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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.

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Assegai
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Assegai

Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 13)
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 of war....

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The Triumph of the Sun
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The Triumph of the Sun

Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 12)
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Press

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 sons of Allah are led by a holy warrior...

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Blue Horizon
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Blue Horizon

Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 11)
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Press

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

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Monsoon
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Monsoon

Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 10)
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Press

Monsoon, a Courtney Family Adventure from Wilbur Smith

One man. Three sons. A powerful destiny waiting to unfold.

Monsoon is the sweeping epic that continues the...

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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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Rage

Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 6)
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Press

In Wilbur Smith's Rage, 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...

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Power of the Sword
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Power of the Sword

Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 5)
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Press

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The Burning Shore
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The Burning Shore

Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 4)
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Press

The Burning Shore, another gripping installment in Wilbur Smith's Courtney Family Adventure series

Centaine de Thiry grew up with privilege, wealth, and freedom on a sprawling French...

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A Sparrow Falls
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A Sparrow Falls

Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 3)
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Press

A Sparrow Falls, another gripping installment in Wilbur Smith's Courtney Family Adventure series

Mark Anders grew up on eight thousand acres of African land that bore his family name....

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The Sound of Thunder
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The Sound of Thunder

Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 2)
Wilbur Smith
St. Martin's Press

The Sound of Thunder, a Courtney Family Adventure by Wilbur Smith

The year is 1899. The British Empire is at the height of its power. But in South Africa, proud Dutch colonists defy...

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When the Lion Feeds

When the Lion Feeds

Courtney Family Adventures (Volume 1)
Wilbur Smith; Read by John Lee
Macmillan Audio

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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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

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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John Lee

John Lee is Honorary Research Fellow of the Centre for First World War Studies at the University of Birmingham, member of the British Commission for Military History, the Gallipoli Association, the Western Front Association, the Douglas Haig Fellowship, the Churchill Center (UK), and the Biographers' Club. He is co-author along with Celia Lee of The Churchills

John Lee