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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
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. 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. 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. 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...
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. 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...
By Clive Cussler. 1994
A MAGNIFICENT CACHE OF ANCIENT GOLD BURIED IN MYSTERY...<P> A POWERFUL CRIME FAMILY TAKES BLOODY AIM...<P> DIRK PITT VOWS TO…STOP THEM, PLUNGING INTO A PIT OF EVIL! <P> Nearly five centuries ago a fleet of boats landed mysteriously on an island in an inland sea. There, an ancient Andean people hid a golden hoard greater than that of any pharaoh, then they and their treasure vanished into history -- until now. <P> 1998, the Andes Mountains of Peru. DIRK PITT dives into an ancient sacrificial pool, saving two American archaeologists from certain drowning. But his death-defying rescue is only the beginning, as it draws the intrepid Pitt into a vortex of darkness and danger, corruption and betrayal. A sinister crime syndicate has traced the long-lost treasure -- worth almost a billion dollars -- from the Andes to the banks of a hidden undergound river flowing beneath a Mexican desert. Driven by burning greed and a ruthless bloodlust, the syndicate is racing to seize the golden prize...and to terminate the one man who can stop them: <P> DIRK PITT!
By Clive Cussler. 1991
Frozen inside a million-ton mass of ice -- the charred remains of a long-missing luxury yacht, vanished en route to…a secret White House rendezvous. The only clues to the ships priceless -- and missing -- cargo: nine ornately carved rings and the horribly burned bodies of its crew. DIRK PITT, intrepid hero of Clive Cussler's smash bestsellers Dragon, Sahara, and Inca Gold, confronts the most lethal network of intrigue and murder in his war against international crime. Only his strength, skill and daring can thwart a supercharged scheme that could blow every fuse on earth!
By Clive Cussler. 1973
Dirk Pitt answers a distress call and rips open a 50-year-old conspiracy. His adventure begins with Teri, a modern Greek…goddess in a red bikini, who is the key to a vast drug-smuggling ring and who holds back the truth about a Nazi war criminal now ruling over a corrupt empire. Pitt follows a trial of intrigue into an undersea labyrinth, where the action explodes as he confronts his nemesis.
By Clive Cussler. 1981
In the midst of an international crisis, Heidi Milligan, a beautiful, brilliant American naval commander, accidentally discovers an obscure reference…to the long-buried North American Treaty, a precedent-shattering secret pact between the United States and Great Britain. The President believes that the treaty offers the single shot at salvation for an energy-starved, economically devastated nation, but the only two copies plummeted into the watery depths of the Atlantic in twin disasters long ago. The original document must be found—and the one American who can do the job is Dirk Pitt.<P> But in London, a daring counterplot is being orchestrated to see that the treaty is never implemented. Brian Shaw, a master spy who has often worked hand in hand with American agents, now confronts his most challenging command. Pitt’s mission: Raise the North American Treaty. Shaw’s mission: Stop Pitt.
Un multimillonario desaparece en el Caribe mientras busca el tesoro del naufragado buque Cyclops. El presidente de EE.UU. recibe una…misteriosa propuesta de pacto de amistad por parte de Fidel Castro. En la Luna, un grupo de científicos norteamericanos desarrolla un proyecto de alto secreto... ¿Guardan alguna relación entre sí estas situaciones, en principio, tan dispares? En todo caso, Dirk Pitt, incorregible aventurero, se encargará de desvelar el misterio. Pero antes tendrá que sobrevivir a un accidente aéreo, a las torturas que le infligen los soviéticos y a una peligrosa travesía por un mar embravecido.
By Clive Cussler. 1984
A deadly tide of poison flows into ocean waters. A ghost ship drifts across the empty northern Pacific. A luxury…Soviet liner blazes into a funeral pyre. The Presidential yacht cruises the Potomac night and the President disappears without a trace. DIRK PITT, the swashbuckling hero of Clive Cussler's smash bestsellers Sahara and Inca Gold, takes on a sinister Asian shipping empire in an intercontinental duel of nerves. In his most dangerous, fast-paced adventure, he fights to save the U.S. government-- and to seize one desperate moment of revenge!
By Clive Cussler. 1990
Japan, 1945: Two U.S. bombers take off with atomic bombs. Only one gets through. The Pacific, 1993: A Japanese cargo…ship bound for the United States is instantly, thunderously vaporized, taking with it a Norwegian vessel. Japanese fanatics have developed a chilling plan to devastate and destroy the Western powers. From the ocean depths to the discovery of a cache of lost Nazi loot, Dirk Pitt is untangling a savage conspiracy and igniting a daring counterattack. While Washington bureaucrats scramble, a brutal industrialist commands his blackmail scheme from a secret island control center. And Dirk Pitt, the dauntless hero of Treasure and Cyclops, is taking on death-dealing robots and a human-hunting descendant of samurai warriors. Pitt alone controls the West's secret ace in the hole: a tidal wave of destruction waiting to be triggered on the ocean floor!
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.