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Tom Clancy returns with a #1 New York Times bestseller that will remind readers why he is the acknowledged master of international intrigue and nonstop military action. It is The Campus. Secretly created under the administration of President Jack Ryan, its sole purpose is to eliminate terrorists and those who protect them. Officially, it has no connection to the American government--a necessity in a time when those in power consider themselves above such arcane ideals as loyalty, justice, and right or wrong. Now covert intelligence expert Jack Ryan Jr. and his compatriots at The Campus--joined by black ops warriors John Clark and "Ding" Chavez--have come up against their greatest foe: a sadistic killer known as the Emir. Mastermind of countless horrific attacks, the Emir has eluded capture by every law enforcement agency in the world. But his greatest devastation is yet to be unleashed as he plans a monumental strike at the heart of America. On the trail of the Emir, Jack Ryan Jr. will find himself following in his legendary father's footsteps on a manhunt that will take him and his allies across the globe, into the shadowy arenas of political gamesmanship, and back onto U.S. soil in a race to prevent the possible fall of the West...
Veteran covert agent Briggs Tanner leaps into action when a man is brutally assassinated in front of him. His search will lead him from the depths of the Pacific Ocean, through the bullet-riddled back alleys of Beirut, to a deadly secret buried since World War II-and only Tanner can keep it from falling into the wrong hands...
En esta electrizante novela el matrimonio Fargo hace un extraordinario descubrimiento, sin sospechar que hay mucha gente dispuesta a hacer cualquier cosa por evitar que los secretos salgan a la luz. El matrimonio formado por Sam y Remi Fargo está disfrutando de unas vacaciones en Zanzíbar practicando su deporte favorito, el buceo, cuando se topa con una antigua reliquia que pertenece a un barco confederado largamente desaparecido. Aventureros como son, no tardan en lanzarse de cabeza a resolver el misterio, sin sospechar que una fuerza muy poderosa está decidida a proteger el secreto. Desde Tanzania hasta los bosques tropicales de Madagascar, pasando por el océano Índico, Indonesia y el enclave legendario en el que el Krakatoa entró en erupción en 1883, los Fargo y sus perseguidores recorrerán el mundo tras el mismo objetivo en una trepidante carrera en la que solo se puede vencer... o morir. La crítica ha dicho...«La serie Fargo se ha convertido en la joya de la corona del imperio de Cussler.»Publishers Weekly
Who does the U.S. government call upon when a mission requires perfect stealth, execution, and discretion?From the two bestselling masters of action and political intrigue, James Rollins and Grant Blackwood, comes the first in a groundbreaking new series, featuring Captain Tucker Wayne and his stalwart military dog, Kane, both ripped from the pages of Sigma Force for their first solo adventure. It will take this uniquely talented pairing of man and beast to discover the earth-shattering truth behind . . .The Kill Switch The mission seems simple enough: extract a pharmaceutical magnate from Russian soil, a volatile man who holds the secret to a deadly bioweapon. But nothing is as it appears to be. A desperate call from Painter Crowe, director of Sigma Force, thrusts Tucker and Kane into a frantic race to rescue the brilliant-but-deluded Abram Bukolov from a cadre of skilled assassins, a deadly team backed by a shadowy Russian general, a figure bent on revenge and power.Hunted and betrayed at every turn, Tucker and Kane must discover the truth behind a biological threat, a horror out of the ancient past that can be weaponized to terrorize the modern world. The journey of discovery will take the pair across the frozen steppes of Russia to the sun-blasted savannahs of South Africa, from the war-torn mountains of Namibia to the snowy Great Lakes of the United States.As time rapidly runs out, the deep and intimate bond between dog and soldier will be tested to the extreme. It will take all of their skill, talent, and, most of all, trust in each other to piece together a mystery going back to the origins of life on Earth, to discover the key to an ancient peril that can destroy the heartland of America, and, with it, the world.
