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By Clive Cussler, Boyd Morrison. 2018
Only Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon stand between two warring moguls and global havoc in this thrilling…suspense novel in Clive Cussler's #1 New York Times bestselling series. <P><P>Nearly two thousand years ago, an Eastern emperor charged a small group with safeguarding 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 their descendants are fighting a mighty battle. Both sides think they are saving the world, but their tactics could very well bring about the end of humankind. Soon, Juan Cabrillo and his team of expert operatives aboard the Oregon find themselves trapped between two power-hungry adversaries, both of whom are willing to use shocking means to accomplish their goals. <P><P>Cabrillo and the team must divide and conquer as they fight dual threats, which include a supercomputer at sea and satellites that can wipe out technology across the globe--including the high-tech weapons on board the Oregon. The crew must rely on their unique skills to stop the tyrants in their tracks and save the earth from a dynasty of terror. <P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>
By Clive Cussler. 2017
En esta decimotercera entrega de la serie de aventuras trepidantes «Archivos NUMA» Kurt Austin y su equipo deberán enfrentarse a…un peligro con más de tres mil años de antigüedad. Ciudad de los muertos, Egipto, 1353 a.C. Tras prohibirse la adoración a la diosa de la resurrección Osiris, unos sacerdotes prometen a un matrimonio devolver la vida a sus hijos haciendo uso de un antiguo elixir, un secreto enterrado bajo las arenas del desierto. El único precio, matar al faraón Akenatón... Lampedusa, actualidad. Cerca de una remota isla del Mediterráneo, un misterioso barco emana un humo, un veneno mortal. Minutos después, todos los habitantes de la isla parecen haber muerto. Respondiendo a una llamada de socorro, Kurt Austin y el equipo de NUMA se adentrarán en las causas de la catástrofe. Kurt deberá desvelar la verdad tras las leyendas, aprender los secretos del pasado para salvar las vidas del futuro. Una desesperada carrera contrarreloj en la que se enfrentará a un enemigo que no se detiene ante nada ni ante nadie. Reseña:«El más intrigante, salvaje, imaginativo y entretenido thriller de la serie "Archivos NUMA". Los fans de Cussler se pelearán por él.»Library Journal
By Clive Cussler. 2017
Dirk Pitt regresa en esta nueva y emocionante novela del maestro de la aventura, el autor superventas mundial Clive Cussler.…¿Se le ha acabado la suerte a Dirk Pitt? Mientras investiga un estallido tóxico en el mar Caribe que podría suponer una amenaza letal para Estados Unidos, Pitt se ve envuelto inconscientemente en una lucha por el control en Cuba en la era post Castro. Entre tanto, los chicos de Pitt llevan a cabo una investigación por su cuenta, a la caza de una piedra que se destruyó durante la batalla en el puerto de la Habana en 1898. Aun así, ellos viajan a Cuba y al centro del peligro. La familia Pitt al completo ya ha pasado por situaciones desesperadas antes, pero quizá nunca tan extrema como la que afrontan esta vez. Acción y aventura sin fin en el mar en la entrega vigésimo tercera entrega de la serie «Dirk Pitt».
