The Silent Sea

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Penguin Books, Limited, 2010 - Antarctica - 403 pages
29 Reviews
An exhilarating new adventure in the bestselling Oregon Files series.
For six novels, Clive Cussler has brought readers into the world of the Oregon, a seemingly dilapidated ship on the outside, but on the inside packed with sophisticated equipment, and captained by the rakish, one-legged Juan Cabrillo. But the Oregon's seventh adventure is its most remarkable yet.
On 7 December 1941, four brothers exploring a shaft on a small island off the coast of Washington state make an extraordinary discovery, only to be interrupted by news of Pearl Harbour. In the present, Cabrillo, chasing the remnants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, makes a shocking discovery of his own. His search to untangle the mystery leads him, first, to that small island and its secret, and then much farther back, to an ancient Chinese expedition, and a curse that seems to have survived for over five hundred years. If Cabrillo's team is successful in its quest, the reward could be incalculable.
If not . . . the only reward is death.
Praise for Clive Cussler:
'Clive Cussler is hard to beat.' Daily Mail
'The guy I read.' Tom Clancy
'No holds barred adventure.' Daily Mirror
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Review: The Silent Sea (The Oregon Files #7)

User Review  - Leanne Hunt - Goodreads

I would not have made it through two-thirds of this book had it not been for the fact that my husband and I were listening to it on a long journey and we had nothing else to read. Frankly, we both ... Read full review

Review: The Silent Sea (The Oregon Files #7)

User Review  - Gary Barrentine - Goodreads

Always enjoy the fast pace and interesting stories of Cussler. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Clive Cussler was born in Aurora, Illinois on July 15, 1931. He attended Pasadena City College for two years before enlisting in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. After his discharge from the military, he worked first as a copywriter and later as a creative director for two of the nation's most successful advertising agencies. At that time, he wrote and produced radio and television commercials that won numerous international awards, including one at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. He began writing in 1965 and published his first novel featuring Dirk Pitt in 1973. His first non-fiction work, The Sea Hunters, was published in 1996. He has written over 50 books including the Dirk Pitt series, the NUMA Files series, Oregon Files series, Isaac Bell series and the Fargo Adventure Ser.. His title The Eye of Heaven made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2014. He is the Chairman of NUMA (National Underwater and Marine Agency), a non-profit group which he himself began. He and his crew of marine experts and NUMA volunteers have discovered over 60 historically significant underwater wreck sites.

Jack Du Brul was born in Burlington, Vermont on October 15, 1968. He is the author of the Philip Mercer series and is currently working with Clive Cussler on co-authoring the New York Times bestselling Oregon Files series.

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