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Clive Cussler - Author

About the Author

Clive Cussler grew up in Alhambra, California, and attended Pasadena City College before joining the Air Force. He went on to a successful advertising career, winning many national honours for his copywriting.

Now a full time bestselling author, he has explored the deserts of the American South-West in search of lost gold-mines, dived in isolated lakes in the Rocky Mountains looking for missing aircraft and hunted under the sea for shipwrecks of historic significance, discovering and identifying more than sixty. Like his famous hero Dirk Pitt (r), he is an avid enthusiast of classic cars.

Clive Cussler divides his time between Denver, Colorado and Paradise Valley, Arizona.

Featured books by Clive Cussler

Mirage

Mirage

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Mirage is the new heart-in-the-mouth adventure thriller in the Oregon Files from Clive Cussler. October 1943. A US Navy warship vanishes at sea off the coast of Philadelphia. Its disappearance was rumoured to have been a result of a classified military experiment into the effects of electromagnetic radiation. The story has long since been considered a hoax. But Juan Cabrillo and his colleagues aboard the top-secret spy ship Oregon aren't convinced. Now, a powerful new weapon is for sale - one linked to genius inventor Nikola Telsa, who was working with the Navy when he died in 1943. Was he responsible for the original Philadelphia experiment? Are his notes in the hands of his enemies? As Cabrillo and his crew race to unearth the truth they discover that stakes are dangerously high. And it may already be too late...Offering an irresistible combination of breakneck pace and audacious plotting that Clive Cussler has made his own, Mirage is state-of-the-art action-adventure. The ninth title in the Oregon Files series, it is preceded by The Jungle and The Silent Sea. Praise for Clive Cussler: Cussler is hard to beat . (Daily Mail). The Adventure King . (Sunday Express). Clive Cussler is the guy I read . (Tom Clancy). Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt adventures, such as Arctic Drift; the NUMA File adventures; most recently Medusa; the Oregon Files, such as The Jungle; the Isaac Bell adventures, which began with The Chase; and the highly successful Fargo adventures, such as The Tombs. He lives in Arizona. Jack Du Brul is the author of the Philip Mercer series, and the co-author with Cussler of six Oregon Files novels. He lives in Vermont.

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Zero Hour NUMA Files #11

Zero Hour NUMA Files #11

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/06/2015

Zero Hour is the latest in a string of nerve-shredding NUMA Files novels from Clive Cussler. A burning helicopter crashes into Sydney Opera House and Kurt Austin is flung headlong into a race to avert global catastrophe...Attempting to save a man in a speedboat from a sniper swooping in by helicopter, Kurt Austin lands himself in trouble with the Australian secret service. Though he gives them their only clue - 'Tartarus', the last word of a dying man - Kurt is brusquely warned off. Intrigued and never one to ignore a mystery he is soon on the trail of a crazed scientist hellbent on unleashing a deadly destructive force: machines capable of triggering earthquakes. Now Austin must assemble the NUMA team. Their mission? To find and stop this madman before he tears the world apart. Clive Cussler, author of recent New York Times bestsellers The Tombs, Poseidon's Arrow and The Striker, brings us Zero Hour, the new adrenalin-soaked doomsday masterpiece in the Numa Files series. Praise for Clive Cussler: Clive Cussler is hard to beat . (Daily Mail). The guy I read . (Tom Clancy). The adventure king . (Daily Express). Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt[registered] adventures, such as Crescent Dawn; the NUMA[registered] Files adventures, most recently The Storm; the Oregon Files, such as The Silent Sea; and the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase, and the recent Fargo adventures. He lives in Arizona.

