The Pharaoh's Secret: NUMA Files #13 by Clive Cussler
A Kurt Austin NUMA files adventure, The Pharaoh's Secret is a gripping, action-packed and suspense-filled tale that delves into the mysteries of Ancient Egypt and is set in and beside the sparkling Mediterranean Sea.
A deadly poison
On the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa a mysterious ship runs aground, explodes and releases a poisonous black mist. As the island's inhabitants fall where they stand, someone sends a distress call.
A rescue mission
Kurt Austin and the NUMA team are diving for antiquities when they pick up the call. As the only vessel for hundreds of miles, they attempt to rescue survivors. But something is very wrong about this incident.
A secret conspiracy
Tasked with finding who might be responsible, Kurt uncovers a secretive organization that is using the knowledge and power of the Ancient Egyptians to destabilize northern Africa.
If he doesn't find out why and how to stop them, millions will die . . .
Praise for Clive Cussler
'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