Could the long lost tomb of Attila? the Hun have finally been found?
Treasure-hunters Sam and Remi Fargo are contacted by a scientist who thinks he's found clues to the location of Attila the Hun's legendary grave. But no sooner than the couple arrive in Germany the scientist is kidnapped and his lab ransacked.
Now the Fargos must rescue their friend and find the grave before his kidnappers. The trail takes them to Hungary, Italy, France, Russia and Kazakhstan as they discover not just one tomb - but five. And they are pitted again a ruthless cabal who want the treasure for themselves and to silence anyone in their way.
Ratcheting up the tension with each new chapter, The Tombs is an exceptionally inventive thriller from the master of adventure.
'The Adventure King.' Sunday Express
'Cussler is hard to beat.' Daily Mail
About the Author
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.
Series: Fargo Adventures
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 2nd January 2014
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 4