The Woman in the Blue Cloak is a compact jewel of a thriller, filled with Deon Meyer’s earthy dialogue, clever plotting, and the memorable characters that have peopled all of Deon Meyer’s award-winning novels.
Martin Maxwell was once an agent of the Secret Service. He was also a man consumed by a fury he quenched through brutal acts of violence that earned him the moniker the Harvestman. Joe Hunter made him pay the price for his crimes and the government covered up his true identity, burying him under the name Tubal Cain.
But Maxwell survived his near death at Hunter's hands. Incarcerated by the military, he was held under the mistaken belief he could be rehabilitated to serve his country once more. Now, he has escaped and begun a new killing spree, targeting those responsible for his defeat and imprisonment.
And he's saving Joe Hunter for last . . .
But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape.