Synopses & Reviews
An Antarctic whaler stumbles across an aged wreck—her frozen crew guarding a priceless treasure.
A team of anthropologists is buried under a mountain by a deliberate explosion.
A ship that should have died fifty-six years ago reappears, and almost sinks a National Underwater and Marine Agency ship.
Dirk Pitt knows that somehow these events are connected. His investigations lead to an ancient mystery with devastating modern consequences, and a diabolical enemy unlike any he has ever known. Now, he is racing to save not only his life—but the world. The trap is set. The clock is ticking. And only one man stands between the earth and Armageddon…
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Adventurer Dirk Pitt knows three recent events are connected: the discovery of an aged wreck by an Antarctic whaler, an explosion that buries a team of anthropologists, and a ship thought destroyed years before that nearly sinks a National Underwater and Marine Agency ship. Pitt is led to an ancient mystery with devastating modern consequences.
Marine explorer Dirk Pitt faces off against an elite army from an era gone-by in order to share the wisdom and warnings of an ancient civilization with the world in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.
A group of anthropologists uncover strange inscriptions on the wall of a Colorado mine just as an explosion traps them deep within the earth. But their work won t stay buried long. Dirk Pitt is on hand during the blast and quick to initiate a rescue operation. He is then tapped to lead a research crew on behalf of the U.S. National Underwater and Marine Agency to further study these uncanny artifacts. And that s when his ship is set upon and nearly sunk by an impossibility a vessel that should have died 56 years before.
Clearly, another group knows about the relics of this long-forgotten but highly-advanced seafaring culture. And they ll stop at nothing to keep the rest of the world in the dark."
About the Author
Clive Cussler is the author of many New York Times bestsellers, most recently The Thief, The Storm, and The Tombs. He lives in Arizona.