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The Bootlegger Isaac Bell #7

The Bootlegger Isaac Bell #7

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2015

The Bootlegger is the seventh of Clive Cussler's bestselling Isaac Bell novels. It is 1920. Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Joseph Van Dorn is shot and nearly killed while in pursuit of a rum-running vessel, his friend and employee, Isaac Bell, swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers. But Bell doesn't know what he is getting into. When a witness to the shooting is executed in a manner peculiar to the Russian secret police, it becomes clear that these were no ordinary bootleggers. Bell is facing a team of Bolshevik assassins and saboteurs - and they are intent on overthrowing the government of the United States. An adventure laced with secret cargo and assassins, The Bootlegger is the seventh of Clive Cussler's Isaac Bell novels, and follows The Spy, The Thief and The Striker. Praise for Clive Cussler: Cussler is hard to beat . (Daily Mail). The guy I read . (Tom Clancy). The Adventure King . (Sunday Express). Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt[registered] adventures, such as Arctic Drift; the NUMA[registered] Files adventures, most recently The Storm; the Oregon Files, such as The Silent Sea; the highly successful Fargo adventures; and the Isaac Bell series which begins with The Chase. He lives in Arizona.

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The Striker Isaac Bell #6

The Striker Isaac Bell #6

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/03/2015

The Striker is the sixth novel in Clive Cussler's Isaac Bell series. It is 1902, and Isaac Bell is investigating sabotage in a West Virginia coal mine. But when he stops a runaway train, saving countless lives, Bell discovers that it is part of a conspiracy to frame striking miners. From West Virginia to Pittsburgh, New York City and Cincinnati, Bell is now on the hunt for clues to discover who is behind this murderous scheme. It puts him up against a ruthless agent provocateur allied to a cabal of staggering ambition and cold-bloodedness. Bell must prevent them starting a war which could bring the nation to its knees. Introducing us to Isaac Bell early in his career, The Striker is a pulse-pounding adventure from the world's favourite writer of non-stop thrillers. Praise for Clive Cussler: Cussler is hard to beat . (Daily Mail). The guy I read . (Tom Clancy). The Adventure King . (Daily Express). Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt[registered] adventures, such as Arctic Drift; the NUMA[registered] Files adventures, most recently Medusa; the Oregon Files, such as The Silent Sea; the highly successful Fargo adventures; and the Isaac Bell series which begins with The Chase. This is the sixth book in The Isaac Bell Adventures; other titles include The Wrecker, The Spy, The Race and The Thief, all of which are available from Penguin.

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The Bootlegger Isaac Bell #7

The Bootlegger Isaac Bell #7

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/03/2015

The Bootlegger is the seventh of Clive Cussler's bestselling Isaac Bell novels. It is 1920. Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing. When Joseph Van Dorn is shot and nearly killed while in pursuit of a rum-running vessel, his friend and employee, Isaac Bell, swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers. But Bell doesn't know what he is getting into. When a witness to the shooting is executed in a manner peculiar to the Russian secret police, it becomes clear that these were no ordinary bootleggers. Bell is facing a team of Bolshevik assassins and saboteurs - and they are intent on overthrowing the government of the United States. An adventure laced with secret cargo and assassins, The Bootlegger is the seventh of Clive Cussler's Isaac Bell novels, and follows The Spy, The Thief and The Striker. Praise for Clive Cussler: Cussler is hard to beat . (Daily Mail). The guy I read . (Tom Clancy). The Adventure King . (Sunday Express). Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt[registered] adventures, such as Arctic Drift; the NUMA[registered] Files adventures, most recently Zero Hour; the Oregon Files, such as Mirage; the Isaac Bell Adventures, which began with The Chase; and the highly successful most recent series, the Fargo Adventures. He lives in Arizona. Justin Scott is the author of twenty-six novels, including The Shipkiller and Normandie Triangle; the Ben Abbot detective series; and five modern sea thrillers under his pen name Paul Garrison. He lives in Connecticut.

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Havana Storm

Havana Storm

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/11/2014

Dirk Pitt returns in Havana Storm, the thrilling new novel from the grand master of adventure and No.1 New York Times bestselling author, Clive Cussler. While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous - a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. Meanwhile, Pitt's children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are on an investigation of their own, chasing an Aztec stone that may reveal the whereabouts of a vast historical Aztec treasure. The problem is, that stone was believed to have been destroyed on the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings the pair both to Cuba as well - and squarely into harm's way. Pitt father, son and daughter have been in desperate situations before ...but perhaps never quite as dire as the one facing them now.

