I’ve been reading Dragon by Clive Cussler – it’s a good book. Plenty of action and despite not having read any other “Dirk Pitt novels” (he’s one of the lead characters) it didn’t seem to matter at all and I was able to still get into the story.
The back of the book reads:
A Nuclear Pearl Harbour
Buried in the depths of the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Japan, lies on of the greatest drowned secrets of World War Two – a crashed B-29 Bomber that was carrying a third atomic bomb to Japan in 1945.
Its deadly cargo, lost in the sea for nearly fifty years, is at the heart of this classic Dirk Pitt thriller, in which a small group of Japanese nationalist fanatics, dreaming of a new Nipponese Empire, set out to neutralize and blackmail the USA – with nuclear weapons planted strategically in the country’s major cities…