Deon Meyer, geb. 1958 ist einer der bekanntesten Autoren Südafrikas. Seine im Original auf Afrikaans geschriebenen Bücher wurden in viele Sprachen übersetzt und sind in der ganzen Welt verbreitet. Nach den hier schon vorgestellten Thrillern gibt es jetzt weitere für 99 Cent.
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I’ll shoot a policeman every day until you arrest the murderer of Hanneke Sloet. Shortly after the South African Police Services receive this threatening email, a policeman is shot by a sniper and recovering alcoholic Benny Griessel is ordered to reopen the Sloet case. Hanneke Sloet was a sensual and ambitious lawyer. At the time of her murder she was working on one of the biggest Black Empowerment deals in South African history. She was found dead in her luxury Cape Town apartment, a single stab wound to her chest.
Band 3 der Benny Griessel Serie. “For South Africans there’s an intense enjoyment to be had from seeing your country brought to life in an international-class novel with the surroundings and characters so uniquely South African brought to vivid life.” (Leser) (157 Rezensionen / 4,4 Sterne), 353 Seiten noch günstig?
An antiques dealer is burned with a blow torch, then killed, execution-style – a single shot to the back of the head with an M16. The contents of the safe are missing and the only clues are a scrap of blank paper and the unusual weapon used, the choice of mercenaries, not burglars. Now ex-cop Zatopek ‚Zed‘ van Heerden has fourteen days in which to fill in the blanks in this dead man’s past – a past which only seems to begin in 1983.
Thriller aus dem Jahr 2000. “This book excels at involving the reader in the personal life of the detective. Add to that a complex murder mystery, and you have a superior thriller.” (Leser) (74 Rezensionen / 4,5 Sterne), 404 Seiten noch günstig?
When Johnny K is kidnapped and held to ransom, his daughter turns to the only man she knows can help her – his old friend – Tiny. The kidnappers want a disk from her safe that contains extremely sensitive data, and she has seventy-two hours in which to deliver, or her father will die. But there are those watching Tiny’s every move, monitoring, waiting for him trip up and lead them to what they want. Two warring factions with innocents caught in the middle It is only a matter of time…
Thriller aus dem Jahr 2003. “A rip-roaring adventure, a portrait of spy-world duplicity and a look at South Africa’s post-apartheid politics. But this thriller is also an ambitious attempt to create a mythic hero.” (The Washington Post) (94 Rezensionen / 4,3 Sterne), 436 Seiten noch günstig?