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Pirate

Author: Clive Cussler,Robin Burcell

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399183981

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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An 800-year-old treasure... an ancient cypher wheel... a brutal murder... and a man who will stop at nothing to claim what he considers rightfully his. When a visit to a rare bookstore leads to an actual, ink on paper guide to a historic fortune, the Fargos take up the challenge. They find themselves flying from California to Arizona, from Jamaica to England. Racing against a vicious corporate raider with an unhealthy obsession for this particular treasure, Sam and Remi are slowed by a new betrayal at every turn. It can only mean one thing: someone on their team cannot be trusted.
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The Mayan Secrets

Author: Clive Cussler,Thomas Perry

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101600543

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 7785

Treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo must protect a book that could help locate lost Mayan cities in this adventure in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are in Mexico, packing medical supplies in the wake of an earthquake, when they come upon a remarkable discovery—the mummified remains of a man clutching an ancient sealed pot. Within the pot is a Mayan book, a codex larger than any known before. The book contains astonishing information about the Mayans, 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. Many men and women are going to die for that book.
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The Kingdom

FARGO Adventures #3

Author: Clive Cussler,Grant Blackwood

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 071815794X

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 6894

The Kingdom is Clive Cussler's third Fargo Adventure. Whether it's lost treasure or missing persons, the Fargos find themselves in a heap of trouble every time . . . When Texas oil baron Charlie King contacts Sam and Remi Fargo he has an unusual request. He hired an investigator - and good friend of the pair - to locate his missing father in the Far East. But now the investigator has vanished. Would Sam and Remi be willing to look for them both? Though something about the request doesn't quite add up, Sam and Remi agree to help out. It's a journey that takes the Fargos to Tibet, Nepal, Bulgaria, India, and China. They get mixed up with black-market fossils, a centuries-old puzzle chest, the ancient Nepali kingdom of Mustang, a balloon aircraft from a century before its time . . . and an extraordinary skeleton that might turn the history of human evolution on its head. Oh, and not a few unfriendly people with guns and itchy trigger fingers . . . Clive Cussler, author of the celebrated Dirk Pitt novels Treasure of Khan and Valhalla Rising, presents the third novel in his newest series, following the adventures of treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo. The Kingdom follows Spartan Gold and Lost Empire. Praise for Clive Cussler: 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'Cussler is the guy I read' Tom Clancy
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Lost Empire

Author: Clive Cussler,Grant Blackwood

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101442557

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 8575

Husband-and-wife treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo run afoul of a dangerous dictator in this adventure in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series. 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.
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Spartan Gold

FARGO Adventures #1

Author: Clive Cussler,Grant Blackwood

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0718159632

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 8076

Clive Cussler introduces Sam and Remi Fargo in Spartan Gold. An ancient treasure stolen by Xerxes the Great . . . Discovered by Napoleon Bonaparte . . . The clues to its hidden location lost until now . . . Adventurers and treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo are on a wild-goose chase. Up to their waists in the Great Pocomoke Swamp in Maryland, they're hunting for lost gold. What they find instead is a small Second World War German U-boat. Inside the submarine they find a body - and a puzzling, incredibly rare bottle of wine. This bottle was one of twelve taken from Napoleon's 'lost cellar'. But it is also a clue to a fabulous, ancient treasure. One that Hadeon Bondaruk - a half-Russian, half-Persian millionaire - will do anything to get his hands on. For he claims descent from treasure's one-time owner. It will be his, no matter who stands in his way . . . Clive Cussler, author of the celebrated Dirk Pitt novels Arctic Drift and Crescent Dawn, presents his newest series, following the adventures of treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo - beginning with Spartan Gold. Praise for Clive Cussler: 'The guy I read' Tom Clancy
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The Eye of Heaven