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Ghost Ship: NUMA Files #12

Ghost Ship: NUMA Files #12

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/06/2014

Ghost Ship is the latest action-packed novel in the No 1 New York Times-bestselling Numa Files series from the grand master of adventure, Clive Cussler. When Kurt Austin is injured while rescuing the passengers and crew of a sinking yacht, he wakes up with conflicting memories of what he saw. Did he witness an old friend and her children drown, or was the yacht abandoned when he came aboard? For reasons he cannot explain - yet - Kurt doesn't trust either version of his recollection. Determined to seek out the truth, his hunt for answers soon descends him into a shadowy world of state-sponsored cybercrime, where he uncovers a pattern of suspicious accidents, vanishing scientists and a web of human trafficking. Now, he must take on the sinister organization behind this conspiracy, facing off against them from Morocco to North Korea to the rugged coasts of Madagascar. But where this highly dangerous quest will ultimately take him, even he could not begin to guess...Clive Cussler, author of recent New York Times bestsellers The Tombs, Poseidon's Arrow, and The Striker brings us the knuckle-whitening doomsday materpiece, Ghost Ship. Praise for Clive Cussler: Clive Cussler is hard to beat . (Daily Mail). The guy I read . (Tom Clancy). The adventure king . (Daily Express). Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt[registered] adventures, such as Crescent Dawn; the Numa[registered] Files adventures, the Oregon Files, such as The Jungle; the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase; and the Fargo Adventures series, most recently The Mayan Secrets. He lives in Arizona.

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The Mayan Secrets Fargo Adventures

The Mayan Secrets Fargo Adventures

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2013

The Mayan Secrets is the exceptional fifth Fargo adventure by Clive Cussler. Mexico, present day: a revelation of precious knowledge from the past has the power to change the course of humanity's future. Treasure-hunting husband and wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are in Central America when they come upon a remarkable discovery - the skeleton of a man clutching an ancient sealed pot. Inside the pot is a well-preserved Mayan book, larger than any previously found by archaeologists. The book contains astonishing information about the Mayans, about their cities, and about mankind itself. The secrets are so powerful that some people would do anything to possess them - as the Fargos are about to find out. Before their adventure is done, men and women will die for the riches contained in the ancient book - and it's just possible that Sam and Remi may be among them...With all the breakneck pace, wild imagination and high stakes thrills that Clive Cussler has made his own, The Mayan Secrets proves once again that the World's No.1 Adventure Writer is in a league of his own. It is the latest in the gripping Fargo Adventure series, following the bestselling titles Spartan Gold, Lost Empire, The Kingdom and The Tombs. Praise for Clive Cussler: Clive Cussler is hard to beat . (Daily Mail). The guy I read . (Tom Clancy). The adventure king . (Daily Express). Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt[registered] adventures, such as Crescent Dawn; the NUMA[registered] Files adventures, most recently Medusa; the Oregon Files, such as The Silent Sea; and the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase, and the recent Fargo adventures. He lives in Arizona.

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The Storm

The Storm

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/10/2013

The Storm is Clive Cussler's thrilling tenth NUMA Files novel. 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.

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Zero Hour NUMA Files #11

Zero Hour NUMA Files #11

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2013

Zero Hour is the dazzling new novel in the number 1 New York Times-bestselling series from the grand master of adventure, Clive Cussler. A new energy source holds the promise to change the world. If it doesn't kill it first. It's called zero point energy, and it really exists - a state of energy contained in all matter everywhere, and all but unlimited. Nobody has ever found a way to tap into it, however. Until one scientist discovers a way. Or at least he thinks he has. The problem is, his machines also cause great earthquakes, even fissures in tectonic plates. One machine is buried deep underground; the other submerged in a vast ocean trench. If Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala and the rest of the NUMA team aren't able to find and destroy them - and soon - the world will be on the threshold of a new era of catastrophe and unchecked volcanism. Clive Cussler, author of recent New York Times bestsellers The Tombs, Poseidon's Arrow, and The Striker brings us the adrenalin-soaked doomsday masterpiece, Zero Hour. Praise for Clive Cussler: Clive Cussler is hard to beat . (Daily Mail The guy I read . (Tom Clancy). The adventure king . (Daily Express). Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt[registered] adventures, such as Crescent Dawn; the NUMA[registered] Files adventures, most recently Medusa; the Oregon Files, such as The Silent Sea; and the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase, and the recent Fargo adventures. He lives in Arizona.

