But the khan’s legacy is very real. That is, if Pitt and Giordino get there first. In fact, pitt and the numa crew have inadvertently stepped between a Mongolian tycoon and his plans to corner the global oil market, beginning with covert negotiations in China. When dirk pitt is nearly killed rescuing an oil survey team from a freak wave on Russia’s Lake Baikal, it appears a simple act of nature.
Treasure of Khan A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 19 #ad - Oceanic explorers dirk pitt and al giordino find intrigue, adventure, and peril while collecting clues to the mysterious treasure of Xanadu, the famed capital of Kublai Khan’s empire. To ensure the deal goes through, this mysterious businessman will encourage ever-escalating acts of sabotage and violence.
And it’s the treasure of his grandson Kublai Khan that holds the key to stopping this modern-day oil baron from restoring the conquests of his ancestors.
Arctic Drift A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 20G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Their only real clue might just be a mysterious silvery mineral traced to a long-ago expedition in search of the fabled Northwest Passage. But no one survived from that doomed mission. Oceanographer dirk pitt traces a lost ship's mysterious cargo to a scientific discovery that could reverse the dangers of climate change in this novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling action adventure series.
When an act of sabotage aims to slow down a technological breakthrough in American clean energy, it puts the United States on the brink of war with one of its closest allies. They may not know how it was done, but they know what their scientists were trying to accomplish: a solution for global warming.
Arctic Drift A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 20 #ad - And if pitt, his family, and his buddy Al Giordino aren't careful, the very same fate may await them…and the world. To prevent global catastrophe, Dirk Pitt and his children, Dirk Jr. Tension boils on the homefront, too, as gas prices surge to an all-time high. And summer, must piece together what little records remain of the initial experiment.
Black Wind A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 18G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Legendary oceanographer dirk pitt must work with his children to unravel old battle plans from WWII to prevent a present-day massacre in this novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling adventure series. In the waning days of World War II, the Japanese tried a last desperate measure. But never before has he encountered such pure evil—until now.
Kept secret from all but a few select officials, two submarines were sent to the West Coast of the United States, their cargo a revolutionary new strain of biological virus, their mission to unleash hell. 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 the world, and has an extraordinary plan in mind for the prize inside—a plan that could reshape America, as we know it.
Black Wind A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 18 #ad - Pitt has faced devastating enemies before, has even teamed up with his children to track them down. 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.
Crescent Dawn A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 21G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - 327, a roman galley with an extraordinary cargo barely escapes a pirate attack. From washington to london to the treacherous shores of the near east, dangerous men and desperate acts fill their path, the most dangerous thing of all: the rumored existence of a mysterious “manifest, ” lost long ago, and at the end of it, which if discovered again could shed new light on early Christianity and just might change the history of the world as we know it.
Filled with breathtaking suspense and extraordinary imagination, Crescent Dawn is further proof that when it comes to adventure writing, nobody beats Clive Cussler. Deep sea explorer and numa director dirk pitt encounters the last direct descendants of the Ottoman dynasty as they prepair to incite a revolution in this novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series.
Crescent Dawn A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 21 #ad - In a. D. In 1916, a british warship mysteriously explodes in the middle of the North Sea. In the present day, a cluster of important mosques in Turkey and Egypt are wracked by explosions. What ties them all together? numa director dirk pitt and his team are about to find out, as Roman artifacts discovered in Turkey and Israel unnervingly connect to the rise of a fundamentalist movement determined to restore the glory of the Ottoman Empire.
Trojan Odyssey A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 17G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - In his first adventure since the revelation that he’s a parent, Homer’s Odysseus, Dirk Pitt must uncover the truth behind the myth of another long-lost father-figure, if he’s going to stop a dangerous cult from reshaping the earth in their own image. Whoever he is, also known as the achaeans, he’s connected to a cult that believes the Celts, reached the New World millennia before the accepted history suggests.
. Fraternal twins, Summer Pitt and Dirk Pitt, Jr. Are working to determine the origin of a strange brown tide infesting the ocean off the shore of Nicaragua when two startling things happen: Summer discovers an artifact, something strange and beautiful and ancient. And the worst storm in years boils up out of the sky, heading straight for them and a nearby floating luxury resort hotel called Ocean Wanderer.
Trojan Odyssey A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 17 #ad - He rushes into the chaos, only to find that what’s left in the storm’s wake makes the furies of nature pale in comparison. For there is an all-too-human evil at work in that part of the world, and Summer’s relic may be the only clue to the man calling the shots. If he’s right, his ancestors laid the foundation for the work he will soon complete—and our world will be a very different place.
The peril for everybody concerned is incalculable. Though if summer's discovery is to be believed, the world is already a very different place.
Valhalla Rising Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 16G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Neither are prepared for the mechanical marvels they'll soon be forced to confront. And they may be pitt and egan's only hope when an oil tycoon with a plan of his own appears on the scene. Before journey's end, pitt will take on a power-mad millionaire, tread upon territory previously known only to Verne's illustrious Captain Nemo, and make shocking discoveries about his own past.
