ONE MAN. THREE SONS. A POWERFUL DESTINY WAITING TO UNFOLD.
Once a voracious adventurer, it has been many years since Hal Courtney has dared the high seas. Now he must return with three of his sons — Tom, Dorian, and Guy — to protect the East India Trading Company from looting pirates, in exchange for half of the fortune he recovers. Riding the wind-tossed seas toward Arabia and Africa, a dangerous, exhilarating, epic adventure will begin, pitting brother against brother, man against sea, and good against evil.It is the dawn on the eighteenth century. At the farthest edges of the known world, the mighty East India trading company suffers catastrophic losses from pirates on the high seas.
“Monsoon” is Wilbur Smiths extraordinary new Courtney novel: a story of anger and passion, of peace and war. Action, romance and adventure shape a family’s destiny as they contest a prize beyond any of their dreams…