Title search results
Showing 1 - 20 of 155 items
By Clive Cussler, Boyd Morrison. 2018
Only Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon stand between two warring moguls and global havoc in this thrilling…suspense novel in Clive Cussler's #1 New York Times bestselling series. <P><P>Nearly two thousand years ago, an Eastern emperor charged a small group with safeguarding secrets powerful enough to change the history of mankind. They went down in legend as the Nine Unknown Men--and now two rival factions of their descendants are fighting a mighty battle. Both sides think they are saving the world, but their tactics could very well bring about the end of humankind. Soon, Juan Cabrillo and his team of expert operatives aboard the Oregon find themselves trapped between two power-hungry adversaries, both of whom are willing to use shocking means to accomplish their goals. <P><P>Cabrillo and the team must divide and conquer as they fight dual threats, which include a supercomputer at sea and satellites that can wipe out technology across the globe--including the high-tech weapons on board the Oregon. The crew must rely on their unique skills to stop the tyrants in their tracks and save the earth from a dynasty of terror. <P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>
By Clive Cussler. 1990
Dirk Pitt, whose most recent adventure was "Treasure", is back, this time battling a Japanese crime cartel. Pitt is searching…the ocean bottom for a lost atomic bomb - a relic of World War II. Meanwhile, topside, the cartel, from its secret "Dragon Center," is smuggling atomic bombs into the United States. Can Pitt save the world from atomic destruction? Bestseller. Followed by "Sahara". 1990. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 10)
By Clive Cussler. 1999
Artifacts from ancient civilizations are popping up everywhere and Dirk Pitt, his associate Al Giordino, and archaeologist/linguist Patricia O'Connell are…investigating. But the Fourth Empire, a terrorist group led by the Wolf family, is determined to stop them and take over the entire world. Some descriptions of sex violence and some strong language. Bestseller. Sequel to "Flood tide (DC28366)", followed by "Valhalla rising" (DC30188). 1999. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 15)
By Clive Cussler. 1978
In 1988 Dirk Pitt discovers the wreckage of Vixen 0-3, a plane bound for the Pacific which had crashed in…an ice-covered lake in Colorado. Two canisters filled with quick death germs of great strength were missing; they were in the hands of terrorists whose mission was to destroy Washington, D.C. Strong language and descriptions of sex and violence. Sequel to "Raise the Titanic", followed by "Night probe". 1978. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 4)
By Clive Cussler. 2004
A Luftwaffe ace, a Nazi war criminal, a beautiful and untrustworthy brunette, and a deadly billion-dollar cargo become the objects…of a desperate search as Dirk Pitt matches wits with the elusive leader of an international smuggling ring. 2004.
By Clive Cussler. 2017
En esta decimotercera entrega de la serie de aventuras trepidantes «Archivos NUMA» Kurt Austin y su equipo deberán enfrentarse a…un peligro con más de tres mil años de antigüedad. Ciudad de los muertos, Egipto, 1353 a.C. Tras prohibirse la adoración a la diosa de la resurrección Osiris, unos sacerdotes prometen a un matrimonio devolver la vida a sus hijos haciendo uso de un antiguo elixir, un secreto enterrado bajo las arenas del desierto. El único precio, matar al faraón Akenatón... Lampedusa, actualidad. Cerca de una remota isla del Mediterráneo, un misterioso barco emana un humo, un veneno mortal. Minutos después, todos los habitantes de la isla parecen haber muerto. Respondiendo a una llamada de socorro, Kurt Austin y el equipo de NUMA se adentrarán en las causas de la catástrofe. Kurt deberá desvelar la verdad tras las leyendas, aprender los secretos del pasado para salvar las vidas del futuro. Una desesperada carrera contrarreloj en la que se enfrentará a un enemigo que no se detiene ante nada ni ante nadie. Reseña:«El más intrigante, salvaje, imaginativo y entretenido thriller de la serie "Archivos NUMA". Los fans de Cussler se pelearán por él.»Library Journal
By Clive Cussler. 1988
Charts of lost gold... breathtaking art and rare volumes... maps of hidden oil and mineral deposits that could change the…world's balance of power. Now Dirk Pitt discovers the secret trail of the treasures of Alexandria-- a trail that plunges him into a brutal conspiracy for total domination of the globe. Zealots threaten to unseat the governments of Egypt and Mexico, exposing America to invasion and economic collapse. Suddenly, from East to West, anarchists reach their deadly tentacles into the heart of the United States. And Dirk Pitt, the hard-hitting hero of Clive Cussler's smash bestsellers "Sahara" and "Inca Gold", is up against the most feared assassin known to man.
