Treasure (Dirk Pitt Adventures (Paperback))

By Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, writer of 16 consecutive New York Times bestseller brings us loved personality Dirk Pitt, who discovers a path major immediately to beneficial treasures. however it additionally thrusts him into clash which can tip the world’s stability of strength the incorrect way...

Charts of misplaced gold...breathtaking artwork and infrequent volumes...maps of hidden oil and mineral deposits which could swap the world’s stability of energy. Now Dirk Pitt discovers the key path of the treasures of Alexandria—a path that plunges him right into a brutal conspiracy for overall domination of the globe. Zealots threaten to unseat the governments of Egypt and Mexico, exposing the USA to invasion and fiscal cave in. all of sudden, from East to West, anarchists succeed in their lethal tentacles into the center of the us. And Dirk Pitt, the hard-hitting hero of Clive Cussler’s spoil bestsellers Sahara and Inca Gold, is up opposed to the main feared murderer identified to guy. a global band of terrorists is making its play for international energy at the excessive seas—and Pitt is the single guy alive who can cease them!

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Lily galvanized with extra power. They have been poised for the starter's gun. “Do it,” stated Pitt. “Find the Library. ” Pitt proposal Sandecker despatched for him for a standing file at the seek, however the rapid he observed the somber expression at the Admiral's face, he knew there has been an issue. What relatively troubled Pitt was once the delicate glance within the Admiral's eyes; they have been frequently as challenging as flint. Then while Sandecker came around and took him through the arm and led him to a sofa and sat down along, Pitt knew there has been an issue. “I've simply acquired a few demanding information from the White House,” Sandecker begun. “The cruise send that was once webhosting Presidents De L4orenzo and Hasan on the financial summit in Uruguay is suspected of being hijacked. ” “I'm sorry to listen to it,” stated Pitt, “but how does that impact NUMA? ” “Hala Kamil used to be on board. ” “Damn! ” “And so was once the Senator. ” “My father? ” Pitt muttered in shock. “I talked to him via cell the evening sooner than final. How did he grow to be in Uruguay? ” “He was once on a undertaking for the President. ” Pitt stood up, paced backward and forward after which sat down back. “What's the placement? ” Chve Cuss 'er “The girl Flamborough-the identify of the British cruise liner-disappeared from the port of Punta del Este final evening. ” “Where is the send now? ” “An broad air seek has but to show up a hint of her. the overall consensus of the officers at the scene is that the woman Flamborough lies on the backside of the ocean. ” “Without absolute evidence, i will not settle for that. ” “I'm with you. ” “Weather stipulations? ” “I assemble from the document the world used to be reasonable with calm seas. ” “Ships vanish in storms,” stated Pitt. “Seldom in calm seas. ” Sandecker made an empty gesture together with his palms. “Until extra info are available we will in basic terms speculate. ” Pitt couldn't think his father was once useless. What he heard was once too inconclusive. “What is the White residence doing approximately it? ” “The President's palms are tied. ” “That's ridiculous,” Pitt stated sharply. “He might order all naval devices within the region to help within the seek. ” “That's the catch,” stated Sandecker. “Except for an occasional keep fit exercise, none of that's taking place now, there are not any usa naval devices on station within the South Atlantic. ” Pitt stood back and stared out the window on the lighting fixtures of Washington. Then he fastened Sandecker with a penetrating stare. “You're telling me the U.S. executive is certainly not concerned with the quest? ” “It seems to be that approach. ” “What's to forestall NUMA from looking out? ” “Nothing other than we lack a fleet of Coast defend vessels and an airplane service. ” “We have the Sounder. ” Sandecker stared again thoughtfully for a second. Then his face took on a wondering expression. “One of our study vessels? ” “She's on a sonar mapping venture of the continental slope off southern Brazil. ” Sandecker nodded. “All correct, i am getting your waft, however the Sounder is just too gradual to be of any assistance on an in depth sea seek. What do you are expecting to complete along with her? ” “If my father's send cannot be discovered at the sur-face, i will hunt for her less than.

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