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Lauren Beukes


Lauren Beukes

Lauren Beukes writes novels, comics and screeplays. She’s the author of the critically acclaimed international bestseller BROKEN MONSTERS, as well as THE SHINING GIRLS, about a time-traveling serial killer; ZOO CITY, a phantasmagorical Joburg noir and winner of the 2011 Arthur C Clarke Award; and the neo-political thriller MOXYLAND. She worked as a journalist and as show runner on one of the South Africa’s biggest animated TV shows, directed an award-winning documentary, and wrote the New York Times bestselling graphic novel, FAIREST: The Hidden Kingdom. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

Lauren Beukes

Books by Lauren Beukes

by Lauren Beukes - Dystopian, Fiction, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Twelve-year-old Miles is one of the last boys alive, and his mother, Cole, will protect him at all costs. On the run after a horrific act of violence --- and pursued by Cole's own ruthless sister, Billie --- all Cole wants is to raise her kid somewhere he won't be preyed on as a reproductive resource or a sex object or a stand-in son. Someplace like home. To get there, Cole and Miles must journey across a changed America in disguise as mother and daughter. From a military base in Seattle to a luxury bunker, from an anarchist commune in Salt Lake City to a roaming cult that's all too ready to see Miles as the answer to their prayers, the two race to stay ahead at every step…even as Billie and her sinister crew draw closer.

by Lauren Beukes - Crime, Fiction, Mystery, Supernatural, Supernatural Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller
Detective Gabriella Versado has seen a lot of bodies. But this one is unique even by Detroit's standards: half boy, half deer, somehow fused together. As stranger and more disturbing bodies are discovered, how can the city hold on to a reality that is already tearing at its seams?
by Lauren Beukes - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Kirby Mazrachi is the last shining girl, one of the bright young women whose lives Harper Curtis is destined to snuff out after he stumbles on a House in Depression-era Chicago that opens on to other times. At the urging of the House, Harper inserts himself into the lives of the shining girls, waiting for the perfect moment to strike. He's the ultimate hunter, vanishing into another time after each murder, untraceable --- until one of his victims survives.