By William Dietrich
In the 5th installment of grasp storyteller William Dietrich’s bestselling event sequence, the swashbuckling, battle-scarred hero Ethan Gage needs to race from the slopes of the Alps to the sultry tropics of the Caribbean to pursue a mysterious Spanish treasure because the destiny of England—and of the world’s first winning slave revolt—hang desperately within the balance.
The Emerald typhoon is the action-packed historic masterpiece that Ethan Gage enthusiasts have lengthy awaited. enthusiasts of the Indiana Jones adventures, the Sharpe’s Rifles sequence, and the exciting works of James Rollins, who himself calls Dietrich’s writing “adventure at its grandest,” will locate The Emerald hurricane a gratifying, sword-in-hand romp via history—and new readers will detect it because the excellent advent to the breathtaking Ethan Gage Adventures.
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