Poseidon's Arrow Dirk Pitt #22

Poseidon's Arrow Dirk Pitt #22

Author: Clive Cussler Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/06/2013

Poseidon's Arrow by bestselling Clive Cussler is the next thrilling Dirk Pitt adventure. A man has developed the most revolutionary naval technology in decades: an attack submarine that can travel unimaginably fast. This man is dead. And part of his prototype is missing. Dirk Pitt and his NUMA team travel across the world in their search to retrieve the missing element, and as they close in, they discover that they are facing a much more dangerous threat than they had ever imagined. Poseidon's Arrow follows Artcic Drift, Crescent Dawn and Atlantis Found as the next in the enthralling Dirk Pitt adventures. Clive Cussler is on form as ever, fans of previous work in the Dirk Pitt series will love this as will anyone who has enjoyed work from his NUMA files series of indeed the Fargo adventures. Praise for Clive Cussler: The Adventure King . (Sunday Express). Cussler is hard to beat . (Daily Mail). The guy I read . (Tom Clancy). Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt[registered] adventures, such as Arctic Drift; the NUMA[registered] Files adventures, most recently Medusa; the Oregon Files, such as The Jungle; the Isaac Bell adventures, which began with The Chase; and the highly successful new series - the Fargo adventures. He lives in Arizona.

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Other books by Clive Cussler

Wrath of Poseidon

Wrath of Poseidon

Author: Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2020

* PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY * Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo come up against an old enemy while searching for a treasure that has been lost for centuries in this exciting adventure in the bestselling series by the Clive Cussler, Grand Master of Adventure. Ten years ago, a chance meeting at the Lighthouse Cafe in Redondo Beach led Sam Fargo and Remi Longstreet on the adventure of a lifetime, hunting the legendary riches stolen from the Persian King Croesus in 546 B.C. But they weren't the only ones. Someone else is after the gold, and he's willing to kill anyone who gets in his way. When Sam and Remi run afoul of a criminal drug-running operation, their hopes of finding the treasure are dashed. But with Sam's ingenuity and Remi's determination, they survive their confrontation with the drug runners, and manage to send one of the key players to prison. Though the cache of gold is never found, life goes on. Sam and Remi marry--and years later return to Greece to find the one treasure that got away. Time becomes their enemy when the kingpin they helped send to prison over a decade ago is released--and he has two goals in mind. Find the legendary hoard of King Croesus, and kill Sam and Remi Fargo. The Fargos know that as long as this gold is out there, no one is safe. They return to Greece for a final showdown--and one last chance to find that elusive treasure. Praise for Clive Cussler 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'Nobody does it better... nobody!' Stephen Coonts 'Just about the best in the business' New York Post

Wrath of Poseidon

Wrath of Poseidon

Author: Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2020

* PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY * Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo come up against an old enemy while searching for a treasure that has been lost for centuries in this exciting adventure in the bestselling series by the Clive Cussler, Grand Master of Adventure. Ten years ago, a chance meeting at the Lighthouse Cafe in Redondo Beach led Sam Fargo and Remi Longstreet on the adventure of a lifetime, hunting the legendary riches stolen from the Persian King Croesus in 546 B.C. But they weren't the only ones. Someone else is after the gold, and he's willing to kill anyone who gets in his way. When Sam and Remi run afoul of a criminal drug-running operation, their hopes of finding the treasure are dashed. But with Sam's ingenuity and Remi's determination, they survive their confrontation with the drug runners, and manage to send one of the key players to prison. Though the cache of gold is never found, life goes on. Sam and Remi marry--and years later return to Greece to find the one treasure that got away. Time becomes their enemy when the kingpin they helped send to prison over a decade ago is released--and he has two goals in mind. Find the legendary hoard of King Croesus, and kill Sam and Remi Fargo. The Fargos know that as long as this gold is out there, no one is safe. They return to Greece for a final showdown--and one last chance to find that elusive treasure. Praise for Clive Cussler 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'Nobody does it better... nobody!' Stephen Coonts 'Just about the best in the business' New York Post

