Philip Mercer

8 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 40 ratings

Vulcan's Forge Summary

Beneath the Pacific Ocean a volcano surges upward, carrying in its fiery heart a mineral more powerful than uranium. When the volcano breaks the ocean's surface, nations will battle to control what is known as Vulcan's Forge - a source of limitless, clean, nuclear power.

The secret of Vulcan's Forge begins to unravel when Mercer, a man of many talents now working for the US Geologic Survey, learns that the daughter of an old friend is in danger. Saving her takes Mercer from the Oval Office to a secret submarine off Hawaii. On the islands, a secessionist movement has turned violent and the US trembles on the brink of a civil war, while behind the scenes, shadowy figures jockey for control of the emerging volcano.

©2008 Jack Du Brul (P)2008 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

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  • Book 8

    • The Lightning Stones

    • A Novel
    • By: Jack Du Brul
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Philip Mercer, a preeminent geologist with a taste for international intrigue and danger, rides an elevator 2,000 into the Earth at the Leister Deep Mine in Minnesota. Mercer is there to visit his old friend and mentor, who is leading a research team to the deepest section of the mine for a groundbreaking study on climate change. But as Mercer approaches, he is stunned to hear gunfire in the massive underground chambers. By the time he finds his way to them, Abe Jacobs and the entire research team have been brutally attacked - and Mercer is left seeking not only answers but revenge. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mercer is back!

    • By Jan Lindstrom on 25-09-15

    Regular price: £30.49