A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA New York Times Bestselling AuthorA Dirk Pitt AdventureIt is the greatest advance in American defense technology in decades - an attack submarine capable of incredible underwater speeds. There's only one problem: a key element of the prototype is missing, and the man who developed it is dead. At the same time, ships have started vanishing mid-ocean, usually never to be found again. But when they are, bodies are found aboard burned to a crisp. What is going on? It's up to Dirk Pitt and his team to find the truth.