"Treasure of Khan" is Clive Cussler's nineteenth "Dirk Pitt" thriller. From the frigid lakes of Siberia to the hot wastes of the Gobi desert, Dirk Pitt is on the trail of fabled treasure...Rescuing an oil survey team from a freak wave on Russia's Lake Baikal is all in a day's work for adventurers Dirk Pitt and partner Al Giordino. Yet when their ship is sabotaged and the survey team vanishes, Pitt is forced to get to the bottom of a mystery with far-reaching consequences. Soon he's on his way to Mongolia. There, a powerful and ruthless business tycoon holding an astonishing secret about Genghis Khan is hoping to emulate the legend's greatest conquests - but on a global scale! With the legacy of Khan and the lost treasures of Xanadu as the prize and the future security of the world at stake, Dirk Pitt for one isn't going to stand idly by..."Treasure of Khan" is the nineteenth of Clive Cussler's bestselling "Dirk Pitt" novels - the series that also includes "Shock Wave" and, his first novel, "Mayday" - and is co-authored with his son Dirk Cussler. Praise for Clive Cussler: "Cussler is hard to beat". ("Daily Mail").
Bestselling author Clive Cussler has thrilled readers for four decades with his classic adventure novels filled with intrigue and plot twists. As well as the "Dirk Pitt" series there are also the "NUMA" and "Oregon Files", the "Isaac Bell" adventures and the "Fargo" series. Other "Dirk Pitt" titles available in Penguin paperback are "Atlantis Found", "Valhalla Rising", "Trojan Odyssey", "Black Wind", "Arctic Drift", "Crescent Dawn" and "The Kingdom".
"Dirk Pitt's 19th adventure...offers a plot as credible as it is monstrous and the kind of exotic aquatic detail that amazes, informs, and entertains." - "Publishers Weekly"
Clive Cussler is the author or co-author of a great number of international bestsellers, including the famous Dirk Pitt(R) adventures, such as Crescent Dawn; the NUMA(R) Files adventures, most recently Medusa; the Oregon Files, such as The Jungle; the Isaac Bell adventures, which began with The Chase; and the highly successful new series - the Fargo adventures. He lives in Arizona Dirk Cussler, an MBA from Berkeley, worked for many years in the financial arena, and now devotes himself full-time to writing. He is the co-author with Clive Cussler of Crescent Dawn, Black Wind, Treasure of Khan, and Arctic Drift. He lives in Arizona.