An ancient radioactive meteorite is unearthed in Greenland. Caught between two militant factions bent on slaughter, Captain Juan Cabrillo and his network of spies must fight to protect the stone and prevent the outbreak of World War III. Available in a tall Premium Edition.
A power that could destroy the world
A prize that men will kill to possess
Juan Cabrillo must find it first...
Two opposing groups seek a 50,000-year-old radioactive meteorite known as the Sacred Stone. Muslim extremists have stolen a nuclear device and need the stone to give them the power to vaporize any city in the west. A megalomaniacal industrialist leads a group seeking to carry out the utter annihilation of Islam itself. And caught between the two militant factions is Juan Cabrillo and his crew, who must do whatever they can to stop the impending doom...
is acclaimed worldwide as the Grandmaster of Adventure. He got his start in advertising, first as an award-winning copy writer, and then as creative director for two of the nation's largest agencies. His initial foray into fiction was in 1973, when he wrote his first Dirk Pitt? novel.
Since then he has continued to write Dirk Pitt? adventures while living a life that nearly parallels that of his action hero. Like Pitt, Cussler enjoys discovering and collecting things of historical significance. With NUMA (National Underwater & Marine Agency, a non profit group begun by Cussler)