The Oracle Fargo #11

The Oracle Fargo #11

Author: Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

*PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY* North Africa, 533 A.D. The last Vandal ruler faces the invading Byzantines. An oracle predicts defeat unless a sacred scroll is found . . . When an archaeological dig in Tunisia funded by Sam and Remi Fargo uncovers clues pointing to the whereabouts of a lost ancient scroll, the treasure hunting team can't wait to discover the truth. But it looks like they'll have to - the Nigerian school they fund has been robbed and they need to find out what happened. Little do they realise how ruthless this band of robbers are - willing to take Remi and the school's students hostage. With a snake in the grass in the Fargo team, not to mention hints that this might just be connected to their lost scroll, Sam and Remi have their work cut just staying alive. But when the Fargos know there's treasure waiting to be discovered, nothing will stop them . . . Praise for Clive Cussler: 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'Nobody does it better...nobody!' Stephen Coonts

The Oracle Fargo #11

The Oracle Fargo #11

Author: Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2020

Husband and wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo ARE BACK in a brand-new thrilling adventure to find an ancient scroll which carries a deadly curse . . . 533 A.D. In North Africa, the last Vandal ruler consults an ancient oracle on how to defeat the invading Byzantine army. It tells the king that a high priestess cast a curse upon the Vandal Kingdom after a sacred scroll was stolen, and in order to lift the curse, the scroll must be returned to its rightful home. But the kingdom falls before the scroll is found, leaving its location a great mystery. . . Present Day At an archaeological dig funded by Sam and Remi Fargo, they uncover vital clues pointing to the scrolls whereabouts. But when a shipment of supplies intended for their charitable foundation's school is stolen, they have to put the search on hold to go to Nigeria and deliver the new supplies themselves. Their mission becomes infinitely more complicated when they run afoul of a band of robbers. The group takes Remi and several students hostage, and there are signs that the kidnapping is related to the missing scroll. The Fargos need all their skills to save the lives of the young girls at the school before they uncover the hidden treasure. . . and lift the deadly curse. Praise for Clive Cussler: 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'Nobody does it better...nobody!' Stephen Coonts

Celtic Empire Dirk Pitt #25

Celtic Empire Dirk Pitt #25

Author: Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/03/2020

THE LATEST NO. 1 BESTSELLER IN THE ACTION-PACKED DIRK PITT SERIES FROM MASTER OF ADVENTURE CLIVE CUSSLER A deadly collision puts Dirk Pitt on the trail of an ancient mystery stretching back thousands of years . . . When a rogue cargo freighter strikes an oil tanker in the Detroit River, the oil spill is the worst marine disaster in years. Dirk Pitt's NUMA team lead the clean-up operation, with the help of new green tech firm, BioRem. But when one of NUMA's best divers dies suspiciously while working on the wreck, Pitt fears there's more to BioRem than simply saving the environment. Discovering a trail of unexplained deaths which appear to be linked to BioRem's sites around the world, Pitt unravels a mystery from our past that could jeopardise mankind's future. But someone is determined to make sure Pitt and his associates don't survive to learn the truth . . . Praise for Clive Cussler 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Just about the best in the business' New York Post 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail

Journey of the Pharaohs Numa Files #17

Journey of the Pharaohs Numa Files #17

Author: Clive Cussler, Graham Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