By Clive Cussler. 1994
Dirk Pitt vuelve para enfrentarse a su aventura más espectacular e impactante. La trama gira en torno a la búsqueda…de un antiguo tesoro, los secretos de una civilización perdida y las actividades de una organización criminal. En 1578, el legendario sir Francis Drake captura un galeón español con un cargamento de oro y plata de origen inca y descubre un tesoro de incalculable valor. El galeón de Drake zozobra y sólo un hombre logra sobrevivir. Cuatro siglos más tarde, Dirk Pitt salva la vida a unos arqueólogos que investigan en los andes peruanos. A raíz de ello, se ve arrastrado a un torbellino de peripecias espeluznantes y a un mundo críptico rodeado de oscuridad y muerte.
By Clive Cussler. 2017
Dirk Pitt regresa en esta nueva y emocionante novela del maestro de la aventura, el autor superventas mundial Clive Cussler.…¿Se le ha acabado la suerte a Dirk Pitt? Mientras investiga un estallido tóxico en el mar Caribe que podría suponer una amenaza letal para Estados Unidos, Pitt se ve envuelto inconscientemente en una lucha por el control en Cuba en la era post Castro. Entre tanto, los chicos de Pitt llevan a cabo una investigación por su cuenta, a la caza de una piedra que se destruyó durante la batalla en el puerto de la Habana en 1898. Aun así, ellos viajan a Cuba y al centro del peligro. La familia Pitt al completo ya ha pasado por situaciones desesperadas antes, pero quizá nunca tan extrema como la que afrontan esta vez. Acción y aventura sin fin en el mar en la entrega vigésimo tercera entrega de la serie «Dirk Pitt».
By Clive Cussler. 1999
An Antarctic whaler stumbles across an aged wreck--her frozen crew guarding a priceless treasure. A team of anthropologists is buried…under a mountain by a deliberate explosion. A ship that should have died fifty-six years ago reappears, and almost sinks a National Underwater and Marine Agency ship. Dirk Pitt knows that somehow these events are connected. His investigations lead to an ancient mystery with devastating modern consequences, and a diabolical enemy unlike any he has ever known. Now, he is racing to save not only his life--but the world. The trap is set. The clock is ticking. And only one man stands between the earth and Armageddon...A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club
By Clive Cussler. 2015
En la undécima entrega de «Archivos NUMA», la serie de aventuras protagonizada por Kurt Austin y su equipo, el planeta…se encuentra en una situación límite. Si la Agencia no tiene éxito en su emocionante misión, podría desencadenarse el fin de la humanidad. Se conoce como punto cero de energía y no es un mito de la ciencia. Este estado de la energía que se encuentra en la materia y que ofrece posibilidades ilimitadas existe realmente. Son muchos los expertos que han tratado de desentrañar este gran misterio de la física, pero no han tenido éxito... hasta ahora. Un excéntrico científico, que ha sido rechazado y denigrado por la comunidad internacional, parece haber hallado la fórmula. Para vengarse del mundo, y en especial de todos aquellos que lo despreciaron, ha construido dos máquinas capaces de provocar terribles terremotos y crear fisuras en las placas tectónicas. Desde las llanuras de Australia hasta la virulenta naturaleza de una isla de hielo en el océano Antártico, Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala y el resto del equipo de la NUMA deberán encontrar las dos máquinas que han desencadenado esta situación límite: si no lo hacen pronto, las consecuencias del cambio geológico podrían ser fatales. Reseñas:«Los fans de las aventuras de la NUMA lo pasarán en grande con esta nueva entrega.»Booklist «Un thriller con dosis inagotables de acción.»Associated Press
By Clive Cussler. 2010
Clive Cussler's New York Times bestselling Blue Gold, now available in ebook, is a heart-pounding thriller in the NUMA adventure…series. Kurt Austin navigates the Amazon jungle in search of a legend that could change the path of science--but secretive powers will do anything to stop him.From deep within the Venezuelan rain forest emanates the legend of a white goddess and a mysterious tribe with startling technical accomplishments. Few believe the tribe exists--and even fewer suspect its deity may hold knowledge that can change the course of history. For National Underwater & Marine Agency crew leader Kurt Austin, an investigation into the sudden deaths of rare whales leads him to the Mexican coast, where someone tries to put him and his mini-sub permanently out of commission. Meanwhile, in South America's lush hills, a specially assigned NUMA crew turns up the white-goddess legend--and a murderous cadre of bio-pirates intent on stealing medicinal secrets worth millions. Soon Austin and his crew realize they're working the opposite ends of the same grand scheme. A billionaire California tycoon is poised to rise to power by monopolizing the earth's vastly depleted freshwater reserves and ultimately dominate the world. Austin has a hunch Venezuela's mythical tribal goddess has some real roots in science, and may be the key to locating a secret formula that could turn vast amounts of seawater into fresh. But with each step into the bush, he and his NUMA team feel like fish out of water--and must fight a deadly, twisting trail of enemies through a dense jungle of treachery, blackmail, and murder.
