By Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos
A Kurt Austin event In Serpent, his ny occasions bestseller, Clive Cussler brought Kurt Austin, a hero for the recent millennium, and "created a brand new bunch of NUMA supersleuths who infused his paintings with a...jolt of strength" (The Denver Post). Now Austin and his staff slake their thirst for motion as they try and drown an eco-extortionist's plan to manage the world's freshwater offer. BLUE GOLD a unique from the NUMA documents From deep in the Venezuelan rain woodland emanates the legend of a white goddess and a mysterious tribe with startling technical accomplishments. Few think the tribe exists -- or even fewer suspect its deity could carry wisdom which may switch the process heritage. For nationwide Underwater & Marine supplier group chief Kurt Austin, an research into the unexpected deaths of infrequent whales leads him to the Mexican coast, the place anyone attempts to place him and his mini-sub completely out of fee. in the meantime, in South America's lush hills, a in particular assigned NUMA team turns up the white-goddess legend -- and a murderous cadre of bio-pirates rationale on stealing medicinal secrets and techniques worthy hundreds of thousands. quickly Austin and his group discover they are operating the other ends of a similar grand scheme. A billionaire California mogul is poised to upward thrust to energy by way of monopolizing the earth's greatly depleted freshwater reserves and eventually dominate the area. Austin has a slump Venezuela's legendary tribal goddess has a few genuine roots in technological know-how, and will be the foremost to finding a mystery formulation which may flip massive quantities of seawater into clean. yet with each one step into the bush, he and his NUMA group think like fish out of water -- and needs to struggle a perilous, twisting path of enemies via a dense jungle of treachery, blackmail, and homicide.