THE BRAND NEW SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER FROM THE NO. 1 BESTSELLING MASTER OF ADVENTURE CLIVE CUSSLER 'Twists that will make even hardcore adventure fans say wow! This is fast-paced, nonstop fun. Cussler fans will gobble it up' - Kirkus (Starred Review) Kurt Austin and the NUMA crew risk everything to stop a cutthroat arms dealer from stealing a priceless ancient treasure. In 1074 B.C., vast treasures disappear from the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs. In 1927, a daredevil American aviator vanishes on an attempted transcontinental flight. And in the present day, a fishing trawler - along with its mysterious cargo - sinks off the coast of Scotland. How are these three mysterious events connected? And, more importantly, what do they mean for Kurt Austin and his NUMA team? As they search for answers, the NUMA squad join the agents of the British MI5 to take on a wide-reaching international conspiracy. Their common enemy is the Bloodstone Group, a conglomerate of arms dealers and thieves attempting to steal ancient relics on both sides of the Atlantic. Kurt and his team soon find themselves wrapped up in a treacherous treasure hunt as they race to find the lost Egyptian riches. . . before they fall into the wrong hands. Other titles in The NUMA Files series include Final Option, The Oracle and The Titanic Secret. Praise for Clive Cussler 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'Nobody does it better... nobody!' Stephen Coonts

Journey of the Pharaohs Numa Files #17

Journey of the Pharaohs Numa Files #17

Author: Clive Cussler, Graham Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2020

Kurt Austin and the NUMA crew risk everything to stop a cutthroat arms dealer from stealing a priceless ancient treasure in the thrilling new novel from the no. 1 Sunday Times-bestselling grand master of adventure. In 1074 B.C., vast treasures disappear from the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs. In 1927, a daredevil American aviator vanishes on an attempted transcontinental flight. And in the present day, a fishing trawler - along with its mysterious cargo - sinks off the coast of Scotland. How are these three mysterious events connected? And, more importantly, what do they mean for Kurt Austin and his NUMA team? As they search for answers, the NUMA squad join the agents of the British MI5 to take on a wide-reaching international conspiracy. Their common enemy is the Bloodstone Group, a conglomerate of arms dealers and thieves attempting to steal ancient relics on both sides of the Atlantic. Kurt and his team soon find themselves wrapped up in a treacherous treasure hunt as they race to find the lost Egyptian riches. . . before they fall into the wrong hands. Praise for Clive Cussler 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'Nobody does it better... nobody!' Stephen Coonts

Celtic Empire Dirk Pitt #25

Celtic Empire Dirk Pitt #25

Author: Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2020

*PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY NOW* A deadly river collision puts Dirk Pitt on the trail of an ancient mystery stretching back thousands of years . . . When a rogue cargo freighter strikes an oil tanker in the Detroit River, the oil spill is the worst marine disaster in years. Dirk Pitt's NUMA team lead the clean-up operation, with the help of new green tech firm, BioRem. But when one of NUMA's best divers dies suspiciously while working on the wreck, Pitt fears there's more to BioRem than simply saving the environment. Discovering a trail of unexplained deaths which appear to be linked to BioRem's sites around the world, Pitt unravels a mystery from our past that could jeopardise mankind's future. But someone is determined to make sure Pitt and his associates don't survive to learn the truth . . . Praise for Clive Cussler 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Just about the best in the business' New York Post 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail

Final Option 'The best one yet'

Final Option 'The best one yet'

Author: Clive Cussler, Boyd Morrison Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2019

*PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY NOW* The Oregon crew face their greatest threat - a ship as secretive and powerful as their own and an enemy from their captain's past every bit as wily and canny as Cabrillo himself... When the CIA realizes the identities of three American spies in Brazil have been compromised, they turn to Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon to rescue the agents. What seems a routine operation turns out to be a trap designed by Juan Cabrillo's greatest enemy, a man driven by hate to seek the ultimate revenge. At the heart of the plot is a state-of-the-art ship that is identical to the Oregon: same weaponry, same technology, same ability to evade capture. The only thing it doesn't have is Cabrillo and his talented crew. But will they be enough to go up against the one ship that rivals their own? The crew of the Oregon must piece together a series of disturbing events, including the mysterious sinking of a nuclear attack submarine and the possible discovery of a WWI-era weapon that was thought to be lost in the jungles of Brazil, in the ultimate game of cat and mouse. A high-stakes high seas mission packed with page-turning intrigue and exhilarating suspense, Final Option proves once again that no one writes adventure like Clive Cussler. 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Nobody does it better... nobody!' Stephen Coonts 'Just about the best storyteller in the business' New York Post

Final Option 'The best one yet'

