ending none can have predicted or even welcomed.< Less
Kill for the Land - A Farm Murder on the Camdeboo - An Adam Geard Thriller By Peter Cleary
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"You’ve brought death to our farm." The accusation haunts him. They are spoken by the youngest daughter of popular farm owners, Peter and Helen Bausch, who are callously murdered in... More > the bedroom of the family home. His presence on a cottage on their farm triggered the murder, planned in a way to make him the chief suspect. Adam Geard has to clear his name. His enemies are numerous: crooked cops, local political leaders, contract killers, and behind it all the instigators, the people who want the farm by any means possible. And that includes murder.< Less

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