Dirk Pitt is surveying in the Middle East when a stroke of luck reveals an Ottoman wreck with a very curious cargo. While investigating the find, he foils a night raid on Istanbul's Topkapi Palace Museum. This puts Pitt at the centre of a race to acquire a series of legendary artefacts.
|Publication Date||13th October 2011|
|Author||Cussler, Clive, Cussler, Dirk|
|Publisher||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Series||The Dirk Pitt Adventures|
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