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Blue Gold

An investigation into the sudden deaths of a pod of gray whales leads National Underwater & Marine Agency leader Kurt Austin to the Mexican coast, where someone tries to put him and his mini-sub permanently out of commission.

Year: 2000     Genre: ActionAdventure

Fire Ice

Kurt Austin is preparing for an interview while aboard a research vessel in the Black Sea. But his television spot suddenly becomes a rescue mission when the waiting film crew is attacked on a nearby island. With little information on the attackers, and no clue to their true agenda, Austin is forced to turn to an unlikely source: his old KGB Cold War adversary Vladimir Petrov.

Year: 2002     Genre: ActionAdventure

Lost City

Kurt Austin is mid-mission when his new colleague, the stunning archeologist Skye Labelle, is called away to examine a mysterious 16th-century military helmet discovered in the possession of a very contemporary-looking corpse. Ms. Labelle’s research on the armor draws her into the sights of a ruthless black-widow with her own plans for the artifact.

Year: 2004     Genre: ActionAdventure


In the Micronesian islands, a top-secret U.S. government-sponsored undersea lab conducting vital biomedical research on a rare jellyfish known as the Blue Medusa suddenly disappears. At the same time, off Bermuda, a bathysphere is attacked by an underwater vehicle and left helpless a half-mile below the surface, its passengers--including Zavala--left to die. Only Kurt Austin's heroic measures save them from a watery grave, but suspecting a connection, Austin puts the NUMA team on the case.

Year: 2009     Genre: ActionAdventureVirus Pandemic

Polar Shift

Sixty years ago, an eccentric Hungarian genius discovered how to artificially trigger such a shift in the polar ice caps, which could cause massive eruptions, earthquakes, and even climate changes. But then his work disappeared, or so it was thought. Now, the charismatic leader of an antiglobalization group plans to use it to give the world's industrialized nations a small jolt, before reversing the shift back again.

Year: 2005     Genre: ActionAdventure


When Kurt Austin, the leader of a courageous National Underwater & Marine Agency exploration team, rescues beautiful marine archaeologist Nina Kirov off the coast of Morocco, he becomes the next target of Texas industrialist Don Halcon. A madman bent on carving a new nation out of the southwestern United States and Mexico, Halcon's scheme hinges on Nina's recent discovery involving Christopher Columbus.

Year: 1999     Genre: ActionAdventure

White Death

A confrontation between a radical environmentalist group and a Danish cruiser leave many survivors trapped inside a sunken ship. But when the head of NUMA Special Assignments, Kurt Austin, and his colleague, Joe Zavala, are enlisted to run the rescue operation, they uncover a far more sinister agenda on the part of the supposed environmental group.

Year: 2003     Genre: ActionAdventure

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Series, Characters

-- -- 1999Serpentby Clive Cussler and Paul KemprecosActionAdventureNUMA Files
-- -- 2000Blue Goldby Clive Cussler and Paul KemprecosActionAdventureNUMA Files
-- -- 2002Fire Iceby Clive Cussler and Paul KemprecosActionAdventureNUMA Files
-- -- 2003White Deathby Clive Cussler and Paul KemprecosActionAdventureNUMA Files
-- -- 2004Lost Cityby Clive Cussler and Paul KemprecosActionAdventureNUMA Files
-- -- 2005Polar Shiftby Clive Cussler and Paul KemprecosActionAdventureNUMA Files
-- -- 2009Medusaby Clive Cussler and Paul KemprecosActionAdventureVirus PandemicNUMA Files