Dirk Pitt is sent to investigate a lethal new way of speeding up diamond excavation, discovered by the head of a major diamond mining corporation. A fast-paced adventure begins in which Pitt has to dodge a volcano eruption and a sea serpent, amongst other dangers, in order to save the day.
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In this explosive Dirk Pitt novel by the author of Inca Gold, Pitt meets the most intriguing and sinister villain of his adventurous and legendary career--a billionaire Australian diamond king with whom he must wage conflict above and below the sea for the survival of vast numbers of sea creatures and more than a million human beings. Only Clive Cussler--the Grandmaster of Adventure--could have written a story this suspenseful.From the Publisher:
On an expedition to find the source of a mysterious plague killing the seals and dolphins of the Weddell Sea, Dirk Pitt makes a surprise discovery -- a party of cruise ship passengers, apparently adandoned on an icy Antarctic island with no hope of escape. Pitt rescues the party from certain death, dut soon discovers a connection between the underwater slaughter and one of the passengers, whose family has built an immense tropical diamond dynasty in the wake of a 19th-century high sea tragedy. In a deadly race against time, only Dirk Pitt can stop the family's murderous mining operations and head off a disaster that will kill millions -- and face down the most intriguing and sinister villain of his legendary career.
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