FAR IN THE WILDS is the first prequel novella I ever wrote, and it was an absolute pleasure. It was my chance to take a look at where my main male character came from and what experiences shaped him into the man we see in A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS. Haven’t read it yet? Well, now’s your chance–it’s FREE! Here’s a preview:
New York Times bestselling author Deanna Raybourn takes readers into Africa during the height of British colonialism, to meet a man as wild as the land he loves in this prequel novella….
Ryder White is Canadian by birth but African by choice. He is more at home in the wilds of the savannah, shooting and sleeping his way across the continent, than amongst the hedonistic colonists of Kenyan society.
In a landscape where one false move can cost a man his life, Ryder’s skill as a guide is unparalleled, but only the rich or royal can afford his services. When a European prince hires Ryder to help him hunt an elusive leopard Ryder thinks it’s just another well-paying job with yet another spoiled voyeur. But this perilous journey is full of dangers that may change Ryder forever….