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By Clive Cussler. 1990
Dirk Pitt, whose most recent adventure was "Treasure", is back, this time battling a Japanese crime cartel. Pitt is searching…the ocean bottom for a lost atomic bomb - a relic of World War II. Meanwhile, topside, the cartel, from its secret "Dragon Center," is smuggling atomic bombs into the United States. Can Pitt save the world from atomic destruction? Bestseller. Followed by "Sahara". 1990. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 10)
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", followed by "Trojan odyssey". 2001. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 16)
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. 1994
A group of archaeologists is exploring a Peruvian sinkhole and gets in trouble. Dirk Pitt happens to be in the…neighbourhood and comes to their aid. But the rescue simply sets in motion a series of events that find Pitt looking for lost treasure, being captured by a band of art smugglers, and swimming through an uncharted underground river. Bestseller. Sequel to "Sahara", followed by "Shock wave". 1994. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 12)
By Clive Cussler. 1985
Features a maverick American colony on the Moon, a fabulous sunken treasure sought by an unscrupulous financier and Soviet schemes…to steal U.S. space secrets. Sequel to "Deep six" (DC04682), followed by "Treasure". Bestseller 1985. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 8)
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. 1978
By Clive Cussler. 1973
A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily MailThe amazing second Dirk Pitt classic from multi-million-copy king of the…adventure novel, Clive Cussler.----------------------------------------Major Dirk Pitt picked up the frantic distress call as he cruised his lumbering amphibious plane over the islands of the Aegean. Brady Air Force base was under fire, its entire force of jets destroyed on the ground . . . by just one First World War bi-plane!A psychotic ex-Nazi, a bloodthirsty Greek strongman and a beautiful double agent set Pitt on the trail of the warped mastermind behind a devastating sabotage plot. And on that trail, danger and death are never far behind . . .**********'Clive Cussler is the guy I read' Tom Clancy'The Adventure King' Daily Express
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. 2012
National Underwater and Marine Agency director Dirk Pitt and his team--including his oceanographer daughter Summer and marine engineer son Dirk,…Jr.--are on a mission to stop the person responsible for a slew of missing ships and stealing plans for an attack submarine. Bestseller. 2012.
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, Paul Kemprecos. 2005
Sixty years after an eccentric Hungarian scientist discovered how to artificially disrupt the planet and cause earthquakes and volcanoes, an…antiglobalization outfit learns about his method and plans to try it. Kurt Austin and his team at NUMA work frantically to prevent a polar shift. Some violence and some strong language. Sequel to "Lost city" (DC26331). Bestseller. 2005. (Kurt Austin adventure)
By Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos. 2004
Kurt Austin leads the National Underwater and Marine Agency Special Assignments Team in investigating a series of strange occurrences, beginning…with bizarre seaweed growth. Now scientists harvesting a life-prolonging enzyme are dying in an Atlantic Ocean area known as the Lost City. Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. Bestseller. 2004.
By Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos. 2000
Kurt Austin and his crew slake their thirst for action as they attempt to drown an eco-extortionist's plan to control…the world's water supply. An investigation into the sudden deaths of rare whales leads Kurt Austin, National Underwater and Marine Agency crew leader, to the Mexican coast where someone tries to put him and his mini-sub permanently out of commission. 2000.
By Clive Cussler, Graham Brown. 2017
When the most advanced aircraft ever designed vanishes over the South Pacific, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala are drawn into…a deadly contest to locate the fallen machine. Russia and China covet the radical technology, but the United States worries about a darker problem. They know what others don't--that the X-37 is carrying a dangerous secret, a payload of exotic matter, extracted from the upper reaches of the atmosphere and stored at a temperature near absolute zero. As long as it remains frozen, the cargo is inert, but if it thaws, it will unleash a catastrophe of nearly unthinkable proportions. From the Galapagos Islands to the jungles of South America to an icy mountain lake many believe to be the birthplace of the Inca, the entire NUMA team will risk everything in an effort to avert disaster. Sequel to "The Pharaoh's secret". Bestseller. 2017.
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, Graham Brown. 2014
When Kurt Austin is injured attempting to rescue the passengers and crew from a sinking yacht, he wakes with fragmented…and conflicted memories. Did he see an old friend and her children drown, or was the yacht abandoned when he came aboard? For reasons he cannot explain, Kurt doesn't trust either version of his recollection. Determined to know the truth, he begins to search for answers, and soon finds himself descending into a shadowy world of state-sponsored cybercrime, and uncovering a pattern of vanishing scientists, suspicious accidents, and a web of human trafficking. With the help of Joe Zavala, he takes on the sinister organization at the heart of this web, facing off with them in locations ranging from Monaco to North Korea to the rugged coasts of Madagascar. But where he will ultimately end up, even he could not begin to guess. Sequel to "Zero hour". Bestseller. 2014.