404pp., paperback, London, 2021
First published in Afrikaans in 2020 as Donkerdrif.
Demoted for insubordination, detectives Benny Griessel and Vaughn Cupido are exiled from the elite Hawks unit and dispatched to Stellenbosch to investigate the disappearance of a university student.
"One of the best crime writers on the planet" Daily Mail
Deon Meyer's novels have been translated into more than 25 languages and have won numerous awards. His thrillers include The Last Hunt, Thirteen Hours, Trackers, Icarus, and Heart of the Hunter.