Search Results: "Clive Cussler"


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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 >

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THE ADVENTURES OF HOTSY TOTSY by Clive Cussler
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"A publishing event that demands an apology to the industry, all children and the trees that gave their lives. (Magical adventure. 7-10)"
Casey and Lacey Nicefolk are itching for another adventure. Read full book review >

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TROJAN ODYSSEY by Clive Cussler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"Hurricane Clive at his most tumultuous."
Clive the Mighty has found a formula for his terrific escapist plots and sees no reason to alter it. 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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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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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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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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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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POSEIDON'S ARROW by Clive Cussler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"Ranging from Panama and Mexico to Idaho and Washington, D.C., this book is constantly on the move—one reason it avoids dull spots so well."
The United States is on the brink of approving the fastest, most powerful attack submarine ever when its designer is killed and his plans are stolen. In his efforts to recover a crucial piece of the prototype, superseaman Dirk Pitt faces a series of violent encounters on land and water. Read full book review >

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HAVANA STORM by Clive Cussler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Another super Cussler fun read fit for a lazy weekend."
In a quest connecting Aztecs, the Spanish-American War and boatloads of modern villains, Cussler pater et filius (Poseidon's Arrow, 2012, etc.) chronicle another adventure of the venerable Dirk Pitt, chief of the National Underwater and Marine Agency. 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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GOLDEN BUDDHA by Clive Cussler
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 7, 2003

"Honestly fabulous."
Sailing the high seas with Cussler once again. Read full book review >