Search Results: "Clive Cussler"


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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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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 >

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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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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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ODESSA SEA by Clive Cussler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"Sketch out some exotic, ephemeral settings, make every villain as nasty as possible, and it's another of Cussler's cinematic-style entertainments spinning out at hold-on-to-your-hat speed."
Cussler's conglomerate (Built to Thrill, 2016, etc.) gives fans their money's worth with 500 pages chronicling Dirk Pitt's Black Sea adventures while hopscotching back to the Russian Revolution, then up to today's Iranian quest for nuclear weapons, and throwing in a rogue terror attack on the United States for good measure. 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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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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THE SOLOMON CURSE by Clive Cussler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Cussler and Company continue the winning formula, and this jungle episode, featuring exotic locales and an interesting back story, will satisfy the cravings of every fan."
"There was no such thing as an honest fortune," Sam and Remi Fargo are reminded as they undertake another treasure-hunting adventure in Cussler's (The Eye of Heaven, 2014, etc.) latest. Read full book review >

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WHITE DEATH by Clive Cussler
Released: July 1, 2003

"Zestful heroics. Should rise to the top like one of Cussler's real-life lost ships."
Fourth in the new, co-authored, Kurt Austin series (Fire Ice, 2002, etc.), which has been received with restrained jubilance. Read full book review >