by John K Berntson
Matt Dodds is sent by a billionaire recluse on a nine-month expedition aboard the Vanguard Observer and put in charge of a team, but he only manages to get them all in trouble. Meanwhile, he finds mysteries. Who is Mr. Greyson and what is in his metal suitcases? Why has the Vanguard suddenly changed course? Why do underworld thugs trail them and sneak aboard at night?