Treasure of Khan
A Dirk Pitt NovelLarge Print - 2007
Genghis Khan was the greatest conqueror of all time. At his peak, he ruled an empire that stretched from the Pacific Ocean to the Caspian Sea. His conquests are the stuff of legend, his tomb a forgotten mystery. Until now.
When Dirk Pitt is nearly killed rescuing an oil survey team from a freak wave on a Russian lake, it appears a an accident ... an act of nature. But when the survey team is abducted and Pitt's research vessel nearly sunk, it becomes clear that there are sinister elements at work. All trails lead to Mongolia, and a mysterious mogul who is making covert deals to supply oil to the Chinese while creating havoc on global oil markets. The Mongolian harbors a dream of restoring the conquests of his ancestors, and holds a dark secret about Genghis Khan that just might give him the wealth and power to make that dream come true.