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Author: Deon Meyer; K L Seegers
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, [2015] ©2015
Series: Benny Griessel, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After 602 days dry, Captain Benny Griessel of the South African police services can't take any more tragedy. So when Benny is called in to investigate a multiple homicide, it pushes him close to breaking point - a former friend and detective colleague has shot his wife and two daughters, then killed himself. Benny wants out - out of his job, his home and his relationship with his singer girlfriend, Alexa. He moves  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deon Meyer; K L Seegers
ISBN: 9781473614390 1473614392 9781473614383 1473614384
OCLC Number: 920467640
Language Note: In English. Translated from Afrikaans.
Notes: "A Benny Griessel novel"--Cover.
Description: 372 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: After 602 days dry, Captain Benny Griessel of the South African police services can't take any more tragedy. So when Benny is called in to investigate a multiple homicide, it pushes him close to breaking point --
a former friend and detective colleague has shot his wife and two daughters, then killed himself. Benny wants out --
out of his job, his home and his relationship with his singer girlfriend, Alexa. He moves into a hotel and starts drinking again. But Benny's unique talent is urgently required to help investigate another crime --
the high profile murder of Ernst Richter, MD of a new tech startup, Alibi, whose body is discovered buried in the sand dunes north of Cape Town.
Series Title: Benny Griessel, 5.
Responsibility: Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers.

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A gripping thriller from the leading crime writer in South Africa, now with a best-selling international reputation featuring his much loved detective Benny Griessel.  Read more...

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