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About the author:
Deryck Foster grew up and completed his schooling in the small town of Elliot in South Africa. He has a love of books and reads prolifically. Deryck says the early love for language, along with the ability to listen to and visualise the action and drama unfolding in radio plays, instilled in him a keen sense for a story and drama.
He spent two years in the South African Defence Force before entering the Motor Industry in Port Elizabeth. Thereafter he vacillated between the Motor Industry, Firearms industry and Photography.
He started his photographic career as a hobby in 1979 and received his first large photographic commission in 1984. His landscapes of South Africa can now be found in countries all over the globe.
In 1986 he as qualified as a gunsmith and shot at the World Practical Pistol Championships. All this together with his love of adventure has culminated in a career as Author, Photographer and Motivational Speaker.
He currently has one other published novel to his credit (To Find Friends) with this, 'To Stay Alive', being the the second novel. In this, his second novel, one will be taken on a fast paced action packed journey with many twists. For those inclined towards romance, it all revolves around a woman!
To Stay Alive
Our hero battles to come to terms with his past endeavours in love and work. Finally he decides to locate his old commanding officer and wife as they had been good to him during a previous crisis. He traces them only to be told that a lady operative within Special Forces, whom he had developed feelings for, was also in the vicinity and so he decided to also track her down. After sometime he finds her only to be told by her that she is in deep trouble with a spy syndicate, the same spy syndicate he had thought that they had smashed months earlier!
Once again he has to not only save himself and his new girlfriend but they also have to find and free her mother whom everyone suspects is kidnapped. The two of them return to their commanding officer for assistance and a whole task force is established. Once this phase had been completed they find that they are still under threat and believe that the only way to be truly free is to find and finally smash the spy syndicate. The task force then embarks upon assisting them to locate and obliterate the leader of the spy syndicate as well as the entire heirarchy. During this time the two of them have to defend themselves against various forces sent to destroy them.
After an intensive period of investigation, counter espionage and attack the task is complete and the two of them decide they are finally safe.
- Publication Date:
- 1920663614 / 9781920663612
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Action & Adventure