Final Option 'The best one yet'

Author: Clive Cussler, Boyd Morrison Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

THE THRILLING NEW OREGON FILES NOVEL FROM THE ADVENTURE KING CLIVE CUSSLER 'An all-out nonstop action thriller . . . the best one yet. The story hits the gas pedal and never taps the brakes' Mail Online The Oregon crew face their greatest threat - a ship as secretive and powerful as their own and an enemy from their captain's past every bit as wily and canny as Cabrillo himself . . . When the CIA realizes the identities of three American spies in Brazil have been compromised, they turn to Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon to rescue the agents. What seems like a routine operation turns out to be a trap designed by Juan Cabrillo's greatest enemy, seeking revenge. At the heart of the plot is a state-of-the-art ship that is identical to the Oregon: same weaponry, same technology, same ability to evade capture. But it doesn't have is Cabrillo and his talented crew - will they be enough to go up against the only ship that rivals their own? In this high-stakes high seas mission packed with page-turning intrigue and exhilarating suspense, Final Option proves once again that no one writes adventure like Cussler. __________ 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Nobody does it better . . . nobody!' Stephen Coonts 'Just about the best storyteller in the business' New York Post

Sea of Greed NUMA Files #16

Sea of Greed NUMA Files #16

Author: Clive Cussler, Graham Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

'Sea of Greed will have readers turning pages. With a wonderful cast of characters and relentless action, this is classic Cussler' Mail Online KURT AUSTIN AND THE NUMA CREW ARE BACK IN AN ACTION-PACKED ADVENTURE FROM #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR CLIVE CUSSLER ___________ In the Gulf of Mexico, flames erupt from the seabed turning oilrigs into infernos . . . Luckily, Kurt Austin and the NUMA team are on hand to rescue the crews before the burning rigs sink beneath the waves. But what caused this fireball? It's soon clear this is sabotage, but at the same time oil fields around the world are dying. Tasked with discovering the truth, Kurt is led to alternative energy scientist Tessa Franco. Franco's company seeks the end of the oil age. But is she part of the solution - or the problem? With the world simmering on the verge of catastrophe, Kurt's in a race against time to discover the extraordinary truth - one that may lie with an audacious experiment and a submarine lost fifty years ago . . . Praise for Clive Cussler: 'The Adventure King'Sunday Express 'Cussler is hard to beat'Daily Mail 'Just about the best in the business'New York Post 'Oceanography's answer to Indiana Jones. Exotic locations, ruthless villains, and many narrow escapes - Cussler's fans come for swashbuckling and he delivers'Associated Press

Sea of Greed NUMA Files #16

Sea of Greed NUMA Files #16

Author: Clive Cussler, Graham Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

*PRE-ORDER YOUR PAPERBACK COPY OF SEA OF GREED TODAY!* Kurt Austin and the NUMA crew are back in the latest action-packed adventure from Sunday Times bestselling author Clive Cussler. A biological disaster is looming and the key to saving the future seems to be locating a submarine which has been missing for decades - can they crack it before it's too late? 'Sea of Greed will have readers turning pages. With a wonderful cast of characters and relentless action, this is classic Cussler' Mail Online After an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico destroys three oil rigs trying to revive a dying field, Kurt Austin and the NUMA Special Projects Team are tapped by the President of the United States to find out what's gone wrong. The trail leads them to a brilliant billionaire in the alternative energy field. Her goal is the end of the oil age; her company has spent billions developing the worlds' most advanced fuel-cell systems. But is she an environmental hero...or a rogue genetic engineer? The NUMA crew discovers that the oil fields are infected with a bacteria that is consuming the oil before it can be pumped out of the earth-a bacteria originally lost decades ago when two submarines vanished in the Mediterranean. With hired killers on his trail, can Kurt Austin locate a submarine that's remained hidden for more than fifty years? And even if he can, can the biological terror that's been unleashed be stopped? Praise for Clive Cussler 'The Adventure King' - Sunday Express 'Cussler is hard to beat' - Daily Mail 'Just about the best in the business' - New York Post 'Oceanography's answer to Indiana Jones. Exotic locations, ruthless villains, and many narrow escapes - Cussler's fans come for swashbuckling and he delivers' - Associated Press 'Nobody does it better . . . nobody!' - Stephen Coonts

