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  • Blue Horizon

  • Courtney, Book 11
  • By: Wilbur Smith
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 28 hrs and 41 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (319 ratings)

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Summary

Jim sprang back on to the truck of the violently rocking wagon and stared across at Manatasee. She saw him and pointed her assegai at his face. Then he saw the length of slow-match had been exposed across the last yard of trampled earth below the mound on which the queen stood. The swift flame shot along it, leaving the fuse blackened and twisted as it burned. Jim clenched his jaws and waited for the explosion.

A powerful enemy. A land of second chances.

Jim Courtney is protected by all the wealth and influence that his family's successful business, the Courtney Brothers Trading Company, can provide in the Dutch-owned colonies of South Africa.

Louisa Leuven is an orphaned young woman who escaped the plague only to be unjustly imprisoned and transported to the Cape. When a storm destroys her prison ship, Jim is her only hope of escape.

But Louisa and Jim have greater adventures in the African wilds ahead of them: they must flee from Dutch forces who seek not only to recapture their prisoner but also to hunt down and hang Jim Courtney - and punish the other member of the Courtney family, however they can....

©2020 Wilbur Smith (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

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Terrific adventure story

terrific adventure story with full blooded characters and stirring action.. Blue Horizon combines all the best elements of a Wilbur Smith yarn. Not his best but perfect for passing long journeys and brilliantly read.

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Exciting story

Will the Courtneys never stop making foes then hinting them down across swathes of Africa, described in beautiful detail?
I loved this story and can’t wait to start the next in chronological order.

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Tremendous

what a great story teller but possibly a little predictable at times. can't wait for the sequel?

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Wilbur Smith is amazing as always

Blue Horizon is an excellent addition to the Courtney series, I have never yet read a Wilbur Smith book I have not loved!

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Riveting

Took its time to catch me but since it did I have been enthralled. I hate bloodthirsty books but this had me enchanted.

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all I've ever needed....

any writer and narrator that can weave,hypnotise, create....and for so long ...is all I ask from my books! simply perfect thank you Wilbur and Shawn

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Nail biting stuff.

I loved it. couldn't put it down. an absolute roller coaster ride spanning many adventures and interesting characters.

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Best one in Courtney series

I thoroughly enjoyed and recommend this book. Wonderful story lines and characters brought to life by Sean Barrett a master story teller.

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Great yarn

Well written - with Smith you know what to expect and I was not disappointed.

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Another gripping Courtney adventure

The saga continues with the Courtney’s taking the day once again across the African continent

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