Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 12:30 am by M. in ,    No comments
A new (South African) novel with Jane Eyre echoes:
African Safari Bootcamp for Women
By Ken Wasil
Penguin
Published: 6/1/2016
ISBN:978-1-46300-776-8

The lure of Africa and a chance to change their lives bring a group of professional women together from three continents for great white hunter Cassidy Magriff's African Safari Bootcamp for Women. But a bruised lover and a Kenyan army officer have other plans for the band-to reap a profit and extract revenge. Five women become stranded in the bush without food, water, or weapons: Henna, A Beverly Hills hairdresser; Theresa, a high-powered Spanish sales manager; Katie, a retired Australian soldier, and Kouri,a traveler working on organic farms around the world. Mo, the safari's geologist and a Kenyan-American who grew up with a Masai tribe, is saddled with the task of leading the troupe to safety. Will they survive attacks by lions, leopards, and wild dogs? Will the robbers catch up with them before they reach safety? Jane Eyre, and conversations on the gamut of women's issues. Witness them form friendships and alliances and uncover talents and skills that contribute to the survival of their troupe and the emergence of their "inner Amazon Warriors". And most of all, witness the real Africa with its friendly loving people, harsh military, and magical environment.
Will they succumb to disease, starvation, and the forces of nature? Follow these brave and talented women as they face challenges on an hourly basis. Be with them as they fortify themselves with spiritual exercises and discussions of feminine literature, such as

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