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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 1978
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" (DC28368). 2004. (Dirk Pitt ; 18)
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
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2014
1920, both Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Isaac Bell's boss and lifelong friend Joseph Van Dorn is…shot and nearly killed leading the high-speed chase of a rum-running vessel, Bell swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers, but he doesn't know what he is getting into. When a witness to Van Dorn's shooting is executed in a ruthlessly efficient manner invented by the Russian secret police, it becomes clear that these are no ordinary criminals. Bell is up against 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, Boyd Morrison. 2018
Nearly two thousand years ago, an Eastern emperor charged a small group with safeguarding a body of knowledge and 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 the descendants are fighting a mighty battle. Both sides think they are saving the world, but one of them is willing to use horrifying means to accomplish its goals. Now is up to Cabrillo and his team of expert operatives to stop both of them from the destructive path they're on, and save the earth from a dynasty of terror. Bestseller. 2018.
By Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos. 1999
National Underwater and Marine Agency (NUMA) investigators Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala use their aquatic skills and keen minds to…try to retrieve a mysterious object from an armored car on the sunken Andrea Doria. They face numerous adventures fraught with complications and impeded by political schemes. Bestseller. 1999.
By Clive Cussler, Craig Dirgo. 2004
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, 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. 2002
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.