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  • Courtney, Book 20
  • By: Wilbur Smith
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (130 ratings)

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Storm Tide

By: Wilbur Smith
Narrated by: Sean Barrett
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An epic story of nautical adventure and a battle for freedom by the master of adventure fiction.

1774: Rob Courtney is growing up in Fort Auspice, Nativity Bay, a trading outpost on the east coast of Africa, and has always dreamed of going to sea. When his grandfather Jim Courtney dies and the mysterious Captain Marston calls into the fort, Rob's passion is ignited, and he stows away on Marston's ship as it sails to England.

Arriving in London, Rob is seduced by its charms and makes friends with a group of fast-living men and ends up in terrible debt. Desperate and penniless, Rob can see no way out. That is until the navy comes calling. Rob enlists and is taken downriver to join a ship ready to cross the Atlantic and join the growing war against the rebellious American colonists.

Meanwhile, in America, Theo Courtney's two sons are coming of age in a society ever more divided between those loyal to the crown and those who seek independence for the American colonies. Even the family is divided, with Theo's oldest son, Cal, an ardent American patriot, while Theo himself feels a strong tie to his mother country, England. When he sees his younger brother, Aidan, killed in a fierce battle with the British troops, Cal vows he will not rest until he has avenged his brother's death by driving the British out of America - once and for all....

A powerful new thriller by the master of adventure fiction, Wilbur Smith, of families divided and a country on the brink of revolution.

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Excellent

I have always loved Wilbur Smiths novels and this one, again, did not disappoint. Action from beginning to end. I will miss his writings. RIP Wilbur, and thank you.

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Excellent!

An excellent book! Wilbur Smith at his best & the narration by Sean Barrett was sensational.
Would love to think there will be a sequel!

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Excellent from beginning to end

Great read. Couldn’t put this book down. Loved every moment of it.
Will read more from this author

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  • 23-07-2023

Courtney Classic!

Epic! The rise of Rob Courtney, from Africa to England and the Caribbean. Cannons, courage, swords and slavery. Action packed.

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A cracking yarn

Wilbur Smith at his best, expertly narrated. Yet another thoroughly compelling story in the Courtney .

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  • 13-06-2022

Excellent as usual! Great narration, great story!

I would listen to this story for months! A fantastic mix of action and at times dismay brought together by my favourite writer and narrated and directed perfectly, swashbuckling journey through an historical and defining era. Thank you Wilbur

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exceptional

Enjoyed every minute, found it hard to put down. Fantastic narration, made me feel I was really there.

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Exciting!

exciting all the way.
so descriptive, the reader makes it feel as though you were there.

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Another unreal Courtney yarn !

Another awesome Courtney story with great connection to previous books and also great historical read

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Brilliant!!

What a brilliant book and so well narrated. Enjoyed every minute of this audible book.

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