Search Results: "Clive Cussler"


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ATLANTIS FOUND by Clive Cussler
Released: Dec. 6, 1999

"Cussler fans will have no complaint as the Master revs up his novel to 40 knots per hour and sweeps the reader into the fabled past."
Dirk Pitt returns in his first undersea adventure since Flood Tide (1997). Read full book review >

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SHOCK WAVE by Clive Cussler
Released: Jan. 2, 1996

"Tireless mechanical nomenclature, but furious storytelling."
Cussler's most adult, least comic-strip-y entry yet in the Dirk Pitt sea sagas. Read full book review >

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DRAGON by Clive Cussler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 4, 1990

"Obsessive?"
Ninth installment in the Dirk Pitt ocean-bottom salvage saga (Raise the Titanic, Cyclops, Treasure), with a dramatic upgrading in the writing. Read full book review >

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THE CHASE by Clive Cussler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"Thin characters, fat plot-holes, sluggish pacing and Cussler's signature clunky prose."
The smartest shamus on earth tracks the planet's cleverest lowlife in the latest to roll from the Cussler assembly line (Polar Shift, 2005, etc.). Read full book review >

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CYCLOPS by Clive Cussler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1985

"Nicely paced junk, expertly set in motion for ultraescapists who like hollow noises between their ears."
Comic-strip specialist Cussler (Raise the Titanic!) returns with as implausible a tale as he can invent, again featuring death-proof underwater-recovery mariner Dirk Pitt. Read full book review >

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DEEP SIX by Clive Cussler
Released: May 21, 1984

"In short: more of the same from unpretentious, hard-working actioneer Cussler—with faceless characters, loopy plotting, solid techno-detail, and (this time) more than a glimmer of Yellow Peril racism."
More farfetched doings for Dirk Pitt, director of special projects at the National Underwater and Marine Agency—starting, circa 1989, when people start dropping horribly dead in Alaskan waters: somehow, it seems, ultrasecret Nerve Agent S has been leaking into the sea up there! Read full book review >

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VIXEN 03 by Clive Cussler
Released: Oct. 23, 1978

"But there is an audience for this sort of utter balderdash, and Cussler—though this time he hasn't got a socko grabber like the Titanic—knows how to raise it."
Dirk Pitt, whose NUMA (National Underwater and Marine Agency) managed to Raise the Titanic, is on another futurist salvage operation. Read full book review >

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ICEBERG by Clive Cussler
Released: Sept. 1, 1975

"Styleless stuff, for all the derivative bravura."
Major Dirk Pitt, sent to investigate a ship the Coast Guard has discovered embedded in a North Atlantic iceberg, finds a mysterious hole bored through the ice to the ship itself. Read full book review >

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BLACK WIND by Clive Cussler
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"A father-son action thriller penned by a father-son team that more than maintains the supercharged Cusslerian danger. Don't stir that silt!"
Eighteenth Dirk Pitt underwater sea-thriller (Trojan Odyssey, 2003, etc.), now co-authored with Cussler's son Dirk. Read full book review >

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CRESCENT DAWN by Clive Cussler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 16, 2010

"Cussler, writing with his son, once again blends history, technical knowledge, bombs, bullets and betrayal into cinematic action."
Mix terrorists, Roman artifacts, delusions of dynasty and irrefutable physical evidence that Jesus of Nazareth lived, then add water—from the Mediterranean Sea—and you get another aquatic adventure starring Dirk Pitt and his colleagues at NUMA. Read full book review >

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VALHALLA RISING by Clive Cussler
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 13, 2001

"Who is in top form here, easily tying together Viking relics, a Confederate submarine, and a lost ship running on seawater as Pitt's past rises up to claim him."
The ever-kinetic Cussler brings back Dirk Pitt, who recently discovered the lost continent of Atlantis in Antarctica (Atlantis Found, 1999).Read full book review >

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NIGHT PROBE! by Clive Cussler
Released: Aug. 3, 1981

"Utter folderol, but lots of zippy fun."
Exclamation-point-happy Cussler (Raise the Titanic!) is in zesty form here, inflating a balloon of nonsense that maintains a steady, technological-comic-strip interest. Read full book review >