Gates of Ivory, Andrew Jackson

Action & Adventure, Military Fiction, Murder & Crime, Mystery & Suspense

He’s a killer seeking revenge. She’s bound by the law in a lawless land. Both want the same thing, but who’s using who?

Dan Harpur, a former SAS trooper, is on the run. He’s wanted for murder on two different continents, but his love for Heather Walsh, an investigator for the Wildlife Investigation Agency, brings him out of hiding. To protect her he must take on both African warlords and organised criminals, whilst avoiding his own arrest.

So valuable are the tusks of elephants that the besieged population of the Hwange National Park face a new and deadly threat. Ivory is being used as currency to buy weapons – fuelling war and making determined criminals rich in the process. Heather Walsh uses every tool at her disposal to save the elephants of the park, but the poachers are winning.

War and organised crime are tearing Africa apart. Dan and Heather team up once again in a battle to save the elephants of Hwange, risking their own lives in the process. 

The sequel to “The Bone Farm”, this action-packed novel continues the adventures of Dan Harpur and Heather Walsh. It highlights the trade in ivory, the lengths criminals will go to to get their hands on it, and the huge sums of money involved.

Gates of Ivory is a murder and crime novel combined with poignant themes, and the author takes his readers on a fast-paced, thrilling, and captivating journey that is guaranteed to keep readers hooked for many hours. Gates of Ivory is a novel that will chill you to your core thanks to the murder and crime at the heart of the book, but the story will also thrill you. This is thanks to the fast-paced narrative that reveals shocking truths, one at a time, which in turn will keep readers turning the pages with haste from start to finish, desperate for answers.

Gates of Ivory is a novel I was intrigued to read from the premise alone. From the beginning of Gates of Ivory, I was turning the pages fast with haste thanks to the abundance of intrigue, drama and dramatic events laced throughout the pages. If you are a reader who loves mystery and crime, then you should read Gates of Ivory as it is unlike anything you have ever read before!

Gates of Ivory is a sensational book that will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the book, Dan Harpur. Harpur is a former SAS trooper however he is on the run as he is wanted for murder. The reader will also be introduced to Heather Walsh, Harpur’s love interest who is an investigator for the Wildlife Investigation Agency and is the reason Harpur eventually comes out of hiding. The reader will follow the pairing as they team up to battle criminals involved in the Ivory trade as well as take on African warlords at the same time and this book lovers is the premise of the thrilling Gates of Ivory!

The story laced between the pages of Gates of Ivory is thrilling and unlike anything I have read before. The story is an intriguing one because from the beginning the book is shrouded in mystery and secrecy. The reader does not know what is about to happen, and so it captivates them to read because they will be desperate to know what truly happened with the people involved. As I read the book, I found myself invested very quickly in the story and wanted to know more. As well as this, I was invested in the plot avenue of the Ivory trade. I love that the author Andrew Jackson explores this in his literature as it is a severe problem and awareness helps with change, so I adore that these themes (although being hard to read) are laced throughout this incredible book.

The plot in Gates of Ivory is incredible and full of many layers that are all intricately well-developed, as well as intriguing. The multiple layers throughout the story are fascinating and will have the reader’s minds racing with thoughts as they are compelled to think about the troubling crime at the heart of the story. As I read Gates of Ivory, I loved the feeling of being challenged. I loved having to invest myself fully in the story as I tried to think about the crime and predict the upcoming events.

Gates of Ivory has to be one of my favorite crime novels of 2018, thanks to the believable story that is full of incredible insight from the author and full of thrilling moments that will keep readers on edge from start to finish. The story that unfolds is gripping and is an all-consuming work of excellence. Because of this, I struggled to put the book down. I found myself compelled to read until there was nothing left to read. This is thanks to the thrilling, but also terrifying story courtesy of the author Andrew Jackson!

Andrew Jackson has managed to write an incredible novel that is full of suspense and mystery. This will keep readers of Gates of Ivory turning the pages into the early hours of the morning. Jackson is a writer who does not hold back; he thrusts his reader into the thick of the drama very early on, and he keeps them turning the pages thanks to his excellent descriptive powers. The author perfectly describes the scenes in his book, as well as his characters, and this correctly places the reader in the thick of the story as the reader can imagine every place and event perfectly.

To summarize my thoughts on the thrilling novel that is Gates of Ivory, I would say if you are a reader who is tired of reading the same old crime/suspense books that are lackluster and forgettable, then take a chance on this excellent read, because I promise that you will not be disappointed. It is a novel that has everything the reader would want in a story and so much more. It has spine-tingling good content, dynamic, memorable characters; all coming from a charismatic author that writes flawlessly and wonderfully. It is an all-around, interesting and memorable book that you will not be disappointed in if you choose to turn the pages. My rating for this astonishing book, of course, has to be five stars! So please do have a read of the preview below, you will not regret it!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much, I love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please comment below and let me know your thoughts on Gates of Ivory. Do you see yourself reading this book? Do you love the genre? Please let me know your brilliant thoughts below and I will be sure to comment back. Thank you so much again for reading!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

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