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The new Kurt Austin adventure in the NUMA Files series from UK No. 1 bestseller Clive Cussler.

A global threat
The world's sea levels are rising at an alarming rate, too quickly to be caused by glacier melt. A risk so big it sends Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and the NUMA team rocketing around the world in search for answers.

A desperate mission
Their hunt takes them from the shark-filled waters of Asia to the high-tech streets of Tokyo to a forbidden secret island, but it's in the East China Sea that a mysterious underwater mining operation is discovered.

A devastating endgame
Kurt uncovers a plot more dangerous than they could have imagined: a plan to upset the Pacific balance of power, threatening the lives of millions. It falls to the NUMA team to risk everything to stop it and save the world from the coming catastrophe.

Reviews

Cussler is hard to beat

Daily Mail

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

Nobody does it better . . . nobody!

Stephen Coonts

Just about the best storyteller in the business

New York Post

The Adventure King

Sunday Express

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Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780718187163

    April 15, 2018

    Michael Joseph

    RRP $45.00

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780718187170

    March 19, 2018

    Michael Joseph

    RRP $32.99

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    • Amazon
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    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
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    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781405930727

    March 22, 2018

    Penguin eBooks

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Extract

Blood and Steel

Central Japan
Winter 1573

The thunder of charging horses gave way to the clang of swords as two armies met on a field in the highlands of Japan.

From the saddle of his horse, Yoshiro Shimezu fought with a combination of power and grace. He whirled and slashed, maneuvering his steed with precision, all without hakusha, or spurs. The samurai did not use them.

Clad in brightly painted armor, Yoshiro sported wide shoulder boards, heavy gauntlets and a helmet adorned with stag horns. He wielded a gleaming katana that caught every bit of the light as it cut through the air.

With a flick of the wrist, he disarmed his nearest adversary. A backhanded cut followed, snapping another opponent’s sword in two. As that soldier fled, a third foe lunged at Yoshiro with a pike. The tip struck his ribs, but his scaled armor that lay in pleats prevented mortal damage. Yoshiro wheeled around and killed the man with a downward hack.

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