Fans of bestselling thriller writer Tony Park can now enjoy his thirteenth novel, a breakneck chase adventure, featuring an assassination, a stolen baby and a race to the death. Pan Macmillan Australia published RED EARTH on 27 September, with publication by Macmillan South Africa due soon and Macmillan UK due in 2017. RED EARTH is also available in audiobook from Bolinda Publishing.
Durban, South Africa, a car is hijacked. Suzanne Fessey fights back and kills one thief but the other, wounded, escapes with her baby on board.In pursuit of the missing vehicle and baby are helicopter tracker pilot Nia Carras from the air, and Mike Dunn, a nearby wildlife researcher, from the ground.
But South Africa's police have bigger problems: a bomb has gone off in Durban, killing the visiting American Ambassador, and chaos has descended on Kwa-Zulu Natal.As the missing baby is tracked through the wild game reserves from Zululand to Zimbabwe, Mike and Nia come to realise that the war on terror has invaded their part of the world.
Tony Park's twelfth novel AN EMPTY COAST is newly available for UK fans, published with Pan Macmillan last month.
Tony’s writing has been published in ten countries around the world including the UK, South Africa, Australia, Italy, Latvia, Holland, the Czech Republic, Russia, Germany and Hungary.
Praise for Tony Park
‘Tony Park is one of Australia’s best thriller writers and his African-based novels are consistently entertaining and thought-provoking.’ – Canberra Times
‘In his novels you can smell Africa… Tony Park's insightful descriptions make you feel you are there… Another page turner from Tony Park whose love affair with Africa seduces us all.' – Susan DeLong, Mudgee Guardian & Gulgong Advertiser
‘For lovers of great African adventure... Tony Park has become required reading.’—The Daily Telegraph
‘An author who is starting to challenge the veteran Wilbur Smith for the title of ‘master of the African thriller’... Break-neck in pace, with narrow escapes from death on every page.’ – Geoffrey Wansell, Daily Mail
About Tony Park
Tony Park grew up in Australia and fell in love with South Africa on a short trip in 1995: he and his wife now divide their time between two homes, one in Sydney and another in South Africa on the border of the Kruger National Park. Author of many bestselling thrillers, he has worked as a newspaper reporter in Australia and England, a government press secretary, a public relations consultant, and a freelance writer. He is also a major in the Australian Army Reserve and served six months in Afghanistan in 2002.