She Down There
March 2020 newsletter

- the novel about being in love with the sea -

She Down There 
now available worldwide
as e-Book

Click on your preferred online bookstore logo below to purchase your copy.
And please remember to leave your rating and review once you've read it.


The First Reviews are in ...

Steve Pike, Wavescape:
"The novel She Down There takes you on a spiritual journey beneath the sea."
"Ernest Hemingway would be proud."
"She Down There is a love song to the ocean and her animals."
"... as the book hots up, so to speak, the strands slowly start to mesh."
Read the whole review here 

Nica Schreuder, The Citizen:
"Marine biologist’s first novel is a jewel of the deep."
“A journey of self-discovery, loss and grief, finding love and being true to ancestral heritage and personal passion, She Down There is a unique, uplifting, educational read that has the potential to turn climate change denialists into passionate conservationists.”

Read the whole review here (for Citizen subscribers only)

A reminder for South African readers

She Down There is available in softcover
at all branches of these fine book stores:
       and online at:
In Cape Town on Saturday 14th March?

Join Lynton at Blown Away by Books 2020
(Free entry)


Saturday 14 March
10:00 - 11:30   Writing the Environment: Where fact meets fiction
Novelists Lynton Burger (She Down There) and Melissa Volker (Shadow Flicker) and environmentalists Colin Bell (The Last Elephants) and Richard Peirce (‘Cuddle Me, Kill Me’; Orca: The day the Great White sharks disappeared) talk to Robin Adams of World Wide Fund for Nature about telling stories that need to be written about our world.

Fish Hoek Public Library
Central Circle, Fish Hoek, Cape Town
Tel: 021 400 7101
She Down There in Mauritius
with Olivier and Lara Fayolle
She Down There
marketing and trade enquiries:
Contact Frieda Le Roux - Local Fiction Marketing
Tel: +27 (021) 460 5400 (Direct: 460 5490)
Click on the image below for more info ...
She Down There author Lynton Francois Burger has had a lifelong love affair with the sea.

As a marine biologist, master diver and award-winning underwater photographer, Lynton writes about a world he knows intimately.

He serves as an advisor to ocean-impact ventures in several countries, including the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town.

Lynton is an inducted member of the Ocean Artists Society and a fellow of the International League of Conservation Writers. She Down There is his first novel.

Copyright © 2020 Lynton Francois Burger and Penguin Random House, All rights reserved.
Cover images courtesy of Jaques Kaiser, She Down There cover designer

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