Crescent Dawn (Dirk Pitt Adventures)

Crescent Dawn (Dirk Pitt Adventures)

Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler

Language: English

Pages: 627

ISBN: 0425242390

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

A priceless treasure recovered. A powerful empire resurrected. Dirk Pitt is on the move.

A World Without Heroes (Beyonders, Book 1)

Forbidden City (Rogue Angel, Book 5)

Icefall (Dane Maddock Adventures, Book 4)

Just Add Salt (Hetta Coffey, Book 2)

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die. Pitt’s only hope was to try to submerge at least some of the explosives and minimize their destructive force. And that’s where the Ibn Battuta came into play. With its rock-eating cutter head, Pitt knew the dredger had the ability to slice through the tanker like a can opener. But he had to put the tanker right on the money for it to work. If he came in too tight, he would rip the boom right off the back of the dredger. Approach too wide, and he would miss the head completely. Gliding

the royal opulence, the palace contained a serious collection of holy Islamic relics revered throughout the world. And it was these objects that the thieves had targeted. A catering van had easily smuggled a small cache of arms and plastic explosives into the palace grounds several days before. The thieves merely entered the complex as tourists late in the day and quietly slipped aside, hiding in a groundskeeper’s shed. Under cover of darkness, long after the last tourists had left and the

according to an NSA call intercept.” “President Yilmaz has had a stable leadership run for several years,” Braxton noted. “And Turkey is strongly secular. I can’t imagine that this Battal fellow represents more than a marginal candidacy.” “I’m afraid that’s not the case,” O’Quinn replied. “President Yilmaz’s popularity has waned considerably due to the poor state of the economy, and he’s been stung by recent corruption charges within his administration. Mufti Battal, on the other hand, has

tent but felt Dirk suddenly tug her in the opposite direction. “We’re not eating with the others?” she asked. “Not unless you have a craving for spaghetti that comes out of a can,” he replied. “No, not particularly,” she replied, shaking her head. “Good. Then it’s off to Cape Pitt.” He guided Sophie down to the shoreline, where they walked along the beach a short distance. When they reached a rocky ledge that jutted into the sea, Dirk turned and helped her climb over the boulder-strewn

shocked to find Ridley Bannister standing in the entry. He was dressed in a thickly padded black leather jacket and pants favored by dirt-track motorcycle racers. But neither woman noticed his unusual attire. Their attention was focused instead on the snub-nosed revolver he held in his hand, aimed squarely at their chests. 30 YOU ARE THE ONE THAT ATTACKED ME IN MY HOTEL room,” Julie blurted, finally recognizing the leather outfit. “Attack is rather a harsh description,” Bannister replied

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