Dirk Pitt faces his most formidable foe yet. . . Tracking a notorious Chinese smuggler's activities leads Dirk Pitt to Seattle where he finds a mass grave containing hundreds of Chinese immigrants.
Discovering some of the trafficked captives still alive, Pitt is determined to track down his prey. The trail continues with a race to find the site of the mysterious treasure-filled shipwreck from 1949, which included the legendary boxes containing the bones of Peking Man that had vanished at the beginning of the First World War.
As Pitt prepares for a final showdown, he is in a race against time to prevent an enormous ecological catastrophe. . . `Speedy storytelling and great fun' Kirkus
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster
- Publication Date: 02/09/2002
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9780743449779