Crescent Dawn

Crescent Dawn

Large Print - 2011
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NUMA director Dirk Pitt searches for the connections among newly discovered Roman artifacts, the rise of a fundamentalist movement, and the existence of a mysterious long-lost "manifest," which, if discovered again, may change the history of the world.
Publisher: Detroit, Michigan : Gale Cengage Learning, 2011 ,©2010.
Edition: Large print edition.
Copyright Date: ©2010.
ISBN: 9781594134746
Characteristics: 730 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Cussler, Dirk - Author


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Nov 10, 2018

The last awesome Cussler novel. Hair raising plot and scenarios, perilous chases and even some emotion that you don't normally see in a Cussler book. READ THIS BOOK.

Apr 24, 2017

Great read, many times during the book I couldn't read fast enough lol.

AuntJane Mar 04, 2013

Wasn't sure I would like an 'old' Dirk Pitt with grown children - but found this an excellent story with intersting characters and locations.

Apr 26, 2012

hugely good...lots of reality history here and it's obvious that the researchers did their homework...a great tale!

Apr 25, 2012

Crescent Dawn ----- by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cuassler. Clive Has always put a capital A in the word action. And the action in this novel starts before you even get settled in your favourite reading chair. Prologue: and Ottoman bireme is attacked and sunk by pirates in the Mediterranean. Chapter one, a British warship is sunk. Chapter two: terrorists use explosives to attack and, presumably, loot an Istanbul museum taking our protagonists wife hostage in the process. It’s enough to take your breath away, it moves so fast. There are high speed submersibles; high explosives destined to wreak havoc on Istanbul; marine excavators unleashed to grind up the bad guy’s yachts. All of this while searching for ancient relics dating back to the time of Constantine: relics purported to include the bones of Christ. As usual, a Cussler book is impossible to put down once it gets its claws into you: you’ll be saorry when you reach the book’s end. Fortunately Cussler is one prolific author: there are a lot more of his books to get lost in.

Nov 04, 2011

Another rousing adventure - great mindless fun!

Jan 16, 2011

not as good as other Cussler books. confusing having dirk and dirk jr. in the same story

Dec 21, 2010

another great adventure with Dirk & Al

Nov 23, 2010

All that I would expect in a Dirk Pitt novel. Living on the edge, with death around every corner. No surprises in that way.

Stayed up to 1:00 am to finish it.

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Jun 18, 2011

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Jun 18, 2011

In A.D. 327, a Roman galley barely escapes a pirate attack with its extraordinary cargo. In 1916, a British warship mysteriously explodes in the middle of the North Sea. In the present day, a cluster of important mosques in Turkey and Egypt are wracked by explosions. Does anything tie them together?

NUMA director Dirk Pitt is about to find out, as Roman artifacts discovered in Turkey and Israel unnervingly connect to the rise of a fundamentalist movement determined to restore the glory of the Ottoman Empire, and to the existence of a mysterious "manifest," lost long ago, which if discovered again . . . just may change the history of the world as we know it.


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