Courtney Family Adventures

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The Triumph of the Sun
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith: Read by Tim Pigott-Smith
Macmillan Audio

From one of the world’s most celebrated novelists comes an epic adventure set on the banks of the Nile in Khartoum, 1884 In the Sudan, decades of brutal...


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Assegai
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Ex-soldier Leon Courtney guides the rich and powerful from America and Europe on big-game safaris. After a successful expedition with U.S. President Theodore...


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The Sound of Thunder
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The year is 1899. The British Empire is at the height of its power. But in South Africa, proud Dutch colonists defy the Queen and her army—and a lush, wild...


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Rage
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

In the second half of the twentieth century, the future bears down on Africa—fueled by the sins of the past and the blood feuds of nations, tribes, and...


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The Burning Shore
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Centaine de Thiry grew up with privilege, wealth, and freedom on a sprawling French estate. Then war came crashing down around her, and a daring young South...


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Power of the Sword
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Sasha Courtney was groomed by his French-born mother to take control of the Courtney Mining and Finance Company, whose font of wealth was sown deep beneath...


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A Sparrow Falls
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Mark Anders grew up on eight thousand acres of African land that bore his family name. Then he fought in Europe’s Great War and, upon returning to his...


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When the Lion Feeds
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

He began life at his twin brother’s side, soon running wild on his father’s ranch on the edge of Africa. But violence, desire, and fate sent Sean Courtney into...


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The Triumph of the Sun
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

They’ve come from out of the shifting sands and down from ancient mountains. Mounted on horse and camel, carrying gleaming swords and plundered rifles, the...


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Blue Horizon
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

An electrifying tale of danger, courage, and suspense set in colonial South Africa from one of the greatest historical adventure writers living today - a...


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Monsoon
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

One man. Three sons. A powerful destiny waiting to unfold. Once a voracious adventurer, it has been many years since Hal Courtney has dared the high seas....


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Birds of Prey
Courtney Family Adventures
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Deemed "one of the world's most popular and prolific adventure writers" by The Washington Post, bestselling author Wilbur Smith is at the height of his...


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Book Trailer for Assegai by Wilbur Smith

A book trailer for bestselling author Wilbur Smith's thriller, Assegai.

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The Triumph of the Sun by Wilbur Smith--Audio Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Wilbur Smith's novel The Triumph of the Sun, continuing the saga of the Courtney Family Adventures. From one of the world's most celebrated novelists comes an epic adventure set on the banks of the Nile in Khartoum, 1884. In the Sudan, decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive in Cairo precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion and Holy War headed by a charismatic new religious leader, The Madhi or "Expected One." The British are forced to intervene

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Assegai by Wilbur Smith--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Wilbur Smith's adventure novel Assegai, part of his saga about the Courtney family. Wilbur Smith has won acclaim worldwide as the master of the historical novel. Now, in Assegai, he takes readers on an unforgettable African adventure set against the gathering clouds of war. It is 1913 and Leon Courtney, an ex-soldier turned professional hunter in British East Africa, guides the rich and powerful from America and Europe on big-game safaris. Leon had never sought fame,

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About the Author

Wilbur Smith
Wilbur Smith is the bestselling author of many novels, each meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His bestselling Courtney series includes Assegai, The Sound of Thunder, Birds of Prey, Monsoon, and Blue Horizon. His other books include Those in Peril, River God, Warlock, The Seventh Scroll, and The Sunbird. His books are now translated into twenty-six languages and have sold over 120 million copies. Smith was born to a British family in Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia, in Central Africa, and attended Rhodes University in South Africa. He has homes in Cape Town, London, Switzerland and Malta.
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