Deep Fathom

By James Rollins

New York Times bestselling writer James Rollins dives a long way underneath the waves into unbelievable peril during this vintage story of motion and adventure.

Ex-Navy SEAL Jack Kirkland surfaces from an aborted underwater salvage challenge to discover Earth burning. sunlight flares have brought on a sequence of gargantuan usual mess ups. Earth-quakes and hellfire rock the globe. Air strength One has vanished from the skies with America's president on board.

Now, with the U.S. at the slender verge of collapse of a nuclear apocalypse, Kirkland needs to pilot his oceangoing exploration send, Deep Fathom, on a determined venture miles under the ocean's floor. There, devastating secrets and techniques look forward to him--and an influence an old civilization couldn't comprise that has been forged out into modern-day, the place it's going to eternally modify a global that is already racing towards its personal destruction.

See why the Providence Journal-Bulletin calls James Rollins "the smooth grasp of the motion mystery" with this vintage Rollins story.

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No, yet I’m unsure what—Son of a whinge! ” His sub had crested the ridge. He observed what lay at the a long way facet. “What is it, Jack? ” worry quavered in Lisa’s voice. “Are you ok? ” past the ridge a brand new valley unfolded, yet this used to be no oasis of existence. forward was once a hellish panorama. sparkling cracks crisscrossed the ocean flooring. Molten rock flowed forth, shadowy red within the gloom because it fast cooled. Tiny bubbles obscured the view. Jack fought the thermal present. The stream saved attempting to roll him ahead. From the hydrophone’s audio system a gradual roar arose.

Yet in spite of the lead send locked down, rumors had unfold to the aid vessels, together with the Deep Fathom. A bomb. Hidden within the chinese language jade bust. Shards had speared in all places, piercing the tent’s tarpaulin, even embedding into the bones of Weintraub’s cranium and limbs. also, the explosion had ignited a close-by tank of cleansing oil, growing the intense fireball that had blasted forth from the shaft of a shipment elevator. Jack shivered. He had dealt with the jade bust himself. If the tales have been actual, what if it exploded whereas he’d been at the ocean backside?

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Round the dome, tiny blue-green lighting fixtures flashed, the creatures too small and translucent to be visible in actual fact. The sight reminded Jack of flurries of fireflies from his Tennessee youth. Having lived all his younger existence in landlocked Tennessee, Jack had immediately fallen in love with the sea, enthralled by way of its vast expanses, its never-ending blue, its altering moods. A swirl of lighting swarmed round the dome. “Unbelievable,” he muttered to himself, donning a large grin. Even in spite of everything this time, the ocean came across how you can shock him.

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