Serpent: A Novel from the NUMA Files
Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos
while Kurt Austin, the chief of a brave nationwide Underwater & Marine corporation exploration staff, rescues attractive marine archaeologist Nina Kirov off the coast of Morocco, he turns into the following aim of Texas industrialist Don Halcon. A madman bent on carving a brand new kingdom out of the southwestern usa and Mexico, Halcon's scheme hinges on Nina's contemporary discovery regarding Christopher Columbus, and a beneficial pre-Columbian antiquity buried within the battered continues to be of the sunken Italian luxurious liner Andrea Doria. simply Kurt Austin and his crack NUMA staff stand among Halcon and the Andrea Doria's silent metal hull -- and if their lethal project fails, Halcon will trip to strength on a wave of demise and destruction.
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