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on Safari is the third book in MbunoPero series It can be read as a standalone but there Safari is the third book in MbunoPero series It can "be read as a standalone but there multiple references to the duo s previous adventures The writing " read as a standalone but there multiple references to the duo s previous adventures The writing off at places the conversations were difficult to follow at times Also the story is descriptive The emotions of the characters are explained in detail which in my opinion isn t necessary The second half is where all the action lies but at the same time it seems a tad dragged Some conversations could be cut downThere are too many characters in the story and I had a hard time remembering who s who Mbuno and Pero s camaraderie is well explained throughout the story The duo are ready to do anything for each other and this is the best part about the story The ending is nothing short of an action movie seuence The ending does justice to the tension and suspense built in the second half of the story A railway Read my full review here on Safari is number three in the Mbuno and Pero thriller series The books primarily take place in East Africa I began Kidnapped on Safari with a great deal of anticipation After all I d been on safari I d read the 1 Ladies Detective Agency books I d been chased by an elephant mother protecting her baby In many ways the photo safari descriptions met my expectations and the plot was definitely than I expectedAuthor Peter Riva has spent a great deal of time in Africa and his intimate knowledge is very much in evidence in his novel which is part mystery part thriller part espionage and part terrorist plot Pero Is A Wildlife Television Producer a wildlife television producer he has worked with Mbuno an expert safari guide for many years On this particular filming adventure they get word that Mbuno s son has been kidnapped so they set out to rescue himPero and his buddy Mbuno have been through a lot together In the past two years or he Pero had been shot at poisoned with radioactivity landed in the hospital twice and narrowly escaped major catastrophes that would also have affected his friends and hundreds of thousands of innocent people He was proud of what he had helped achieve but that did not diminish the terror he felt at the prospect of a repeated trial against an nknown enemy But nevertheless he and Mbuno as well as a small group of associates and an American operative head out to find the young man against amazing oddsAbout half way through the book the action thickens as the group heads across Tanzania to save Mbuno s son but The History of the Future ultimately to save the country The start of the book is a bit sluggish but it ends with a race through the jungle on a hijacked train and includes the rescue of a group of kidnapped schoolgirls The Publishers Weekly review calls it a solid if somewhat plodding yarn I love mysteries and thrillers that take me to places that I have been places that I want to visit or places I will never see in person Kidnapped on Safari brought back a lot of memories of one of the great adventures of my life I invite you to take this safari adventure for yourself Special thanks to NetGalley and Skyhorse Publishing for Kidnapped On Safari a book of gripping non stop action The setting both in Kenya and Tanzania seemed authentic and I was pleased with the inclusion of a map depicting the various locations I felt that these areas were well known to the author This is the third book in the Mbuno Pero series The book works as a stand alone but reflects back occasionally to past events friendships and characters mentioned in Murder On Safari I am now interested in reading the two previous books in the series Pero is an American producer of documentary films but also worksndercover for the CIA and some affiliated espionage agencies Mbuno is an expert East African guide but also has many leadership skills which makes him indispensable to Pero The two men are friends and consider themselves brothers The story begins with a pleasant wildlife photograph. Clues and resources needed to trek through the wilderness they trace the kidnappers back to an illegal logging operation clear cutting national park forests manned by sinister Boko Haram mercenaries There they find not only Mbuno's son but also a shocking revelation that has terrifying and far reaching conseuences Relying on Mbuno’s legendary bush skills the pair must overcome the danger both from inside and outside the camp to bring Mbuno’s son out aliv.
Download Kidnapped on Safari Mbuno Pero #3Peter Riva s Kidnapped on Safari is his third book highlighting his two heroes Mbuno an African hunting guide tribal elder and close friend and Pero Baltazar a producer
of African wildlife films and former CIA agent Riva has traveled widely and often in AfricaAfrican wildlife films and former CIA agent Riva has traveled widely and often in Africa his experience is Sanzoku Ou - King of Bandits Vol. 9 uite evident in the way he describes the landscape the animals the climate the politics and the culture In this story most of which takes place in the East African nation of Tanzania Mbuno s son is kidnapped while escorting a couple of clients and immediately Mbuno and Pero strike out after him While he is rescued what the two men discover is far disturbing as it involves Boko Haram and their Russian and former East German backers Pero and Mbuno return to base to organize a much largerndertaking eventually involving the government of Tanzania the CIA and the US Navy The action is fast and furious It was hard to put this book down without hurrying back to see what happens next If you re stirred by the thought of swimming with Crocodiles My First Glitter Book, Colors (Board book) using a herd of elephants to wipe out any sign of your tracks stealing a train a handful of good men fighting fifty odd terrorists and preventing a revolution in an East African country then this book is for you I won t tell you what they discovered or why their discovery was important enough to risk their lives This is my first book introduction to this series You know how the saying goes first impressions are very important Well you can say that I hit it off very nicely with this book I enjoyed it so much that I want to go back and read the first two novels Instantly I was transported to the landscape of East Africa Mbu Mbuno is an expert safari guide and Pero is a wildlife