Just seventy-two hours ago, Dirk Pitt was lying inthe hot California sun with a beautiful woman, aScotch-rocks in one hand, but an urgent call fromAdmiral James Sandecker, his commander at theNational Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA),brings Pitt out of the warm Pacific breezes and straightinto a North Atlantic deep freeze. The reason the dis-covery of a long-missing luxury yacht, en route to asecret White House rendezvous, frozen solid in a mil-lion-ton tombstone of ice. Tunneling his way into the core of the berg, Pittcomes upon a gruesome scene a crew of corpses, hor-ribly incinerated at their posts but the vessels price-less cargo, which could alter the balance of worldpower and put the threat of annihilation at Americasdoorstep, has vanished.
This discovery is the springboard from which CliveCussler The Grand Master of Adventure launches acompelling and powerful story that takes Dirk Pitt fromthe remote, uninhabited tundra of Iceland to the frigidabyss of the North Atlantic, determined to force hisdeadly, unseen opponent a multibillionaire in thebusiness of playing God to make his next move. Butfirst Pitt will have to penetrate the shroud of mysteryconcealing a titanic network of international financialintrigue and mass murder. Lives, nations, continents are at stake.
Andalthough his enemies may have the firepower asalways, Dirk Pitt has the skill and the daring, the ruth-lessness and resourcefulness to meet it. He also hasKirsti Fyrie, an Icelandic beauty whose twin brotherdied on the ice-encased yacht and who carries in herheart the secret that Pitt needs to destroy his opponentsin this deadly game. Iceberg is classic Cussler.
Crawling into the heart of an iceberg, Dirk Pitt discovers the charred remains of a lost luxury yacht, its crew, and its owner, an Icelandic mining magnate. Missing is its secret, priceless cargo.