Black Horizon

Black Horizon

Large Print - 2014 | Doubleday Large Print Home Library Edition
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Three summers after the biggest man-made environmental disaster in history, a drilling explosion in Cuban waters 60 miles off the Florida Keys has millions of gallons of oil spewing from a hole in the ocean floor. The situation is complex: the consortium doing the work is state-owned Venezuelan, Chinese and Russian, controlled by a mineral lease from the Cuban government, and the Cubans not only refuse assistance from the U.S., they also vow to fire on "hostile" American vessels that enter Cuban waters. When his new wife Andie is called back to an undercover CIA assignment, Jack Swyteck heads to Key West to see his buddy Theo Knight and is transformed from bystander to player in the unfolding oil catastrophe when he takes on a client whose husband was on the rig that blew up. She wants Jack to file a wrongful death suit in U.S. court. Taking on this unimaginably complicated case pitches Jack into a dangerous world, only to find that his case and Andie's assignment may be lethally connected.
Publisher: New York : Harper, [2014]
Edition: Doubleday Large Print Home Library Edition
ISBN: 9781611291865
1611291860
9780062298751
0062298755
Branch Call Number: GRIPPAND Large Print Coll
Characteristics: 626 pages ; 22 cm

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Zoelexi777
Apr 03, 2017

I enjoyed the book. It was a really fast read and it kept my interest.

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pugfan
May 24, 2016

I've read all of this authors books and this one is a dud. Had a hard time staying interested. Didn't like how he tried to use current pop culture humor between the characters. Didn't fit the characters intellect/age.

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Eil_1
May 13, 2016

It was okay - not as good as other novels of his which I've read. Didn't leave me with that "Wow" feeling.

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waterfallman
Sep 09, 2014

i did read some of his work but none latelt till this one---good start but then confusing and too contrived, leading to a disappointing and incomplete ending.

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rickk002
Jun 30, 2014

Great read, simple plot takes some surprise twists near the end!

karcoldelharvic5 Jun 04, 2014

Good read. Thought I had the culprit picked out about 1/2 thru and only partly right.

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