In 2012 retired South African general Johan Jooste was parachuted into the seemingly unwinnable war against rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park. With poaching spiralling out of control, Jooste was given the mandate to 'go military', to convert Kruger's ranger corps into a para-military force capable of taking the fight to poachers. Aged 60, white, and a veteran of 35 years of military service, Jooste's controversial appointment was immediately met with resentment and hostility by elements of South African National Parks, the police, and even the military he had served with.
When Felicity Langham, a high-profile WAAF from the air base, is found raped and murdered, Pip and Bryant's paths cross. Pip unearths a link between the Squadron Leader, the controversial heiress Catherine De Beers and the dead woman. What Pip thinks is a singular crime of passion soon escalates into a crisis that could change the course of the war.
Born in Shanghai and shipped to England as a child, Peter Whitehead then made his way to Australia, solo, at the age of 13 in 1938, in order to save his family money. Alone and working in near slave-like conditions as a farm labourer, Whitehead learned the art of breaking wild horses and so began a lifelong love affair with animals. After wartime service as a horse breaker for the army and a gunner on a Liberator bomber, Whitehead headed to Africa and had a richly varied career as an agricultural officer, national parks ranger, big game hunter, animal wrangler and rancher.
An increasingly volatile Zimbabwe and the jungle-clad mountains of the Democratic Republic of Congo is where a dangerously charged game of cat and mouse plays out in Africa’s wildlife wars. Canadian researcher Michelle Parker cannot resist the opportunity to make contact with the famed mountain gorillas, but she is wary of the man giving her this chance – professional big-game hunter, Fletcher Reynolds.
The official podcast of International Best-Selling Author Tony Park, featuring the people, places, history and animals of Africa. Join Tony in conversation with the real-life inspirations of his action adventure stories, including anti-poaching specialists, bush vets, conservationists, special forces soldiers, park rangers, and many more. Contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Tribes: Turbocharge Your Circle of Influence
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Bringing a wealth of international business expertise to the table, Best-Selling Author and entrepreneur Tony Park shares the secrets to turbocharging your circle of influence. As a born Australian and current resident of Tasmania, Tony provides a different perspective to not only running a business, but leveraging relationships and connections to ensure everyone reaps the rewards. Having created over $100 million in value across multiple international companies, Tony clearly understands the magnitude that relationships can have on a given entity. His business history over the last few ...
In the broken country that is Zimbabwe, only the strongest can survive. Three families - the Bryants, the Quilter-Phipps, and the Ngwenyas - share a history as complex and bloody as the country itself. Dedicated conservationists Paul and Philippa Bryant face an enormous struggle: to save their farm and small herd of endangered black rhinos from corrupt government minister Emmerson Ngwenya.
Alex Tremain is a pirate in trouble. The two women in his life - one of them his financial adviser, the other his diesel mechanic - have left him. He's facing a mounting tide of debts and his crew of modern-day buccaneers, a multi-national band of ex-military cut-throats, is getting restless. They don't all share his dream of going legit, but what Alex really wants is to re-open the five-star resort hotel which once belonged to his Portuguese mother and English father on the Island of Dreams, off the coast of Mozambique.
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Understanding, nurturing, and developing people are critical in every professional and personal relationship. But how can you get a clear picture of a person, including their needs, wants, strengths, challenges, and capabilities? There are many powerful assessment tools on the market and an overwhelming number of opinions regarding which are the best to use.
Evil is stalking South Africa’s Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Viewers around the world are shocked when a live lockdown webcast of a safari game drive exposes them to the brutal reality of rhino poaching. A wily poacher disappears into thin air, confounding logic and baffling ace trackers Mia Greenaway and Bongani Ngobeni. Detective Colonel Sannie van Rensburg, still reeling from a personal tragedy, is dealing with an angry community on the border of the Kruger National Park - two young girls have been abducted.
