The Dark of the Sun

By Wilbur A. Smith

The Congo. positioned on the center of sub-Saharan Africa, it's a position the place males die for diamonds. for romance. And for the unholy excitement of others...

Bruce Curry is the chief of a mercenary band with the doubtful aid of 3 officials. His challenge: to alleviate a diamond-mining city bring to an end through the battling and retrieve a helpful consignment of diamonds. alongside the best way, he meets a gorgeous Belgian girl. Shermaine is a dream come precise. however the remainder of Curry's trip is set to turn into a residing nightmare.

Ranged opposed to his ill-disciplined unit are bandits, guerrillas, and antagonistic tribes that infest the land. In a sinister surroundings of all-powerful evil, Curry fights to stick alive—and guard Shermaine, his one real love. yet to take action, he needs to face one other, even deadlier enemy: considered one of his personal men...

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The bruise on her cheek had light to a shadow with yellow edges – it used to be nearly ten days previous. along with his mouth jam-packed with chook sandwich Bruce kicked one of many wood situations that have been roped securely to the ground of the plane. ‘What have you ever bought in those, Carl? ’ ‘Dunno,’ stated Carl and poured espresso into the 3 plastic mugs. ‘In this video game you don’t ask questions. You fly out, take your cash, and allow it move. ’ He tired his mug and stood up. ‘Well, I’ll go away you by myself now. We’ll be in Nairobi in a number of hours, so that you can sleep or anything! ’ He winked. ‘You’ll need to remain aboard whereas we refuel. yet we’ll be airborne back in an hour or so, and the day after the following day, God and the elements allowing, we’ll set you down in Zurich. ’ ‘Thanks, previous cock. ’ ‘Think not anything of it – all within the day’s paintings. ’ He went ahead and disappeared into the cockpit, remaining the door at the back of him. Shermaine became again to Bruce, studied him for a second after which laughed. ‘You glance so diverse – now you appear to be a attorney! ’ Self-consciously Bruce tightened the knot of his outdated Michaelhouse tie. ‘I needs to admit it feels unusual to put on a swimsuit and tie back. ’ He seemed down on the well-cut blue go well with – the single one he had left – after which up back at Shermaine. ‘And in a costume I infrequently realize you both. ’ She used to be donning a lime-green cotton frock, cool and crisp taking a look, white high-heel sneakers and a little makeup to hide the bruise. A rattling fantastic lady, Bruce determined with excitement. ‘How does your thumb suppose? ’ she requested, and Bruce held up the stump with its neat little turban of adhesive tape. ‘I had nearly forgotten approximately it. ’ without notice Shermaine’s expression replaced, and she or he pointed excitedly out of the perspex window at the back of Bruce’s shoulder. ‘Look, there’s the ocean! ’ It lay a ways less than them, shaded from blue to light eco-friendly within the shallows, with a around of white seashore and the wave formation relocating throughout it like ripples on a pond. ‘That’s Lake Tanganyika. ’ Bruce laughed. ‘We’ve left the Congo at the back of. ’ ‘Forever? ’ she requested. ‘Forever! ’ he guaranteed her. The airplane banked a bit, throwing them nearer jointly, as Carl picked out his landmarks and changed direction in the direction of the north-east. 4 thousand ft lower than them the darkish insect that used to be their shadow flitted and hopped around the floor of the water. additionally by means of WILBUR SMITH The Courtneys whilst the Lion Feeds The Sound of Thunder A Sparrow Falls Birds of Prey Monsoon Blue Horizon The Triumph of the sunlight The Courtneys of Africa The Burning Shore continual of the Sword Rage A Time to Die Golden Fox The Ballantyne Novels A Falcon Flies males of fellows The Angels Weep The Leopard Hunts in Darkness The Egyptian Novels River God The 7th Scroll Warlock the search additionally Shout on the satan Gold Mine The Diamond Hunters The Sunbird Eagle within the Sky the attention of the Tiger Cry Wolf Hungry because the Sea Wild justice Elephant track awesome compliment for the Novels of Wilbur Smith TRIUMPH OF THE solar “Everything [Smith’s] fanatics have come to anticipate: masterful storytelling and breathtaking experience …chalk up one other winner.

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