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Clive Cussler

"I've sincerely felt that my job was to entertain you the reader in such a manner that when you reached the end of the book you felt that you had got your money's worth."

Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler is the author of over twenty-five internationally bestselling books, including the Dirk Pitt adventure series, the NUMA FILES novels and the Oregon Files Adventures.

He grew up in Alhambra, California. He later attended Pasadena City College for two years, but then enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War where he served as an aircraft mechanic and flight engineer in the Military Air Transport Service. Upon his discharge, he became a copywriter and later creative director for two leading ad agencies. At that time, he wrote and produced radio and television commercials that won numerous international awards, one at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.

Cussler began writing in 1965 and published his first novel featuring Dirk Pitt in 1973. His first non-fiction work, The Sea Hunters, was released in 1996. Because of this work the Board of Governors of the Maritime College, State University of New York considered The Sea Hunters in lieu of a Ph.D. thesis and awarded Cussler a Doctor of Letters degree in May of 1997. It was the first time since the College was founded in 1874 that such a degree was bestowed.

Cussler is the founder the National Underwater & Marine Agency, (NUMA), a non-profit organisation that dedicates itself to American maritime and naval history. In addition to being Chairman of NUMA, Cussler is a fellow in both the Explorers Club of New York and the Royal Geographic Society in London.

A noted collector of classic automobiles, Cussler owns 85 of the finest examples of custom coachwork and 50's convertibles to be found anywhere. They are garaged near Golden, Colorado. Today, Cussler divides his time between the mountains of Colorado and the deserts of Arizona.

Clive Cusslers Fargo Adventure Series
2014 - The Eye of Heaven
2014 - The Tombs
2012 - The Kingdom
2014 - The Mayan Secrets
 
The NUMA Files Novels
2014 - Ghost Ship
2013 - Zero Hour
2013 - Devil's Gate
2012 - The Storm
2011 - Fire Ice
2011 - Polar Shift
2010 - The Navigator
2006 - Lost City: A Kurt Austin Adventure
2004 - White Death
2002 - Serpent
2002 - Blue Gold
 
The Oregon Files
2013 - Mirage
2011 - The Silent Sea
2009 - Corsair
2008 - Skeleton Coast
2008 - Dark Watch
2006 - Sacred Stone
 
The Dirk Pitt Novels
2013 - Poseidon's Arrow
2012 - Black Wind
2012 - Atlantis Found
2012 - Raise the Titanic
2011 - Treasure of Khan
2010 - Arctic Drift
2008 - Vixen 03
2008 - Iceberg
2005 - Treasure
2005 - Dragon
2005 - Trojan Odyssey
2002 - Shock Wave
2002 - Flood Tide
2002 - Valhalla Rising
1998 - Night Probe!
1994 - Inca Gold
1993 - Mayday! (aka The Mediterranean Caper)
1992 - Sahara
1988 - Deep Six
1988 - Cyclops
2014 - Havana Storm
 
The Isaac Bell Adventures
2014 - The Bootlegger
2013 - The Thief
2013 - The Striker
2011 - The Wrecker
2008 - The Chase
 
All Titles
1988 - Deep Six
1988 - Cyclops
1992 - Sahara
1993 - Mayday! (aka The Mediterranean Caper)
1994 - Inca Gold
1998 - Night Probe!
2002 - Valhalla Rising
2002 - Serpent
2002 - Blue Gold
2002 - Shock Wave
2002 - Flood Tide
2004 - White Death
2005 - Trojan Odyssey
2005 - Dragon
2005 - Treasure
2006 - Black Wind
2006 - Lost City: A Kurt Austin Adventure
2006 - Sacred Stone
2008 - Dark Watch
2008 - Vixen 03
2008 - Iceberg
2008 - Pacific Vortex!
2008 - The Chase
2008 - Skeleton Coast
2009 - Corsair
2010 - Arctic Drift
2010 - The Wrecker
2011 - The Wrecker
2011 - Polar Shift
2011 - The Silent Sea
2011 - The Adventures of Hotsy Totsy
2011 - Treasure of Khan
2012 - Raise the Titanic
2012 - Atlantis Found
2012 - The Storm
2012 - The Kingdom
2012 - The Tombs
2013 - Devil's Gate
2013 - The Striker
2013 - The Thief
2013 - Zero Hour
2013 - Poseidon's Arrow
2013 - Mirage
2014 - The Tombs
2014 - The Bootlegger
2014 - Ghost Ship
2014 - The Eye of Heaven
2014 - The Mayan Secrets
2014 - Havana Storm