Set in: Kenya
Summary: Only a reality TV producer and an expert safari guide can stop a terrorist attack.
Every adventure starts at the fringes of civilization. For expert safari guide Mbuno and wildlife television producer Pero Baltazar, filming in the wild of East Africa should have been a return to the adventure they always loved. This time they’d be filming soaring vultures in northern Kenya and giant sea crocodiles in Tanzania with Mary, the daughter of the world’s top television evangelist, the very reverend Jimmy Threte.
But when a terrorist cell places them in the crosshairs, there is suddenly no escape and they must put their filming aside and combine all their talents to thwart an all-out al-Shabaab terrorist attack on Jimmy Threte’s Christian gathering of hundreds of thousands in Nairobi, Kenya.
My review: This book was a slow developing suspenseful book, now when I say slow developing I meant the author did a fantastic job making me turn the pages until the wee hours of the morning because it was so intense I considered reading the last chapter because I just HAD TO KNOW HOW THIS WAS GOING TO END.
East Africa is one of those places I want to visit someday and I want to visit someday soon, this book’s vivid descriptions of Kenya & Tanzania prove why I need to visit and visit soon. I found myself day dreaming through the eyes of the author and his description of these clearly beautiful countries.
The situation in this book is going to consume you, you will be up reading late, very late. You will find yourself breathless with the stress of the situation. This book is intense and amazing. This is the first book I have read by Riva and I will read many more from him, this much I can assure you. He has a way with words that makes you feel like you are living and breathing the situation the characters are going through.
Peter Riva spent many months over thirty years in Africa, many of them with the legendary guides for East African white hunters and adventurers. He created a TV series (seventy-eight 1-hour episodes) in 1995 called WildThings for Paramount TV. Passing on the fables, true tales and insider knowledge of these last reserves of true wildlife is a passion.
Disclaimer: I received a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review. Thank you for allowing me to be part of this book tour!