Local launches first novel

2016-12-21 06:01
PHOTO: supplied Marilyn Mills (left) and her husband Greg at the launch of her debut novel ‘Twisted Blood Vines’.

PHOTO: supplied Marilyn Mills (left) and her husband Greg at the launch of her debut novel ‘Twisted Blood Vines’.

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PIETERMARITZBURG local Marilyn Mills launched her debut novel ‘Twisted Blood Vines’ at a luncheon held at xtract café in Garlington, Hilton recently.

Mills, a contributor to the True Stories of KwaZulu-Natal Competition run by The Witness for many years, has been working on this novel for quite some time.

It is set in Franschhoek in the Cape and is about a young woman who is seeking answers about her ancestors who were among the Huguenots who came from France to farm in the valley given to them by the Dutch East India Company, which later became the ‘French Corner’ (Franschhoek).

It is a novel of intrigue, romance and mystery and tells a story of endurance and passion.

The story is a work of fiction and covers many aspects of life in South Africa now and then.

If anyone would like to purchase a book, please contact Mills at marilynannmills@gmail.com.

The cost of the book is R150. - Supplied.

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