Multimillion copy bestselling author Wilbur Smith returns with a brand-new historical epic, in which three strands of the Courtney family converge in a bloodthirsty bid for revenge.
Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He became a
full-time writer in 1964 following the success of When the Lion
Feeds, and has since published over fifty global bestsellers,
including the Courtney Series, the Ballantyne Series, the Egyptian
Series, the Hector Cross Series and many successful standalone
novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions
worldwide. An international phenomenon, his readership built up
over fifty-five years of writing, establishing him as one of the
most successful and impressive brand authors in the world.
The establishment of the Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation in 2015 cemented Wilbur's passion for empowering writers, promoting literacy and advancing adventure writing as a genre. The foundation's flagship programme is the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize.
Wilbur Smith passed away peacefully at home in 2021 with his wife, Niso, by his side, leaving behind him a rich treasure-trove of novels and stories that will delight readers for years to come. For all the latest information on Wilbur Smith's writing visit www.wilbursmithbooks.com or facebook.com/WilburSmith
Tom Harper is the author of thirteen thrillers and historical adventures including The Orpheus Descent, Black River and Lost Temple. Research for his novels has taken him all over the world, from the high Arctic to the heart of the Amazon jungle. He lives with his family in York. For more information about Tom's books, visit www.tom-harper.co.uk.