Flood Tide : A Novel, Paperback
4 out of 5 (1 rating)


A fabulously wealthy Chinese businessman is making a fortune smuggling Chinese immigrants.

Dirk Pitt becomes suspicious and begins to track him.

The trail leads him from Washington to Louisiana where the villain is building a huge shipping port - apparently in the middle of nowhere.

Pitt's continuing investigation reveals that his instincts were right - he is on the tail of a master villain and not only lives are at stake.

Dirk Pitt must stop him at all costs.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Thriller / suspense
  • ISBN: 9780743449779



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Cussler has produced some preposterous storylines in the Dirk Pitt series and thankfully Flood Tide is not one of them. Dirk remains as indestructible as ever, this time up against a chinese megalomaniac whose plans are indeed very crafty. The well thought out plot continues to escalate until its grand finale and provides plenty of thrills and spills, a few unlikely coincidences, a little romance, a few villains and lots of spent ammo. A little wordy in places, Flood Tide for the most part is a very compentent action thriller and should keep Cussler fans and new readers happy until the end.

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