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By Clive Cussler. 1976
To ensure America's security from foreign attack, it becomes essential to obtain the rare element of Byzanium, which lies in…the hold of the Titanic. Some strong language. Sequel to "Iceberg", followed by "Vixen 03". 1976. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 3)
By Clive Cussler. 1981
Two agents race to uncover the North American treaty which has been hidden for 75 years. The treaty is worth…billions to America, but could mean war for Great Britain. Explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. Followed by "Iceberg". 1981. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 1)
By Clive Cussler. 2016
Alors qu'il s'apprête enfin à célébrer son mariage à bord du paquebot Mauretania, Isaac Bell vole au secours de deux…hommes agressés en pleine nuit : des scientifiques, le professeur Beiderbecke et son jeune assistant Clyde Lynds, peu enclins malgré tout à se confier au brillant détective de l'agence Van Dorn. Quelques jours plus tard, le professeur est retrouvé à l'agonie, enfermé dans une malle. Dès lors, Clyde Lynds n'a d'autre choix que de se confier à Isaac Bell s'il veut garder la vie sauve et protéger leur invention des convoitises qu'elle suscite... Mais les grandes firmes auxquelles il souhaite vendre son dispositif révolutionnaire ne sont visiblement pas les seules intéressées. Dans l'ombre, le mystérieux acrobate, et derrière lui le Deuxième Reich, semblent prêts à tout pour mettre la main sur ce formidable outil de propagande. 2016.
By Clive Cussler. 2004
The towering iceberg drifting in the North Atlantic was a floating tomb, for embedded in it was a ship -…sealed in so solidly that not even its mast protruded. Here was a sea mystery to rank with the Bermuda Triangle and the Marie Celeste. But for Major Dirk Pitt, top troubleshooter for the National Underwater and Marine Agency, it was also the first link in a fantastic chain of events that would lead him too close to violent death. Sequel to "The Mediterranean caper", followed by "Raise the Titanic". Some descriptions of sex and some strong language, descriptions of violence. 2004, c1975. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 2)
By Clive Cussler. 1997
A Chinese businessman is making a fortune smuggling immigrants into countries around the globe. Tracking the smuggler leads Dirk Pitt…from Washington State to a shipping port in Louisiana. The trail then leads to the race to find a sunken ship filled with treasure. As Pitt prepares for a dramatic showdown, he is faced with the most formidable foe he has ever encountered. c1997. (Dirk Pitt ; 11)
By Clive Cussler. 1984
An Asian shipping empire is involved in the kidnapping of senior U.S. officials, and the abduction of the American president…from his yacht on the Potomac River. Sequel to "Pacific vortex", followed by "Cyclops". 1984. (Dirk pitt novel ; 7)
By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler. 2004
In the waning days of World War II, the Japanese tried a last desperate measure - a different kind of…kamikaze mission, carried out by two submarines bound for the US, their cargo a revolutionary new strain of biological virus. Neither sub made it to the designated target. But that does not mean they were lost. Someone knows about the subs and has an extraordinary plan that could reshape the world as we know it. All that stands in the way are three people: a marine biologist named Summer, a marine engineer named Dirk, and their father, Dirk Pitt, the new head of NUMA. Sequel to "Trojan odyssey" (DC28368). 2004. (Dirk Pitt ; 18)
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2014
1920, both Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Isaac Bell's boss and lifelong friend Joseph Van Dorn is…shot and nearly killed leading the high-speed chase of a rum-running vessel, Bell swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers, but he doesn't know what he is getting into. When a witness to Van Dorn's shooting is executed in a ruthlessly efficient manner invented by the Russian secret police, it becomes clear that these are no ordinary criminals. Bell is up against a team of Bolshevik assassins and saboteurs-- and they are intent on overthrowing the government of the United States. Sequel to "The striker", followed by "The assassin". 2014.
By Clive Cussler, Boyd Morrison. 2018
Nearly two thousand years ago, an Eastern emperor charged a small group with safeguarding a body of knowledge and 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 the descendants are fighting a mighty battle. Both sides think they are saving the world, but one of them is willing to use horrifying means to accomplish its goals. Now is up to Cabrillo and his team of expert operatives to stop both of them from the destructive path they're on, and save the earth from a dynasty of terror. Bestseller. 2018.
By Clive Cussler, Craig Dirgo. 2004
In the remote wastes of Greenland, a young scientist has unearthed a 50,000 year-old meteorite known as the Sacred Stone,…which he soon discovers possesses potentially catastrophic radioactive power. The astounding find places him in the crossfire of two opposing terrorist groups who seek the stone for themselves. Caught between two militant factions bent on wholesale slaughter, Juan Cabrillo and his ship of high-tech mercenaries must fight to protect the scientist and the Sacred Stone - and prevent the outbreak of World War III. c2004.
By Clive Cussler, Craig Dirgo. 2003
Only Cabrillo could convert the interior of a nondescript lumber hauler into a state of the art spy ship -…and only he could take the helm on the dangerous covert missions it carries out for whatever U.S. agency pays the price. It's up to Cabrillo and his crew of expert intelligence and naval men to put Tibet back in the hands of the Dalai Lama by striking a deal with the Russians and the Chinese. His gambling chip is a golden Buddha containing records of vast oil reserves in the disputed land. But first, he'll have to locate - and steal - the all-important artifact. 2003.
By Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos. 2002
Kurt Austin, NUMA Special Assignments team leader, and his colleague Joe Zavala are used to battling against eco-extortionists and mad…empire builders, but they have never faced a menace like this one. In the heart of the old Soviet Union, a mining tycoon has proclaimed himself Czar of Russia. Claiming Romanov ancestry and backed by billions of dollars, he is determined to overthrow the already shaky Russian government - and U.S. opposition doesn't bother him one bit. 2002.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2010
1908. Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency investigates the supposed suicide of battleship engineer Arthur Langner. After more…deaths among naval research staff, Bell hunts for a foreign spy hobbling American military advances during a buildup to war. Some violence. Bestseller. 2010. (Isaac Bell adventure)
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2013
It is 1902, and a bright, inexperienced young man named Isaac Bell, only two years out of his apprenticeship at…the Van Dorn Detective Agency, has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witness to a terrible accident that makes him think that something else is going on, that provocateurs are at work and bigger stakes are in play. Sequel to "The thief", followed by "The bootlegger". 2013.
By Clive Cussler, Graham Brown. 2013
In the middle of the Indian Ocean, a NUMA research vessel is taking water samples at sunset, when a crew…member spots a sheen of black oil ahead of them. But it is not oil. Like a horde of army ants, a swarm of black particles suddenly attacks the ship, killing everyone aboard, while the ship itself goes up in flames. A few hours later, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are on their way to the Indian Ocean. What they will find there on the smouldering hulk of the ship will eventually lead them to the discovery of the most audacious scheme they have ever known: a plan to permanently alter the weather on a global scale. It will kill millions and it has already begun. 2013.
By Clive Cussler, Jean Rosenthal. 1977
By Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos. 2009
In the Micronesian islands, a top-secret U.S. governmentsponsored undersea lab conducting vital biomedical research on a rare jellyfish known as…the Blue Medusa suddenly disappears. At the same time, off Bermuda, a bathysphere is attacked by an underwater vehicle and left helpless a half-mile below the surface, its passengersincluding Zavalaleft to die. Only Kurt Austin's heroic measures save them from a watery grave, but suspecting a connection, Austin puts the NUMA team on the case. He has no idea what he's just gotten them all into. A hideous series of medical experiments . . . an extraordinarily ambitious Chinese criminal organization . . . a secret new virus that threatens to set off a worldwide pandemic. Austin and Zavala have been in tight spots before, but this time it's not just their own skins they're trying to saveit's the lives of millions.
By Clive Cussler, Grant Blackwood. 2010
Sam and Remi Fargo, heroes of Spartan Gold, return in this extraordinary new adventure from the number-one New York Times-…bestselling author. With Spartan Gold, a daring thriller that Publishers Weekly proclaimed "solidly in the Cussler tradition, [and] sure to please new fans and old," Clive Cussler introduced husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo. In their electrifying new adventure, the Fargos make a startling discovery that others would kill to keep hidden...? While scuba diving in Tanzania, Sam and Remi Fargo come upon a relic belonging to a long-lost Confederate ship. An anomaly about the relic sets them off chasing a mystery-but unknown to them, a much more powerful force is engaged in the same chase. Mexico's ruling party, the ultranationalist Mexica Tenochca, is intent on finding that artifact as well, because it contains a secret that could destroy the party utterly. Through Tanzania and Zanzibar, into the rainforests of Madagascar, and across the Indian Ocean to Indonesia and the legendary site of the 1883 Krakatoa explosion, the Fargos and their ruthless opponents pursue the hunt-but only one can win. And the penalty for failure is death. Filled with the dazzling suspense and breathtaking action that are Cussler's trademarks, Lost Empire is a stunning new novel from the grand master of adventure.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2010
Detective Isaac Bell, hero of The Chase and The Wrecker, returns in the remarkable new adventure from the number-one New…York Timesbestselling author. It is 1908, and international tensions are mounting. When a brilliant American battleship-gun designer dies in a sensational apparent suicide, the man's grief-stricken daughter turns to the legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency to clear her father's name. Van Dorn puts his chief investigator on the case, and Isaac Bell soon realizes that the clues point to murder. And when more suspicious deaths follow, it becomes clear that someonean elusive spyis orchestrating the destruction of America's brightest technological minds...?nd the murders all connect to a top-secret project called Hull 44. But that is just the beginning. Bell will find himself pitted against German, Japanese, and British spies in a mission that encompasses dreadnought battleships, Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet, Chinatown, Hell's Kitchen, and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. This time it is more than the future of his country that's at stakeit's the fate of the world. From the Compact Disc edition.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2014
1921. The U.S. Treasury hires the Van Dorn Detective Agency to help combat illegal liquor trafficking. When Joseph Van Dorn…is shot while chasing a rum runner, Detective Isaac Bell vows to find the shooters--not knowing that they may be the Russian Communists' foreign attack force. Some violence. Bestseller. 2014