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Birds of Prey (Courtney Family Adventures)

Birds of Prey (Courtney Family Adventures)

Wilbur Smith


It is 1667 and the Dutch and the English are at struggle. Sir Francis Courtney and his son Henry 'Hal' Courtney, of their struggling with caravel girl Edwina, are on patrol off the Agulhas Cape of Southern Africa: mendacity in watch for one of many galleons of the Dutch East India corporation arriving from the Orient encumbered with treasure to fall into their net.

It is the start of the search that would sweep them from the recent cost of excellent desire on the southern tip of Africa to the good Horn of Ethiopia a long way to the north. The bloody seize of the Dutch merchantman, and 3 invaluable hostages, launches Hal right into a perilous experience which merely the bravest will survive...

Along the best way Hal will come upon many enemies. a deadly mutineer, sworn to extract to revenge. A fellow Knight Templar, now his father's betrayer. And the main risky adversary at the African continent, the Dutch swordsman Schreuder.

His spirit may also be established via love. For the wealthy and pampered Dutch heiress, Katinka. For the attractive slave woman, Sukeena. And for a lady whose unstinting braveness will outshine them all...

From the dungeons of excellent desire to the uncharted desert of the darkish Continent after which to the deadly narrows of the purple Sea, Hal's religion will lead him to his future. To the security of the ultimate Christian stronghold in Africa. the dominion of Prester John, old parent of the worthwhile Holy Grail...

Birds of Prey is a Courtney relations experience from bestselling writer Wilbur Smith.

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