Author: Clive Cussler
Brand: Penguin Random House
Package Dimensions: 36x180x299
Number Of Pages: 496
Release Date: 01-12-2012
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The latest blockbusting adventure from the Numa Files Adventures by UK No. 1 best seller Clive Cussler Cussler’s latest hardbacks have been huge bestsellers in 2011, with Lost Empire reaching No.3, The Jungle hitting No.2 and The Kingdom shooting straight to No. 2 in the hardback charts Kurt Austin and Numa are back on the case A Japanese cargo ship cruises the eastern Atlantic near the Azores when it bursts into flames. A gang of pirates speeds to take advantage of the disaster when their boat explodes. What is happening in that part of the world? As Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and the rest of Numa’s Special Assignments Team rush to investigate, they find themselves drawn into the extraordinary ambitions of an African dictator, the creation of a weapon of almost mythical power and an unimaginably audacious plan to extort the world’s major nations. Their penalty for refusal? The destruction of their greatest cities.
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Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and the rest of the NUMA® Special Assignments Team are back . . . and they just may have met their match.
A Japanese cargo ship cruises the eastern Atlantic near the Azores – when it bursts into flames. A gang of pirates speeds to take advantage of the disaster – but their boat explodes. What on earth is happening? What does it have to do with the kidnapping of a top scientist from the streets of Geneva? With the defection sixty years ago of a mysterious Russian? With the discovery of an extraordinary underwater graveyard of ships and planes littered across the sea floor?
As Austin and Zavala and the rest of the team rush to investigate, they find themselves drawn into the extraordinary ambitions of an African dictator, the creation of a weapon of almost mythical power, and an unimaginably audacious plan to extort the world’s major nations.
The penalty for refusal? The destruction of the world’s greatest cities. Starting with Washington, D.C. . . .
Filled with the high-stakes suspense and boundless invention that are unique to Cussler, Devil’s Gate is one of the most thrilling novels yet from the grand master of adventure.
About the Author
Clive Cussler (Author) Clive Cussler is the author and co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt® adventures, such as Odessa Sea; the NUMA® Files adventures, most recently Nighthawk; the Oregon Files, such as Typhoon Fury; the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase; and the recent Fargo Adventures which lastly included The Romanov Ransom. He lives in Arizona.Graham Brown (Author) Graham Brown, a former pilot and lawyer and later part of a start-up healthcare firm, decided he hadn’t had enough different careers yet and decided to become a writer.A huge fan of Clive Cussler, Michael Crichton, Stephen King and television shows like the X-files and Lost, Graham’s first novel Black Rain debuted in January 2010. He has now co-written six NUMA Files novels with Clive Cussler: Devil’s Gate, The Storm, Zero Hour, Ghost Ship,The Pharaoh’s Secret, and Nighthawk.