Dorothea

Dorothea : The Boer Treasure

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When Kruger’s millions in gold bullion went missing toward the end of the Second Boer War, the ships carrying the arms and ammunition from Europe to the Boers turned back to Europe.Shaun Barron, visiting his grandfather on his deathbed, in England, a hundred years later, hears the story of the gold’s disappearance. Tracing events of his great-grandfather and great-grandmother’s adventures, he is able to track the events of the Dorothea, the American ship carrying the stolen gold, which was lost in a storm. He also learns of the exact location of the ship-wreck.Another twist enters the story. Shaun is witness to an attempted murder on the life of a young lady on the London Underground by her half uncle. Shaun, first unwillingly, gets involved in the intrigue of Juliette’s life.The distraction follows him and his friend Josh, together with his father, to the shores of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Shaun is drawn to Juliette and feels that their lives are becoming intertwined.During the diving off St Lucia, the true story of the gold struggles to make itself known.The kidnapping of his friend Rick’s wife bring things to a head and exposes the plot against Juliette with a shoot-out in an office in Mtubatuba.Josh is wounded and must rely on his father and friends to continue with the treasure hunt.But what part does the sniper, DeWalt, play in the whole scheme of things?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 8.89mm | 226.8g
  • Createspace Independent Pub
  • English
  • 1507660901
  • 9781507660904