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Meyer, Deon

Overview
Works: 135 works in 599 publications in 4 languages and 15,217 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PT6592.23.E94, 839.3636
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Deon Meyer
Publications by Deon Meyer
Most widely held works by Deon Meyer
Thirteen hours by Deon Meyer( Book )
30 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,629 libraries worldwide
After a teenage American tourist has her throat slit in Cape Town, detective Benny Griessel must find her friend, Rachel Anderson, before she meets the same fate; and when he's also put on the case of a murdered music executive, he realizes he must solve both crimes for Rachel to survive
Blood safari by Deon Meyer( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,550 libraries worldwide
Emma Le Roux hires a personal security expert when her believed-dead brother is named as a suspect in the murders of five people, a situation that exposes her to political tensions, corruption, and life-threatening violence
Devil's peak : a novel by Deon Meyer( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,528 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of a gruesome child abuse case that has caught the attention of the media, Inspector Benny Griessel struggles to maintain his sobriety in order to bring down a vigilante killer who has won the sympathy of the public
Trackers by Deon Meyer( Book )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,385 libraries worldwide
Lemmer, a highly skilled bodyguard with a violent, criminal past, has settled into a quiet life in Loxton, South Africa, where the rural tranquility has helped to calm his explosive temper. When a wealthy farmer asks for his help in smuggling a pair of rare black rhinos out of Zimbabwe (where they are murdered for their horns), he has a hard time saying no. Before he knows it, Lemmer is on a small airplane, zipping across the border, an airsickness bag in his hand and a military-grade shotgun at his feet. Soon, he will regret the trip very much
Dead at daybreak : a novel by Deon Meyer( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
Investigating the unusual murder of an antiques dealer, former police officer Zet van Heerden struggles to overcome past demons and the uncertain loyalties of people affiliated with the case in order to identify the killer
Dead before dying : a novel by Deon Meyer( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,255 libraries worldwide
Someone in Cape Town has chosen a conspicuous murder weapon--a century-old German handgun, with ancient bullets to match, bullets that tear through flesh and bone. The killer has a preferred method: one shot to the head and one shot to the chest, leaving a rapidly rising number of dead. For Captain Mat Joubert, this might be the last chance to prove that his life's slow spiral will not pull him under and sink him at last
Heart of the hunter : a novel by Deon Meyer( Book )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
Asked to deliver a ransom demand to a friend's kidnappers, former government agent Thobela Mpayipheli becomes increasingly suspicious when the ransom, a computer disk, is targeted by the government, the police, and more sinister factions in his South African home
Seven days by Deon Meyer( Book )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 930 libraries worldwide
A police officer is shot dead; another the next day. Then the South African police receive an email threatening an additional cop killed each day until a cold case is solved. Inspector Benny Griessel is charged with reopening the file on the murder of Hanneke Sloet, an ambitious lawyer stabbed to death in her luxury apartment. As the pressure mounts, can Bennie solve the case-- and stay sober?
