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By Wilbur A. Smith

ISBN-10: 0312710208

ISBN-13: 9780312710200

The New York Times bestselling writer and one of many maximum experience writers of our time returns with a pulse-pounding story of possibility, braveness, and suspense.

Tom Courtney and his brother Dorian battled either vicious enemies and nature itself at the excessive seas, ultimately achieving the Cape of fine wish to begin lifestyles afresh. Now, part a iteration later, they're profitable and contented: retailers and kin males, prospering at the very fringe of a big and lovely continent, Africa. within the culture of Wilbur Smith's prior bestseller, Monsoon, this spellbinding new novel introduces the subsequent iteration of Courtneys. they're out to stake their declare in Southern Africa, touring alongside the notorious "Robbers' Road."

It is a trip either interesting and hazardous—-one that takes them in the course of the untouched desolate tract of a pretty land packed with warring tribes and wild animals. however the most threatening predators of all are different Europeans, crazed by means of greed, jealousy, and lust, and made up our minds to wreck completely all contributors of the Courtney extended family. This quest for vengeance ends up in a determined chase—-both on land and sea—-that is among the such a lot remarkable in glossy literature.

Blue Horizon is a very nice experience tale, informed by way of a grasp novelist on the top of his powers.

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