Sacred Stone (oregon Files (paperback))

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a Power That Could Destroy The World A Prize That Men Will Kill To Possess Juan Cabrillo Must Find It First...

two Opposing Groups Seek A 50,000-year-old Radioactive Meteorite Known As The Sacred Stone. Muslim Extremists Have Stolen A Nuclear Device And Need The Stone To Give Them The Power To Vaporize Any City In The West. A Megalomaniacal Industrialist Leads A Group Seeking To Carry Out The Utter Annihilation Of Islam Itself. And Caught Between The Two Militant Factions Is Juan Cabrillo And His Crew, Who Must Do Whatever They Can To Stop The Impending Doom...

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eric The Red's A.d. 1000 Discovery Of A Radioactive Meteorite Has Present-day Life-or-death Ramifications In Cussler And Dirgo's Second Novel (after Golden Buddha) Featuring The Oregon, A State-of-the-art Warship Disguised As A Rusty Tramp Steamer And Manned By Some Of The World's Finest Ex-military And Intelligence Operatives. Known Collectively As The Corporation, The Men And Women Of The Oregon-mercenaries With A Conscience-offer Their Services To Various Countries And Individuals With Specialized Security And Military Needs. The Corporation's Chairman, Series Hero Juan Cabrillo, Has Several Pressing Concerns: Supply Security For The Emir Of Qatar, Who Is Attending A Conference In Iceland; Track Down A Nuclear Bomb That Has Gone Astray; And Pick Up The Aforementioned Meteorite, Which Has Just Been Found Ensconced In A Mysterious Shrine. These Jobs Become Dangerously Complicated When Industrialist Halifax Hickman, A Man Fueled By Revenge And Hatred, Enters The Picture. The Meteorite, The Atomic Bomb And A Vial Of Plague Are To Be Used In Attacks On Holy Sites-israel's Dome Of The Rock And Saudi Arabia's Al-haram Mosque-and At An Elton John Concert. It's A Deadly Game, But The Brilliant Cabrillo Is A Master Player, Moving His Pieces At Lightning Speed On Several Boards Until He Outmaneuvers His Opposition In This Action-packed Page-turner. (oct.) Forecast: This Series Will Become A Permanent And Productive Cog In The Cussler Machine. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Authors : Clive Cussler, Craig Dirgo

Publisher : Berkley Trade

Published Year : 2004

Edition : 1

Format : Paperback, 416 pages

Language : English

ISBN : 0425198480

ISBN13 : 9780425198483