By Wilbur A. Smith
North of Johannesburg, 5 businesses percentage the Kitchenerville fields, furiously blasting and digging deep into the earth. For a few males, gold mining is a manner of life—and loss of life. For a few it's only a enterprise. For one guy, it's the main risky online game of all...
Rod Ironsides makes like to his boss's spouse and drives his miners speedier and more durable than somebody has ever dared. a number of weeks in the past, Ironsides had a fondness for golfing and one-night stands. Now, he has been passed a prize and a curse: to blast via rock and acquire a fortune—or be destroyed.
From a split-second, oxygen-sucking explosion to a looming underground wall of water, there are a dozen methods Rod can fail. yet his ardour and fury won't enable him go into reverse from a conspiracy he can't see: males who are looking to flip his mine right into a loss of life trap—for the bloodiest pay-day of all...
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