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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. 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, 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, 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.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2013
It is 1902, and a bright, inexperienced young man named Isaac Bell, only two years out of his apprenticeship at…the Van Dorn Detective Agency, has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witness to a terrible accident that makes him think that something else is going on, that provocateurs are at work and bigger stakes are in play. Sequel to "The thief", followed by "The bootlegger". 2013.
By Clive Cussler, Graham Brown. 2013
In the middle of the Indian Ocean, a NUMA research vessel is taking water samples at sunset, when a crew…member spots a sheen of black oil ahead of them. But it is not oil. Like a horde of army ants, a swarm of black particles suddenly attacks the ship, killing everyone aboard, while the ship itself goes up in flames. A few hours later, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are on their way to the Indian Ocean. What they will find there on the smouldering hulk of the ship will eventually lead them to the discovery of the most audacious scheme they have ever known: a plan to permanently alter the weather on a global scale. It will kill millions and it has already begun. 2013.
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, 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, Craig Dirgo. 2003
Chairman Juan Cabrillo and his crew are hired by the US government to free Tibet from Chinese control in the…book that launched the #1 New York Times-bestselling Oregon Files seriesThe Corporation, a group of highly intelligent and skilled mercenaries, under the leadership of Juan Cabrillo, board a brand new ship. It's a state-of-the-art seagoing marvel with unthinkable technology at its disposal. And it's designed to look like a rusty old lumber hauler. But if Cabrillo and his team plan to make this spy ship their new headquarters, their first mission had better be a success.With the secret backing of the US government, Cabrillo sets out to put Tibet back in the hands of the Dalai Lama by striking a deal with the Russians and the Chinese. His main negotiating chip is knowledge of 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. And there are certain people who would do anything in their power to see him fail...
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...