Synopses & Reviews
Dirk Pitt returns, in the thrilling new novel from the grand master of adventure and #1 New York Times bestselling author.
While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerousa post-Castro power struggle for control of Cuba. Meanwhile, Pitts children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are on an investigation of their own, chasing an Aztec stone that may reveal the whereabouts of a vast treasure.
The stone was supposedly destroyed on the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings them both to Cuba as welland squarely into harms way. The three of them have been in desperate situations before
but perhaps never quite as dire as the one facing them now.
“A new Clive Cussler novel is like a visit from your best friend.”—Tom Clancy, #1 New York Times
bestselling author of Command Authority
“When the going gets tough, I read Clive Cussler, for no one can spin a yarn thats so thoroughly spellbinding and entertaining as he can.”—Harold Coyle, New York Times bestselling author of No Warriors, No Glory
“Ardent followers of the Pitt clan and their nautical escapades will appreciate the family dynamics and camaraderie.”—Publishers Weekly
“Cussler can keep anyone on the edge of their chair with his…action.”—UPI
Renowned marine adventurer Dirk Pitt returns to stem a toxic outbreak in the thrilling novel from the grand master of adventure and #1New York Times bestselling author.
While investigating an unexplained poisonous spill in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Dirk Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. Meanwhile, Pitt s children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are on an investigation of their own, chasing an Aztec stone that may reveal the whereabouts of a vast historical Aztec treasure. The problem is, that stone was believed to have been destroyed on the battleshipMainein Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings them both to Cuba as well and squarely into harm s way. The whole Pitt familyhas been in desperate situations before . . . but perhaps never quite as dire as the one facing them now."
About the Author
is the author or coauthor of more than fifty previous books in five bestselling series, including Dirk Pitt®, NUMA® Files, Oregon® Files, Isaac Bell, and Fargo. His most recent New York Times
bestselling novels are The Eye of Heaven
, Ghost Ship
, The Bootlegger,
. His nonfiction works include Built for Adventure: The Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt
, plus The Sea Hunters
and The Sea Hunters II
; the latter two describe the true adventures of the real NUMA®, which, led by Cussler, searches for lost ships of historic significance. With his crew of volunteers, Cussler has discovered more than sixty ships, including the long-lost Confederate submarine Hunley. He lives in Colorado.
DIRK CUSSLER, an MBA from Berkeley, worked many years in the financial arena and now devotes himself full-time to writing. He is the coauthor with Clive Cussler of Crescent Dawn, Black Wind, Treasure of Khan, Arctic Drift, and Poseidons Arrow. As president of NUMA®, he has researched and directed many of the nonprofit organizations searches for famous historic shipwrecks. He lives in Arizona