Vincent Saldana & Mullet Mendes

Created by Sam Cole Pseudonym of Mike Nicol and Joanne Hichens The Dark Continent just got darker... In Cape Greed (2009), Cape Town cops VINCENT SALDANA and JEFFREY "MULLET" MENDES have had enough. They figure the time is right to go private, now that even "the scum" have human rights now and the streets are getting more … Continue reading Vincent Saldana & Mullet Mendes

Rae Valentine

Created by Mike Nicol & Joanne Hichens RAE VALENTINE first popped up in Out To Score (2006), co-written by Mike Nicol and Joanne Hichens in a small cameo, and showed up again in 2009's Cape Greed (this time credited to "Sam Cole," a joint pen name for Nicol and Hichens),again in a supporting role. But when … Continue reading Rae Valentine

Jade de Jong

Created by Jassy Mackenzie A tough private eye with a dark, troubled past? I think we've all had a sip of that brew by now. But author Jassy Mackenzie adds serious kick to the punch by making her hero a woman, and then setting the whole she-bang in South Africa's Johannesburg, a place full of "crazy … Continue reading Jade de Jong

Thabang Maje

Created by Diale Thlolwe (1961--) THABANG MAJE is a retired Johannesburg schoolteacher who supplements his pension by working as a private investigator, or as he refers to himself, "a part-time hunter of absconding fathers, debt defaulters and summons dodgers." In his debut, Ancient Rites (2008), he's hired by an unknown client to find Mamorena Marumo, … Continue reading Thabang Maje