television producer They are presently filming wildlife hunting on Lake Rudolph in Nigeria After a successful filming day Mbuno receives word that his nephew Ubo has been kidnapped in Tanzania Ubo s past is troubled as his father was involved in some illegal business and died during that conflictThis is an expose of a realistic news story the capture of young girls by Boko Harem The group is involved in running a lumber mill where forests are cut down cocoa is grown for drugs the drugs are stored in the logs of lumber and transported out of Tanzania It also involves the business arrangement of receiving Russian gold for the drugs and money from the sale of drugs It becomes an international incident because it involves Russian and American top security and defense administratorsThose running the mill are responsible for kidnapping Ubo because they thought he had films that could expose their illegal activities Those who teamp with Pero and Mbuno risk their lives to rescue the thirty young girls It also winds Bitva na Hackhamské pláni (Hraničářův učeň: První roky, up in some fighting and dying a massive railroad accident climbing through muddy swamps and fields and living in the most wild andncomfortable conditions Fortunately many of the members of the team have antiterrorist positions and experience There are many references to past activities of these individuals in Ira and elsewhere The growth of the deforestation program in Africa is highlighted with little being done to stop its progressKidnapped on Safari is full of multiple characters riveting adventures and danger and strong individuals determined to preserve a moral good over the threats of negative terrorist activities Africa remains a changing threatened continent with different countries vying for domination economically and politically Exciting and compelling read An espionage story with an African settingWhile minding his own business a guy
produces nature films called in to rescue a guy who was kidnapped by mysterious people during a safari Turns out our producer is a not so former CIA agent He and a team including a guy who is what they sed to call a Noble Savage stereotype rescues the guy only to learn the abduction is the tip of the icebergNot bad The au. The third book in the Mbuno Pero series pulls terror from headlines to create a gripping international thriller for readers of John le Carré Daniel Silva and Iris Johansen Expert safari guide Mbuno and wildlife television producer Pero Baltazar are filming on Lake Rudolf in Northern Kenya East Africa when they receive news that Mbuno’s son himself an expert guide has been kidnapped while on a safari five hundred miles away in Tanzania After gathering the. .Who Produces Nature Films
about 30 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are being held in the building30 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are being held in the building all this is a possible coup to take over the Government of Tanzania If this wasn t enough action and heroic exploits they decide with some volunteers to hijack a train and return to the Boka Haram terrorist stronghold to rescue the kidnapped girls and return them to safety As I read I thought what a compelling action movie could be made based on the rescue My reservations were with the complexity of the plot and its high number of characters It was not an easy read while there was so much thrilling but complicated edge of the seat action going on Recommended for those who enjoy an action packed story with likable skilled protagonists This is the third book in the series but it is my first and read perfectly well as a standalone bookMbuno an expert safari guide and Peru an American wildlife television producer who works ndercover for the CIA are filming in Northern Kenya when
hear that Mbuno s adopted sonnephew Ube has been kidnapped while he was working as a safari guide in Tanzania is no hesitation as they set off to find the young man and rescue himThis is just one almighty adrenaline read with a new danger at every turn They soon realise that they are p against one of the most feared criminal organisations the Boko Haram If this rescue mission goes wrong the conseuences will be nthinkableWhat a story as each chapter brings another danger greater than the one before and the discovery A clever and entertaining novel in an exotic setting what fo you want Few books set in Africa give such a detailed description of settings and language as this one due to the extensive experience of the author in the field mainly as a documentary producer With an interesting plot and clearly described and motivated characters this book betrays a writer very well at home in his craft The plot is clearly born out of the interest in and concern with Afrika and its future People select a book for a variety of reasons mine being I was aware Peter Riva s done documentaries and soon learned this book was the third book in the MbunoPero seriesWhat I love most about this read is the Riva gives s a map and How to Stop Your Grownup from Making Bad Decisions (Nina the Philosopher, uses his gift of prose to recreate a situation This is is an impressive thriller I m transported to a mysterious place that feels authentic and I lose myself in the scene and languageA group including protagonist Mbuno and Pero are along the shore of Lake Rudolf in northern Kenya on a filming project involving spearfishing and I soon learn Mbuno s adopted sonnephew Ube who is a guide disappears while on Safari in a wildlife park in TanzaniaMbuno and Pero improvise and create a search and rescue mission which is a feat in itself I found my heart pounding in anticipation of theirest and appreciate how they se digital images to figure out why Ube was KidnappedTheir Mission Was Not Without mission was not without And in an area filled with wildlife and known for hunting we learn of honorI received this advance reading copy from FSB Associates. E In doing so Mbuno and Pero discover that kidnapping and deforestation are only the beginning of the terrorist group's aspirations and they realize a threat that would herald an even dangerous outcome for Tanzania a coup A rescue might just risk the entire stability of the region Exciting and expertly plotted sing facts ripped from news’ headlines Kidnapped on Safari is a gripping edge of your seat thriller set in deepest darkest Machiavellian East Afric.they hear that Mbuno s adopted sonnephew Ube has been kidnapped while he was working as a safari guide in Tanzania