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Lauren Beukes

Biography

Lauren Beukes

Lauren Beukes writes novels, comics and screeplays. She's the author of the critically-acclaimed international best-seller, THE SHINING GIRLS, about a time traveling serial killer, Zoo City, a phantasmagorical Joburg noir which won the 2011 Arthur C Clarke Award, 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 best-selling graphic novel, FAIREST: THE HIDDEN KINGDOM. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

Books by Lauren Beukes

by Lauren Beukes - Crime, Crime Fiction, 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.