The Delta

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Penguin Group, 2011 - Dams - 416 pages

Ex-soldier turned mercenary Sonja Kurtz is on the run in Africa after taking part in a failed assassination attempt on the life of the president of Zimbabwe. It turns out that the assassination-mission was a setup. Sonja is livid.

Elsewhere, groups of revolutionaries are plotting to destroy the dam being erected on the Okavango Delta and simultaneously bring about a regime change. American TV heartthrob and wildlife documentary presenter 'Coyote' Sam Chapman is desperate to cover this story. When his path crosses with Sonja, an attraction develops between them. But Sonja's got her mind on other things, blowing up the dam for one...

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User Review  - HeatherLINC -

This book was painfully slow and boring. It was inundated with too many flashbacks, and political and historical details which really interrupted the flow of the story. The only parts I liked were the descriptions of animals and places I'd seen and visited on my trip to Africa last year. Yawn! Read full review

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User Review  - DCarlin - LibraryThing

Loved this book. Set mainly in Botswana in and around many place we will be visiting in a few months. Delta is the second Tony Parks book I have read this year and both have been enjoyable. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Australian writer Tony Park was born in 1964. He fell in love with South Africa on a short trip in 1995 and he and his wife now divide their time between their home in Sydney and a tent in the Kruger Park. He is a qualified military parachutist and a major in the Australian Army Reserve. He has worked in journalism and PR, including 6 months in Afghanistan in 2002 as PR officer for the Australian ground forces there.

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