1) Pale Horses
A "gripping" crime thriller set in modern-day South Africa, by the New York Times–bestselling coauthor of Private: Gold (Publishers Weekly).
At first, the case appears to be one of simple misadventure. Sonet van Rensburg, a base jumper, falls to her death while attempting to parachute off a newly built sixty-five-story Johannesburg skyscraper. But Sonet's jumping partner insists that this was no accident—and
Despite her checkered history with law enforcement, Johannesburg private investigator Jade de Jong is attempting to operate on the right side of the law, confining herself to low-profile cases. But her remarkably attractive new employer, Ryan Gillespie,...
A South African PI chases down a vicious ring of criminals in this mystery by an author who "captures Johannesburg's 'crazy boomtown energy'" (The New York Times).
When wealthy Pamela Jordaan hires PI Jade de Jong as a bodyguard after her husband Terrance disappears, Jade thinks keeping an eye on this anxious wife will be an easy way to earn some cash. But when a determined shooter nearly kills them both and Jade finds
"A page turner of a story, intriguing characters—Jade is particularly memorable—and a wealth of South African color . . . At once brutal and beautiful" (Richmond Times-Dispatch).
In Johannesburg, prosperous whites live in gated communities; when they exit their cars to open the gates, car-jackings are common. But seldom is the victim killed, much less shot twice, like Annette Botha. The husband of the wealthy
5) The Fallen
A South African private investigator takes a vacation in the tropics, but murder soon follows in this "white-knuckle thriller" (Tess Gerritsen, bestselling author of Playing with Fire).
When PI Jade de Jong invites Supt. David Patel on a scuba diving holiday in Saint Lucia, she hopes the time away will rebuild their conflicted relationship. Jade's dreams of a romantic Caribbean getaway are soon shattered, however, when
Money. Betrayal. Murder.
That's a Private conversation.
Hired to protect a visiting American woman, Private Johannesburg's Joey Montague is hoping for a routine job looking after a nervous tourist. After the apparent suicide of his business partner, he can't handle much more. But this case is not what it seems—and neither is his partner's death.
Private Johannesburg's Joey Montague is hoping for an easy job-but when he tries to protect an American woman, nothing is what it seems in a web of money, betrayal, and murder . . .
Hired to protect a visiting American woman, Private Johannesburg's Joey Montague is hoping for a routine job looking after a nervous tourist. After the apparent suicide of his business partner, he can't handle much more. But this case is not what it...