An increasingly volatile Zimbabwe and the jungle-clad mountains of the Democratic Republic of Congo is where a dangerously-charged game of cat and mouse plays out in Africa's wildlife wars. Canadian researcher Michelle Parker cannot resist the opportunity to make contact with the famed mountain gorillas, but she is wary of the man giving her this chance professional big-game hunter, Fletcher Reynolds. Fletcher represents all Michelle has fought against the slaughter of animals for material gain but she finds herself increasingly drawn to his power and is reassured by his apparent support for the stamping out of poaching. Into this mix steps ex-SAS officer Shane Castle. He has been recruited by Fletcher to spearhead the anti-poaching campaign. Shane is a man who has seen what bullets can do to both human and animal but is also a man who makes Michelle start to doubt the choices she has made...

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By Sheila (Australia) · ★★★★★ · April 11, 2014
Brilliant read. You could smell and taste the African land. Tony Park weaves a wonderful story with political and geographical facts. Highly recommended. ...more
By Chrissy (Midrand, 06, South Africa) · ★★★☆☆ · May 08, 2014
Light fluffy thriller - average writing, but entertaining ...more
By Morag (Johannesburg, 06, South Africa) · ★★★★★ · May 15, 2014
Awesome read!!! ...more
By Terrance · ★★★★☆ · November 01, 2014
This is my favorite Tony Park novel. Anyone who loves Africa (like me) will love reading this book. I had never had of this author but came across this book while I was in South Africa. Bought it but didn't get around to reading it until I was back home. Reminded me of my great safari trip! Park... ...more
By Charity (Washington, DC) · ★☆☆☆☆ · September 14, 2013
I read 3/4 of it. That's about all I could stomach...and the only reason I read as much because my spouse told me it "picks up"-which it didn't, and because of the setting. ...more
By Amy (Singapore, 00, Singapore) · ★★★★☆ · January 16, 2012
While it is fiction, it is has interesting insight into the uphill battle to save and protect the wildlife of Africa....and the people who live there, too. ...more
By Annica (Australia) · ★★★☆☆ · May 29, 2013
Tony Parker doesn't disappoint and brought me right out of the cold and rain into the mysteries of the African jungle. ...more
By Naomi (Brisbane, 02, Australia) · August 04, 2009
Xmas 2007 ...more