Lincoln Kumalo, the most revered of all black nationalist leaders, has languished in a cell for twenty-five years. But now Kumalo is ill. The authorities cannot contemplate his dying in custody. Net they are unwilling to release him. They need a third option. One that will rid them once and for all of an international embarrassment. But, even as the security forces are putting their plan into action, the People´s Congress hears of it and makes a simple decision. Lincoln kumalo must be helped to escape. All that ex-para Patrick Marriner and his team of hardened veterans have is three short weeks and one large question: can they get to Kumalo before the security forces get to them? The answer is in SPEARIIEAD, the electrifying new thriller set in the political and racial turmoil of contemporary southern Africa. As topical as tomorrow´s headlines!