Night of Knives
Veronica Kelly came to Africa to start her life over. Still reeling from her divorce, she is grateful when a handsome stranger invites her to join a tour to visit gorillas in Uganda's wild Impenetrable Forest — a trip that goes desperately wrong when their group is captured by brutal gunmen.
This is no random kidnapping: her abduction is only the first move in a deadly strategic game. Now she must embark on a wild journey across Africa, to unveil a malignant conspiracy before it consumes entire nations — and thousands of lives...
Helicopters in the jungle. An aggressive strapline. The cover suggests that this is an all-action thriller aimed at a decidedly male readership, and the reader looking for this will not be disappointed. But there’s more to the book than that. To begin with there’s a degree of the stereotyping typical of macho novels but as the action develops so do the characters. Full review here.