Synopses & Reviews
For readers of Game of Thrones
, Ken Follett, and Clive Cussler:
an epic adventure spanning land and sea...
time and distance...
courage, revenge, and everything in between.
He saw his father executed in battle. He spent his youth avenging that death. And now Henry 'Hal' Courtney is a man with a ship - and a family - of his own.
But fate has not finished with Hal. On a voyage along the eastern shore of Africa, a powerful enemy abducts his wife, the fearless warrior Judith… and with her, Hal's unborn child. For Hal, a man all too familiar with loss, there is only one way forward: He must track his nemesis across desert and ocean, through the slave markets of Zanzibar and the dangerous waters of the coast, in pursuit of the woman he loves, the child he sired, and the glorious destiny that awaits him.
Bursting with action and suspense, heroism and heartache, this unforgettable novel proves once more that Wilbur Smith is the world's greatest adventure writer.
“Best Historical Novelist--I say Wilbur Smith...You can get lost in Wilbur Smith and misplace all of August.” Stephen King
“One of the worlds most popular adventure writers.” Washington Post Book World
“Ive been a fan of Wilbur Smith for the past three decades. Every new book is an event, a cherished time to get lost in ancient worlds.” James Rollins, < i=""> New York Times <> bestselling author of < i=""> The 6th Extinction <>
About the Author
Described by Stephen King as "the best historical novelist," Wilbur Smith is one of the world's biggest-selling and most-loved authors. His thirty-six novels have sold more than 125 million copies across the globe and have been translated into more than two dozen languages. Born in Central Africa, Wilbur Smith now divides his time between London and Cape Town.