The Silent Sea

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Penguin Books, Limited, 2010 - Antarctica - 403 pages
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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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User Review  - readingwithtea - LibraryThing

“Good thing they shot you in the head, otherwise they could have hit something important” In this seventh of the Oregon Files thrillers, Juan Cabrillo and his team move from the Argentine border, past ... Read full review

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User Review  - krushkelsey - LibraryThing

this was a pretty good book. i'm a fan of his van dorne detective series and thought i'd try one of these too. i wasn't as happy with it and didn't enjoy the writting as much but it was still a really ... 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.. 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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