Francis Courtney sails to South Africa with revenge and fortune on his mind: his uncle Tom Courtney killed his father, and Francis intends to avenge his death. Christopher Courtney sets out to make his own way in the world. The perils and betrayals on his journey carve a fierce warrior out of him, but they also harden his soul. As the lives of these two Courtney men intertwine, the sins of the fathers will forever alter the lives of a younger generation.
An incredible and breathless tale of intrigue and family betrayal, from one of the world’s greatest storytellers.
Praise for the author: “Best historical novelist – I say Wilbur Smith.” STEPHEN KING
“No one does adventure quite like Smith.” DAILY MIRROR