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By Clive Cussler. 1992
Cussler's hero, Dirk Pitt, rescues a young biochemist from certain death and ends up in a race to save the…world from an environmental catastrophe. Sequel to "Dragon" (DC28143). Followed by "Inca gold". 1992. (Dirk Pitt novel ; 11)
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. 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)
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. 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. 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, 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, 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.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2010
1908. Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency investigates the supposed suicide of battleship engineer Arthur Langner. After more…deaths among naval research staff, Bell hunts for a foreign spy hobbling American military advances during a buildup to war. Some violence. Bestseller. 2010. (Isaac Bell adventure)
By Clive Cussler, Jean Rosenthal. 1977
By Clive Cussler, Grant Blackwood. 2010
Sam and Remi Fargo, heroes of Spartan Gold, return in this extraordinary new adventure from the number-one New York Times-…bestselling author. With Spartan Gold, a daring thriller that Publishers Weekly proclaimed "solidly in the Cussler tradition, [and] sure to please new fans and old," Clive Cussler introduced husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo. In their electrifying new adventure, the Fargos make a startling discovery that others would kill to keep hidden...? While scuba diving in Tanzania, Sam and Remi Fargo come upon a relic belonging to a long-lost Confederate ship. An anomaly about the relic sets them off chasing a mystery-but unknown to them, a much more powerful force is engaged in the same chase. Mexico's ruling party, the ultranationalist Mexica Tenochca, is intent on finding that artifact as well, because it contains a secret that could destroy the party utterly. Through Tanzania and Zanzibar, into the rainforests of Madagascar, and across the Indian Ocean to Indonesia and the legendary site of the 1883 Krakatoa explosion, the Fargos and their ruthless opponents pursue the hunt-but only one can win. And the penalty for failure is death. Filled with the dazzling suspense and breathtaking action that are Cussler's trademarks, Lost Empire is a stunning new novel from the grand master of adventure.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2010
Detective Isaac Bell, hero of The Chase and The Wrecker, returns in the remarkable new adventure from the number-one New…York Timesbestselling author. It is 1908, and international tensions are mounting. When a brilliant American battleship-gun designer dies in a sensational apparent suicide, the man's grief-stricken daughter turns to the legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency to clear her father's name. Van Dorn puts his chief investigator on the case, and Isaac Bell soon realizes that the clues point to murder. And when more suspicious deaths follow, it becomes clear that someonean elusive spyis orchestrating the destruction of America's brightest technological minds...?nd the murders all connect to a top-secret project called Hull 44. But that is just the beginning. Bell will find himself pitted against German, Japanese, and British spies in a mission that encompasses dreadnought battleships, Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet, Chinatown, Hell's Kitchen, and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. This time it is more than the future of his country that's at stakeit's the fate of the world. From the Compact Disc edition.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2017
Isaac Bell may be on the hunt for the greatest monster of all time in the newest action-adventure novel from…#1 New York Times–bestselling author Clive Cussler. The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this.Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice, he begins a manhunt which leads him into increasingly more alarming territory. Anna Pape was not alone in her fate—petite young blond women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America.And the pattern goes beyond the physical resemblance of the victims—there are disturbing familiarities about the killings themselves that send a chill through even a man as experienced with evil as Bell. If he is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time.
By Clive Cussler, Justin Scott. 2012
An invention that could change the world... A ruthless agent that could destroy it... Only Isaac Bell can save it.…On the ocean liner Mauretania, two European scientists with a groundbreaking new invention are rescued from abduction by the Van Dorn Detective Agency's intrepid chief investigator, Isaac Bell. Unfortunately, they are not so lucky when one of the thugs attacks a second time. What are the scientists holding that is so precious? Something that will revolutionize business and world culture--and perhaps something more. For war clouds are looming, and a ruthless espionage agent has spotted an opportunity to give the German Empire an edge in the coming conflict. It's up to Isaac Bell to figure out who he is, what he's up to, and stop him. But Bell may already be too late.
By Clive Cussler, Jack B Du Brul. 2013
In October 1943, a U.S. destroyer sailed out of Philadelphia and supposedly vanished, the result of a Navy experiment with…electromagnetic radiation. The story was considered a hoax - but now Juan Cabrillo and his Oregon colleagues aren't so sure. There are rumours of a new weapon soon to be auctioned, something very dangerous to America's interests, and the rumours link it to the great inventor Nikola Tesla, who was working with the Navy when he died in 1943. Was he responsible for the experiment? Are his notes in the hands of enemies? As Cabrillo races to find the truth, he discovers there is even more at stake than he could have imagined - but by the time he realizes it, he may already be too late. Sequel to "The jungle". Bestseller. 2013.