By Clive Cussler. 1999
An Antarctic whaler stumbles across an aged wreck--her frozen crew guarding a priceless treasure. A team of anthropologists is buried…under a mountain by a deliberate explosion. A ship that should have died fifty-six years ago reappears, and almost sinks a National Underwater and Marine Agency ship. Dirk Pitt knows that somehow these events are connected. His investigations lead to an ancient mystery with devastating modern consequences, and a diabolical enemy unlike any he has ever known. Now, he is racing to save not only his life--but the world. The trap is set. The clock is ticking. And only one man stands between the earth and Armageddon...A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club
By Clive Cussler. 2015
En la undécima entrega de «Archivos NUMA», la serie de aventuras protagonizada por Kurt Austin y su equipo, el planeta…se encuentra en una situación límite. Si la Agencia no tiene éxito en su emocionante misión, podría desencadenarse el fin de la humanidad. Se conoce como punto cero de energía y no es un mito de la ciencia. Este estado de la energía que se encuentra en la materia y que ofrece posibilidades ilimitadas existe realmente. Son muchos los expertos que han tratado de desentrañar este gran misterio de la física, pero no han tenido éxito... hasta ahora. Un excéntrico científico, que ha sido rechazado y denigrado por la comunidad internacional, parece haber hallado la fórmula. Para vengarse del mundo, y en especial de todos aquellos que lo despreciaron, ha construido dos máquinas capaces de provocar terribles terremotos y crear fisuras en las placas tectónicas. Desde las llanuras de Australia hasta la virulenta naturaleza de una isla de hielo en el océano Antártico, Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala y el resto del equipo de la NUMA deberán encontrar las dos máquinas que han desencadenado esta situación límite: si no lo hacen pronto, las consecuencias del cambio geológico podrían ser fatales. Reseñas:«Los fans de las aventuras de la NUMA lo pasarán en grande con esta nueva entrega.»Booklist «Un thriller con dosis inagotables de acción.»Associated Press
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. 2002
A hundred and forty years after a British ship wrecks on the way to an Australian penal colony and the…survivors discover diamonds on the tropical island where they wash up, Maeve Fletcher, one of their descendants, is stranded on an island in Antarctica with a party of passengers after their cruise ship seemingly abandons them.Dirk Pitt, on an expedition to find the source of a deadly plague that is killing dolphins and seals in the Weddell Sea, finds Maeve and the passengers and rescues them from death. When Pitt later uncovers the cause of the plague, he discovers that Maeve's father, Arthur Dorsett, and her two sisters are responsible because of their diamond-mining technology. A deadly race develops to stop Dorsett from continuing his murderous mining operations and to head off a disaster that will kill millions. Pitt's struggle to foil Dorsett's ruthless plan to destroy the market for diamonds and thus gain a monopoly of his own takes him from harrowing adventures off the west coast of Canada to being cast adrift in the Tasman Sea.
By Clive Cussler. 2016
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.<P><P> 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. <P> 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.<P> 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.<P> Filled with breathtaking suspense and remarkable imagination, Odessa Sea is further proof that when it comes to adventure writing, nobody beats Clive Cussler. <P><b>A New York Times Bestseller</b>
By Clive Cussler. 2003
Long hailed as the grand master of adventure fiction, Clive Cussler has continued to astound with the intricate plotting and…astonishing set pieces of his novels. Now, with a surprising twist, he gives us his most audacious work yet.In the final pages of Valhalla Rising, Dirk Pitt discovered, to his shock, that he had two grown children he had never known-twenty-three-year-old fraternal twins born to a woman he thought had died in an underwater earthquake. Both have inherited his love of the sea: the girl, Summer, is a marine biologist; the boy, himself named Dirk, is a marine engineer. And now they are about to help their father in the adventure of a lifetime.There is a brown tide infesting the ocean off the shore of Nicaragua. The twins are working in a NUMA(r) underwater enclosure, trying to determine its origin, when two startling things happen: Summer discovers an artifact, something strange and beautiful and ancient; and the worst storm in years boils up out of the sky, heading straight not only for them but also for a luxurious floating resort hotel square in its path.The peril for everybody concerned is incalculable, and, desperately, Pitt, Al Giordino, and the rest of the NUMA(r) crew rush to the rescue, but what they find in the storm's wake makes the furies of nature pale in comparison. For there is an all-too-human evil at work in that part of the world, and the brown tide is only a by-product of its plan. Soon, its work will be complete-and the world will be a very different place.Though if Summer's discovery is to be believed, the world is already a very different place...
