The Burning Shore: The Courtney Series 4 by Wilbur Smith
BOOK 4 IN THE EPIC HISTORICAL SAGA OF THE COURTNEY FAMILY, FROM INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER WILBUR SMITH 'Smith will take you on an exciting, taut and thrilling journey you will never forget' - The Sun 'With Wilbur Smith the action is never further than the turn of a page' - The Independent 'No one does adventure quite like Smith' - Daily Mirror LOVE IN A TIME OF WAR. HOPE IN A TIME OF CRISIS. One of the greatest fighter pilots of the Great War, Michael Courtney, is saved by the French noblewoman Centaine de Thiry when he crashes near her home. A wild love affair begins, but as the war still rages, tragedy strikes. Centaine is left on her own, heartbroken, homeless and pregnant with Michael's child. Desperate, she determines to travel across the ocean to join his family in South Africa. But no journey is ever simple, and Centaine finds herself shipwrecked off Africa's notorious Skeleton Coast, a deadly swim away from the sun-bleached desert that will see her left defenceless and alone. When hope arrives, she has no way of knowing if she will be saved -or left in greater danger than ever before . . . A Courtney Series adventure - Book 1 in The Burning Shore sequence. The Burning Shore is the exceptional and inspiring first title in the second sequence of the Courtney family saga from Wilbur Smith, one of the bestselling and most beloved authors of the century. Book 5 in the Courtney family series, The Power of the Sword, is available now.