Author: Clive Cussler,Russell Blake

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698140745

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 7194

Treasure hunting husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo must protect a discovery that redefines Totlec history in this high-stakes adventure from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author. Baffin Island: Sami and Remi Fargo are on a climate-control expedition in the Arctic, when to their astonishment they discover a Viking ship in the ice, perfectly preserved—and filled with pre–Columbian artifacts from Mexico. How can that be? As they plunge into their research, tantalizing clues about a link between the Vikings and the legendary Toltec feathered serpent god Quetzalcoatl—and a fabled object known as the Eye of Heaven—begin to emerge. But so do many dangerous people. Soon the Fargos find themselves on the run through jungles, temples, and secret tombs, caught between treasure hunters, crime cartels, and those with a far more personal motivation for stopping them. At the end of the road will be the solution to a thousand-year-old mystery—or death. From the Hardcover edition.
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Treasure

Author: Clive Cussler

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451621019

Category: Fiction

Page: 678

View: 2507

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The Solomon Curse

Author: Clive Cussler,Russell Blake,Thomas Perry

Publisher: Michael Joseph

ISBN: 9780718179908

Category:

Page: 400

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There are many rumors about the bay off Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Some say it was the site of the lost empire of the Solomon king and that great treasure lies beneath the waters. Others say that terrible things happened there, atrocities and disappearances at the hands of cannibal giants. Those who venture there do not return. It is cursed. Which is exactly what attracts the attention of husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo. How could they resist? Clues and whispers lead them on a hunt form the Solomons to Australia to Japan, what they find at the end of the trail is both wonderful and monstrous - and like nothing they have ever seen before. With all the blockbuster pace and widescreen adventure that Clive Cussler has made his own,The Solomon Curseis another masterclass in adventure form a thriller writer without equal. Praise for Clive Cussler 'Cussler is hard to beat.' Daily Mail 'The Adventure King.'Sunday Express
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King Solomon's Curse (Wilde/Chase 13)

Author: Andy McDermott

Publisher: Headline

ISBN: 1472236874

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 3700

Following on from THE MIDAS LEGACY, Andy McDermott's new Wilde and Chase novel sees our daring duo on the trail of a strange, ancient weapon of immense power hidden in a lost city deep in the African jungle. Perfect for fans of Clive Cussler, Chris Kuzneski, Dan Brown and Scott Mariani. Nina Wilde is back on the hunt. Now a presenter of her own TV documentary series, Nina is in Jerusalem. Clues found at the Ark of the Covenant recovery site have led her to the ruins of the First Temple, buried beneath Temple Mount. Within them, Nina spots an opening to a previously hidden chamber - a map room which contains a model of a mysterious city thought to contain a great yet dangerous power hidden by King Solomon himself. Analysing the clues, Nina believes that the city is located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one of the most dangerous locations on Earth. Eddie is in England with their daughter Macy but Nina's phone call is about to change everything. He has had his own problems in the DRC in the past and he isn't about to let Nina go there alone. Joining forces, Nina and Eddie are about to start a chain of events from which there might be no return...
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Deep Fire Rising

Author: Jack Du Brul

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101098301

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

View: 8507

USA Today bestselling author Jack Du Brul brings back geologist-adventurer Philip Mercer for an apocalyptic adventure. Hired to lead the excavation of caverns deep beneath Area 51, Philip Mercer finds himself drilling straight into the epicenter of an age-old conspiracy. A reclusive order of Himalayan monks, through special knowledge of the earth’s tectonic movement, has predicted the end of the world—and it is determined to see the prediction unfold accordingly. Now, with icebergs floating through the South Pacific and a thermonuclear bomb set to destroy an island paradise, the stage is set for Armageddon—and it is up to Philip Mercer and the beautiful, mysterious Tisa Nguyan to prevent a cataclysm beyond imagination.
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The Lightning Stones

Author: Jack Du Brul

Publisher: Anchor Books

ISBN: 0307454797

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 4714

When his mentor is killed while conducting vital underground research into climate change, Philip Mercer launches an effort to find answers and exact vengeance.
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Cyclops

