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By Clive Cussler
Clive Cussler, writer of over twenty consecutive New York occasions bestsellers, brings again liked hero Dirk Pitt during this electrifying, edge-of-your-seat thriller.
Japan, 1945: US bombers take off with atomic bombs. just one will get through.
The Pacific, 1993: A jap shipment send certain for the USA is quickly, thunderously vaporized, taking with it a Norwegian vessel. eastern enthusiasts have built a chilling plan to devastate and damage the Western powers. From the sea depths to the invention of cache of misplaced Nazi loot, Dirk Pitt is untangling a savage conspiracy and igniting a bold counterattack. whereas Washington bureaucrats scramble, a brutal industrialist instructions his blackmail scheme from a mystery island keep watch over heart. And Dirk, the dauntless hero of Sahara and Inca Gold, is taking over death-dealing robots and a human-hunting descendant of samurai warriors. Pitt on my own controls the West’s mystery ace within the gap: a tidal wave of destruction ready to be prompted at the ocean ground!
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