Crescent Dawn

Crescent Dawn

Dirk Pitt #21

Summary

Dirk Pitt must fight another perilous battle in Clive Cussler's Atlantis Found.

An ancient cargo long thought lost is found. With terrible consequences . . .

Dirk Pitt is surveying in the Middle East when a stroke of luck reveals an Ottoman wreck with a very curious cargo. While investigating the find, he foils a night raid on Istanbul's Topkapi Palace Museum. This puts Pitt at the centre of a race to acquire a series of legendary artefacts.

Meanwhile, the region is being pushed to the brink of war by a series of explosions across Turkey and Egypt. Finding that his search for the artefacts is linked to the attacks, Pitt must prevent a deranged brother and sister's fanatical plans succeeding...

Packed with breathtaking suspense and fired by an extraordinary imagination, Crescent Dawn is a barnstorming read for all fans of action, suspense and intrigue. Crescent Dawn is the twenty-first of Clive Cussler's bestselling Dirk Pitt novels - the series that also includes Inca Gold and, his first novel,Mayday - co-authored with his son Dirk Cussler, in which hero Dirk Pitt finds himself caught between artefacts and fanatics.


Praise for Clive Cussler:

'No holds barred adventure ... a souped-up treat' Daily Mirror

'Frightening and full of suspense ... unquestionably entertaining' Daily Express

Reviews

  • The guy I read
    Tom Clancy

About the authors

Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler was the author and co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt® adventures, such as Celtic Empire; the NUMA® Files adventures, most recently Fast Ice; the Oregon Files, such as Marauder; the Isaac Bell historical thrillers, which began with The Chase; and the recent Fargo Adventures, which lastly included Wrath of Poseidon. Cussler died in 2020.
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Dirk Cussler

Dirk Cussler, the son of Clive Cussler, has an MBA from Berkeley. He is the co-author of Crescent Dawn, Black Wind, Treasure of Khan, Arctic Drift, Poseidon's Arrow, Havana Storm, Odessa Sea, and Celtic Empire, and continued the Dirk Pitt series with The Devil's Sea.
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