The blood scent was fresh. Hunger ached in her belly. The lioness slid forward as close as she dared. The little boy seconds away from death was two, maybe three years old. He was lost in the vast, heat-soaked sand that was the Kalahari desert.... Toddler Alex Theron is miraculously rescued by a passing clan of Kalahari bushmen. Over the ensuing years the desert draws him back, for it hides a beautiful secret...diamonds. But nothing comes easily from within this turbulent continent and before Alex can even hope to realise his dreams he will lose his mind to love and fight a bitter enemy.
Desperate poachers are stalking the dwindling populations of Zimbabwe's great game parks. Ancient rivalries have ignited modern political ambitions and nothing is certain for those of the old Africa. But for Richard Dunn the stakes are even higher. Into his world comes the beautiful and compelling Steve Hayes, a woman struggling to guard her own dreadful secret. Richard has no choice: Face the consequences of the past and fight for the future. To lose now is to lose everything.
"Not for me"
In 1945 two returning soldiers meet on a train bound for Zululand. They have nothing in common: Joe King is a British-South African landowner; Wilson Mpande a Zulu tribesman. Yet destiny will link them for generations. Michael King and Dyson Mpande, the sons of enemies, share a precious friendship that defies race and colour. But as the realities of apartheid transform an angry South Africa, the fate of the Zulu nation is as precarious as that of the endangered black rhinoceros, hunted for its horn. Each must fight for what he loves most.
Likoma Island in Lake Malawi is renowned throughout Africa for its exotic and treacherous beauty - and its secret history of human sacrifice, hidden treasure, and unspeakable horror. A history that cannot be hidden forever. Lana Devereax travels to Malawi seeking the truth behind her father's disappearance near Likoma Island 15 years ago. But Lana soon finds herself caught in a web of deceit, passion, and black magic that stretches back over 200 years and has ramifications that reach well beyond the shores of Lake Malawi.
Die junge Journalistin Holly freut sich darauf, eine ganz besonders exotische Seite Afrikas kennen zu lernen: die Insel Mauritius. Dort soll sie den reichen Abenteurer Connor Maguire interviewen und über seine Suche nach einem Schatz berichten, den seine Vorfahren vor über 200 Jahren auf dem Inselparadies versteckt haben sollen...
In einer luxuriösen Safari-Lodge im Etoscha Nationalpark erwarten Angestellte und Ranger die letzte Besuchergruppe des Jahres.