Genghis Khan - the greatest conqueror of all time, who at his peak ruled an empire four times the size of Alexander the Great's, a vast expanse which stretched from the Pacific Ocean to the Caspian Sea. And now somebody wants it back. Dirk Pitt and the NUMA crew are about to come head to head with their most dangerous enemy ever. A mysterious Mongolian mogul harbors a dream of restoring the conquests of ancient Mongolia. He holds a dark secret about Genghis Khan, his grandson Kublai Khan and the treasures of Xanadu - treasures of gold and also much, much more. His relentless ambition will cause devastation to millions ...unless Dirk Pitt can somehow find a way to stop him.
Clive Cussler is the author of several other books including the Dirk Pitt adventure Black Wind, the Kurt Austin novel Polar Shift and the Oregon series novel Sacred Stone. He lives in Arizona and Colorado.Dirk Cussler, an MBA from Stanford University, worked for many years in the financial arena and has been an active participant in the real-life NUMA expeditions. He lives in Arizona.