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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.
  • Birds of Prey
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    • Birds of Prey

    • Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 9)
      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' Courtney, in their fighting caravel Lady Edwina, are on patrol off the Agulhas Cape of Southern Africa:...

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  • When the Lion Feeds
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    • When the Lion Feeds

    • Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 1)
      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 and love...

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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

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.

Read a Q&A with Wilbur Smith