Those in Peril (Paperback)
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Short Description for Those in Peril Internationally bestselling author Smith ("The Quest") delivers one of his best novels yet: an unstoppable contemporary tale in which an oil heiress whose daughter has been kidnapped by African Muslim pirates takes the law into her own hands. Available in a tall Premium Edition. Martin's Press.
- Published: 31 January 2012
- Format: Paperback 480 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781250003232 ISBN 10: 1250003237
- Sales rank: 7,478
Full description for Those in Peril
Those in PerilWilbur SmithIn this nail-biting tale of adventure, bestselling author Wilbur Smith brings his matchless storytelling to bear on the violent, ruthless world of twenty-first-century piracy.While cruising on the family yacht in the Indian Ocean, nineteen-year-old Cayla Bannock is attacked and taken hostage by Somalian pirates. Her kidnappers demand a staggering ransom: twenty billion dollars. And Cayla's not just anyone--she's the daughter of Hazel Bannock, heiress to the Bannock Oil Corporation, one of the world's foremost oil producers.The sensitive global political climate means not even the most powerful groups in the world can intervene. Left to handle the problem on her own, Hazel calls on Hector Cross, head of the security agency that protects Bannock Oil. As threats increase and evidence arises of horrific torture, the need to take action becomes more urgent than ever--and soon Hazel and Hector will have no choice but to take the law into their own hands...