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Benny Griessel novels

Author:
Meyer, Deon
 
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Star rating for Devil's peak
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Series Volume:
1.
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From rising South African thriller writer Deon Meyer, a gripping suspense novel about revenge, forgiveness, and the race to catch a trained killer.
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...
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Star rating for Thirteen hours
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Series Volume:
2.
Average Rating:
1 stars
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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.
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Star rating for Seven Days
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Series Volume:
3.
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Detective Griessel must solve a cold case to stop a shooter in this thriller from the acclaimed South African author.
 
Two police officers have been shot, and the Cape Town homicide department has received emails from the shooter alleging the cover-up of an unsolved murder. If the cold case isn’t reopened immediately, the shooter’s carnage will continue.
 
Now Det. Capt. Benny Griessel is out to...

4. Cobra

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Star rating for Cobra
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Series Volume:
4.
Average Rating:
5 stars
Description:
"At 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...
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Star rating for Icarus
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Series Volume:
5.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
This series featuring South African detective Benny Griessel “is one of the high points of contemporary crime fiction” and “Icarus is his best yet” (The Guardian).
 
When a plastic-wrapped corpse is found amidst the sand dunes north of Cape Town, it doesn’t take long for the police to identify the body as Ernst Richter—the tech whiz behind MyAlibi, an Internet service that...
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Star rating for The last hunt
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Series Volume:
6.
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"When a cold case dossier lands on Captain Benny Griessel's desk, he and his partner Vaughn Cupido, fellow member of the Hawks elite police unit in South Africa, reluctantly set to work reviewing the evidence of the disappearance-and possible murder-of ex-cop Johnson Johnson on the world's most luxurious train line. Two fellow travelers might have the answers Griessel and Cupido need-but they too seem to have disappeared into thin air, and the few...
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Star rating for The dark flood
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Series Volume:
7.
Average Rating:
4 stars
Description:
"Having jeopardized their careers in an unauthorized investigation that threatened to reveal the corruption in South Africa's halls of power, Benny Griessel and Vaughn Cupido have been demoted from the elite Hawks police unit. While waiting to be transferred from Cape Town to seemingly mundane duty in Stellenbosch, Griessel receives a disturbing, anonymous letter: "I can only trust you and Captain Cupido. There is an adder in our bosom. Be careful...
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Star rating for The woman in the blue cloak
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Average Rating:
4 stars
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Early on a May morning in the depth of South Africa's winter, a woman's naked body, washed in bleach, is discovered on a stone wall beside the N2 highway at the top of Sir Lowry's Pass, some thirty-five miles from Cape Town. The local investigation stalls, so the case is referred to Captain Benny Griessel and his colorful partner Vaughn Cupido of the Hawks--the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations. The woman proves to be Alicia Lewis, an...