Dirk Pitt untersucht eine Umwelt-Katastrophe in der Karibik, da gerät er in einem Machtkampf auf Kuba zwischen die Fronten. Währenddessen forschen seine Kinder - Marine-Ingenieur Dirk und Ozeanografin Summer - nach einem Azteken-Artefakt, das den Fundort eines gigantischen Schatzes offenbaren soll. Doch es befand sich an Bord des Schlachtschiffs Maine, das 1898 im Hafen von Havanna zerstört wurde.
Die Sea Arrow ist bei Weitem das schnellste U-Boot, das jemals entwickelt wurde. Doch nun ist ein Schlüsselelement des Prototypen gestohlen worden, und der Entwickler ist tot. Zur selben Zeit verschwinden im Atlantik mehrere Schiffe. Die meisten werden niemals wiedergefunden. Aber wenn doch, befinden sich an Bord grausam verbrannte Leichen. Nur Dirk Pitt, der Direktor der NUMA, ist in der Lage, die Zusammenhänge aufzuklären.
A call for help from a stricken archaeological expedition brings Dirk Pitt to a sacred well high in the Andes. There he confronts a band of ruthless art thieves, who plunder ancient sites for their precious artefacts. But soon Dirk Pitt faces even graver danger, as he searches for a lost Spanish galleon and hunts for a fabulous hoard of Inca gold. And in a desperate race against time, Pitt must track down a sacred site - before the richest prize known to man is lost to the world forever....
In the waning days of World War II, the Japanese tried a last desperate measure, a different kind of kamikaze mission, this one carried out by two submarines bound for the west coast of the United States, their cargo a revolutionary new strain of deadly virus.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Poseidon's Arrow by Clive Cussler, read by Scott Brick. It's called Rapier. It is the biggest advance in naval technology in decades - an attack submarine capable of incredible underwater speeds. There is only one problem: A key element of the prototype has vanished, and the man who developed it is dead. Now Dirk Pitt and his NUMA team must go on a desperate international chase to retrieve it.
Sam und Remi Fargo sind in Mexiko, um nach einem Erdbeben zu helfen. Da werden sie Zeugen einer überragenden Entdeckung: Ein Buch der Maya, größer und detailreicher als jedes andere bekannte Exemplar. Das Buch enthält geheimes Wissen, das in den falschen Händen verheerend für die Menschheit wäre. Sams und Remis Bemühungen, das Buch in Sicherheit zu bringen, treiben sie in die Arme einer kriminellen Organisation von solchen Ausmaßen, wie nicht einmal die beiden Schatzjäger sie sich jemals hätten vorstellen können.
The murders of a team of United Nations scientists in El Salvador.... A deadly collision in the waterways off the city of Detroit.... An attack by tomb raiders on an archaeological site along the banks of the Nile.... Is there a link between these violent events? The answer may lie in the tale of an Egyptian princess forced to flee the armies of her father 3,000 years ago.
Tracking a notorious Chinese smuggler's activities leads Dirk Pitt from Washington State to Louisiana, where his quarry is constructing a huge shipping port in the middle of nowhere. Why has he chosen this unlikely location? The trail then leads to the race to find the site of the mysterious sinking of the ship that Chiang Kai-shek filled with treasure when he fled China in 1949, including the legendary boxes containing the bones of Peking Man that had vanished at the beginning of World War I.
It is July 2003. In the middle of its maiden voyage, the luxury cruise ship Emerald Dolphin suddenly catches fire and sinks. What caused it? Why didn't the alarms go off? What was its connection to the revolutionary new engines powering the ship? NUMA special projects director Dirk Pitt races to rescue the passengers and investigate the disaster, but he has no idea of the bizarre events that are about to engulf him.
In the final minutes of Valhalla Rising, Dirk Pitt discovered, to his shock, that he had two grown children he had never known, 23-year-old fraternal twins born to a woman he thought had died in an underwater earthquake. Both have inherited his love of the sea: the girl, Summer, is a marine biologist; the boy, himself named Dirk, is a marine engineer. And now they are about to help their father in the adventure of a lifetime.
In AD 327, a Roman galley with an extraordinary cargo barely escapes a pirate attack. In 1916, a British warship mysteriously explodes in the middle of the North Sea. In the present day, a cluster of important mosques in Turkey and Egypt are wracked by explosions. What ties these events together? Dirk Pitt and his team are about to find out.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Havana Storm by Clive Cussler, read by Scott Brick. While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean, Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. Pitt's children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are on an investigation of their own, chasing an Aztec stone that may reveal the whereabouts of a vast historical Aztec treasure.
The murder of a team of UN scientists while investigating mysterious deaths in El Salvador. A deadly collision in the waterways off Detroit. An attack from tomb raiders on an archaeological site along the Nile. Is there a link between these violent events? The answer may lie with the tale of an Egyptian princess forced to flee the armies of her father 3,000 years ago. From the desert sands of Egypt to the rocky isles of Ireland to the deepwater lochs of Scotland, only Dirk Pitt can unravel the secrets of an ancient enigma that could change the very future of mankind.
When Dirk Pitt is nearly killed rescuing an oil survey team from a freak wave on Russia’s Lake Baikal, it appears a simple act of nature. But when the survey team is abducted and Pitt’s research vessel nearly sunk, it becomes clear this is no run of bad luck, but the influence of something, or someone, more sinister. In fact, Pitt and the NUMA crew have inadvertently stepped between a Mongolian tycoon and his plans to corner the global oil market, beginning with covert negotiations in China.
It is the greatest advance in American defense technology in decades - an attack submarine capable of incredible underwater speeds. Nothing else in any other nation’s naval arsenal even comes close. There is only one problem: A key element of the prototype is missing - and the man who developed it is dead. At the same time, ships have started vanishing mid-ocean, usually never to be found again, but when they are, sometimes bodies are found aboard... burned to a crisp.
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, a smell of sulfur in the air, and, as Pitt and Giordino explore, a blast from the stern that scuttles the ship swiftly, almost taking them with it.
While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United States, Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous - a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. Meanwhile, Pitt's children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are on an investigation of their own, chasing an Aztec stone that may reveal the whereabouts of a vast historical Aztec treasure.
Manca soltanto un ultimo collaudo. Ed è proprio in quel momento che un attentato sanguinario mette fine alla vita del progettista e distrugge il prototipo segreto del Sea Arrow, un nuovo modello di sottomarino, il più veloce, il più silenzioso e il più potente mezzo subacqueo che abbia mai solcato le acque. Se le cose fossero andate secondo i piani e il Sea Arrow fosse stato realizzato, l'America non avrebbe avuto rivali nel dominio dei mari.
The new Dirk Pitt adventure from the number one Sunday Times best-selling author. A desperate attempt in 1917 to preserve the wealth and power of the Romanov Empire. A Cold War bomber lost with a deadly cargo. Mysterious deaths on the Black Sea linked to modern-day smugglers of nuclear materials. At the center of it all is Dirk Pitt and his team from NUMA. As the danger escalates, there's only one man who can avert catastrophe.
A potential breakthrough discovery to reverse global warming, a series of unexplained sudden deaths in British Columbia, a rash of international incidents between the United States and one of its closest allies that threatens to erupt into an actual shooting war.... NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his children, Dirk. Jr. and Summer, have reason to believe there's a connection here somewhere, but they also know they have very little time to find it before events escalate out of control.