Three college buddies, two ravishing shipmates,
a wealthy yachtsman - and plenty of Mexican tequila - combine
and combust in this epic tale of a search for sunken treasure
- and survival against an awesome creature of the sea.
In the summer following their last year of college, Jack Duran and his two
best friends, Rock and Duff, are looking forward to a carefree trip around the
globe - a last stab at freedom before tackling the "real world." But when Jack's
vagabond brother, Dan, vanishes in Mexico,
they decide to head to Puerto Vallarta
to see if they can find him.
Following Dan's trail of
shady dealings, they soon join forces with a Bahamian yachtsman - a charismatic
eccentric with a mysterious past - and become hopelessly enamored with his two
enticing shipmates. Sailing down the jungle-covered coast of Mexico, they discover
that Dan was searching for a 19th-century shipwreck reputedly laden
with gold. When they finally locate the sunken wreck in the bay of a remote
fishing village, they enter its eerie, black waters and begin their hunt for
But one by one, the divers
Jack soon discovers that a mysterious leviathan seems to be guarding
the wreck. Could it be the fabled Diablo Blanco - a deadly
local legend come to life?
Blinded by the prospect
of untold riches, Jack pursues his harrowing quest to the very brink of the
abyss, bringing him finally face-to-face with an awesome, mythical terror.
A roaring high-adventure
thriller reminiscent of Jaws and The
Beach, Dark Gold is the hair-raising tale of a lost ship, a dark
obsession, and a terrifying denizen of the deep.