By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler
Dirk Pitt returns, within the exciting new novel from the grand grasp of event and number one New York instances bestselling author.
While investigating a poisonous outbreak within the Caribbean Sea which could finally threaten the us, Pitt unwittingly turns into considering anything much more dangerous—a post-Castro strength fight for regulate of Cuba. in the meantime, Pitt’s kids, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer summer season, are on an research in their personal, chasing an Aztec stone which could display the whereabouts of an unlimited treasure.
The stone used to be supposedly destroyed at the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings them either to Cuba as well—and squarely into harm’s means. the 3 of them were in determined events before…but maybe by no means really as dire because the one dealing with them now.
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Dirk downshifted, battling to maintain the wheel instantly. summer season set free a yelp as they veered off the shoulder, the left tires part striking over the sting. The popping of the gunman’s pistol sounded over the fray. The Beetle’s windshield shattered as Dirk and summer time ducked low of their seats. Amid a screech of grinding steel, the VW fell again ahead of the heavier truck might knock it into the creek. Dirk snapped the wheel correct, slightly escaping a plunge off the line. discovering no oncoming site visitors, he swerved into the a ways lane and stomped at the accelerator. The Beetle’s turbocharged four-cylinder engine howled because the small motor vehicle shot previous the slowing pickup. The truck’s driving force reacted speedy, gunning his personal engine. A well-tuned five. 7-liter Mopar Hemi less than the hood belied the truck’s shabby visual appeal and gave it good enough juice to provide chase. “How did they tune us the following? ” summer time yelled, gripping the dashboard as Dirk driven the Beetle difficult via a decent curve. “I don’t comprehend, yet they’re desirous about discovering the opposite 1/2 the stone. ” The VW hit a wide dip within the street and bounded into the air. The rear bumper scraped the pavement on their go back to earth, sending a path of sparks flying. summer season became and watched the pickup wallow during the comparable dip, its driving force approximately wasting regulate. The Beetle used to be swifter throughout the corners, however the truck simply won floor at the straightaways. Charging down a immediately part, the truck approached and smacked the rear finish of the Volkswagen. The Beetle skittered, yet Dirk maintained regulate and received separation at the subsequent bend. “Do you recognize the place this street is going? ” summer time shouted. “I are aware of it runs alongside the north coast to at the least Port Antonio, yet that’s some distance off. If we come to a large city first, we will try to lose them or locate the police. ” summer time spotted a street signal indicating that the city of Ocho Rios used to be eighteen kilometers forward. “Maybe we will locate police there. ” The VW approached a few slower site visitors, which Dirk hopscotched among oncoming autos. The truck swimsuit yet misplaced floor within the procedure. Dirk was once compelled to sluggish as they entered town of St. Ann’s Bay, the positioning of the island’s first Spanish capital. A handful of ornate Georgian structures peppered town heart, giving Dirk and summer season promise of discovering police tips. Their desire used to be short-lived because the sound of gunfire back erupted in the back of them. “Get down! ” Dirk acknowledged, glancing into the rearview replicate. The pickup had by some means bypassed a row of automobiles and was once correct in the back of them. The passenger was once now leaning out the facet window, firing. even if by way of defective objective or the incorrect trust that late-model Beetles have been nonetheless rear-engined, the shooter fired 3 rounds harmlessly into the trunk. Dirk stomped at the gasoline and blasted via a cease signal, slightly averting a fruit truck. “Apparently our buddies don’t carry the neighborhood constables in excessive regard. ” “We’ll need to attempt for Ocho Rios,” summer time stated. “I imagine that’s a port of demand cruise ships, so there'll certainly be a police presence.