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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. 1992
Cussler's hero, Dirk Pitt, rescues a young biochemist from certain death and ends up in a race to save the…world from an environmental catastrophe. Sequel to "Dragon" (DC28143). Followed by "Inca gold". 1992. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 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. 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. 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. 2010
In A.D. 327, a Roman galley with an extraordinary cargo barely escapes a pirate attack. In 1916, a British warship…mysteriously explodes in the middle of the North Sea. In the present day, a cluster of important mosques in Turkey and Egypt are wracked by explosions. What ties them all together? NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his team are about to find out, as Roman artifacts discovered in Turkey and Israel unnervingly connect to the rise of a fundamentalist movement determined to restore the glory of the Ottoman Empire. From Washington to London to the treacherous shores of the Near East, dangerous men and desperate acts fill their path, and at the end of it, the most dangerous thing of all: the rumored existence of a mysterious "Manifest," lost long ago, which if discovered again . . . just might change the history of the world as we know it
By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler. 2012
National Underwater and Marine Agency director Dirk Pitt and his team--including his oceanographer daughter Summer and marine engineer son Dirk,…Jr.--are on a mission to stop the person responsible for a slew of missing ships and stealing plans for an attack submarine. Bestseller. 2012.
By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler. 2014
Dirk Pitt returns, in the thrilling new novel from the grand master of adventure and #1 New York Times'bestselling author.…While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous'a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. Meanwhile, Pitt's children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are on an investigation of their own, chasing an Aztec stone that may reveal the whereabouts of a vast historical Aztec treasure. The problem is, that stone was believed to have been destroyed on the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings them both to Cuba as well'and squarely into harm's way. The three of them have been in desperate situations before . . . but perhaps never quite as dire as the one facing them now.
By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler. 2019
Clive Cussler, "The Grand Master of Adventure," sends his intrepid heroes Dirk Pitt and Al Giordino on their wildest, boldest…mission into the ancient world, unlocking extraordinary secrets and solving hideous crimes. Another fabulous read from the most beloved series from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. The murders of a team of United Nations scientists in El Salvador...? deadly collision in the waterways off the city of Detroit...?n attack by tomb raiders on an archaeological site along the banks of the Nile...?s there a link between these violent events? The answer may lie in the tale of an Egyptian princess forced to flee the armies of her father three thousand years ago. During what was supposed to be a routine investigation in South America, NUMA Director Dirk Pitt finds himself embroiled in an international mystery, one that will lead him across the world and which will threaten everyone and everything he knowsmost importantly, his own family. Pitt travels to Scotland in search of answers about the spread of an unknown disease and the shadowy bioremediation company that may be behind it. Meanwhile, his son and daughter face a threat of their own when the discoveries they have made in an Egyptian tomb put killers on their trail. These seemingly unrelated riddles come together in a stunning showdown on the rocky isles of Ireland, where only the Pitts can unravel the secrets of an ancient enigma that could change the very future of mankind.
By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler. 2008
As with all Clive Cussler's dazzling Dirk Pitt novels, critics said Treasure of Khan "amazes, informs and entertains" (Publishers Weekly),…"the action zipping along until a final powerhouse showdown" (Entertainment Weekly). "What's not to like?" proclaimed the Los Angeles Times-and hundreds of thousands of readers agreed. In his new novel, however-the twentieth Dirk Pitt adventure- Cussler may have topped even himself. A potential breakthrough discovery to reverse global warming...? series of unexplained sudden deaths in British Columbia...? rash of international incidents between the United States and one of its closest allies that threatens to erupt into an actual shooting war...?UMA director Dirk Pitt and his children, Dirk. Jr. and Summer, have reason to believe there's a connection here somewhere, but they also know they have very little time to find it before events escalate out of control. Their only real clue might just be a mysterious silvery mineral traced to a long-ago expedition in search of the fabled Northwest Passage. But no one survived from that doomed mission, captain and crew perished to a man-and if Pitt and his colleague Al Giordino aren't careful, the very same fate may await them. Filled with the breathtaking suspense and audacious imagination that have become his hallmarks, this is a tour de force- further proof that when it comes to adventure writing, nobody beats Clive Cussler. From the Compact Disc edition.