Deon Meyer’s KOBRA Launched in South Africa


The Afrikaans edition of Deon Meyer’s KOBRA is now out in South Africa. Deon Meyer will be promoting the book around the country; see his website for more details.

Benny Griessel is back in a brand new thriller. And this time he, with the help of his Hawks colleagues Mbali Kaleni and Vaughn Cupido, has to take on the top police brass, Britain's MI6, South Africa's own State Security Agency - and the temptations of the bottle. In the beautiful Franschhoek wine valley, at an exclusive guest house, three bodies are found, each with a very professional bullet through the head. A fourth guest is missing. And he just might be a very, very important man in the fight against terrorism. And organised crime …

Deon Meyer lives in Cape Town. His books are sold in 23 countries, and have been awarded many prizes around the world: the Deutsche Krimi Prize in Germany, the ATKV Prize in South Africa, and Le Grand Prix de Littérature Policière and Le Prix Mystère de la Critique in France. His novel THIRTEEN HOURS was shortlisted for the 2010 CWA International Dagger, and HEART OF THE HUNTER, was longlisted for the 2005 IMPAC Prize and selected as one of Chicago Tribune's '10 best mysteries and thrillers of 2004'.

Praise for Deon Meyer:

Meyer is a writer to take seriously - the best crime writer out of South Africa." -- Crime Time

'With Deon Meyer you can't go wrong. He's a writer whose work I admire, wait for and then devour.' -- Michael Connelly