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Hielo ardiente (Archivos Numa 3)

by Paul Kemprecos Clive Cussler

En Serpiente y Oro azul Clive Cussler presentó a un héroe para el nuevo milenio, Kurt Austin, cabeza del equipo de misiones especial es de la NUMA. Aquí, con su compañero Joe Zavala, se enfrenta a una amenaza espeluznante. En el corazón de la antigua Unión Soviétic a, un magnate megalómano cuya fortuna proviene de la explotación minera se cree el nuevo zar de Rusia. Dice ser descendiente de los Romanov, y con su inmensa riqueza está empeñado en derrocar al débil gobierno ruso y alzarse con el poder. Para neutralizar la oposi ción de Estados Unidos planea provocar una serie de explosiones submarinas en tres puntos estratégicos de la costa estadounidense. E n sus delirios de grandeza imagina las explosiones por doquier, los temblores de la tierra, los gigantescos maremotos...

Hora cero (Archivos NUMA 11)

by Clive Cussler

En la undécima entrega de «Archivos NUMA», la serie de aventuras protagonizada por Kurt Austin y su equipo, el planeta se encuentra en una situación límite. Si la Agencia no tiene éxito en su emocionante misión, podría desencadenarse el fin de la humanidad. Se conoce como punto cero de energía y no es un mito de la ciencia. Este estado de la energía que se encuentra en la materia y que ofrece posibilidades ilimitadas existe realmente. Son muchos los expertos que han tratado de desentrañar este gran misterio de la física, pero no han tenido éxito... hasta ahora. Un excéntrico científico, que ha sido rechazado y denigrado por la comunidad internacional, parece haber hallado la fórmula. Para vengarse del mundo, y en especial de todos aquellos que lo despreciaron, ha construido dos máquinas capaces de provocar terribles terremotos y crear fisuras en las placas tectónicas. Desde las llanuras de Australia hasta la virulenta naturaleza de una isla de hielo en el océano Antártico, Kurt Austin, Joe Zavala y el resto del equipo de la NUMA deberán encontrar las dos máquinas que han desencadenado esta situación límite: si no lo hacen pronto, las consecuencias del cambio geológico podrían ser fatales. Reseñas:«Los fans de las aventuras de la NUMA lo pasarán en grande con esta nueva entrega.»Booklist «Un thriller con dosis inagotables de acción.»Associated Press

Iceberg (Dirk Pitt 2)

by Clive Cussler

Un nuevo caso de Dirk Pitt. El insólito hallazgo de un yate de lujo totalmente quemado e incrustado en un iceberg provoca una batalla subterránea entre el gobierno norteamericano y una poderosa organización secreta cuyo objetivo es controlar las materias primas esenciales. Ambos contendientes tienen un propósito muy concreto: la posesión del sofisticado e infalible equipo de detección de minerales y petróleo que llevaba el misterioso yate. El tiempo apremia, y Dirk Pitt se verá obligado a emprender una carrera desesperada en pos del éxito de una misión de la cual depende el futuro de la humanidad...

Iceberg (Dirk Pitt #3)

by Clive Cussler

Frozen inside a million-ton mass of ice -- the charred remains of a long-missing luxury yacht, vanished en route to a secret White House rendezvous. The only clues to the ships priceless -- and missing -- cargo: nine ornately carved rings and the horribly burned bodies of its crew. DIRK PITT, intrepid hero of Clive Cussler's smash bestsellers Dragon, Sahara, and Inca Gold, confronts the most lethal network of intrigue and murder in his war against international crime. Only his strength, skill and daring can thwart a supercharged scheme that could blow every fuse on earth!

El imperio del agua (Dirk Pitt 14)

by Clive Cussler

Dirk Pitt se enfrenta a una monstruosa red de tráfico de inmigrantes ilegales chinos que pone en peligro la estabilidad de la sociedad norteamericana. Los inmigrantes, esperanzados en una vida mejor, son engañados desde el principio y padecen humillantes vejaciones y tratos inhumanos. Sin embargo, la desarticulación de la siniestra red no será nada fácil, ya que sus ramificaciones llegan hasta las más altas esferas gubernamentales...

