S. A. Partridge

Agent: Tom Witcomb

Biography: One of the Mail & Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans, S.A. Partridge has been shortlisted for several awards, including the Commonwealth Writer's Short Story Prize and her novel DARK POPPY'S DEMISE won the MER Prize for Youth Fiction at the Media 24 Literary Awards.

Her latest novel, THE BONE SELLERS, tells the story of two siblings trying to find each other in a world of black magic and voodoo, where nothing is as it seems.

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 MINE  Young Adult novel, 218 pages Human & Rousseau (SA), Feb 2018  On stage, Fin is Thor. Angry and invincible. Yet for all his potential, people always leave him. Kayla is the only girl he's ever met who’s worth loving. The only one he's ever wanted to be worth something for. Kayla knows she's weird and unlovable. But she wants to believe there is no reason to be sad anymore. In each other Fin and Kayla find the only place they've ever belonged. Until the ghosts from the past come to break them apart."   

MINE

Young Adult novel, 218 pages
Human & Rousseau (SA), Feb 2018

On stage, Fin is Thor. Angry and invincible. Yet for all his potential, people always leave him. Kayla is the only girl he's ever met who’s worth loving. The only one he's ever wanted to be worth something for.
Kayla knows she's weird and unlovable. But she wants to believe there is no reason to be sad anymore.
In each other Fin and Kayla find the only place they've ever belonged. Until the ghosts from the past come to break them apart."

 

 SHARP EDGES     Young adult novel, 144 pages Human & Rousseau 2013  Six friends attend a music festival in the mountains. What was supposed to be the night of their lives soon becomes a nightmare none of them will ever forget, as only five come back… 

SHARP EDGES

 

Young adult novel, 144 pages
Human & Rousseau 2013

Six friends attend a music festival in the mountains. What was supposed to be the night of their lives soon becomes a nightmare none of them will ever forget, as only five come back… 

 DARK POPPY’S DEMISE  Young Adult novel, 192 pages Human & Rousseau (SA), 15 July 2011  Jenna feels as though she lives her real life online, when she is enigmatic, creative Dark Poppy. When Robert Rose sends her a friend request, she sees no reason to refuse...   

DARK POPPY’S DEMISE

Young Adult novel, 192 pages
Human & Rousseau (SA), 15 July 2011

Jenna feels as though she lives her real life online, when she is enigmatic, creative Dark Poppy. When Robert Rose sends her a friend request, she sees no reason to refuse...

 

 THE GOBLET CLUB  Young Adult novel, 218 pages Human & Rousseau (SA), 1 July 2009  When Mark is sent to St Matthew 's College for Boys, it is one more punishment for years of bad behavior. As soon as he arrives, Mark enters a sinister world of questions: what is the headmaster's secret? Why does he have a miserable sixteen-year-old secretary? Are his new friends who they say they are?   

THE GOBLET CLUB

Young Adult novel, 218 pages
Human & Rousseau (SA), 1 July 2009

When Mark is sent to St Matthew 's College for Boys, it is one more punishment for years of bad behavior. As soon as he arrives, Mark enters a sinister world of questions: what is the headmaster's secret? Why does he have a miserable sixteen-year-old secretary? Are his new friends who they say they are?