The Fargo Adventures: Book 9
Husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo try to unravel yet another ancient and cryptic mystery.
From Russia to Jamaica to South America, husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team Sam and Remi Fargo are plunged into a dark and disturbing mystery.
Adventurers Sam and Remi Fargo soon learn that a long-lost fortune may be back in play, but those responsible are behind a series of unspeakable crimes. As the Fargos follow the trail across Europe, Northern Africa, and South America, they know only one thing, this adventure will be greater than anything before. Should they fail, the world may witness the resurgence of one of the most terrifying evils of the modern world.
Clive Cussler is the author of over twenty-five internationally bestselling books, including the Dirk Pitt adventure series, the NUMA FILES novels and the Oregon Files Adventures.
He grew up in Alhambra, California. He later attended Pasadena City College for two years, but then enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War where he served as an aircraft mechanic and flight engineer in the Military Air Transport Service. Upon his discharge, he became a copywriter and later creative director for two leading ad agencies. At that time, he wrote and produced radio and television commercials that won numerous international awards, one at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
Cussler began writing in 1965 and published his first novel featuring Dirk Pitt in 1973. His first non-fiction work, The Sea Hunters, was released in 1996. Because of this work the Board of Governors of the Maritime College, State University of New York considered The Sea Hunters in lieu of a Ph.D. thesis and awarded Cussler a Doctor of Letters degree in May of 1997. It was the first time since the College was founded in 1874 that such a degree was bestowed.
Cussler is the founder the National Underwater & Marine Agency, (NUMA), a non-profit organisation that dedicates itself to American maritime and naval history. In addition to being Chairman of NUMA, Cussler is a fellow in both the Explorers Club of New York and the Royal Geographic Society in London.
A noted collector of classic automobiles, Cussler owns 85 of the finest examples of custom coachwork and 50's convertibles to be found anywhere. They are garaged near Golden, Colorado. Today, Cussler divides his time between the mountains of Colorado and the deserts of Arizona.