317pp., paperback, First English Language Edition, Cape Town, 2018
First published in Afrikaans in 2017 as "Sirkus".
A thriller set in Johannesburg in the 1980s. Young Adriana van der Hoon is blackmailed by the security police to trace the source of the money her father - an anti-apartheid activist and Dutch citizen - smuggles for the ANC.
Irma Venter is the author of the Afrikaans novels "Skoenlapper", "Skrapnel", "Sondebok" and "Skarlaken".