Vulcan's Forge (Du Brul novel)

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Vulcan's Forge
Author Jack Du Brul
Country United States
Language English
Series Philip Mercer novels
Genre Adventure, Techno-thriller novel
Publisher Onyx
Publication date
Media type Print Paperback
Pages 384 pp (Paperback edition)
ISBN 978-0-451-41210-2
OCLC 62754601
Followed by Charon's Landing

Vulcan's Forge is an adventure novel by Jack Du Brul. This is the 1st book featuring the author’s primary protagonist, Philip Mercer.

Plot introduction[edit]

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union launched a secret operation against the United States, detonating a nuclear bomb on the ocean floor and creating a volcano that would take decades to rise to the surface.

Now, two hundred miles off Hawaii, an island is forming-an island that holds unimaginable wealthe and power for those who control it. As the fight to claim the island rages from the halls of power to the depths of the ocean, Philip Mercer must wage a battle against both man and nature to bring the world back from the edge of destruction.[1]


  1. ^ Du Brul, Jack. The Vulcan's Forge. Back Cover. 978-0451412102.