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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. 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. 1978
By Clive Cussler. 2009
When some of the top thriller writers in the world came together in THRILLER: STORIES TO KEEP YOU UP ALL…NIGHT, they became a part of one of the most successful short-story anthologies ever published. The highly anticipated THRILLER 2: STORIES YOU JUST CAN'T PUT DOWN is even bigger. From Jeffery Deaver's tale of international terrorism to Lisa Jackson's dysfunctional family in the California wine country to Ridley Pearson's horrifying serial killer, this collection has something for everyone. Twenty-three bestselling and hot new authors in the genre have submitted original stories to make up this unforgettable blockbuster. Turn off your phone. Shut down your computer. Say goodbye to your friends and family. Be prepared to read for days.
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". 2004. (Dirk Pitt ; 18)
By Clive Cussler, Russell Blake. 2015
Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are on a climate-control expedition in the Arctic, when to their astonishment they discover…a Viking ship in the ice, perfectly preserved, and filled with pre-Columbian artifacts from Mexico. Soon the Fargos find themselves on the run through jungles, temples, and secret tombs, caught among treasure-hunters, crime cartels, and those with a far more personal motivation for stopping them. At the end of the road will be the solution to a thousand-year-old mystery-- or death. 2015.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2014
It is 1920. Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Joseph Van Dorn is shot and nearly killed while…in pursuit of a rum-running vessel, his friend and employee, Isaac Bell, swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers. But Bell doesn't know what he is getting into. When a witness to the shooting is executed in a manner peculiar to the Russian secret police, it becomes clear that these were no ordinary bootleggers. Bell is facing 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, 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. 2003
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, Boyd Morrison. 2016
Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon face their toughest challenge yet when a violent bank heist during the…Monaco Grand Prix decimates the Corporation's accounts. To get the money back, Juan joins forces with an old friend from his days in the CIA so they can track down a rogue hacker and a ruthless former Ukrainian naval officer. It is only after the hunt begins that the enormity of the plan comes into focus: the bank theft is just the first step in a plot that will result in the deaths of millions and bring the world's economies to a standstill. The catalyst for the scheme? A stunning document stolen during Napoleon's disastrous invasion of Russia. But two hundred years later, it may be the thing that brings Europe to its knees. Bestseller. 2016.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2016
1906, New York City. The Italian crime group known as the Black Hand is on a spree: kidnapping, extortion, arson.…Detective Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Agency is hired to form a special "Black hand squad," but the gangsters appear to be everywhere--so much so that Bell begins to wonder if there are imitators, criminals using the name for the terror effect. And then the murders begin, each one of a man more powerful than the last, and as Bell discovers, to his dismay, the ultimate target may be the most powerful man of all. Bestseller. 2016.
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, Craig Dirgo. 2005
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, Paul Kemprecos. 1999
The author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers unleashes a hero for the next millennium in an electrifying new…series of unrelenting action and edge-of-your-seat thrills. Clive Cussler introduces us to Kurt Austin, the courageous leader of the NUMA exploration team.When Kurt Austin, the leader of a courageous National Underwater & Marine Agency exploration team, rescues beautiful marine archaeologist Nina Kirov off the coast of Morocco, he becomes the next target of Texas industrialist Don Halcon. A madman bent on carving a new nation out of the southwestern United States and Mexico, Halcon's scheme hinges on Nina's recent discovery involving Christopher Columbus, and a priceless pre-Columbian antiquity buried in the battered remains of the sunken Italian luxury liner Andrea Doria. Only Kurt Austin and his crack NUMA team stand between Halcon and the Andrea Doria's silent steel hull--and if their deadly mission fails, Halcon will ride to power on a wave of death and destruction.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2010
A man known only as the Wrecker is sabotaging the Southern Pacific Railroad's Cascades express line. Whoever he is, whatever…his motives, he's building up to a grand act unlike anything ever committed before. And only private detective Isaac Bell can stop him...
By Clive Cussler, Jack B Du Brul. 2005
Juan Cabrillo and his crew aboard the spy ship Oregon are hired by Japanese shipping magnates to protect commercial freighters…after several are stolen by pirates on the seas off Southeast Asia. Cabrillo discovers an international plot behind the thefts. Some violence and some strong language. 2005.
By Clive Cussler, Jack B Du Brul. 2013
In October 1943, a U.S. destroyer sailed out of Philadelphia and supposedly vanished, the result of a Navy experiment with…electromagnetic radiation. The story was considered a hoax - but now Juan Cabrillo and his Oregon colleagues aren't so sure. There are rumours of a new weapon soon to be auctioned, something very dangerous to America's interests, and the rumours link it to the great inventor Nikola Tesla, who was working with the Navy when he died in 1943. Was he responsible for the experiment? Are his notes in the hands of enemies? As Cabrillo races to find the truth, he discovers there is even more at stake than he could have imagined - but by the time he realizes it, he may already be too late. Sequel to "The jungle". Bestseller. 2013.