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Orinoco Dan Pollock

Orinoco

Dan Pollock

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436 pages
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Leaving his Oklahoma ranch behind, Sam Warrender piloted his twin-prop Cessna south, straight into the heart of Proteus Industries latest tangle — the discovery of rare pre-Columbian artifacts on the site of a rich strike of iron ore. The lankyMoreLeaving his Oklahoma ranch behind, Sam Warrender piloted his twin-prop Cessna south, straight into the heart of Proteus Industries latest tangle — the discovery of rare pre-Columbian artifacts on the site of a rich strike of iron ore. The lanky chairman of Proteus was undaunted by the problem, but he was about to be surprised … and enlightened.Cerro Calvario, one hundred miles south of the great Orinoco River, was now defended by the passionate vision of Dr. Arquimedeo Laya Lopez, an archaeologist who defied the giant multinational corporation with the courage of a David and the resources of a pauper. Already politically hot, the issue draws media and environmentalist fire, supported by the idealistic stance of film student Jacqueline Lee, the beautiful Eurasian daughter of Proteus new president. Sams a seasoned hand at defusing explosive situations, but his attraction to Jacqueline complicates his strategy — especially when terrorist hits on the mining site cause deep concern in Caracas, and fear for Jacquelines safety.Before Sam can reach her, Jacqueline is kidnapped from her fathers burning yacht by a former executioner for the Medellin cartel and his two accomplices, local Indians skilled in deadly survival arts who can disappear into the steaming jungle without a trace. The ransom demand is five million dollars. The government wont deal. With security police breathing down his neck, Sam plunges into the most challenging and dangerous mission hes ever tackled.