A search for a missing father and son. A find that could rewrite human history. Sam and Remi Fargo aren't about to give up on either.<P> Sam and Remi Fargo return for the thrilling third adventure in the acclaimed new series. <P> In Spartan Gold and Lost Empire, Clive Cussler brought readers into the world of husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo, whose passion and instinct for treasure-hunting has led to extraordinary discoveries-and perilous journeys. <P> Their next adventure, however, might be their most astonishing yet. <P> The Fargos are used to hunting for treasure, not people. But then a Texas oil baron contacts them with a personal plea: an investigator friend of the Fargos' was on a mission to find the oil baron's missing father-and now the investigator is missing, too. Would Sam and Remi be willing to look for them both? Though something about the situation doesn't quite add up, the Fargos agree to go on the search. <P> What they find will be beyond anything they could have imagined. On a journey that will take them to Tibet, Nepal, Bulgaria, India, and China, the Fargos will find themselves embroiled with black-market fossils, a centuries-old puzzle chest, the ancient Tibetan kingdom of Mustang, a balloon aircraft from a century before its time . . . and a skeleton that could turn the history of human evolution on its head.
Husband and wife team Sam and Remi Fargo return in this extraordinary new adventure following their New York Times bestselling debut, Spartan Gold.
Sam and Remi Fargo, heroes of Spartan Gold, return in this extraordinary new adventure from the number-one New York Times- bestselling author. <P> With Spartan Gold, a daring thriller that Publishers Weekly proclaimed "solidly in the Cussler tradition, [and] sure to please new fans and old," Clive Cussler introduced husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo. In their electrifying new adventure, the Fargos make a startling discovery that others would kill to keep hidden...<P> 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.<P> 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.<P> Filled with the dazzling suspense and breathtaking action that are Cussler's trademarks, Lost Empire is a stunning new novel from the grand master of adventure.
En el año 1800, mientras cruzaba los Alpes con sus tropas, Napoleón realizó un hallazgo asombroso: un tesoro persa perdido hacía siglos. Incapaz de transportarlo, dibujó en doce botellas de vino un enigmático mapa. Cuando Napoleón murió, lo hizo también su último secreto, pues la curiosa bodega se dispersó por el mundo. Sam y Reimi Fargo, dueños de la fundación Fargo, están rastreando tesoros en Maryland. Lo que hallan en el fondo de un pantano no es lo que esperaban: un pequeño submarino de la segunda guerra mundial. En su interior hay una extraña botella, quizá pertenezca a la mítica reserva personal de Napoleón. Fascinados por el descubrimiento, querrán buscar el resto de la colección. Pero Hadeon Bondaruk, un oscuro millonario mitad ruso mitad persa, también anda tras la pista de las botellas. Él sabe que son la antesala de una presa mayor, el legendario tesoro de Jerjes, el conquistador que desafió a Esparta en la batalla de las Termópilas. Está convencido de que el tesoro le pertenece a él por derecho de herencia y nada ni nadie debe interponerse en su camino.«Una novela potente, como es costumbre en Cussler. Seguro que agradará a los nuevos fans y a los clásicos.»Publishers Weekly
El matrimonio Fargo está a punto de tropezarse con algo que está más allá de lo que nunca hubiera imaginado. Sam y Remi Fargo son los mejores en su trabajo: descubrir tesoros ocultos y extraordinarios alrededor del mundo. Pero en esta ocasión la misión a la que se enfrentan es muy diferente. Esta vez deben encontrar a dos personas desaparecidas. Así se lo ha explicado su nuevo cliente, un poderoso magnate de Texas que desconoce el paradero de la persona a la que contrató para que diera con su padre. Los dos han desaparecido sin dejar rastro. El audaz matrimonio se embarcará en una trepidante investigación que les llevará hasta el antiguo reino tibetano de Mustang, pasando por Nepal, Bulgaria, India y China. En el peligroso recorrido tendrán que lidiar con traficantes de fósiles, un vetusto y misterioso cofre, un dirigible centenario... y un esqueleto que podría revolucionar las teorías sobre la evolución. La crítica ha dicho...«La serie Fargo se ha convertido en la joya de la corona del imperio de Cussler.»Publishers Weekly «El reino demuestra, una vez más, que Clive Cussler es, probablemente, el mejor narrador del gremio.»New York Post
A fortune lost for ages... A millionaire pursuing his destiny... Sam and Remi Fargo are about to encounter both.