Imperio perdido (Fargo 2)

by Clive Cussler Grant Blackwood

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

Inca Gold (Dirk Pitt #12)

by Clive Cussler

A MAGNIFICENT CACHE OF ANCIENT GOLD BURIED IN MYSTERY...<P> A POWERFUL CRIME FAMILY TAKES BLOODY AIM...<P> DIRK PITT VOWS TO STOP THEM, PLUNGING INTO A PIT OF EVIL! <P> Nearly five centuries ago a fleet of boats landed mysteriously on an island in an inland sea. There, an ancient Andean people hid a golden hoard greater than that of any pharaoh, then they and their treasure vanished into history -- until now. <P> 1998, the Andes Mountains of Peru. DIRK PITT dives into an ancient sacrificial pool, saving two American archaeologists from certain drowning. But his death-defying rescue is only the beginning, as it draws the intrepid Pitt into a vortex of darkness and danger, corruption and betrayal. A sinister crime syndicate has traced the long-lost treasure -- worth almost a billion dollars -- from the Andes to the banks of a hidden undergound river flowing beneath a Mexican desert. Driven by burning greed and a ruthless bloodlust, the syndicate is racing to seize the golden prize...and to terminate the one man who can stop them: <P> DIRK PITT!

Incursión nocturna (Dirk Pitt 5)

by Clive Cussler

Dirk Pitt, el intrépido experto en rescates submarinos, afronta un nuevo y peligroso desafío. En esta ocasión, debe recuperar un antiguo documento vital para la buena marcha de las relaciones entre Estados Unidos y Gran Bretaña. Las dos únicas copias existentes de dicho documento se encuentran bajo el agua: una en el mar, a bordo de un transatlántico hundido; otra en el fondo del río Hudson, dentro de un tren descarrilado. Pero son muchos los intereses en juego, y Dirk deberá lidiar con un rival difícil de batir.

The Jungle (Oregon Files #8)

by Jack Du Brul Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler's tales of the Oregon and its crew have made fans of hundreds of thousands of readers. And in this latest adventure, a devastating weapon of unbelievable power is sought by a man of unstoppable greed and ambition...<P> Jungles come in many forms. There are the steamy rain forests of the Burmese highlands. There are the lies and betrayals of the world of covert operations. And there are the dark and twisted thoughts of a man bent on near-global domination. To pull off their latest mission, Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon must survive them all. A devastating new weapon unleashed in thirteenth-century China... a daring rescue in the snowbound mountains along the Afghanistan/Pakistan border... a woman gone missing in the jungles of northern Thailand and Myanmar... for Cabrillo and his crew, all of these events will come together-leading to the greatest threat against U. S. security that the world has ever known.

The Kingdom (Fargo Adventure #3)

by Grant Blackwood Clive Cussler

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.

El ladrón (Isaac Bell 5)

by Clive Cussler Justin Scott

En la quinta entrega de las aventuras de Isaac Bell, el famoso detective privado se enfrenta a un espía dispuesto a poner el futuro del mundo en manos del imperio alemán. 1910. Clyde Lynds, inventor de una nueva y revolucionaria máquina de cine sonoro, se dirige a Estados Unidos a bordo del Mauretania, el transatlántico más veloz del mundo. En plena travesía Lynds descubre que no ha conseguido librarse de sus perseguidores alemanes, que intentarán secuestrarlo en mitad del océano. Pero no cuentan con que Isaac Bell, el famoso jefe de la agencia de detectives Van Dorn, navega en el mismo barco. No obstante, el enemigo de Lynds es capaz de perseguirlo por el país entero. Es un hombre infatigable que se oculta bajo innumerables disfraces. Un espía respaldado por todo un imperio. Nuevamente Isaac Bell será el responsable de averiguar quién es y qué pretende realmente ese hombre, y detenerlo antes de que sea demasiado tarde, porque quien controle en los años venideros la industria del cine controlará la cultura popular, el mundo de los negocios y probablemente la historia de la humanidad. La crítica ha dicho...«Isaac Bell es cada vez más un personaje muy interesante. Cussler se supera a sí mismo en cada libro.»Booklist «Clive Cussler el Increíble.»Kirkus Reviews

Lost City (NUMA Files #5)

by Clive Cussler Paul Kemprecos

An enzyme that will dramatically prolong life has been discovered two thousand feet down in the North Atlantic, in an area known as "Lost City." But why are the people attempting to harvest it getting killed? Why are the scientists in a remote Greek laboratory disappearing one by one? What does this all have to do with a body found frozen in the ice high up in the Alps? For Kurt Austin, leader of NUMA's Special Assignments Team, and his colleague Joe Zavala, it's clear they have their work cut out, but it may be even bigger than they think in fact, it may be their greatest challenge ever ...

