A beautifully written modern-day love story set in Sri Lanka and London. Emma le Roux is convinced she's seen her brother on the news as a suspect in the recent killing of four poachers. But her brother died twenty years ago. Then le Roux hires Lemmer - a professional bodyguard - to watch her back while she seeks answers. But it soon appears that others want the secrets protected at all costs, and will kill if necessary...
©2007 Deon Meyer (P)2011 WF Howes Ltd
Good story nothing to do with London and Sri Lanka. Don't know what book audible listened to!
Well as an avid Meyer fan now after reading all the Benny Grissell stories and Trackers as well. This is one of his best in my opinion. It has everything an action and mystery book should have. And could be a great film.
I have recently discovered Deon Meyer's books. Blood Safari has a thrilling trajectory but is enriched by interesting characters and a plot worthy of John le Carre. He has great powers of description and writes plausible realistic and gripping narratives. This is, despite the lurid title, which nearly put me off, a substantial piece of fiction.
Saul Reichlin gives a master class in reading with a cast of dozens of characters each with a distinctive accent and timbre. Highly recommended.
"Nothing to do with Sri Lanka or London"
The opening sentence of the book description is misleading and wrong: "A beautifully written modern-day love story set in Sri Lanka and London." The Amazon.com editorial review from Publisher's Weekly correctly identifies the location as South Africa's Kruger National Park and surrounds.
Also, I really don't think its primary focus is a modern day love story. Its a thriller, like Meyer's other novels.
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