Book #19 in the Dirk Pitt series
by Clive Cussler
Black Wind continued Dirk Pitt’s meteoric career with one of Clive Cussler’s most audacious, and well-received novels yet. But now Cussler takes an extraordinary leap, with one of his most remarkable villains ever.
Rescuing an oil survey team from a freak wave on Russia’s Lake Baikal is all in a day’s work for adventurers Dirk Pitt and partner Al Giordino. Yet when their ship is sabotaged and the survey team vanishes, Pitt is forced to get to the bottom of a mystery with far-reaching consequences.
Soon he’s on his way to Mongolia. There, a powerful and ruthless business tycoon holding an astonishing secret about Genghis Khan is hoping to emulate the legend’s greatest conquests — but on a global scale! With the legacy of Khan and the lost treasures of Xanadu as the prize, and the future security of the world at stake, Dirk Pitt for one isn’t going to stand idly by…