Devil's Peak (Benny Griessel Series #1)

Devil's Peak (Benny Griessel Series #1)

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Devil's Peak (Benny Griessel Series #1) by Deon Meyer

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 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. But the paths of Griessel and the avenger collide when a young prostitute lures them both into a dangerous plan - and the two find themselves with a heart-stopping problem that no system of justice could ever make right.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316017855
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 03/26/2008
Series: Benny Griessel Series , #1
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.37(d)

About the Author

Deon Meyer is an internationally renowned crime writer who also works as a journalist and an Internet consultant. He is the author of Heart of the Hunter, Dead at Daybreak, and Dead Before Dying. He lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Devil's Peak 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Spartan_Fan More than 1 year ago
Just an all around great book. The story jumps between different characters who are all connected by a brutal crime and the revenge of said crime. I can't wait to read something else by Meyer. Highly recommended.
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