Michael Erasmus


Michael Erasmus was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and raised in the small gold mining town of Orkney situated in the north-west of the country. As a child, he suffered from a rare heart condition which resulted in him being bedridden for some years during which time he developed a love of reading, particularly the classics.
With a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of the Witwatersrand, he has held senior global management positions in companies specialising in finance and human resources. Michael has developed a passion for understanding different cultures which has culminated in his change of direction as an aspirant writer.
Married with three children, he and Sandra are involved in a number of charitable organisations which focus on social upliftment of impoverished children.

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Red River Rats
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Shirley Hanna is at home when Warrant Officer Sam Radebe from the South African Police arrives to request her assistance. This time young teenagers have been kidnapped from a private school in Johannesburg. The investigating team finds themselves immersed in a human trafficking syndicate that stretches from South Africa to Europe and the Middle East. The climax stuns an entire community!
The Bearded Dragon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 1, 2016 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Shirley Hanna is approached by the South African Police to assist Sam Radebe find young boys who have been abducted in Johannesburg. A story of Kidnap, Drugs, Bribery and Corruption.

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