The Titanic Secret

The Titanic Secret

Author: Clive Cussler, Jack du Brul Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/09/2019

'The Adventure King' Sunday Express THE NEW ISAAC BELL & DIRK PITT ADVENTURE FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER When Isaac Bell attempts to decipher the mysterious deaths of nine men, he encounters a secret so powerful it could dictate the fate of the world . . . A century apart, Dirk Pitt and Isaac Bell team up to unlock the truth about the most famous maritime disaster of all time - the sinking of the unsinkable Titanic. Present day Dirk Pitt is forced to make a daring rescue at the excavation site of an antiquated submarine in the waters around New York City. His reward is a document left behind a century earlier by legendary detective Isaac Bell - a document that re-opens a historical mystery . . . 1911 Colorado Isaac Bell is asked to look into an unexplained tragedy at Little Angel Mine. His dangerous quest to answer that riddle leads to something much bigger - the discovery of a rare element with extraordinary powers and of virtually incalculable value. As he discovers that there are people who will do anything to control the substance, Isaac Bell must find out how far he'll go to stop them . . . Delivering explosive action, knife-edge plotting and page-turning intrigue, The Titanic Secret proves once again that Clive Cussler is the best in the business. Praise for Clive Cussler 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'Just about the best in the business' New York Post 'Nobody does it better . . . nobody!' Stephen Coonts

The Titanic Secret

The Titanic Secret

Author: Clive Cussler, Jack du Brul Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2019

*PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY NOW* When Isaac Bell attempts to decipher the mysterious deaths of nine men, he encounters a secret so powerful it could dictate the fate of the world in this riveting thriller by the #1 Sunday Times-bestselling author. A century apart, NUMA Director Dirk Pitt and detective Isaac Bell team up to unlock the truth about the most famous maritime disaster of all time. In the present day, Pitt makes a daring rescue from inside an antiquated submersible in the waters off New York City. His reward afterwards is a document left behind a century earlier by legendary detective Isaac Bell--a document that re-opens a historical mystery... In 1911, in Colorado, Isaac Bell is asked to look into an unexplained tragedy at Little Angel Mine, in which nine people died. His dangerous quest to answer the riddle leads to a larger puzzle centered on byzanium, a rare element with extraordinary powers and of virtually incalculable value. As he discovers that there are people who will do anything to control the substance, Isaac Bell will find out just how far he'll go to stop them. Praise for Clive Cussler 'The Adventure King' - Sunday Express 'Cussler is hard to beat' - Daily Mail 'Just about the best in the business' - New York Post 'Oceanography's answer to Indiana Jones. Exotic locations, ruthless villains, and many narrow escapes - Cussler's fans come for swashbuckling and he delivers' - Associated Press 'Nobody does it better . . . nobody!' - Stephen Coonts

Shadow Tyrants Oregon Files #13

Shadow Tyrants Oregon Files #13

Author: Clive Cussler, Boyd Morrison Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

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. 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 it 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.

Shadow Tyrants Oregon Files #13

Shadow Tyrants Oregon Files #13

Author: Clive Cussler, Boyd Morrison Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

THE ACTION-PACKED NEW OREGON FILES ADVENTURE FROM NO.1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR CLIVE CUSSLER Nine scrolls of ancient wisdom. Nine individuals seeking to rule the world . . . When Juan Cabrillo and the Oregon crew board a ship in the Indian ocean little do they realise that they will soon put themselves in the sights of a mysterious ancient cabal bent on world domination. The Colossus Project sees 2000 years of esoteric knowledge distilled into a device so powerful no force on Earth can stop it - but now two different groups are fighting to control it. Only Juan Cabrillo and the Oregon stand in their way. But only if they can first discover the location of these shadow tyrants and - more importantly - the deadly device they have brought into being . . . ___________ 'The guy I read' Tom Clancy 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Nobody does it better... nobody!' Stephen Coonts 'Just about the best storyteller in the business' New York Post