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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. 2007
In 1906, the U.S. government hires no-nonsense detective Isaac Bell to apprehend a murderous bank robber nicknamed the Butcher Bandit.…Bell pursues his quarry throughout the Wild West, arriving in San Francisco during a disastrous earthquake and fire. Bell soon discovers that he, too, is being hunted. Some violence. 2007
By Clive Cussler. 2001
Dirk Pitt, on board an oceanographic survey vessel, helps rescue passengers from a luxury cruise ship that mysteriously catches fire…on its maiden voyage. One of the survivors is Kelly Egan who has managed to save her father's papers, only to have her life threatened. Some violence and some strong language. Bestseller. 2001
By Clive Cussler. 1997
In the year 2000 Dirk Pitt of the National Underwater and Marine Agency is working with immigration officials to stop…the smuggling of Chinese workers into the United States. Gangster Qin Shang has even built a port in Louisiana to unload the illegals. Pitt is also investigating a rumor of a shipwrecked Chinese vessel bearing a load of treasure. Some violence and some strong language. Bestseller
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. 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. 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. 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. 1985
Features a maverick American colony on the Moon, a fabulous sunken treasure sought by an unscrupulous financier and Soviet schemes…to steal U.S. space secrets. Sequel to "Deep six" (DC04682), followed by "Treasure". Bestseller 1985. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 8)
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, Dirk 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
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". 2004. (Dirk Pitt ; 18)
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, 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.