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    • Publication date:22 Feb 2018
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    • Publication date:05 Oct 2017

Apostle Lodge

By Paul Mendelson

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The fourth acclaimed thriller set in South Africa and featuring Coloner Vaughn De Vries.

From the author of the acclaimed The First Rule of Survival, praised by Lee Child as 'excellent and uncompromising', comes Paul Mendelson's explosive latest thriller.

Apostle Lodge looks out over the ocean, an award-winning mansion built by a renowned architect. Stark and minimal, its black opaque windows hide a terrible secret. As Colonel Vaughn De Vries investigates the depraved crime committed within its walls, he believes there may be more than one killer on the loose, all with connections to a charismatic man who as a child, drowned his sister and shattered his family.

And his work is not over yet.

'A jaw-droppingly brilliant crime thriller. Imagine The Killing moved to Cape Town and into the landscape of the hot and dusty African veld' Philip Glenister

'Mendelson plots so smoothly and writes so powerfully' The Guardian

Biographical Notes

Paul Mendelson has written for the theatre and television and is the author of eleven non-fiction titles concerning mind-sports such as bridge and poker, as well as being a crime novelist whose first novel, The First Rule of Survival, was short-listed for the CWA Golden Dagger Crime Novel of the Year in 2014. His second novel, The Serpentine Road, was long-listed for the same prize in 2015. Both have been translated into several languages and a television adaptation is already in preparation.

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  • ISBN: 9781472121882
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Constable
Excellent and gripping novel . . . Like all the best fictional detectives, De Vries is brave, intuitive, stubborn and always ready to disobey an order. He, his colleagues and Cape Town itself seem vividly real — Literary Review
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