In this brand new Courtney Series novel by bestselling author, Wilbur Smith, comes an epic story of tragedy, loss, betrayal and courage that brings the reader deep into the seething heart of the French and Indian War.
1754. Inseparable since birth and growing up in India, Theo and Connie Courtney are torn apart by the tragic death of their parents.
Theo, wracked with guilt, seeks salvation in combat and conflict, joining the British in the war against the French and Indian army. Connie, believing herself abandoned by her brother, and abused and brutalised by a series of corrupt guardians, makes her way to France, where she is welcomed into high society. Here, she once again finds herself at the mercy of vicious men, whose appetite for war and glory lead her to the frontlines of the French battlefield in North America.
As the siblings find their destinies converging once more, they realise that the vengeance and redemption they both desperately seek could cost them their lives . . .
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Why leave aftica
Wilbur smiths books have gone down hill since he started using other writers. I have not read any of their own work and those books may be great but they have taken some of the authors style out of the story and you can tell someone else wrote it.
For this particular book.... such a shame to see the story actually have nothing to do with Africa at all for the first time. Africa is the common romantic theme for all Wilbur’s books and sadly this one lacked it. very disappointed
Not Wilbur Smith
It’s a good read but definitely not by Wilbur Smith.