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Ghost Fire

By Wilbur Smith

The Sunday Times bestselling novel by Wilbur Smith (Sunday Times, September 2019). A thrilling addition to the Courtney series, Ghost Fire sits in the Birds of Prey sequence following The Tiger’s Prey. The sequel, Storm Tide, is out now.

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Audience: Adult fiction
Publish date: 05/09/2019
ISBN number: 9781785769429
Price: £20.00
Imprint: Zaffre
Length: 416 pages
Genre: Adventure

Ghost Fire

By Wilbur Smith

Details

Audience: Adult fiction
Publish date: 05/09/2019
ISBN number: 9781785769429
Price: £20.00
Imprint: Zaffre
Length: 416 pages
Genre: Adventure

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The Sunday Times bestselling novel by Wilbur Smith (Sunday Times, September 2019). A thrilling addition to the Courtney series, Ghost Fire sits in the Birds of Prey sequence following The Tiger’s Prey. The sequel, Storm Tide, is out now.

In this Courtney Series novel by bestselling author, Wilbur Smith, comes an epic story of tragedy, loss, betrayal and courage that brings the  reader deep into the seething heart of the French and Indian War.

1754. Inseparable since birth and growing up in India, Theo and Connie Courtney are torn apart by the tragic death of their parents.

Theo, wracked with guilt, seeks salvation in combat and conflict, joining the British in the war against the French and Indian army. Connie, believing herself abandoned by her brother, and abused and brutalised by a series of corrupt guardians, makes her way to France, where she is welcomed into high society. Here, she once again finds herself at the mercy of vicious men, whose appetite for war and glory lead her to the frontlines of the French battlefield in North America.

As the siblings find their destinies converging once more, they realise that the vengeance and redemption they both desperately seek could cost them their lives . . .

Discover the next Courtney adventure in the thrilling sequel to Ghost Fire, Storm Tide.

Authors

Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He became a full-time writer in 1964 following the success of When the Lion Feeds, and has since published over fifty global bestsellers, including the Courtney Series, the Ballantyne Series, the Egyptian Series, the Hector Cross Series and many successful standalone novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. An international phenomenon, his readership built up over fifty-five years of writing, establishing him as one of the most successful and impressive brand authors in the world.

The establishment of the Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation in 2015 cemented Wilbur’s passion for empowering writers, promoting literacy and advancing adventure writing as a genre. The foundation’s flagship programme is the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize.

Wilbur Smith passed away peacefully at home in 2021 with his wife, Niso, by his side, leaving behind him a rich treasure trove of novels and stories that will delight readers for years to come.