A fortune lost for ages... A millionaire pursuing his destiny... Sam and Remi Fargo are about to encounter both.
A fortune lost for ages... <P> A millionaire pursuing his destiny... <P> Sam and Remi Fargo are about to encounter both.<P> Thousands of years ago, the Persian king Xerxes the Great was said to have raided the Treasury at Delphi, carrying away two solid gold pillars as tribute. In 1800, Napoleon Bonaparte and his army stumble across the pillars in the Pennine Alps. Unable to transport them Napoleon creates a map on the labels of twelve bottles of rare wine. And when Napoleon dies, the bottles disappear. Treasure hunters Sam and Remi Fargo are exploring the Great Pocomoke Swamp in Delaware when they are shocked to discover a World War II German u-boat. Inside, they find a bottle taken from Napoleon's lost cellar. Fascinated, the Fargos set out to find the rest of the collection. But another connoisseur of sorts has been looking for the bottle they've just found. He is Hadeon Bondaruk, a half-Russian, half-Persian millionaire. He claims to be a descendant of King Xerxes himself. And he wants his treasure back.
On a routine intelligence gathering mission in Tehran, Jack Ryan, Jr., has lunch with his oldest friend, Seth Gregory, an engineer overseeing a transcontinental railway project. As they part, Seth gives Jack a key, along with a perplexing message.<P> The next day Jack is summoned to an apartment where two men claim Seth has disappeared--gone to ground with funds for a vital intelligence operation. Jack's oldest friend has turned, they insist.<P> They leave Jack with a warning: If you hear from Seth Gregory, call us immediately. And do not get involved.<P> But they don't know Jack. He won't abandon a friend in need. <P> His pursuit of the truth will lead him across Iran, through the war-torn Caucasus, and finally deep into territory coveted by the increasingly aggressive Russian Federation. Along the way, Jack is joined by Seth's primary agent, Ysabel, a enigmatic Iranian woman who seems to be his only clue to Seth's whereabouts. <P> Jack soon finds himself lost in a maze of intrigue, lies, and betrayal where no one is who they seem to be--not even Seth, who's harboring a secret of his own that harkens back to the Cold War. A secret that is driving him to the brink of treachery.<P> Racing against the clock, Jack must unravel the mystery: Who is friend and who is foe? Before it's over, Jack Ryan, Jr., may have to choose between his loyalty to Seth and his loyalty to America.
Former Army Ranger Tucker Wayne and his war dog Kane are thrust into a global conspiracy that threatens to shake the foundations of American democracy in this second exciting Sigma Force spinoff adventure from New York Times bestselling authors James Rollins and Grant Blackwood.Tucker Wayne's past and his present collide when a former army colleague comes to him for help. She's on the run from brutal assassins hunting her and her son. To keep them safe, Tucker must discover who killed a brilliant young idealist--a crime that leads back to the most powerful figures in the U.S. government.From the haunted ruins of a plantation in the deep South to the beachheads of a savage civil war in Trinidad, Tucker and Kane must discover the truth behind a mystery that leads back to World War II, to a true event that is even now changing the world . . . and will redefine what it means to be human.With no one to trust, they will be forced to break the law, expose national secrets, and risk everything to stop a madman determined to control the future of modern warfare for his own diabolical ends. But can Tucker and Kane withstand a force so indomitable that it threatens our very future?
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