Thirteen hours by Deon Meyer( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Detective Benny Griessel has trodden on too many toes ever to reach the top of the promotion ladder, and now he concentrates on staying sober and mentoring young crime fighters. But when an American backpacker disappears in Cape Town, Benny has just thirteen hours to save the girl, save his career, and crack open a conspiracy which threatens the whole country
Devil's peak by Deon Meyer( file )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
A young woman makes a terrible confession to a priest. An honorable man takes his own revenge for an unspeakable tragedy. An aging inspector tries to get himself sober while taking on the most difficult case of his career. From this beginning, Deon Meyer weaves a story of astonishing complexity and suspense, as Inspector Benny Griessel faces off against a dangerous vigilante who has everything on his side, including public sympathy. A gruesome abuse case has hit the newsstands, and one man has taken it upon himself to stand up for the children of Cape Town. When the accused is found stabbed through the heart by spear, it's only the beginning of a string of bloody murders--and of a dangerous dilemma for detective Griessel. The detective is always just one step behind as someone slays the city's killers
Blood safari by Deon Meyer( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Emma Le Roux sees her brother on the television news, although he is supposed to be dead. When she tries to find out more, she is attacked, so she hires Lemmer, a personal security expert, and sets out in search of the truth. As Lemmer and Emma search for answers, they encounter racial and political tensions, greed, corruption, and violence unlike anything they have ever known
Trackers a novel by Deon Meyer( file )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Since making South Africa his home, Lemmer has been able to put a lid on his fiery temper while putting a life of crime behind him. But his past skills come back when a wealthy farmer asks Lemmer to help in saving two rare black rhinos from a certain death in Zimbabwe. Soon Lemmer finds himself on a plane heading for the border with regret quickly making its presence known
13 uur by Deon Meyer( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in Dutch and Afrikaans and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Een Zuid-Afrikaanse detective heeft dertien uur om een backpacker op te sporen die getuige was van de moord op haar vriendin in Kaapstad
Dead before dying by Deon Meyer( file )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Three men who have nothing in common are found murdered in Cape Town, and the string of vicious killings pushes the city toward panic. Captain Mat Joubert is left scrambling for answers in a case that might be his last chance to prove that his life's slow spiral will not pull him under
Spoor by Deon Meyer( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Afrikaans and Dutch and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Terwijl de Zuid-Afrikaanse geheime dienst verontrust is over plannen van extremistische moslims en Kaapse bendes ruziën over gesmokkelde diamanten, moet de eigenzinnige bodyguard Lemmer het transport van twee zwarte neushoorns uit Zimbabwe begeleiden
Feniks by Deon Meyer( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Een depressieve en ongezonde inspecteur van politie in Kaapstad wordt geconfronteerd met een bizarre serie moorden
Onzichtbaar by Deon Meyer( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Dutch and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Een rijke Zuid-Afrikaanse vrouw is vastbesloten haar twintig jaar geleden verdwenen broer te vinden. Als zij wordt overvallen, huurt zij een bodyguard in
7 dagen by Deon Meyer( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Dutch and held by 151 libraries worldwide
De Zuid-Afrikaanse detective Benny Griessel gaat op zoek naar een maniak die politiemensen neerschiet totdat een oude moordzaak naar diens tevredenheid is opgelost
Dead at daybreak by Deon Meyer( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
A South African antiques dealer is murdered with a single bullet from an M16 assault rifle. The contents of his safe are missing, and the only clues are a scrap of blank paper and the unusual weapon used--a gun that's generally the choice of mercenaries, not burglars. Now ex-cop Zed van Heerden has seven days to fill in the blanks in this dead man's past. A past that appears only to start in 1983
Cobra by Deon Meyer( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 139 libraries worldwide
"[A]t a guest house in the beautiful Franschhoek wine valley, a famous English mathematician is kidnapped and his two bodyguards are killed. It's clearly a professional hit, and the spent shell cases offer a chilling clue: Each is engraved with the head of a spitting cobra. Meanwhile, in Cape Town, a skilled young thief is using his talents to put his sister through college. Then one day he picks the wrong pocket, grabbing the wallet of a young American woman visiting South Africa to deliver some very valuable and dangerous information. Before the day is done, five more are dead thanks to the Cobra, the sister is kidnapped, and the thief is on the run. With the help of his colleagues in the Hawks, South Africa's top police unit, Captain Benny Griessel attempts to identify and find the missing man, save the girl, and track down the Cobra. And then the intelligence services step in, ordering his team to turn over the investigation. Powerful people are involved, possibly the CIA. But the Hawks aren't going to let it go, aren't going to let corruption rot the new South Africa, and aren't going to let the Cobra get away with murder" --
 
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Alternative Names
מאייר, דאון
מאיר, דאון
マイヤー, デオン
メイヤー, デオン
Languages
English (239)
Dutch (22)
Afrikaans (14)
German (2)
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