By Clive Cussler, Graham Brown
The exciting new novel within the New York occasions bestselling Kurt Austin Adventures…
In the center of the Indian Ocean, a NUMA examine vessel is taking water samples whilst a staff member spots a patch of black oil prior to them. however the substance isn't oil.
Like a horde of military ants, a swarm of black debris from the spoiled sea all of sudden assaults, killing every body aboard whereas the send is going up in flames.
A few hours later, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are on their strategy to the Indian Ocean. What they locate at the smoldering hulk of the send will ultimately cause them to realize the main audacious scheme they've got ever encountered: a plan to completely modify the elements on an international scale. The insidious plot will kill millions…and it has already all started.
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