Synopses & Reviews
The fourth book in the bestselling NUMA( Files series finds Kurt Austin and his team facing a ruthless corporation which is about to take control of the seas. "Once again . . . a spine-tingling adventure on the high seas."--"Chicago Tribune."
A ruthless corporation is about to take command of the seas. This is a mission for Kurt Austin and the NUMA team.
Hailed as a hero for the new millennium, NUMA leader Kurt Austin must protect the seas delicate ecosystem from a fish-farming organization with big plans for their genetically-modified product in this #1 New York Times-bestselling adventure series.
A confrontation between a radical environmentalist group and a Danish cruiser leave many survivors trapped inside a sunken ship. But when the head of NUMA Special Assignments, Kurt Austin, and his colleague, Joe Zavala, are enlisted to run the rescue operation, they uncover a far more sinister agenda on the part of the supposed environmental group. Their agency, Sentinels of the Sea, is connected to a shadowy multinational corporation with plans for controlling the world s oceans. And somebody within the company is willing to kill anyone who gets in the way.
When Austin narrowly escapes an explosion on his own boat, he becomes certain he s the next target. This can only mean he s onto something big. In fact, he s in the midst of an environmental disaster that has already begun, and only he and NUMA(r) stand in the way .
About the Author
Clive Cussler is the author of many New York Times
bestsellers, most recently The Spy
and Lost Empire
. He lives in Arizona.
Paul Kemprecos has coauthored all five previous NUMA Files novels with Cussler and is a Shamus Award-winning author of six underwater detective thrillers.