Flood Tide

Flood Tide

Book - 2010
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When NUMA agent Dirk Pitt rescues a beautiful undercover agent in a daring underwater operation at Orion Lake, just north of Seattle, he confronts a sinister network run by Qin Shang, a ruthless smuggler who sells Chinese immigrants into slavery. Shang's campaign contributions have bought him a collection of powerful U.S. politicians, but Pitt is not a man to be subverted by politics. As he moves to probe Shang's mystifying seaport in the Louisiana bayous, his investigation involves him in an adrenaline-pumped race up the Mississippi River and a desperate dash to recover sunken Chinese treasures lost half a century before. And in Qin Shang, Pitt faces ones of his most formidable foes -- a madman bent on killing thousands of innocent civilians with a catastrophic surge of mass destruction.
Publisher: New York : Pocket Star Books, 2010.
ISBN: 9781439148112
1439148112
Branch Call Number: F CUSSLER
Characteristics: 678 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.

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zipread
Sep 22, 2012

Flood Tide by Clive Cussler. Cussler in his Dirk Pitt adventure novel series is downright predictable: predictable to find traction within the first three pages. Predictably someone or something gets blown up, sunk, or just plain shot, usually within the first two or three chapters, if not a whole lot sooner. As much ueber stories as the tales of Fleming 007, Cussler doesn’t fail to deliver a high octane tale that makes it virtually impossible to put the book down or to not come back for another serving of more Cussler. Read on: this is adventure.

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rahmmie
Apr 14, 2012

I think this is my favourite book in the series so far. As always, credibility is thrown aside, an interesting mix since Cussler delivers some things with incredible detail and obvious research and then overlooks other things in order for the plot to make sense. Still, quite entertaining

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RichardPaul
Feb 19, 2011

Flood Tide ---- by Clive Clussler c - 1997 ---- A good read. ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

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