In a time of brave and brutal adventure, one man will journey across land and sea to pursue his greatest enemy The Golden Bough, captained by Henry Hal Courtney, is running south from Ethiopia to Zanzibar. Below deck, both his crew and his lover, the fearless warrior Judith Nazet, sleep.
HECTOR CROSS, ex-SAS officer, private security expert, widower. His wife was taken much too soon, by a cruel man with evil intentions.
On the banks of the Nile, a hero will rise. Egypt is under threat. Taita, a freed slave and the Pharaohs closest advisor, must create a master plan to crush the kingdoms historic enemy and return Egypt to its former glory.
That time is upon us. I can feel it coming. That evil barbarian will not be satisfied until he has engulfed the whole world in war and death. I fear for us all.In a triumphant return to his much-loved Courtney series, Wilbur Smith introduces us to the bravest new member of the famed family, Saffron Courtney.
The Tigers Prey
The Malabar coast is full of dangers: greedy tradesmen, fearless pirates, and men full of vengeance. But for a Courtney, the greatest danger might just be his own family...After his father s gambling debts leave him penniless and in danger, Francis Courtney seeks revenge and fortune in South Africa.
Taita, ex-slave and general of Tamoses armies, leads his men to victory against Egypts enemies. But upon his victorious return to Luxor, he is seized as a traitor. Tamose is dead and a new Pharaoh has risen.