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Win one of five copies of Paul Mendelson’s great new South African thriller ‘Apostle Lodge’…

25th February 2018

Apostle Lodge by Paul Mendelson is the fourth book in his great Colonel Vaughn de Vries thriller series set in Cape Town, South Africa. There are two complementary plots – the first is the investigation into a car bomb explosion in a busy Cape Town street, and the second is the tracking down of a brutal and sadistic serial killer of women. The book was published in the UK on February 22nd.

Paul Mendelson

Courtesy of the publishers, Little Brown / Constable, we have five copies of this exciting new book to give away. All you have to do is use the Comments box below to say why you would like to visit South Africa in general, or Cape Town in specific.

As background, you might like to look at our blog review of Apostle Lodge – click here. Or you might like to look at the ‘Talking Location…” piece that Paul wrote especially for TripFiction – click here.

The competition closes at midnight UK time On Saturday 10th March, and the winners will be the first five names out of the hat on the morning of Sunday 11th March.

For rights reasons, this competition is limited to UK based entrants. Remember, enter by Saturday 10th March.

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  1. User: tripfiction

    Posted on: 11/03/2018 at 9:35 am

    The five winners when we drew the names earlier today were:
    Marjoleine K
    Brian W
    Amy J
    Caroline J
    Susan L
    Congratulations to them all!


  2. User: Deb rooney

    Posted on: 04/03/2018 at 4:45 pm

    I would love to visit South Africa as it is supposed to be a really beautiful country. Thank you for the competition xx


  3. User: Amy J

    Posted on: 04/03/2018 at 11:01 am

    I’d love to visit south Africa as my parents have been and said it was amazing!


  4. User: Cheryl Pasquier

    Posted on: 27/02/2018 at 3:46 pm

    We’ve only ever visited the very north of Africa (Tunisia, Morocco) so I’d love to visit South Africa to get a completely different view of such a diverse and beautiful continent.


  5. User: Brian Welsh

    Posted on: 26/02/2018 at 8:29 am

    Cape Town and the surrounding areas is one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Wonderful wine, scenery and steeped in history. A great backdrop to great crime fiction.


  6. User: Angela Paull

    Posted on: 25/02/2018 at 11:08 pm

    My friends husband Is South African so I’m always hearing how wonderful it is!


  7. User: Caroline Judd

    Posted on: 25/02/2018 at 10:05 pm

    A beautiful city in a beautiful country.


  8. User: Marjoleine Kok

    Posted on: 25/02/2018 at 8:41 pm

    If I am honest , I would love to visit Cape Town to do the wine route 🙂


  9. User: Claire Harris

    Posted on: 25/02/2018 at 6:55 pm

    I would love to visit Table Mountain & tour The Garden Route! Oh, and of course enjoy the wonderful beaches! ‍♀️


  10. User: Susan Lacey

    Posted on: 25/02/2018 at 6:34 pm

    I would love to re-visit Cape Town and really explore it. Last time I was there was only for three days – only time to get up Table Mountain and see some of the obvious sights. I would love to explore the Western Cape and do more wine tasting (just love Pinotage!). Thanks for the chance to enter – this is a new author to me.


  11. User: Julie ryan

    Posted on: 25/02/2018 at 6:22 pm

    Cape Town and whale watching along the coast plus the penguins would be awesome.


  12. User: Leah Tonna

    Posted on: 25/02/2018 at 5:52 pm

    I’d love to see the wonderful gardens open to the public in South Africa, & enjoy local food & wine.


  13. User: Janine Phillips

    Posted on: 25/02/2018 at 5:51 pm

    I have friends who came from South Africa and they made the places there sound fantastic so would love to visit


  14. User: Janine Phillips

    Posted on: 25/02/2018 at 5:49 pm

    I’d love to read this, sounds like a gripping thriller