Clive Cussler's astounding "Devil's Gate" sees the return of Kurt Austin and the NUMA team. Deep beneath the Eastern Atlantic Ocean lies an extraordinary underwater burial ground of ships and planes...Nearby, a Japanese cargo ship blows up without warning. Racing to help, Kurt Austin and the NUMA team are beaten to the scene by heavily armed pirates. But when the ruthless gang's own boat explodes as they're making their escape, the men from NUMA are suddenly plunged from a disaster into a mystery. Soon they uncover a scheme involving the deadly ambitions of an African dictator, the creation of a weapon of terrible power, a kidnapped CERN scientist and a deep-water graveyard holding a lost aircraft and its precious cargo. As a terrifying and audacious plan to bring the world's major nations to their knees is set in motion, only Kurt Austin - the right man, in the right place, at the right time - can stop it. With "Devil's Gate", UK number one bestseller Clive Cussler shows us once more why he is the grand master of adventure fiction. The ninth book in Clive Cussler's bestselling NUMA Files series, "Devils' Gate" is a novel that will have readers gripped right to the last page. Kurt Austin, hero of previous titles "Medusa" and "The Navigator", must avert a disaster of global proportions. Praise for Clive Cussler: "Clive Cussler is the guy I read". (Tom Clancy). "The Adventure King". ("Sunday Express"). Bestselling author Clive Cussler has kept millions of readers hooked with adventures at sea, exotic locations, cutting-edge science and page-turning pace for four decades. As well as the "NUMA Files" series there are also the "Oregon Files", "the Dirk Pitt stories" (which started it all), "the Isaac Bell adventures" and "the Fargo series". The other titles in the "NUMA files" series are: "Serpent", "Blue Gold", "Fire Ice", "White Death", "Lost City", "Polar Shift", "The Navigator", "Medusa" and "The Storm". Graham Brown is the author of "Black Rain" and "Black Sun". A pilot and an attorney, he lives in Arizona.