A cruise liner hijacked on the high seas . . . the terror is about to begin . . . As the luxury cruise liner Adventurer sails from a United States port, a world-wide spate of terrorist bombings breaks out. At first there seems to be no apparent connection between these events. Then it is discovered the fate of the ship and the fate of the bomb victims are interlinked in a complex tale of intrigue and action. From London to South Carolina, from the oil fields of the North Sea to the ice-girt islands of the Antarctic, this compelling story raises questions of loyalty and motivation in unusual places. The author, well-known for his historical sea stories, creates a variety of disparate characters whose lives impact one upon another in this exciting story of men and women, ships and sea.