Lost Empire

by Grant Blackwood Clive Cussler

Husband and wife team Sam and Remi Fargo return in this extraordinary new adventure following their New York Times bestselling debut, Spartan Gold.

Lost Empire (Fargo Adventure #2)

by Grant Blackwood Clive Cussler

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.

El mar del silencio (Juan Cabrillo 7)

by Clive Cussler Jack Du Brul

Diciembre de 1941. Cinco hermanos descubren algo prodigioso en una pequeña cueva de una isla situada cerca de la costa del estado de Washington. Sin embargo, la noticia del ataque a Pearl Harbour impide que la exploren y todo queda olvidado.En la actualidad. Juan Cabrillo y su equipo siguen el rastro de un satélite que se ha estrellado. Sus pasos los llevan hasta aquella isla y al secreto que los cinco hermanos descubrieron. Una vez allí, deberán desentrañar un misterio que ha permanecido silenciado desde tiempos ancestrales. Todo apunta a una antigua expedición china y una maldición que ha sobrevivido durante cinco siglos.Juan Cabrillo y su tripulación de élite vuelven a embarcarse en el Oregon para vivir una aventura que les puede proporcionar una recompensa inconmensurable o arrebatarles la vida.«Ágil y divertida, la última aventura de Cabrillo tiene todo aquello que los fans de Cussler estábamos esperando.»Booklist

The Mayan Secrets (Fargo Adventure #5)

by Clive Cussler Thomas Perry

Sam and Remi Fargo race for treasure--and survival--in this lightning-paced new adventure from Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are in Mexico when they come upon a remarkable discovery--the mummified remainsof a man clutching an ancient sealed pot.<P><P> Within the pot is a Mayan book 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.

The Mediterranean Caper (Dirk Pitt #2)

by Clive Cussler

Dirk Pitt answers a distress call and rips open a 50-year-old conspiracy. His adventure begins with Teri, a modern Greek goddess in a red bikini, who is the key to a vast drug-smuggling ring and who holds back the truth about a Nazi war criminal now ruling over a corrupt empire. Pitt follows a trial of intrigue into an undersea labyrinth, where the action explodes as he confronts his nemesis.

Medusa (Archivos Numa 8)

by Clive Cussler Paul Kemprecos

En aguas de la Micronesia, ha desaparecido sin dejar rastro un equipo de investigación secreto del gobierno estadounidense. Al parecer, llevaban a cabo experimentos biomédicos con una peligrosa medusa.Al mismo tiempo, en las Bermudas, el batiscafo en el que viaja Joe Zavala sufre un ataque submarino y es salvado milagrosamente por Kurt Austin. Pronto los miembros del equipo NUMA atarán cabos y emprenderán su misión más peligrosa: enfrentarse a una ambiciosa organización criminal china que se dispone a provocar una pandemia mundial.Medusa nos sumerge en otra de las aventuras del equipo de operaciones especiales NUMA. En esta ocasión Kurt Austin y los suyos tendrán que esforzarse, no solamente en salvar su propio pellejo sino el futuro de toda la humanidad. Una trepidante aventura que nos llevará al mismísimo corazón del bioterrorismo.«Es muy difícil superar a Cussler.»Daily Mail

Mirage (The Oregon Files #9)

by Jack Du Brul Clive Cussler

The extraordinary new novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series from the grand master of adventure. In October 1943, a U.S. destroyer sailed out of Philadelphia and supposedly vanished, the result of a Navy experiment with electromagnetic radiation. <P><P>The story was considered a hoax--but now Juan Cabrillo and his Oregon colleagues aren't so sure.There is talk of a new weapon soon to be sold, something very dangerous to America's interests, and the rumors link it to the great inventor Nikola Tesla, who was working with the Navy when he died in 1943. Was he responsible for the experiment? Are his notes in the hands of enemies?<P>As Cabrillo races to find the truth, he discovers there is even more at stake than he could have imagined--but by the time he realizes it, he may already be too late...