By Clive Cussler. 1992
1931: Una famosa aviadora australiana desaparece misteriosamente mientras sobrevuela el Sáhara. 1995: Dirk Pitt salva la vida a una atractiva…joven científica cuya misión es investigar una enfermedad desconocida que conduce a miles de personas a la locura, el canibalismo y la muerte. Todo indica que la epidemia ha sido provocada por una contaminación química sin precedentes. En su empeño por averiguar la verdad, los protagonistas remontan el río Níger y, a riesgo de su propia vida, descubren un terrible proyecto urdido en lo más profundo del continente africano, enfrentándose así al pavoroso misterio de las desapariciones ocurridas en el pasado. ¿Qué inquietante relación existe entre estos hechos? ¿Quié n está detrás de ese proyecto maquiavélico que puede significar el fin de la humanidad?
By Clive Cussler. 1997
Dirk Pitt se enfrenta a una monstruosa red de tr fico de inmigrantes ilegales chinos que pone en…peligro la estabilidad de la sociedad norteamericana Los inmigrantes esperanzados en una vida mejor son enga ados desde el principio y padecen humillantes vejaciones y tratos inhumanos Sin embargo la desarticulaci n de la siniestra red no ser nada f cil ya que sus ramificaciones llegan hasta las m s altas esferas gubernamentales
By Clive Cussler. 2001
"Clive Cussler has no equal," writes Publishers Weekly, and he proved it again with the intricate plotting and astonishing set…pieces of his number-one bestselling Atlantis Found. Fans wanted to know how he could possibly top it--and the answer is Valhalla Rising.<P> It is July 2003. 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? What was its connection to the revolutionary new engines powering the ship? 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.<P> Before the next few weeks are over, Pitt will find himself confronted by an extraordinary series of monsters, both human and mechanical, modern and ancient. He will tread upon territory previously known only to legend. And, at the end of it all, though many lives will be lost, and many saved, it is Pitt's own life that will be changed forever...<P> Filled with dazzling suspense and breathtaking action, Valhalla Rising is Cussler at the height of his storytelling powers.
By Clive Cussler. 2011
Detective Isaac Bell returns, in the remarkable new adventure from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author.It is 1910, the age…of flying machines is still in its infancy, and newspaper publisher Preston Whiteway is offering $50,000 for the first daring aviator to cross America in less than fifty days. He is even sponsoring one of the prime candidates-an intrepid woman named Josephine Frost-and that's where Bell, chief investigator for the Van Dorn Detective Agency, comes in.Frost's violent-tempered husband has just killed her lover and tried to kill her, and he is bound to make another attempt. Bell has tangled with Harry Frost before; he knows that the man has made his millions leading gangs of thieves, murderers, and thugs in every city across the country. He also knows that Frost won't be only after his wife, but after Whiteway as well. And if Bell takes the case . . . Frost will be after him, too.
By Clive Cussler. 1975
Un nuevo caso de Dirk Pitt. El insólito hallazgo de un yate de lujo totalmente quemado e incrustado en un…iceberg provoca una batalla subterránea entre el gobierno norteamericano y una poderosa organización secreta cuyo objetivo es controlar las materias primas esenciales. Ambos contendientes tienen un propósito muy concreto: la posesión del sofisticado e infalible equipo de detección de minerales y petróleo que llevaba el misterioso yate. El tiempo apremia, y Dirk Pitt se verá obligado a emprender una carrera desesperada en pos del éxito de una misión de la cual depende el futuro de la humanidad...
By Clive Cussler. 1996
En 1859, se produce el naufragio de un barco británico que transporta condenados a Australia. Dos de los supervivientes consiguen…llegar a una isla desierta donde descubren una mina de diamantes. Este hecho dará lugar a la fundación de un imperio familiar dirigido por Arthur Dorsett y sus tres hijas. Una de éstas, Maeve, se ha apartado de su familia y alterna su profesión de bióloga con trabajos como guía científica de cruceros por la Antártida. Durante uno de estos viajes, un grupo de turistas muere repentinamente por causas misteriosas y la propia Maeve, junto a unos pocos, es rescatada por Dirk Pitt. A partir de entonces, las investigaciones de Pitt pondrán al descubierto una monstruosa trama de ambición y codicia cuyo epicentro se halla, precisamente, en las minas de diamantesde la familia Dorsett...
