Set against Africa's war on poaching, a deadly shootout and kidnapping sets in motion a terrifying series of events in the quest for revenge in Tony Park's latest action-packed thriller, Captive. As a soldier turned wildlife veterinarian, Dr Graham Baird is no stranger to the dangers of the African bush. While on a trip to track down a baby elephant, he's caught up in a deadly shootout with poachers.Among the fatal casualties of the firefight is the brother of Fidel Costa - corrupt politician and Mozambique's poaching kingpin. Hearing of the death of his younger sibling, Costa unleashes a brutal vendetta to exact his revenge against Baird.Caught up in his campaign of terror is Australian lawyer, Kerry Maxwell. In Africa to volunteer alongside Dr Baird at a wildlife rehabilitation centre, she soon finds herself in the middle of a bloody feud when she's kidnapped by Costa.Finding themselves on the frontline of the war on poaching, both Baird and Maxwell must fight for their lives if they are to escape a terrifying enemy.
Tony Park was born in 1964 and grew up in the western suburbs of Sydney. He has worked as a newspaper reporter, a press secretary, a PR consultant and a freelance writer. He also served 34 years in the Australian Army Reserve, including six months as a public affairs officer in Afghanistan in 2002. He and his wife, Nicola, divide their time equally between Australia and southern Africa. He is the author of fourteen other African novels.