Courtney Family Adventures

The Courtney novels trace the fortunes, and misfortunes, of a sprawling, ambitious family, from the 1660s to the late twentieth century. 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 storytelling powers in this family saga of historical fiction and adventure on the African continent.

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Birds of Prey
Birds of Prey

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

It is 1667 and the Dutch and the English are at war. Sir Francis Courtney and his son Henry 'Hal' Courteney, in their fighting caravel Lady Edwina, are on patrol off the Agulhas Cape of Southern...

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Assegai
Assegai

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

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...

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The Sound of Thunder
The Sound of Thunder

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

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 world is torn apart by guns, spears,...

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The Triumph of the Sun
The Triumph of the Sun

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

From one of the world’s most celebrated and bestselling novelists comes an epic adventure in the spirit and tradition of Monsoon and Blue Horizon.  It...

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Rage
Rage

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

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 families. For the Courtney family,...

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The Burning Shore
The Burning Shore

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

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 African aviator named Michael Courtney...

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Power of the Sword
Power of the Sword

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

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 African soil. But Sasha's brother,...

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A Sparrow Falls
A Sparrow Falls

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

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 ancestral home, he saw savagery unlike...

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When the Lion Feeds
When the Lion Feeds

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

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 exile--where he would fight...

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Monsoon
Monsoon

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

One man. Three sons. A powerful destiny waiting to unfold.Monsoon is the sweeping epic that continues the saga begun in Wilbur Smith's bestselling Birds of Prey. Once a voracious...

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Blue Horizon
Blue Horizon

Courtney Family Adventures

Wilbur Smith

St. Martin's Press

The New York Times bestselling author and one of the greatest adventure writers of our time returns with a pulse-pounding tale of danger, courage, and suspense.Tom Courtney and his...

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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,

  • 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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