Shock Wave (Dirk Pitt Adventure)
A Mysterious Plague within the Antarctic...
A Diamond Empire Run via an Evil Genius...
A Devastating New Technology...
NUMA agent DIRK PITT® is investigating the baffling deaths of hundreds of thousands of Antarctic marine animals while he stumbles on whatever much more chilling. The passengers and staff of a cruise send all died at the same time and immediately, leaving stranded on a distant island whaling station a small occasion of visitors led by means of the attractive Maeve Fletcher. And the carnage is simply starting, as Pitt's research leads him to Maeve's estranged father and sisters, vendors of the worldwide diamond cartel Dorsett Consolidated Mining. From a chilling get away at a high-security Canadian mine to a tiny boat adrift on lonely, shark-infested seas, the inventive Pitt is racing to thwart Dorsett's ruthless plans -- prior to an unthinkable catastrophe claims thousands of blameless lives!
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He stated tenderly, "and the lifestyles that lives in it." Maeve breathed within the evening. "Yes, i cannot deny devoting my existence to it." Giordino broke the instant by way of rising from the deckhouse and asserting that one of many buoyancy tubes was once wasting air. "Pass the pump," he ordered. "If i will locate the leak, i will try to patch it." "How is outstanding Maeve retaining up?" Pitt requested. "Like a woman in a dance contest," Giordino responded. "Limber and lithe, with all her physique joints operating in rhythm." "She hangs.
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