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Maggie Riley is slowly getting used to life in Thailand when she gets a letter from a veteran of World War II who claims to have served with her grandfather, who went missing in action. She gets sucked into her families mystery when she travels to the Philippines with her grandfather’s secret code. Her goal? To find a US sub that was supposedly sunk in an effort to recover gold from the Japanese. I liked this entry in the series, but I don’t think it’s the best. Maggie isn’t as well defined in this one


Before she starts a new job in Dominica, Maggie Riley decide to take a little time for herself aboard her sailboat in the Caribbean. She gets more than she bargains for when she encounters archaeologist Cole Thatcher, swimming in the buff off Guadeloupe. Cole is on the run from a bunch of thugs and has barely escaped with his life (he had to leave his clothes behind). He tells Maggie he’s looking for a French submarine that went down in World War II, a sub he says was carrying millions of dollars in gold along with some highly classified documents that are to this day, being guarded by the Yale Skull and Bones Society. Maggie thinks he’s a nutjob, but what if he’s not. Maybe it wouldn’t hurt to do a little scouting around. A rip roaring read that you won’t be able to put down. Make sure to read the other books in the series, Knight’s Cross and Dragon’s Triangle

Shipwreck hunters Maggie Riley and Thomas Cole have their eyes peeled for a new shipwreck, but they’re not alone. They are being followed and after a bomb is found on their yacht, it becomes very clear that someone does not want them bringing something up from the sea floor. They are looking for a manuscript, that if found, will rock the foundations of the modern world. From Africa to the Vatican, there are plenty of ways for Riley and Cole to disappear…for good. I love Kling’s new series. I have heard her compared to Cussler, but I think she’s better. Her female heroine is smart, snarky and takes no prisoners