By Clive Cussler. 2002
A hundred and forty years after a British ship wrecks on the way to an Australian penal colony and the…survivors discover diamonds on the tropical island where they wash up, Maeve Fletcher, one of their descendants, is stranded on an island in Antarctica with a party of passengers after their cruise ship seemingly abandons them.Dirk Pitt, on an expedition to find the source of a deadly plague that is killing dolphins and seals in the Weddell Sea, finds Maeve and the passengers and rescues them from death. When Pitt later uncovers the cause of the plague, he discovers that Maeve's father, Arthur Dorsett, and her two sisters are responsible because of their diamond-mining technology. A deadly race develops to stop Dorsett from continuing his murderous mining operations and to head off a disaster that will kill millions. Pitt's struggle to foil Dorsett's ruthless plan to destroy the market for diamonds and thus gain a monopoly of his own takes him from harrowing adventures off the west coast of Canada to being cast adrift in the Tasman Sea.
By Clive Cussler. 2016
Dirk Pitt responds to a mysterious Mayday signal from a deserted ship that will draw him toward a deadly secret…leftover from the Cold War arms race in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.<P><P> Dirk Pitt, the director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, is on the Black Sea, helping to locate a lost Ottoman shipwreck, when he responds to an urgent Mayday—“Under attack!”—from a nearby freighter. But when he and his colleague Al Giordino arrive, there is nobody there. Just dead bodies and a smell of sulfur in the air. As Pitt and Giordino explore, a blast from the stern scuttles the ship swiftly, almost taking them with it. <P> The more the two of them search for the secret of the death ship, the deeper they descend into an extraordinary series of discoveries. A desperate attempt in 1917 to preserve the wealth and power of the Romanov Empire. A Cold War bomber lost with a deadly cargo. A brilliant developer of advanced drone technology on an unknown mission. Modern-day nuclear smugglers, determined Ukrainian rebels, a beautiful anti-terrorism agent from Europol—all will combine to present Pitt with the most dangerous challenge of his career.<P> And not only Pitt. His two children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are exploring a mysterious shipwreck of their own, when they are catapulted into his orbit. The three of them are used to perilous situations—but this time, they may have found their match.<P> Filled with breathtaking suspense and remarkable imagination, Odessa Sea is further proof that when it comes to adventure writing, nobody beats Clive Cussler. <P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>
By Clive Cussler. 1997
Tracking a notorious Chinese smuggler's activities leads Dirk Pitt from Washington State to Louisiana, where his quarry is constructing a…huge shipping port in the middle of nowhere. Why has he chosen this unlikely location? The trail then leads to the race to find the site of the mysterious sinking of the ship that Chiang Kai-shek filled with treasure when he fled China in 1949, including the legendary boxes containing the bones of Peking Man that had vanished at the beginning of World War I. As Pitt prepares for a final showdown, he is faced with the most formidable foe he has ever encountered...
