By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler
Dirk Pitt returns, within the exciting new novel from the grand grasp of experience and number one New York occasions bestselling author.
While investigating a poisonous outbreak within the Caribbean Sea which can eventually threaten the U.S., Pitt unwittingly turns into fascinated by whatever much more dangerous—a post-Castro energy fight for keep an eye on of Cuba. in the meantime, Pitt’s youngsters, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer summer time, are on an research in their personal, chasing an Aztec stone which can demonstrate the whereabouts of an unlimited treasure.
The stone was once supposedly destroyed at the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings them either to Cuba as well—and squarely into harm’s method. the 3 of them were in determined occasions before…but probably by no means fairly as dire because the one dealing with them now.
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27 i believe Samuel likes you,” Dirk teased as they walked towards the pier the following morning. “Well, he’s an excellent swimmer,” summer season stated. “And he does have great the teeth. ” “Nice tooth? That’s what you search for in a guy? ” “Some issues are nonnegotiable. undesirable enamel is considered one of them. ” “Haven’t you heard of corrective dentistry? ” “I feel you’re correct. undesirable enamel are most likely more straightforward to mend than a foul character. ” They hopped within the boat and motored into the cove. The rainstorm had lengthy considering the fact that handed, leaving an almost flat sea. real to his notice, Samuel was once ready on the spoil website with a small inventory of air tanks. Dirk pulled along and tied as much as his boat as summer time gazed over the aspect. She may well see transparent to the ground, simply recognizing Samuel’s anchor wedged within the sand. “Good morning,” the Jamaican stated. “You benefit from the fish? ” “Yes, although my brother overcooked it. I see you introduced lots of air. ” “You able to dive? ” “Yes, we are,” she replied. “I’m chuffed to work out you’ve introduced us higher climate. ” “My excitement. ” Samuel grinned. “So, what you search for? Gold or silver? ” “Sorry to disappoint you yet there’s no treasure, at the least so far as we all know. We’re trying to find a carved around stone. ” Samuel’s wide mouth became down. “Okeydokey. I assist you locate that, too. ” They dove to the ground, the place Dirk and summer season surveyed the ballast mound. utilizing a reeled tape degree, they computed its width and size to the purpose the place it used to be swallowed via a wide coral outcropping. Dirk motioned towards the outside. “I wasn’t hoping on a hungry swath of coral,” he acknowledged after hiking into the boat. summer season floated within the water along Samuel. “According to St. Julien’s information, the Oso Malo used to be seventy toes lengthy. We’ve received not less than part that size away from the coral. ” “I wager thirty-five toes is healthier than not anything. ” Dirk yanked the starter pulley to a gas-powered water pump that he’d rented the day ahead of after canvasing a half-dozen dive retailers in Montego Bay. He threw an consumption hose into the ocean and handed a moment nozzle and hose over to summer season. “You able to dig? ” “Give me a moment to hit the ground. ” She inserted her regulator and submerged. Dirk gave her time to put herself at one finish of the ballast mound, then grew to become at the valve that cycled seawater during the pump. A blast of water sprayed out the nozzle in Summer’s hand, which she used to jet away the unfastened sand protecting the ballast mound. Samuel watched as she all started clearing a foot-wide direction alongside the pinnacle of it, revealing a pile of gentle river rock. Blasting away the overburden used to be sluggish and bodily taxing, so the 3 took turns manning the waterjet, operating in thirty-minute shifts. summer season documented the excavation with a brand new underwater digital camera that Dirk acquired her and recorded notes in a magazine. It took the higher a part of the morning to arrive the coral abutment, the place they uncovered a element of the ship’s timbers. After lunch, they scoured a moment trench a couple of toes to the aspect. Dirk had approximately accomplished a 3rd trench at the contrary part while the jet stopped spraying.