The twelfth hair-raising Dirk Pitt thriller, which sees the adventurer hunt for a fabulous hoard of Inca gold, before the richest prize known to man is lost forever. ACTION-PACKED ADVENTURE A call for help from a stricken archaeological expedition brings Dirk Pitt to a sacred well, high in the Andes. There he confronts a band of ruthless art thieves, who plunder ancient sites for their precious artefacts. But soon Dirk Pitt faces even graver danger, as he searches for a lost Spanish galleon and hunts for a fabulous hoard of Inca gold. And in a desperate race against time, Pitt must track down a sacred site - before the richest prize known to man is lost to the world forever...
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DIRK PITT IS BACK -- IN THE SWEEPING NEW ADVENTURE FROM THE AUTHOR OF
AN ANCIENT HORDE OF MAGNIFICENT TREASURE...THE SECRETS OF A LOST CIVILIZATION...A SINISTER FAMILY SYNDICATE IN A DEADLY INTERNATIONAL OPERATION
When a group of archaeologists are nearly drowned in the mountaintop depths of a Peruvian sacrificial pool, only Dirk Pitt can save them. But soon Pitt and his friends are plunged into a vicious, no-holds-barred struggle to survive -- a mortal struggle involving art thieves, a tribe of local indians, U.S. FBI and Customs agents...and the legendary, priceless treasure of the last Inca King that sets off a race against danger and time, rushing towards a wild climax in a subterranean world of darkness and death.About the Author:
Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt(R) adventures, such as Havana Storm; the NUMA(R) Files adventures, most recently The Pharaoh's Secret; the Oregon Files, such as The Emperor's Revenge; the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase; and the recent Fargo Adventures which lastly included The Solomon Curse. He lives in Arizona.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11000647909X