Havana Storm (Dirk Pitt)
Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler
Dirk Pitt returns, within the exciting new novel from the grand grasp of experience and no 1 New York instances bestselling author.
While investigating a poisonous outbreak within the Caribbean Sea which may finally threaten the us, Pitt unwittingly turns into interested in whatever much more dangerous—a post-Castro energy fight for keep watch over of Cuba. in the meantime, Pitt’s young children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer summer time, are on an research in their personal, chasing an Aztec stone that can display the whereabouts of an enormous 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 manner. the 3 of them were in determined occasions before…but possibly by no means really as dire because the one dealing with them now.
Skeletal glyphs, which point out demise and sorrow. just like the codex, it's not transparent if this is often the results of a few local conflict or the arriving of the Spaniards. Then we discover a picture of Huitzilopochtli, the ancestral deity and struggle god. He seems to be directing an incredible procession of a few variety, the which means of that is obviously at the different part. And either the Eagle and Jaguar Warriors back characterize an value to the touring group.” Madero rubbed his eyes, then grew to become again to the picture.
the best way down the falls. Wheels and bumpers went flying in all instructions. The passenger used to be tossed out the window halfway, his physique colliding with a limestone boulder that snapped his backbone. the driving force rode the pickup the entire method to the ground because it struck the pool with a enormous splash. The cab used to be thoroughly pulverized. because the truck settled into the water, Dirk knew the driving force was once lifeless. “Might be a great time to get out of here,” he stated, grabbing Summer’s arm and pulling her to the riverbank.
Pair of cable ties, which the guards used to safe the captives’ wrists in the back of their backs. Pitt and summer season have been shoved to the ground with their backs opposed to a bulkhead. the military officer, a guy named Calzado, seemed a little while later within the corporation of 1 of the ship’s officials. the 2 argued loudly whereas gesturing towards the captives. Then either left the bay. “What used to be that every one about?” Pitt whispered. notwithstanding he understood the Spanish spoken, he were blocked from view of the quarreling.
Washington expressway and it south alongside the Potomac. The white marble edifice of the Lincoln Memorial gleamed within the fading solar as he became the doorway of a towering eco-friendly glass development. He drove the Bentley earlier a protect station and parked in an underground storage close to a keyed elevator, which they rode to the 10th ground. they'd entered the headquarters of the nationwide Underwater and Marine company, the federal division tasked with stewardship of the seas. As NUMA’s.
Parked on a wood cradle. “I desire you to inform me things,” Gunn acknowledged. “First, that the Bullet over there's absolutely operational. moment, so you might get the Caroline lower than approach in the hour.” It was once Stenseth’s flip to grin. “The Bullet simply wishes an entire tank of fuel and she’s able to run. As for the Caroline, if we’re no longer headed to Cuba at flank pace in twenty mins, you could have my job.” “Thanks, invoice. each moment may perhaps count.” “We’re on it.” Stenseth took a step towards the bridge,.