By Clive Cussler. 1986
A wealthy American financier disappears on a treasure hunt in an antique blimp. From Cuban waters, the blimp drifts toward…Florida with a crew of dead men-- Soviet cosmonauts. DIRK PITT discovers a shocking scheme: a covert group of U.S. industrialists has put a colony on the moon, a secret base they will defend at any cost. Threatened in space, the Russians are about to strike a savage blow in Cuba-- and only DIRK PITT can stop them. From a Cuban torture chamber to the cold ocean depths, Pitt is racing to defuse an international conspiracy that threatens to shatter the earth!
By Clive Cussler. 1997
Dirk Pitt, marine engineer for the National Underwater Marine Agency, desperately needs a vacation and jumps at the offer of…an old friend to stay at his lake cabin and get in some fishing. His friend's cabin is the only cabin left on the lake that has not been bought by a reclusive Chinese millionaire. Immediately upon Pitt's arrival strange things begin to happen. Then one night on an exploratory dive bodies begin pouring out of a boat, only these people are not dead, just tied and chained to weights. They soon will be dead if Pitt cannot rescue them, joining hundreds of other bodies on the cold bottom of the lake. It's Dirk Pitt and Al Giordina and their crew to the rescue once more in a spine tingling and hair raising adventure. And of course, there is underwater treasure somewhere in the mystery too!
By Clive Cussler. 2007
A remarkable adventure from the limitless imagination of Clive Cussler. For decades, Clive Cussler has been delighting readers with novels…filled with suspense, action, and sheer audacity. Now he does it again, in one of the wildest, most entertaining historical thrillers in years. 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 find-a 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 what quickly becomes clear to him is the best criminal mind he has ever encountered, and the woman who seems to hold the key to the man's identity. Using science, deduction, and intuition, 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. The hunter has become the hunted. And soon, it will take all of Bell's skills not merely to prevail ... but to survive. Filled with intricate plotting, Cussler's signature dazzling set pieces, and not one but two extraordinary villains, The Chase is the master working at the height of his powers.
By Clive Cussler. 2001
It is July 2003. 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? What was its connection to the revolutionary new engines powering the ship? 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.Before the next few weeks are over, Pitt will find himself confronted by an extraordinary series of monsters, both human and mechanical, modern and ancient. He will tread upon territory previously known only to legend. And, at the end of it all, though many lives will be lost, and many saved, it is Pitt's own life that will be changed forever...Filled with dazzling suspense and breathtaking action, Valhalla Rising is Cussler at the height of his storytelling powers.ver. . . .Filled with dazzling suspense and breathtaking action, Valhalla Rising is Cussler at the height of his storytelling powers.
By Clive Cussler. 2003
Long hailed as the grand master of adventure fiction, Clive Cussler has continued to astound with the intricate plotting and…astonishing set pieces of his novels. Now, with a surprising twist, he gives us his most audacious work yet.<P> In the final pages of Valhalla Rising, Dirk Pitt discovered, to his shock, that he had two grown children he had never known-twenty-three-year-old fraternal twins born to a woman he thought had died in an underwater earthquake. Both have inherited his love of the sea: the girl, Summer, is a marine biologist; the boy, himself named Dirk, is a marine engineer. And now they are about to help their father in the adventure of a lifetime.<P> There is a brown tide infesting the ocean off the shore of Nicaragua. The twins are working in a NUMA(r) underwater enclosure, trying to determine its origin, when two startling things happen: Summer discovers an artifact, something strange and beautiful and ancient; and the worst storm in years boils up out of the sky, heading straight not only for them but also for a luxurious floating resort hotel square in its path.<P> The peril for everybody concerned is incalculable, and, desperately, Pitt, Al Giordino, and the rest of the NUMA(r) crew rush to the rescue, but what they find in the storm's wake makes the furies of nature pale in comparison. For there is an all-too-human evil at work in that part of the world, and the brown tide is only a by-product of its plan. Soon, its work will be complete-and the world will be a very different place.<P> Though if Summer's discovery is to be believed, the world is already a very different place...