Roger Smith


Author of thrillers | 'Roger Smith writes with the brutal beauty of an Elmore Leonard in a very bad mood.' Washington Post

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As fascinating as it sounds, I didn't write this book . . .

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A couple of final copies of WAKE UP DEAD arrived at my door today. I love the design --got this grunge-noir thing going.

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A young couple on the Cape Flats, the backdrop of MIXED BLOOD, a thriller by Roger Smith (03 03 09 Henry Holt & Co) Photo: Sumaya de Wet.

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This is a gatsby: junk food found only on the Cape Flats. Rudi "Gatsby" Barnard, the rogue cop in MIXED BLOOD by Roger Smith, is named after his favorite food.

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A typical ghetto block on the Cape Flats, where everybody who wasn't white got dumped during apartheid. Research pic for Mixed Blood, a thriller by Roger Smith (Henry Holt & Co 03 03 09) Photo: Sumaya de Wet

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Roger Smith photographed this Cape Flats gangster when he was doing research for his thriller Mixed Blood (Henry Holt 03 03 09) The man is wearing the tattoos of the prison number gangs.

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