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By Dirk Cussler. 2021
Fearless adventurer Dirk Pitt must unravel a historical mystery of epic importance in the latest novel in the beloved New…York Times bestselling series created by the &“grand master of adventure&” Clive Cussler. In 1959 Tibet, a Buddhist artifact of immense importance was seemingly lost to history in the turmoil of the Communist takeover. But when National Underwater and Marine Agency Director Dirk Pitt discovers a forgotten plane crash in the Philippine Sea over 60 years later, new clues emerge to its hidden existence. But Pitt and his compatriot Al Giordino have larger worries when they are ordered to recover a failed hypersonic missile from Luzon Strait. Only someone else is after it, too…a rogue Chinese military team that makes their own earthshattering discovery, hijacking a ship capable of stirring the waters of the deep into a veritable Devil&’s Sea. From the cold dark depths of the Pacific Ocean to the dizzying heights of the Himalaya Mountains, only Dirk Pitt and his children, Summer and Dirk Jr., can unravel the mysteries that will preserve a religion, save a nation…and save the world from war
By Clive Cussler. 1996
Dirk Pitt meets an intriguing and sinister villain, in a conflict that is waged above and below the sea for…the survival of sea creatures and human beings. Through trials by storms, hunger and thirst, Pitt's genius and drive eventually bring him to a spine chilling confrontation with Arthur Dorsett, at the heart of his domain: a confrontation in which Pitt gains triumph at the cost of great personal loss. 1996.
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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 2003
Dirk Pitt was astonished to discover that he had two grown children he had never known, 23-year-old twins born to…a woman he thought had died in an underwater earthquake. Both have inherited his love of the sea, and now they are about to help their father in the adventure of a lifetime. The two young people are working in a NUMA underwater enclosure off the shore of Nicaragua, trying to determine its origin. Then the worst storm in years boils up out of the sky, heading not only straight for them but also for a luxurious floating resort hotel. Sequel to "Valhalla rising". 2003. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 17)
By Clive Cussler. 1988
When the great Library of Alexandria was sacked in A.D. 391, perhaps some of its fabulous art treasures and volumes…from its library escaped the flames and were ferried across the Atlantic. This is the premise of a suspense caper that features green-eyed agent Dirk Pitt, a James Bond type whom "no woman could completely possess." Some strong language and descriptions of sex, descriptions of violence. Bestseller. Sequel to "Cyclops", followed by "Dragon" (DC28143). 1988. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 9)
By Clive Cussler. 1994
A group of archaeologists is exploring a Peruvian sinkhole and gets in trouble. Dirk Pitt happens to be in the…neighbourhood and comes to their aid. But the rescue simply sets in motion a series of events that find Pitt looking for lost treasure, being captured by a band of art smugglers, and swimming through an uncharted underground river. Bestseller. Sequel to "Sahara", followed by "Shock wave". 1994. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 12)
By Clive Cussler. 2001
In the middle of its maiden voyage, the luxury cruise ship "Emerald Dolphin" suddenly catches fire and sinks. What caused…it? Why didn't the alarms go off? National Underwater Maritime Administration (NUMA) special projects director Dirk Pitt races to rescue the passengers and investigate the disaster, but he has no idea of the bizarre events that are about to engulf him. Sequel to "Atlantis found" (DC28140), followed by "Trojan odyssey" (DC28368). 2001. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 16)
By Clive Cussler. 1982
Dirk Pitt, deep-sea expert, is put to the ultimate test as he plunges into the perilous waters of the Pacific…Vortex--a fog-shrouded sea zone where dozens of ships have vanished. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. Sequel to "Night probe" (DC02962). Followed by "Deep six" (DC04682). 1982. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 6)
By Clive Cussler. 2016
"Oceanography's answer to Indiana Jones", 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. 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. 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. 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. Filled with breathtaking suspense and remarkable imagination, Odessa Sea is further proof that when it comes to adventure writing, nobody beats Clive Cussler. From the Hardcover edition.