Author: Clive Cussler

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451621027

Category: Fiction

Page: 614

View: 8410

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The Pharaoh's Secret

Author: Clive Cussler,Graham Brown

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698191269

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 8797

When the NUMA crew is exposed to a dangerous toxin, Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala will stop at nothing to find a cure foretold by Ancient Egyptian lore in this exhilarting novel from the #1 New York Times–bestselling series Head of NUMA special assignments, Kurt Austin and his most trusted friend, Joe Zavala tangle with a ruthless powerbroker scheming to build a new Egyptian empire as glorious as those of the Pharaohs. Part of their adversary's plan rests on the manipulation of a newly discovered aquifer beneath the Sahara, but an even more devastating weapon at his disposal may threaten the entire world: a plant extract known as the black mist, discovered in the City of the Dead and rumored to have the power to take life from the living and restore it to the dead. With the balance of power in Africa and Europe on the verge of tipping, Kurt, Joe, and the rest of the NUMA team will have to fight to discover the truth behind the legends—but to do that, they have to confront in person the greatest legend of them all: Osiris, the ruler of the Egyptian underworld. From the Hardcover edition.
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Poseidon's Arrow

Author: Clive Cussler,Dirk Cussler

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons

ISBN: 0425265056

Category: Fiction

Page: 545

View: 6955

When a key element of a new and powerful attack submarine goes missing and ships begin disappearing in mid-ocean, NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his team embark on an international chase to discover the truth.
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Indiana Jones and the Army of the Dead

Author: Steve Perry

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN: 0345506987

Category: Fiction

Page: 325

View: 2648

Searching for the fabled black pearl known as the Heart of Darkness, Indiana Jones, along with "Mac" McHale, must elude the German and Japanese agents who are fast on their trail and survive an encounter with an enemy like no other on the Island of the Dead before he can claim his prize. Original.
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Black Wind

Author: Clive Cussler,Dirk Cussler

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780425204238

Category: Fiction

Page: 639

View: 1601

In the final days of World War II, the Japanese launch two submarines carrying a new strain of a deadly virus to the west coast of the United States, but years after the subs are lost at sea, someone plots to use their deadly cargo.
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Piranha

Author: Clive Cussler,Boyd Morrison

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698140761

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 6944

Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon find themselves exposed when a brilliant scientist blows their cover in the #1 New York Times–bestselling series by the grand master of adventure. In 1902, the volcano Mt. Pelée erupts on the island of Martinique, wiping out an entire city of thirty thousand—and sinking a ship carrying a German scientist on the verge of an astonishing breakthrough. More than a century later, Juan Cabrillo will have to deal with that scientist’s legacy. During a covert operation, Cabrillo and the crew meticulously fake the sinking of the Oregon—but when an unknown adversary tracks them down despite their planning and attempts to assassinate them, Cabrillo and his team struggle to fight back against an enemy who seems to be able to anticipate their every move. They discover that a traitorous American weapons designer has completed the German scientist’s work, and now wields extraordinary power, sending the Oregonon a race against time to stop an attack that could lead to one man ruling over the largest empire the world has ever known. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Mirage

Oregon Files #9

Author: Clive Cussler,Jack du Brul

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241957133

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 3618

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
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A Paris Affair

Author: Tatiana de Rosnay

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466877391

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

View: 8237

From the internationally best-selling author of Sarah's Key Tatiana de Rosnay comes an irreverent yet heartfelt collection of short stories that examines our most intimate and forbidden desires Late nights at the office... Hotel rooms and secret rendezvous... Lingering perfume... Sizzling texts... What takes place in Paris when husbands and wives tangle with infidelity? In this compulsively readable collection, Tatiana de Rosnay paints a portrait of forbidden loves in many shades - sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous, sometimes heartfelt, always with a dry wit and unflinching authenticity. A PARIS AFFAIR will take you on a vacation overseas, into the hidden lives of husbands, wives, boyfriends and girlfriends, where illicit desire wars with duty, and where a French take on romance will surprise you every time.
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Pacific Vortex!

Author: Clive Cussler

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0553276328

Category: Fiction

Page: 270

View: 5792

Undersea adventurer Dirk Pitt faces the toughest challenge of his life when he plunges into a deadly sea zone to rescue the gigantic Starbuck, America's nuclear arsenal, while battling deep-sea assassins. Reissue.