Kate, a widowed mother of two teenage girls moves to Johannesburg after her husband dies, in the hopes of finding a better life.
Kate sat at her desk, staring out the window at the city. She had only visited Johannesburg a few times in her life, and she had always thought the city to have a subtle, captivating beauty to it. But since moving to the bustling city it seemed different somehow; almost sinister. It was almost as if the towering buildings and buzzing city life mocked her efforts to make it her home.
Kate's husband, and father of her two beautiful teenage girls, had died in a motorbike accident a few months earlier, and after much deliberation she had decided to pack up the girls and move to the city. She had stayed with her sister and brother-in-law for a few months, landing a job as a debtor's clerk at one of the...