It Takes Two! Volume 2

Series Editor: Rosamund Haden

Between June 2014 and August 2015 five of South Africa’s best authors teamed up with five talented writers to bring you this anthology of fast-paced, exciting short stories. From romance and heartache, to mystery and crime, these stories have something thrilling for every reader.



Series Editor:
Rosamund Haden


Lawrence Simelane and Michelle Friedman explore the bonds between family in this powerful story of losing and finding loved ones in ‘Dancing Dreamer’ and ‘Hungry for Love’.

Molefi Lebone and Pearl Matsebula write stories connected by the backdrop of a miners’ strike and its effects on friendships at a school in ‘The Divide’ and ‘Brothers in Arms’.

Reneilwe Matshitisho and Sibongile Fisher explore family secrets and absent parents in their coming-of-age stories, ‘Chasing Manhood’ and ‘Sea of Secrets’.

Baeletsi Tsatsi and Lerato Morotolo explore love, the choices we make and the lifelong consequences of those choices in ‘The Dance’ and ‘Love never Fades’.

Vhuthu Muavha and Edyth Bulbring bring romance and hilarity to their stories of misunderstandings in love, and what happens when parents try to interfere in their children’s love lives in ‘Distracted Love’ and ‘The Lottery of Love’.

Bontle Senne and Busang Senne bring magic and the supernatural into their stories of revenge and life-altering potions in ‘The Price is Right for Revenge’ and ‘Vampire Weekend’.

Title: It Takes Two! Volume 2
Series Editor: Rosamund Haden
ISBN: 978-1-928346-03-6
Date: 2016
Layout: Portrait; 195mm deep x 125mm wide Paperback
Pages: 320
Category: Fiction/short stories
Recommended retail price: R85


Here’s what some FunDza Fanz wrote about these stories: “Mmm a touching, inspiring, motivating and courageous story, wow, impressed.” Selu

“Love this story wish there were more like this.” – Lutendo

This was such a cool read … the message at the end was awesome. – Mercy

“We want more. We want more. We want more.” – Teekay

“10/10 or should I rate story with 5 stars.” – Faku’kezi

“Wow, interesting story, real situations affecting our lives.” Huyanda

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