The Housemaid’s Daughter


Set in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, and published by Headline in 2012. Available in Paperback, e-book and Audio Book. Now translated into 13 languages.

The Girl from Simon’s Bay

Set in Simon's Town, Western Cape, published by Allison & Busby in 2017. Available in Paperback, e-book and Audio Book. Translated into Spanish as La Chica de Simon's Bay.

The Fire Portrait

Set on the edge of the Karoo, published by Allison & Busby August 2021. Available in Paperback, e-book and Audiobook. Watch Barbara introduce The Fire Portrait



The Case Against Fili Du Bois

Set in the beautiful winelands of the Cape. Published on 1st May 2024 and available as an e-book and paperback world-wide on Amazon.



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