Poseidon's Arrow (Dirk Pitt, Book 22) by Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler
By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler
“Dirk Pitt is oceanography’s resolution to Indiana Jones,” praises the linked Press. “Exotic destinations, ruthless villains and lots of slim escapes—Cussler’s lovers come for swashbuckling [and] he delivers.”
And now the Cusslers deliver us Pitt’s most deadly event of all.
it's the maximum strengthen in American safety expertise in decades—an assault submarine able to superb underwater speeds. not anything else in the other nation’s naval arsenal even comes shut. there's just one challenge: A key section of the prototype is missing—and the guy who constructed it truly is dead.
whilst, ships have all started vanishing mid-ocean, often by no means to be stumbled on back, but if they're, occasionally our bodies are came across aboard . . . burned to a crisp.What is occurring? And what does it need to do with an Italian submarine that itself disappeared in 1943, misplaced at sea? Or used to be she?
it really is as much as NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his workforce, aided via a gorgeous NCIS agent and via Pitt’s young children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer summer time, to move on a determined foreign chase to discover the reality, from Washington to Mexico, Idaho to Panama. What they become aware of on the finish of it's a a lot, a lot better danger than even they imagined.If they don’t achieve their challenge, the area as they are aware of it may possibly prove a really varied place—and no longer a delightful one.
packed with breathtaking suspense and outstanding mind's eye, Poseidon’s Arrow is extra evidence that after it involves experience writing, not anyone beats Clive Cussler.
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