Nearby numa special projects director Dirk Pitt notices smoke and races to the rescue. The machines could only be the stuff of legend, described in the tales of Viking explorers or the accounts of Jules Verne. Its alarms stay silent; its sprinkler system remains inactive. Egan strives to uncover the hidden value in her father's inventions, Pitt is hired on by maritime insurers to investigate the wreckage.
Valhalla Rising Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 16 #ad - Marine explorer dirk pitt must rely on the nautical lore of Jules Verne to stop a ruthless oil baron with his sights set on political power in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series. In the middle of its maiden voyage, a luxury cruise ship using revolutionary new engines suddenly catches fire and sinks.
He's too late to save the engineer behind the ship's new technology, Kelly Egan, but helps the man's daughter, escape with her father's work in a leather briefcase. While Ms.
Poseidon's Arrow A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 22G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - What they discover at the end of it is a much, much greater threat than even they imagined. Filled with breathtaking suspense and extraordinary imagination, Poseidon’s Arrow is further proof that when it comes to adventure writing, nobody beats Clive Cussler. There is only one problem: A key element of the prototype is missing—and the man who developed it is dead.
At the same time, ships have started vanishing mid-ocean, and when a few reappear, bodies are found aboard burned to a crisp. Could these mysterious events be connected to an italian submarine that itself disappeared in 1943?It is up to NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his team, aided by a beautiful NCIS agent and by Pitt’s children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, to go on a desperate international chase to find the truth, from Washington to Mexico, Idaho to Panama.
Poseidon's Arrow A Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 22 #ad - In this adventure in the #1 new york times bestselling series, oceanographer Dirk Pitt is back to find a crucial piece of marine tech that could reshape the United States’ defense program. It is the greatest advance in American defense technology in decades—an attack submarine capable of incredible underwater speeds.
Atlantis Found A Dirk Pitt Novel Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 15G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - A group of anthropologists uncover strange inscriptions on the wall of a Colorado mine just as an explosion traps them deep within the earth. But their work won’t stay buried long. Marine explorer dirk pitt faces off against an elite army from an era gone-by in order to uncover the secrets of an ancient civilization in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.
Dirk pitt is on hand during the blast and quick to initiate a rescue operation. And they’ll stop at nothing to keep the rest of the world in the dark. National underwater and Marine Agency to further study these uncanny artifacts. And that’s when his ship is set upon and nearly sunk by an impossibility—a vessel that should have died 56 years before.
Atlantis Found A Dirk Pitt Novel Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 15 #ad - Clearly, another group knows about the relics of this long-forgotten but highly-advanced seafaring culture. He is then tapped to lead a research crew on behalf of the U. S.
Havana Storm: A Dirk Pitt AdventureG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Renowned marine adventurer dirk pitt returns to stem a toxic outbreak in the thrilling novel from the grand master of adventure and #1 New York Times–bestselling author. Meanwhile, marine engineer dirk and oceanographer Summer, Pitt’s children, 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 them both to Cuba as well—and squarely into harm’s way. The whole pitt familyhas been in desperate situations before. While investigating an unexplained poisonous spill in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Dirk Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous—a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba.
Havana Storm: A Dirk Pitt Adventure #ad - But perhaps never quite as dire as the one facing them now.
Odessa Sea Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 24G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Dirk pitt, is on the black sea, the director of the national underwater and Marine Agency, helping to locate a lost Ottoman shipwreck, when he responds to an urgent Mayday—“Under attack!”—from a nearby freighter. Dirk pitt—“oceanography’s answer to indiana jones”*—responds to a Mayday signal from a deserted ship and gets drawn towards a deadly Cold War secret in this thriller in Clive Cussler’s #1 New York Times-bestselling series.
Just dead bodies and a smell of sulfur in the air. A brilliant developer of advanced drone technology on an unknown mission. Modern-day nuclear smugglers, determined Ukrainian rebels, a beautiful anti-terrorism agent from Europol—all will combine to present Pitt with the most dangerous challenge of his career.
And not only Pitt. The three of them are used to perilous situations—but this time, they may have found their match. A cold war bomber lost with a deadly cargo. His two children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are exploring a mysterious shipwreck of their own, when they are catapulted into his orbit.
Odessa Sea Dirk Pitt Adventure Book 24 #ad - As pitt and giordino explore, a blast from the stern scuttles the ship swiftly, almost taking them with it. The more the two of them search for the secret of the death ship, the deeper they descend into an extraordinary series of discoveries. A desperate attempt in 1917 to preserve the wealth and power of the Romanov Empire.
Flood TideSphere #ad - Why has he chosen this unlikely location? the trail then leads to the race to find the site of the mysterious sinking of the ship that Chiang Kai-shek filled with treasure when he fled China in 1949, including the legendary boxes containing the bones of Peking Man that had vanished at the beginning of World War I.
As pitt prepares for a final showdown, he is faced with the most formidable foe he has ever encountered. Clive cussler is the guy i read' Tom Clancy'The Adventure King' Daily Express. A sunday times bestseller'cussler is hard to beat' daily mailThe fourteenth incredible Dirk Pitt classic from multi-million-copy king of the adventure novel, Clive Cussler.
Flood Tide #ad - Tracking a notorious chinese smuggler's activities leads Dirk Pitt from Washington State to Louisiana, where his quarry is constructing a huge shipping port in the middle of nowhere.