From the author of Thirteen Hours – A Sunday Times ‘100 best crime novels and thrillers since 1945’ pick
ONE COP. ONE KILLER. TWO CAPTIVES OF THE PAST.
Mat Joubert, once a rising star of the South African police force, had it all. Then his wife was murdered, and his hopes died with her. Alcoholic, depressed and overweight, he is a shadow of his former self.
Then a new killer appears on the streets of Cape Town, murdering at random. Mat throws himself into the case, viewing it as his last chance for redemption.
But, as their shared desire for revenge threatens to destroy both him and the mysterious killer he is hunting, Mat soon learns that he is not the only one with ghosts to lay to rest . . .