|By (author):||Cussler, Clive|
|By (author):||Morrison, Boyd|
|Series:||Oregon Files, The|
|Subject:||FICTION / Action & Adventure|
|FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General|
|FICTION / Thrillers / General|
|FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense|
|Size:||7.50in x 4.25in x 1.00in|
|From The Publisher*||THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER|
Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon sail into a perfect storm of danger when they try to stop a new world war in this thrilling novel from the #1 New York Times-bestselling grand master of adventure.
Hired to search for a collection of paintings worth half a billion dollars, Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon soon find themselves in much deeper waters. The vicious leader of a Filipino insurgency is not only using them to finance his attacks, he has stumbled upon one of the most lethal secrets of World War II: a Japanese-developed drug, designed, but never used, to turn soldiers into super-warriors. To stop him, the Oregon must not only take on the rebel commander, but a South African mercenary intent on getting his own hands on the drug, a massive swarm of torpedo drones targeting the U.S. Navy, an approaching megastorm--and, just possibly, a war that could envelop the entire Asian continent.
|Review Quote*||"Villainy on land, sea, and air- what more could an adventure fan ask for? Juan Cabrillo and his elite crew of the ship Oregon fight their most ruthless villain yet."-Associated Press|
"Tighten your seat belts, because the narrative never slows. Cussler and Morrison will always entertain." - Kirkus Reviews
"A pile driver of an action thriller that continues to ramp up the intensity page by page. Cussler and Morrison have really struck gold. Separately, they are terrific writers; together, they become an unstoppable force." -Bookreporter
|Biographical Note||Clive Cussler is the author or coauthor of more than seventy books in five bestselling series, including Dirk Pitt, NUMA Files, Oregon Files, Isaac Bell, and Sam and Remi Fargo. Cussler lives in Arizona.Boyd Morrison is the coauthor with Cussler of the Oregon Files novels Piranha and The Emperor's Revenge, and the author of four other books. He is also an actor and engineer, with a doctorate in engineering from Virginia Tech, who has worked on NASA's space station project at Johnson Space Center and developed several patents at Thomson/RCA. In 2003, he fulfilled a lifelong dream by becoming a Jeopardy! champion. He lives in Seattle.|