Muerte blanca (Archivos Numa 4)

by Paul Kemprecos Clive Cussler

Kurt y Joe, miembros de la agencia nacional especial NUMA, ocupada en proteger los fondos oceánicos, han acudido a rescatar a la tripulación de un crucero danés que se hunde tras haber colisionado con el barco del grupo ecologista radical Centinelas del Mar. El rescate es un éxito, pero la investigación posterior de Kurt le conduce desde los ecologistas radicales hasta la Corporación Oceanus, una oscura multinacional cuya principal ocupación son las piscifactorías marinas. Tras una serie de avatares que casi le causan la muerte, Kurt descubre que en las piscifactorías se están realizando experimentos genéticos. Un nuevo desastre medioambiental de consecuencias catastróficas se está preparando y, a pesar de que todo aquel que se interpone en el camino de la compañía acaba muriendo,no es momento de echarse atrás: solo los miembros de la NUMA pueden llegar a controlarlo. «Cussler ha desarrollado y patentado un estilo narrativo vibrante y envolvente que nunca muestra signos de cansancio.» Chicago Tribune

El navegante (Archivos Numa 7)

by Paul Kemprecos Clive Cussler

Años atrás, una antigua estatua fenicia conocida como El navegante fue robada del museo de Bagdad. Al parecer, hay quienes harían cualquier cosa, incluso matar, por echarle el guante a esta joya arqueológica. Austin y su equipo NUMA siguen la sangrienta pista de la estatua en una asombrosa búsqueda que incluye los tesoros perdidos del rey Salomón, un misterioso legajo cifrado de Thomas Jefferson y un puntero proyecto científico que podría cambiar el mundo para siempre. Las sorpresas y la acción no han hecho más que empezar.

The Navigator (NUMA Files #7)

by Paul Kemprecos Clive Cussler

A search for a relic that could change history? A hunt for the truth that few will survive?

The Navigator (Numa Files Series #7)

by Clive Cussler Paul Kemprecos

Years ago, an ancient Phoenician statue known as the Navigator was stolen from the Baghdad museum, and there are men who would do anything to get their hands on it. Their first victim is a crooked antiquities dealer, murdered in cold blood. Their second very nearly is a UN investigator who, were it not for the timely assistance of Austin and Zavala, would now be at the bottom of a watery grave. What's so special about this statue? Austin wonders. The search for answers will take the NUMA team on an astonishing odyssey through time and space, one that encompasses no less than the lost treasures of King Solomon, a mysterious packet of documents personally encoded by Thomas Jefferson, and a top-secret scientific project that could change the world forever. And that's before the surprises really begin ... Rich with all the hair-raising action and endless invention that have become Cussler's hallmarks, The Navigator is the best yet from "Clive the Incredible" (Kirkus Reviews).

Night Probe (Dirk Pitt #6)

by Clive Cussler

In the midst of an international crisis, Heidi Milligan, a beautiful, brilliant American naval commander, accidentally discovers an obscure reference to the long-buried North American Treaty, a precedent-shattering secret pact between the United States and Great Britain. The President believes that the treaty offers the single shot at salvation for an energy-starved, economically devastated nation, but the only two copies plummeted into the watery depths of the Atlantic in twin disasters long ago. The original document must be found--and the one American who can do the job is Dirk Pitt.<P> But in London, a daring counterplot is being orchestrated to see that the treaty is never implemented. Brian Shaw, a master spy who has often worked hand in hand with American agents, now confronts his most challenging command. Pitt's mission: Raise the North American Treaty. Shaw's mission: Stop Pitt.

Odessa Sea (Dirk Pitt)

by Clive Cussler

Dirk Pitt responds to a mysterious Mayday signal from a deserted ship that will draw him toward a deadly secret leftover from the Cold War arms race in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.<P><P> Dirk Pitt, the director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, is on the Black Sea, helping to locate a lost Ottoman shipwreck, when he responds to an urgent Mayday--"Under attack!"--from a nearby freighter. But when he and his colleague Al Giordino arrive, there is nobody there. Just dead bodies and a smell of sulfur in the air. As Pitt and Giordino explore, a blast from the stern scuttles the ship swiftly, almost taking them with it. <P> The more the two of them search for the secret of the death ship, the deeper they descend into an extraordinary series of discoveries. A desperate attempt in 1917 to preserve the wealth and power of the Romanov Empire. A Cold War bomber lost with a deadly cargo. A brilliant developer of advanced drone technology on an unknown mission. Modern-day nuclear smugglers, determined Ukrainian rebels, a beautiful anti-terrorism agent from Europol--all will combine to present Pitt with the most dangerous challenge of his career.<P> And not only Pitt. His two children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are exploring a mysterious shipwreck of their own, when they are catapulted into his orbit. The three of them are used to perilous situations--but this time, they may have found their match.<P> Filled with breathtaking suspense and remarkable imagination, Odessa Sea is further proof that when it comes to adventure writing, nobody beats Clive Cussler.

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