Authors: Clive Cussler
“Continuous action, thrills galore and lots of fun.”
âThe Daily Oklahoman
At the end of
New York Times
bestselling author Clive Cussler shocked the worldâand his own protagonistâwith the introduction of Dirk Pitt's children. Born to a woman Dirk thought he had tragically lost more than twenty years ago, the fraternal twins grew up to share his love for the seaâand adventure. Now working for NUMAÂ®, their next adventure begins off the shores of Nicaraguaâ¦
Attempting to uncover the origins of a mysterious brown tide infesting the waters there, his daughter, Summer, a marine biologist, and his son, Dirk, Jr., a marine engineer, are threatened by the ferocious Hurricane Lizzieâwhich is also headed straight for a floating resort hotel. With the rest of the NUMAÂ® crew, Pitt and Al Giordino desperately rush to the rescue. But what they uncover in the wake of the storm is a destructive force far more dangerousâand all too human. The brown tide is only a by-product of a plan that threatens the world as we know it, and it will take two generations of high-seas action heroes to put a stop to it before it's too late.
“The story is an extravaganza, a blur of bravado and close calls above and below the waves.”
âNew York Daily News
“PURE ENTERTAINMENTâ¦as reliable as Pitt's trusty Colt .45.”
“Just about the best storyteller in the business.”
âNew York Post
“Clive Cussler has no equal.”
“Pure Cussler, pure fun. The action just keeps accelerating.”
âThe San Francisco Examiner
“Full of action, intrigue, and beautiful women.”
âSan Antonio Express-News
“Nobody does it better than Clive Cussler. NOBODY!”
“[A] NONSTOP THRILLERâ¦Cussler speeds and twists through the complex plot and hairbreadth escapes [with] the intensity and suspense of a NASCAR race.”
“Action-filled adventureâ¦great fun.”
“Clive Cusslerâ¦is at top form here.”
“A delightful page-turner that is almost impossible to put down.”
âThe San Francisco Examiner
“By far the best.
has wonderful characters and a plot that speeds along like a comet.”
“The funnest Dirk Pitt adventure since
Raise the Titanic!
âRocky Mountain News
“Enough intrigue to satisfy even the most demanding thrill-seekersâ¦An entertaining and exciting saga, full of techno details and narrow escapes.”
âThe Chattanooga Times
“Marvelousâ¦simply terrific fun.”
“You can't get much more satisfying.”
âThe Cleveland Plain Dealer
“Cussler and Kemprecos weave a great story.”
“Audacious and wildly entertaining.”
âNew York Daily News
The Mediterranean Caper
The Sea Hunters II
The Sea Hunters
Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt Revealed
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In loving memory of my wife, Barbara,
who walks with the angels