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Deon Meyer


South Africa (b.1958)

Deon Meyer was born in South African town of Paarl in the wine region of the Western Cape. He grew up in Klerksdorp, the gold mining region of Northwest Provence. After military duty and studying at the Potchefstroom University, he joined Die Volksblad, a daily newspaper in Bloemfontein as a reporter. Since then, he has worked as press liaison, advertising copywriter, creative director, web manager, Internet strategist, and brand consultant.

Deon lives in Melkbosstrand on the South African West Coast with his wife, Anita, and four children.
 

Genres: Mystery, Thriller, Science Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
September 2024

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Leo
(Benny Griessel, book 8)
Series
Benny Griessel
   1. Devil's Peak (2007)
     aka Infanta
   2. Thirteen Hours (2010)
   3. Seven Days (2012)
   4. Cobra (2014)
   5. Icarus (2015)
   5.5. The Woman in the Blue Cloak (2018)
   6. The Last Hunt (2019)
   7. The Dark Flood (2021)
   8. Leo (2024)
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Lemmer Thrillers
   1. Blood Safari (2008)
   2. Trackers (2011)
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Novels
   Dead Before Dying (1999)
   Dead at Daybreak (2000)
     aka Orion
   Heart of the Hunter (2003)
   Fever (2017)
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Collections
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Non fiction
   Enjoy! (2012) (with Anita Meyer)
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Deon Meyer recommends
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The Marlow Murder Club (2021)
(Marlow Murder Club, book 1)
Robert Thorogood
"Move over, Superman, there’s a new caped crusader in town, and she’s kicking butt. Her name is Judith Potts, and you’re going to love her. Beautifully crafted, funny and thrilling, Thorogood has created a delightful read. I have started looking at real estate in Marlow. Because I want more."
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Last Survivor (2020)
(Sonja Kurtz, book 4)
Tony Park
"A master storyteller, I love his work."
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Blue Sunday (2018)
Irma Venter
"Irma Venter is world class."

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