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Black Wind by Clive Cussler
  

Black Wind

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One of the big American authors who has joined the franchise business and let others write from his outlines, but this is the genuine article and stars his larger-than-life superhero Dirk Pitt. The co-author is his son whom I understand is being groomed to take over his father’s mantle with Dirk. How long before son goes solo I don’t know but for the present the collaboration is seamless. This is up to standard. High action adventure that doesn’t let up.

Comparison: Stephen Coonts, Chris Ryan. Matthew Reilly.
Similar this month: Jeff Rovin (Tom Clancy), Geoffrey Archer.

If you like Clive Cussler you might also like to read books by Duncan Falconer, Richard Preston and Michael Cordy.

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Black Wind by Clive Cussler

In the waning days of World War II, the Japanese tried a last desperate measure - a different kind of kamikaze mission, this one carried out by two submarines bound for the west coast of the United States, 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 what they carried, knows too where they might be, and has an extraordinary plan in for the prize inside - a 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.

Pitt has faced devastating enemies before, has even teamed up with his children to track them down. But never has he looked upon the face of pure evil ... until now.

Filled with dazzling suspense and breathtaking action, Black Wind is Cussler at the height of his storytelling powers.

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The guy I read -- Tom Clancy No holds barred adventure... a souped up treat Daily Mirror Fightening and full of suspense... unquestionably entertaining Daily Express


About the Author

Clive Cussler

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.

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Publication date

27th October 2005

Author

Clive Cussler

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback (a Format)
680 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
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Adventure

ISBN

9780718197520

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