By Clive Cussler. 2007
April 1950: The rusting hulk of a steam locomotive rises from the deep waters of a Montana lake. Inside is…all that remains of three people who died forty-four years before. But it is neither the engine nor its grisly contents that interest the people watching nearby. It is what is about to come next...? 1906: For two years, the western states of America have been suffering an extraordinary crime spree: 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 finda tall, lean, no-nonsense detective named Isaac Bell, who has caught thieves and killers from coast to coast. But he 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 the best criminal mind he has ever encountered, and the woman who seems to hold the key to the man's identity. He repeatedly draws near, only to grasp at empty air, but at least he knows his pursuit is having an effect. Because his quarry is getting angry now, and has turned the chase back on him. And soon, it will take all of Bell's skills not merely to prevail...?ut to survive.
By Clive Cussler. 2020
Kurt Austin and the NUMA crew risk everything to stop a cutthroat arms dealer from stealing a priceless ancient treasure…in the thrilling new novel from the #1 New York Times -bestselling grand master of adventure. In 1074 B.C., vast treasures disappear from the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs. In 1927, a daredevil American aviator vanishes on an attempted transcontinental flight. And in the present day, a fishing trawler—along with its mysterious cargo—sinks off the coast of Scotland. How are these three mysterious events connected? And, more importantly, what do they mean for Kurt Austin and his NUMA team? As they search for answers, the NUMA squad join the agents of the British MI5 to take on a wide-reaching international conspiracy. Their common enemy is the Bloodstone Group, a conglomerate of arms dealers and thieves attempting to steal ancient relics on both sides of the Atlantic. Kurt and his team soon find themselves wrapped up in a treacherous treasure hunt as they race to find the lost Egyptian riches. . . before they fall into the wrong hands
By Clive Cussler. 2020
Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo come up against an old enemy while searching for a treasure that has been…lost for centuries in this exciting adventure in the bestselling series by the Clive Cussler, Grand Master of Adventure. Ten years ago, a chance meeting at the Lighthouse Café in Redondo Beach led Sam Fargo and Remi Longstreet on the adventure of a lifetime, hunting the legendary riches stolen from the Persian King Croesus in 546 B.C. But they weren't the only ones. Someone else is after the gold, and he's willing to kill anyone who gets in his way. When Sam and Remi run afoul of a criminal drug-running operation, their hopes of finding the treasure are dashed. But with Sam's ingenuity and Remi's determination, they survive their confrontation with the drug runners, and manage to send one of the key players to prison. Though the cache of gold is never found, life goes on. Sam and Remi marry—and years later return to Greece to find the one treasure that got away. Time becomes their enemy when the kingpin they helped send to prison over a decade ago is released—and he has two goals in mind. Find the legendary hoard of King Croesus, and kill Sam and Remi Fargo. The Fargos know that as long as this gold is out there, no one is safe. They return to Greece for a final showdown—and one last chance to find that elusive treasure
By Clive Cussler. 2021
Detective Isaac Bell's investigation into an attempted assassination brings him to the site of the Panama Canal—and straight into a…nest of vipers—in the latest adventure in the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Clive Cussler. Detective Isaac Bell's wife has said that he is always in the wrong place at the right time. This is certainly the case when Bell thwarts the attempted assassination of a United States Senator shortly after meeting the man. This heroic rescue is just the start of the mystery for Bell, who suspects that the would-be assassins have a much larger and more dangerous agenda—one involving the nearly-constructed Panama Canal. While the Senator supports the building of the canal, there are many, including a local Panamanian insurgency known as the Red Vipers, who never want to see the its completion. With millions of dollars and the fates of two nations at stake, Bell heads to Panama to find answers. After a deadly bombing at the Canal's construction site, he is determined to stop the insurgents—or whoever is funding them—before they can attack again