Sheriff Ken Waring knows firsthand all about the Farraday house, as do most of the townspeople. They want the place pulled down, and although this was looked into, legal precedent says it is not possible.
When James Alexander is found dead in a frozen lake near his parents' vacation lodge, the hunt is on for his killer. Detective Hernandez is hot on the trail, though things are always complex with rich folk. Talking to the boy's parents, Hernandez forms an opinion as to who is the guilty party. Will public opinion clearly on his side sway the case against the accused?
Surrounded by the reminders of how social networking is changing relationships, George is left to make a decision which is life changing. In his 60s and tired of the way that people bury themselves in a false world, behind the anonymity of computer screens, George decides to take action.
Everything dies. This is a universal truth, one that every creature, sentinel, or otherwise must accept. Without an end, there can be no beginning, and every beginning must draw closer to its completion. That which is born must die, and that which is created must be destroyed. But there is one coven of witches that has managed to outsmart this universal rule for thousands of years.
In this part of a trilogy of stories, listeners are introduced to a young girl, a prostitute with a background that haunts her. With an Italian father and an American mother, our heroine is faced with life-changing decisions brought about by her new association with Emily. Emily is going to change the approach of the young girl to her trade as a prostitute. Why? Because call girls with reputations make more money than street prostitutes. What Emily doesn't know is the girl's background.
When the reckless and undependable Mickey agrees to an ill thought-out loan agreement with a stranger, he enters into a world of fear and evil, the likes of which he could never have anticipated. As Mickey's deal crumbles, Sean finds himself being dragged into a sinister world he does not fully understand. In a situation that will test their friendship to the limits, Sean soon learns that he is dealing with no ordinary loan shark.
After betrayal by her husband, Jade finds herself living in a shabby apartment, a far stretch from the life she is accustomed to. Unable to contain her fear of her new environment, Jade is too proud to go home. Enlisting the help of her longtime friend and detective, James, the new apartment appears to be threatening her. Will he be able to help her? Will he find out where the anonymous threats are coming from? The problem may be more complex than James first thought.
When Themba Malope's career fast-tracks its way to promotion, this Alexandra resident cannot resist the temptation, although painfully aware of why the promotion is being offered. He wants to make a difference to his world. However, will his career move give him the satisfaction he craves? Moving to nearby Sandton, the world in which he is now expected to live is a vast contrast to his home in the black township. There are no slums, there are no problems of sanitation. It's a whole different world.