By Clive Cussler
It really is 1865. A accomplice ironclad, Texas, fights her method throughout the Federal blockade and vanishes into the Atlantic as Richmond falls, bearing a mystery shipment which may switch history... it truly is 1931. A world-famous Australian aviatrix, Kitty Mannock, vanishes mysteriously in the midst of the Sahara whereas making an attempt a record-breaking flight from London to Capetown and is rarely see again...
It is 1995. Dirk Pitt, on a undertaking to discover the is still of a Pharaoh's funeral barge buried within the backside of the Nile, rescues an enticing younger lady, Dr. Eva Rojas, a biochemist with the UN international overall healthiness association, from being murdered via thugs on a seashore close to Alexandria... Who yet Clive Cussler may tie those occasions jointly in a ebook that's Dirk Pitt's so much gripping and action-packed event ever?
With the mastery that has made each one of his books an immense best-seller and raised him to the head rank of experience fiction, Cussler plunges his hero into the African dessert, the place the attractive Dr. Rojas is investigating a mysterious sickness that's using hundreds of thousands of individuals into insanity, cannibalism and death—a ailment brought on, probably, via gigantic, lethal and exceptional pollutants, leaking a chemical substance that threatens to extinguish all lifestyles within the world's seas, and human existence itself... because the race is directly to keep the area from environmental disaster, Dirk Pitt and his acquaintances plunge into darkest Africa, struggling with their manner up the Niger to a big, mystery, harmful waste venture, a partnership among Yves Massarde, French billionaire entrepreneur, and common Zateb Kazim, the brutal, despotic, corrupt tyrant who principles the West African country of Mali. Pitt's epic trip up the Niger River opposed to the gunboat fleets and glossy jet opponents of 2 African countries leads him to the invention of Kazim and Massarde's mystery, in simple terms to discover himself captured and compelled to paintings as a slave lower than inhuman situation in a gold mine deep within the barren region, in addition to Dr. Rojas and her staff of UN scientists.
As the clock ticks towards the world's destruction, Pitt plots his get away around the Sahara wasteland. Making his manner around the trackless desolate tract to alert the area to the resource of the hazard, Pitt uncovers within the strategy the reality approximately Kitty Mannock's loss of life, in addition to the marvelous mystery in the back of Lincoln's assassination that lies hid, in the course of the Sahara, aboard the previous accomplice iron-clad... As traditional, Pitt trashes the undesirable men; as regularly, Pitt will get the lady; as prior to, the result's an un-put-down-able ebook, charged with pleasure plot twists and bigger-than-life characters, compelling, pleasing studying by means of the grasp of the genre.