Synopses & Reviews
Depth: 105...Wriggling like an eel, he forced himself up into the narrow gap he'd created...Rocks scraped and clattered away. A hint of doubt-- Should I be doing this?-- was answered by the calm comfort that pervaded his mind now. Nothing was going to happen...Everything was going to be all right...
Welcome to the most dangerous sport on Earth: where cave divers step into murky Florida ponds and end up hundreds of feet beneath the ground, slinking through Swiss-cheese-like rock formations, past strange underground creatures, heading down tunnels that may open into caverns, or lead nowhere at all.
Open-water diver and ex-Navy SEAL Tiller Galloway has come to this watery underworld to find out why an old friend died young-- and take one last shot at being a father, a lover, and a friend. But with a woman who is opening up her heart, and a conspiracy closing in around him, Galloway must navigate between lies told aboveground and truths hidden in the depths-- where a violent battle is about to explode...
Combining the knife-edged action of Clive Cussler with the heartstopping storytelling power of John D. MacDonald, David Poyer stakes his claim as one of America's most remarkable thriller writers-- and a master of underwater suspense.
"A powerfully written Florida adventure...A compelling glimpse at the mysterious world of cave diving."-- Orlando Sentinel
"A ripping good read!...Poyer raises the bar with this one. The cave-diving scenes are riveting, claustrophobic, terrifying, and beautiful."-- Booklist
"There can be no better writer of modern sea adventure around today."-- Clive Cussler
About the Author
is a sport diver, sailor, and marine engineer whose fifteen novels have entertained millions of readers in many languages around the world. His bestselling sea fiction includes The Med
, The Gulf
, The Circle
, and The Passage
. His work is required reading in the Literature of the Sea course at the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was recently a Distinguished Visiting Author. Other Tiller Galloway novels are Hatteras Blue
, Bahamas Blue
and Louisiana Blue
, all available from St. Martin's Paperbacks. He lives in Virginia with his wife and daughter.