Wilbur Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and skilled storytellers, having written 32 bestselling novels. While Wilbur is probably best-known for his African and Egyptian series, one of his most recent novel, THOSE IN PERIL, is a fast-paced, contemporary thriller set in the Indian Ocean where a group of pirates kidnap the 19-year-old(…)
Book Number 2 in the Max Stafford Series.
Jan Willem Hendryk’s legacy amounts to a staggering $40 million – $34 million to go to an agricultural college in Kenya’s Rift Valley, and the remaining $6 million to be divided equally between his only surviving descendants: out living in California.
But a number of suspicious circumstances emerge, including a clause in the will stating that Dirk must spend one month of every year in Kenya. What seems at first a simple matter of greed gradually assumes sinister proportions.