By Clive Cussler. 2003
Long hailed as the grand master of adventure fiction, Clive Cussler has continued to astound with the intricate plotting and…astonishing set pieces of his novels. Now, with a surprising twist, he gives us his most audacious work yet.In the final pages of Valhalla Rising, Dirk Pitt discovered, to his shock, that he had two grown children he had never known-twenty-three-year-old fraternal twins born to a woman he thought had died in an underwater earthquake. Both have inherited his love of the sea: the girl, Summer, is a marine biologist; the boy, himself named Dirk, is a marine engineer. And now they are about to help their father in the adventure of a lifetime.There is a brown tide infesting the ocean off the shore of Nicaragua. The twins are working in a NUMA(r) underwater enclosure, trying to determine its origin, when two startling things happen: Summer discovers an artifact, something strange and beautiful and ancient; and the worst storm in years boils up out of the sky, heading straight not only for them but also for a luxurious floating resort hotel square in its path.The peril for everybody concerned is incalculable, and, desperately, Pitt, Al Giordino, and the rest of the NUMA(r) crew rush to the rescue, but what they find in the storm's wake makes the furies of nature pale in comparison. For there is an all-too-human evil at work in that part of the world, and the brown tide is only a by-product of its plan. Soon, its work will be complete-and the world will be a very different place.Though if Summer's discovery is to be believed, the world is already a very different place...
By Clive Cussler. 2008
Turn-of-the-century detective Isaac Bell pursues a blood-thirsty bank robber—and perhaps one of the world’s first sociopaths—in the first novel in…the #1 New York Times-bestselling series. In 1906, the western states of America suffer a string of bank robberies by a single man who then cold-bloodedly murders any and all witnesses, and vanishes without a trace. Fed up by the depredations of “The Butcher Bandit,” the U.S. government brings in the best man it can find: a tall, lean, no-nonsense detective named Isaac Bell, who has caught thieves and killers from coast to coast. But Bell has never had a challenge like this one. From Arizona to Colorado to the streets of San Francisco during its calamitous earthquake and fire, he pursues a fiend who seems to draw pleasure from the challenge and a woman who may to hold the key to the man’s identity. As Bell begins to suspect a new term used among top psychologists, sociopath, may describe his target, the Butcher Bandit turns the chase around on him. The hunter becomes the hunted. And soon, it will take all of Bell’s skills not merely to prevail . . . but to survive. Filled with intricate plotting, Cussler’s signature dazzling set pieces, and not one but two extraordinary villains, The Chase is the master working at the height of his powers.
By Clive Cussler. 1996
A nonfiction work by the creator of Dirk Pitt, this book tells thirteen tales of searches for shipwrecks. The circumstances…surrounding each are described in detail along with the searches. This book reads like a novel. Among the shipwrecks are the C.S.S. Hunley, a confederate submarine-- the first to sink a ship in battle, The Leopoldville, a troop transport torpedoed by a German U-boat on Christmas eve, 1944 and the discovery of U-20, the German sub that sank the Lusitania in 1915.
By Clive Cussler. 1981
In the midst of an international crisis, Heidi Milligan, a beautiful, brilliant American naval commander, accidentally discovers an obscure reference…to the long-buried North American Treaty, a precedent-shattering secret pact between the United States and Great Britain. The President believes that the treaty offers the single shot at salvation for an energy-starved, economically devastated nation, but the only two copies plummeted into the watery depths of the Atlantic in twin disasters long ago. The original document must be found—and the one American who can do the job is Dirk Pitt.<P> But in London, a daring counterplot is being orchestrated to see that the treaty is never implemented. Brian Shaw, a master spy who has often worked hand in hand with American agents, now confronts his most challenging command. Pitt’s mission: Raise the North American Treaty. Shaw’s mission: Stop Pitt.
By Clive Cussler. 1992
1931: Una famosa aviadora australiana desaparece misteriosamente mientras sobrevuela el Sáhara. 1995: Dirk Pitt salva la vida a una atractiva…joven científica cuya misión es investigar una enfermedad desconocida que conduce a miles de personas a la locura, el canibalismo y la muerte. Todo indica que la epidemia ha sido provocada por una contaminación química sin precedentes. En su empeño por averiguar la verdad, los protagonistas remontan el río Níger y, a riesgo de su propia vida, descubren un terrible proyecto urdido en lo más profundo del continente africano, enfrentándose así al pavoroso misterio de las desapariciones ocurridas en el pasado. ¿Qué inquietante relación existe entre estos hechos? ¿Quié n está detrás de ese proyecto maquiavélico que puede significar el fin de la humanidad?