“Crescent Dawn” is a novel written by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler. It is part of the “Dirk Pitt Adventures” series, which features the fictional character Dirk Pitt, a marine engineer, adventurer, and the protagonist of the series. “Crescent Dawn” was published in 2010.
In this book, Dirk Pitt finds himself embroiled in a thrilling adventure that spans continents. The story starts with a series of events involving a group of terrorists who hijack a yacht off the coast of Morocco. Dirk Pitt’s children, Dirk Pitt Jr. and Summer, are aboard the yacht and get caught up in the dangerous situation.
As the plot unfolds, Dirk Pitt and his team join forces with a beautiful Moroccan archaeologist named Dr. Leilani Zerouni. Together, they uncover a sinister plot that involves a mysterious artifact from the ancient city of Carthage, which holds the key to an ancient power. The artifact is said to have the ability to unleash a devastating force upon the world if it falls into the wrong hands.
As Dirk Pitt and his team race against time, they face various obstacles and encounter dangerous adversaries who will stop at nothing to possess the artifact. From the bustling streets of Morocco to the treacherous waters of the Mediterranean, the adventure takes them on a thrilling journey filled with high-stakes action, ancient mysteries, and the fate of the world hanging in the balance.
“Crescent Dawn” is a typical Clive Cussler adventure novel, featuring fast-paced action, intricate plot twists, and a blend of historical and technological elements. It combines elements of thriller, adventure, and suspense genres, keeping readers on the edge of their seats as the story unfolds.