THE LATEST KURT AUSTIN ACTION-PACKED NUMA FILES ADVENTURE NOVEL FROM THE UK NO.1 BESTSELLER CLIVE CUSSLERTHE CITY OF THE DEAD, EGYPT 1353 BCBuried deep beneath the Saharan desert is a secret - an ancient elixir so powerful that it is rumoured to take life from the living and restore it to the dead.LAMPEDUSA, PRESENT DAY Off a remote island, a mysterious ship releases a deadly poison. Minutes later everyone on the island is dead.Responding to a distress call, Kurt Austin and the NUMA team struggle to understand what has caused this disaster. As they investigate the incident further they uncover a far greater threat.WHAT IS THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS?Now Kurt Austin must learn the secrets of the past if he is to save millions from a horrifying death. But it is a desperate race against time. And he faces a deadly enemy who will stop at nothing . . .*** 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail'The Adventure King' Sunday Express'Nobody does it better... nobody!' Stephen Coonts'Just about the best storyteller in the business' New York Post'Oceanography's answer to Indiana Jones. Exotic locations, ruthless villains, and many narrow escapes-Cussler's fans come for swashbuckling and he delivers' Associated Press
Clive Cussler is the author and co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt® adventures, such as Havana Storm; the NUMA® Files adventures, most recently The Rising Sea; the Oregon Files, such as Typhoon Fury; the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase; and the recent Fargo Adventures which lastly included The Gray Ghost. He lives in Arizona.