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
""Smith is a captivating storyteller.""
- The Orlando Sentinel
""A masterful tale of action and suspense set on the high seas, [in] arid deserts, and steaming jungles... Clever plot twists and lavish historical detail...a smooth blend of adventure and romance, the novel is an atmospheric trip through the fierce mysteries of the Dark Continent and the Arabian seas.""
- Publishers Weekly
""[Smith is] one of the world's most popular and prolific adventure writers.""
- The Washington Post Book World