Medusa (Kurt Austin Adventures)

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9780143144540: Medusa (Kurt Austin Adventures)

For seven books, Clive Cussler has dazzled readers with the aspine-tingling adventuresa ("Chicago Tribune") of Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala, and the rest of the NUMAA(R) Special Assignments Team, but in "Medusa" the NUMAA(R) team faces what may be its most perilous mission of all. In the Micronesian Islands, a top secret, U.S. governmenta sponsored undersea lab conducting vital biomedical research on a rare jellyfish known as the Blue Medusa suddenly . . . disappears. At the same time, off Bermuda, a bathysphere is attacked by an underwater vehicle and left helpless a half mile below the surface, its passengersaincluding Zavalaaleft to die. Only Kurt Austinas heroic measures save them from a watery grave, but, suspecting a connection, Austin puts the NUMAA(R) team on the case. He has no idea what heas just gotten them all into. A hideous series of medical experiments . . . an extraordinarily ambitious Chinese criminal organization . . . a secret new virus that threatens to set off a worldwide pandemic. Austin and Zavala have been in tight spots before, but this time itas not just their own skins theyare trying to saveaitas the lives of millions. Filled with the high-stakes suspense and boundless invention unique to Cussler, "Medusa" is the most thrilling novel yet from the grand master of adventure.

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In the Micronesian Islands, a top-secret US undersea lab vanishes . . .

At the same time, off Bermuda, a bathysphere operated by NUMA and overseen by Kurt Austin is attacked and becomes stranded half a mile below the surface. Only quick thinking and bold action will save the crew which includes the head of a certain, now-missing undersea lab from a watery grave.

Austin is convinced both events are connected, and he puts NUMA on the case. Soon hes uncovering some hideous medical experiments and evidence of a terrifying virus that could be used to create a worldwide pandemic. Behind it all lies an ambitious Chinese criminal organization prepared to commit mass murder to achieve its ends.

Now Austin must put his life on the line in order that millions will be saved from death . . .

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