By Deon Meyer
"I'll shoot one policeman each day, till you arrest the assassin of Hanneke Sloet," says the email to the South African Police providers. after which the sniper turns chance into reality.
Bennie Griessel has to reopen the Sloet file. The case is forty days previous, the path has long gone chilly. No intent, no leads, only a set of nude photos, a really complex company transaction, and titanic strain from the brass, the media, and the relentless, unfathomable sniper. and during all of it, Griessel has to maintain his love curiosity, the alcoholic, former making a song sensation Alexa Barnard, sober for her comeback live performance, do something about his daughter's neanderthal boyfriend, his son's shenanigans, and his new partner's idiosyncrasies--and try and tame his personal all-consuming lust for the soothing powers of the bottle. Seven days of hell.
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7 Days (Benny Griessel, Book 3) by Deon Meyer