By Clive Cussler
A Mysterious Plague within the Antarctic...
A Diamond Empire Run through an Evil Genius...
A Devastating New Technology...
NUMA agent DIRK PITT® is investigating the baffling deaths of millions of Antarctic marine animals while he stumbles on whatever much more chilling. The passengers and team of a cruise send all died concurrently and immediately, leaving stranded on a distant island whaling station a small occasion of visitors led by means of the gorgeous Maeve Fletcher. And the carnage is simply starting, as Pitt's research leads him to Maeve's estranged father and sisters, vendors of the worldwide diamond cartel Dorsett Consolidated Mining. From a chilling break out at a high-security Canadian mine to a tiny boat adrift on lonely, shark-infested seas, the inventive Pitt is racing to thwart Dorsett's ruthless plans -- earlier than an unthinkable catastrophe claims thousands of blameless lives!
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Are you one of many workforce? you do not glance customary. " It was once visible to him she used to be no longer totally conscious of the Polar Queen's close to brush with the risk Islands. "I'm sorry, I must have brought myself. My identify is Dirk Pitt. i am with a examine excursion. We stumbled on your day trip social gathering the place that they had been deserted on Seymour Island and got here trying to find your send in the end radio calls went unanswered. " "That could were Maeve Fletcher's party," she acknowledged quietly. "I believe they're all useless too. " "Two passengers and the crewman who took them ashore," he responded. "Miss Fletcher and the remainder are alive and good. " Generated via ABC Amber LIT Converter, http://www. processtext. com/abclit. html For a short fast her face took on a sequence of expressions that might have performed a Broadway actress proud. surprise used to be by means of anger culminating in a sluggish switch to happiness. Her eyes brightened and he or she visibly comfy. "Thank God Maeve is okay. " the daylight got here throughout the home windows of the living room and shone on her hair, which used to be unfastened and flowing approximately her shoulders, and he stuck the smell of her fragrance. Pitt sensed an odd temper switch in her. She used to be now not younger yet a convinced lady within the top of her early thirties, with powerful internal features. He additionally felt a disconcerting wish for her that angered him. no longer now, he notion, no longer less than those situations. He grew to become away so she would not see the rapt expression on his face. "Why. . .? " she requested numbly, gesturing round her. "Why did all of them need to die? " He stared on the 8 buddies who have been having fun with a distinct second ahead of their lives have been so cruelly stolen from them. "I cannot be absolutely certain," he acknowledged in a voice solemn with rage and pity, "but i believe i've got a good suggestion. " Pitt was once battling fatigue while Ice Hunter sailed off the radar display and loomed over the starboard bow. After looking out the remainder of the Polar Queen for different survivors, a misplaced reason because it became out, he merely allowed himself a quick catnap whereas Deirdre Dorsett stood watch, able to wake him lest the send run down a few negative trawler fishing for ice-water cod. There are those that suppose refreshed after a short leisure. no longer Pitt. Twenty mins in dreamland used to be now not adequate to reconstitute his brain and physique after twenty-four hours' of pressure and fatigue. He felt worse than whilst he lay down. He was once getting too outdated to leap out of helicopters and conflict raging seas, he mused. while he used to be twenty, he felt robust sufficient to jump over tall constructions with a unmarried certain. At thirty, possibly a number of one-story homes. How some distance again was once that? contemplating his sore muscle mass and aching joints, he was once definite it has to be 80 or 90 years in the past. He'd been operating too lengthy for the nationwide Underwater & Marine service provider and Admiral Sandecker. It used to be time for a profession stream, whatever no longer as rigorous, with shorter hours. possibly weaving hats out of palm fronds on a Tahiti seashore, or whatever that motivated the brain, like being a door-to-door contraceptive salesman. He shook off the foolish options as a result of weariness and set the automatic regulate method to ALL cease.