The Afrikaans by Nick Pirog
(Thomas Prescott)

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"ACTION PACKED!" --Dan Woodley

"If you like to stay up and read all night, this book is for you." --Mark Cogley


"An excellent pirates/cruise ship international multi-scenario adventure that holds together beautifully. Action flows through logical yet unanticipated directions, the characters are well defined and realistic. This is a fun read and well worth the time." --Sam Wagner

"Blending modern day piracy and the high seas with international and government intrigue and deception, Pirog has crafted yet another novel that is chock full of WTF moments that will have you skipping sleep and possibly meals just to find out what happens next. It's a real page turner, that's for sure. If I could give it more than five stars, I would." --Todd Barselow

"Adventure on the high seas...a must read (unlesss you're planning an ocean cruise)." --Amazon Customer "NitaDrink"


"A cruise ship highjacked by pirates, the Aids epidemic in Africa and new characters make for a thrilling read. There are lots of twist and turns. The book has you thinking you know who is behind the highjacking and blackmail several different times, only to change your mind again. This book is a great read even if you haven't read the others by this author. I can't wait for his next novel." --Readaholic

"BEST OF THE SERIES!" --Louis Pledge "Library Lou"
Book Description:
Intimate in scale, but grandly outfitted, the luxury cruise liner 'The Afrikaans' hosts no more than 208 pampered guests, among them; former FBI contract agent Thomas Prescott. When the ship is overtaken by African pirates who are demanding the U.S. send AIDS relief to a small Zulu village in South Africa, it is up to Prescott to keep the 400 hostages alive. As the U.S. tries to figure out how to combat the terrorists' plot from the outside, World Health Organization doctor, Gina Brady, undertakes the impossible task of rescuing three children from the secluded village. As the deadline draws near, Prescott and Brady must race against the clock to discover the truth; is it AIDS relief the pirates seek or a two billion dollar ransom from one of the richest men in the world. Or could the implications be so profound, and the stakes so high, a war hangs in the balance.

About Nick Pirog

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Published December 13, 2013 by 290 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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