James Steel is a writer, journalist and historian based in the UK. His two previous books, Legacy and December are both published by Avon.
For any fan of Robert Harris, Frederick Forsyth or Alistair MacLean Warlord is a must read. It takes you right into the heart of the chaotic, corrupt, shocking humanitarian mess that is the Democratic Republic of Congo with a thought provoking adrenaline packed story.
1501, the “Nubian Deathstone” is discovered by a medieval knight, 1941 Himmler orders an SS officer to find it. Today a hardened mercenary comes face-to-face with it. A classic spy thriller, tense and gripping.
Evil comes from the past...A secret with the power to change the world....1501 - A medieval Knight encounters an object of awesome power - The Nubian Deathstone. Filled with terrifying visions of what the future might bring, he embarks on a quest to discover its secret.1941 - Himmler orders an elite SS Officer on an expedition to resolve the centuries-old enigma, but his discovery will have dire consequences.Now Alex Devereux, former cavalry Major and hardened mercenary takes on a lucrative mission that leads him into deepest Africa. Working for a diamond cartel and operating outside of international law, Alex comes face-to-face with the Dark Heart Prophecy.Past and present collide - but can Alex redeem himself and prevent the prophecy from coming true?