One mission...countless enemies. Former mercenary Sonja Kurtz is hired by business tycoon Julia Clyde-Smith to head an elite squad. Their aim: to take down Africa's top poaching kingpins and stop at nothing to save its endangered wildlife. But as the body count rises, it becomes harder for Sonja to stay under the radar, and she is targeted by an underworld syndicate known as The Scorpions.
After a failed assassination attempt on the president of Zimbabwe, ex-soldier-turned-mercenary Sonja Kurtz is on the run and heads for her only place of refuge, the Okavango Delta in the heart of Botswana. She's looking to rekindle a romance with her childhood sweetheart, safari camp manager Sterling Smith, and desperately wants a fresh start and to leave her perilous warrior lifestyle behind. But Sonja discovers her beloved Delta is on the brink of destruction. Soon Sonja finds herself caught in a deadly web of intrigue....
Sydney, the present: journalist Nick Eatwell has just lost his job, but his day is brightened when a fellow reporter, South African Susan Vidler, comes into his life looking for help with a story. Susan is chasing information about Nick's great-great uncle, Cyril Blake, who fought in the Anglo-Boer War and later joined the struggle for independence across the border in the German colony of South West Africa, now Namibia. A long-lost manuscript proves Nick's forebear was a somewhat reluctant hero.
On a routine anti-poaching patrol, Sean and his tracker dog Benny watch in horror as overeager rookie Tumi Mabasa is almost killed, and her dog gravely injured, in the explosion. Along with Tumi and best mate Craig Hoddy, Sean is determined to hunt down the elusive bomb maker who has introduced this destructive weapon to the war on poaching. But Sean is his own worst enemy. Haunted by nightmares of the war and racked with guilt from driving away his ex-wife, Christine, he soon discovers she and Craig in the midst of an intense affair. And there's another enemy at play....
The unmissable new heart-racing thriller from the master of adventure and suspense, Tony Park. Joanne Flack is on the run - suspected of stealing a rare African plant thought to be extinct and worth millions of dollars. Sonja Kurtz is hired by the CIA to hunt down Joanne and find the link between the missing plant and a terrorist group hiding out in South Africa. Joanne is a member of the Pretoria Cycad and Firearms Appreciation Society who take it upon themselves to track down the plant...and the traitor in their midst who is willing to kill for it.
Richard, Carmel and Liesl are an unlikely trio with a complex shared past. They met while working in Rwanda during the genocide. Now the three are back together, united both by a photograph and attempts on their lives. After receiving a summons from the International Criminal Tribunal of Rwanda, someone has tried to kill both Carmel and Richard. Could this be connected to the photograph they saw in Rwanda, or to the summons?
Former Australian Army officer Mike Williams is trying to forget a troubled past - with a carefree existence as an overland tour guide in Africa. But then one day on the road, he receives word that the South African Police have some news for him. A bloody and tragic run-in with ivory hunters in Mozambique the year before had left Mike's world in shreds. But now the authorities are on the poachers' trail and they need his help to catch them.
Tenacious English journalist Sarah Thatcher is along for the ride, and insists on becoming involved.
L'autobiographie du meilleur basketteur français de l'histoire formé en France, Tony Parker est le premier basketteur à avoir conquis l'Amérique, le pays du basket. Il est le premier joueur français à avoir été sacré champion NBA (quatre fois) et est également le premier joueur européen récompensé par un titre de MVP des finales.
A very eager - and rather naive - Australian lawyer, Kerry Maxwell, flies into South Africa to volunteer at a wildlife orphanage run by notorious vet Graham Baird. Graham is as jaded and reckless as Kerry is law-abiding and optimistic. When Kerry arrives at the animal sanctuary it’s to the news that Graham is imprisoned in Mozambique following a shootout with elephant poachers. In the gunfight he killed the brother of corrupt politician and poaching kingpin Fidel Costa.
An assassination. A stolen baby. A race to the death. 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.