Southern Rhodesia: 1959. Natalie is ten years old when she is kidnapped by guerrillas. Bloodied, terrified, and beaten at the hands of her captors, her life is saved when a young soldier comes to her rescue. Thirty years later, Natalie returns to her homeland, now Zimbabwe, and becomes embroiled in the dangerous world of rhino conservation. Hunters are making a fortune on the black market, and now the survival of the black rhino is at stake. Natalie and her family must fight - not only to save Zimbabwe's rhinos, but to save themselves from the enemies that surround them.
Australian writer Tony Park fell in love with South Africa on a short trip in 1995. He is a major in the Australian Army Reserve and has worked in journalism and PR, including six months in Afghanistan as PR officer for the Australian ground forces. Tony and his wife Nicola now divide their time between Sydney and the African bush.