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Star of Africa by Scott Mariani
  

Star of Africa

Part of the Ben Hope Series
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Quite simply, the most ferocious and brutal book in the ‘Ben Hope’ series yet, and it’s a page turning stunner of a read. ‘Star of Africa’ is the first part of a new two book sequence, and I rubbed my hands with glee when it arrived on my desk. Just in case this is the first time you've met Ben Hope, he's most definitely someone you would want on your side in times of trouble, he’s a ruthless predator, capable of extreme violence, yet he has a heart. The brutal prologue sets the scene as mercenaries take an item from a wealthy family in Oman, the first few chapters see Ben setting out on a rescue mission, a mission unlike any other he will have experienced. Scott Mariani has filled ‘Star of Africa’ with non-stop action, and I gobbled this book up in one sitting, along the way I winced, flinched and cheered Ben on. The second in the sequence, ‘The Devil’s Kingdom’, really can’t come soon enough! ~ Liz Robinson

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Synopsis

Star of Africa by Scott Mariani

TO POSSESS IT HE WILL PAY IN BLOOD Where ex-SAS major Ben Hope goes, trouble always follows...Ben Hope is trained to identify danger. So when he finds out that someone very important to him is working on a US container ship in the treacherous seas off the East African coast, he fears the worst. Within days the ship is hijacked by pirates. Taking matters into his own hands, Ben embarks upon the most daring rescue mission of his career ...because this is no ordinary hostage situation. There is something on board the ship that's more precious than life itself - and a bloodthirsty tyrant will kill to possess it. As events spiral out of control, Ben Hope's skill and resourcefulness will be tested like never before. Ben would die to protect those close to him, but in a hostile environment, against ruthless warriors, even the ultimate sacrifice might not be enough...**The first part of a sensational new two-book sequence that will be the biggest and most epic Ben Hope adventure yet!** BEN HOPE is one of the most celebrated action adventure heroes in British fiction and Scott Mariani is the author of numerous bestsellers. Join the ever-growing legion of readers who get breathless with anticipation when the countdown to the new Ben Hope thriller begins ...

Reviews

'Slick, serpentine and very, very entertaining ... If you've got a pulse, you'll love Scott Mariani; if you haven't, then maybe you crossed Ben Hope.'
SIMON TOYNE

'Scott Mariani is an awesome writer.'
CHRIS KUZNESKI

'Deadly conspiracies, bone-crunching action and a tormented hero with a heart ... Scott Mariani packs a real punch.'
ANDY McDERMOTT

'A romp of a read, each page like a tasty treat. Enjoy.'
STEVE BERRY

About the Author

Scott Mariani

Scott Mariani is the author of the worldwide-acclaimed action-adventure thriller series featuring ex-SAS hero Ben Hope. Scott’s novels have topped the bestseller charts in his native Britain and are translated into over twenty languages worldwide. To date the Ben Hope series comprises the #1 Bestseller The Alchemist’s Secret, The Mozart Conspiracy, The Doomsday Prophecy (published in the USA as The Hope Vendetta), The Heretic’s Treasure, The Shadow Project, The Lost Relic, The Sacred Sword and the forthcoming The Armada Legacy (May 2013). Scott is also the author of the bestselling Kindle eBook novella, Passenger 13. Scott’s novels have been described as ‘James Bond meets Jason Bourne with a historical twist’.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th May 2016

Author

Scott Mariani

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Publisher

AVON, a division of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
Thriller / Suspense
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Thriller / suspense
Adventure

ISBN

9780007486205

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