|Author: Bernard Cornwell|
|Tim Blackburn fears that his daughter, Nicole, may be more than a prisoner of a cultish group of activists some might call terrorists. With an American journalist, who wants the inside story on the group, Tim sets sail to rescue Nicole--a quest that takes him to the hellish coast of Patagonia.|
From the Publisher:
Tragedy has decimated Tim Blackburn's safe and comfortable existence. Having already lost a son in a terrorist attack, he must now cope with the death of his beloved wife, killed in a mysterious explosion at sea. And all that remains of his destroyed family is his missing daughter Nicole, last seen in the company of Caspar von Rellsteb -- the mad, charismatic leader of the shadowy environmental activist group called Genesis -- who keeps an iron-fisted hold over his fanatically dedicated followers. Determined to free Nicole from the crazed, self-proclaimed "protector of the planet," Tim sets sail aboard the sloop Stormchild, with the beautiful, story-hungry journalist Jackie Potten. But their hunt for the hidden lair of Genesis is leading them into dangerous and terrifying waters -- and the darkness that waits for Tim Blackburn on the far side of the world could destroy both his sanity and his soul.