By Barry England
Published by Cape
Two prisoners of war make a daring escape from their captors, fleeing across a hostile and alien terrain towards safety across the border, more than four hundred miles away. Equipped only with the few supplies they are able to steal and with nothing to fall back on but their courage and determination to survive, MacConnachie and Ansell suffer almost unimaginable horrors as their bodies are pushed by heat, hunger, and exhaustion to the limits of endurance. And all the while, they are pursued on foot by enemy soldiers and from above by a black helicopter hovering in the sky, menacing . . . and waiting. . . .