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Ghost fire / Wilbur Smith with Tom Harper.

By: Smith, Wilbur AContributor(s): Harper, Tom, 1977- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Smith, Wilbur A. Courtney ; 18.Publisher: London, England : Zaffre, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 397 pages : map ; 24 cmContent type: text | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785769429 (hardback)Subject(s): Courtney family (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Revenge -- Fiction | United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | War fiction. | Action and adventure fiction. DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: From Wilbur Smith's Courtney series comes an epic story of tragedy, loss, betrayal and courage that brings the reader deep into the seething heart of the French 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...An epic story of tragedy, loss, betrayal and courage that brings the reader deep into the seething heart of the French Indian War.
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From Wilbur Smith's Courtney series comes an epic story of tragedy, loss, betrayal and courage that brings the reader deep into the seething heart of the French Indian War.

Betrayed by blood. Freed by fate -- On cover.

From Wilbur Smith's Courtney series comes an epic story of tragedy, loss, betrayal and courage that brings the reader deep into the seething heart of the French 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...An epic story of tragedy, loss, betrayal and courage that brings the reader deep into the seething heart of the French Indian War.

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