The abduction of his daughter by the Special Branchs most wanted terrorist sends Paul Van Niekerk into a spiral of disintegration until a chance meeting gives him hope. His relentless quest to find out what happened to his daughter drags him through the corrupt underbelly of South Africas political and military organisations at the height of the Apartheid era, and on to the black heart of Soweto and the rugged, murderous mountains of Lesotho. In his hunt for the truth Paul becomes the hunted. But Why? And by Whom?The Pawn is an action adventure about the passions, fears, greed and ambition that drive men to unspeakable acts. It is, equally, about the triumph of love and justice.