CLIVE CUSSLER is the author or coauthor of
more than fifty previous books in five bestselling series,
including Dirk Pitt®, NUMA® Files, Oregon® Files, Isaac Bell, and
Fargo. His most recent New York Times bestselling novels
are The Race, The Storm, and Poseidon's
Arrow. His nonfiction works include Built for Adventure:
The Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt, plus
The Sea Hunters and The Sea Hunters II; the
latter two describe the true adventures of the real NUMA®, which,
led by Cussler, searches for lost ships of historic significance.
With his crew of volunteers, Cussler has discovered more than sixty
ships, including the long-lost Confederate submarine Hunley. He
lives in Arizona.
DIRK CUSSLER, an MBA from Berkeley, worked many
years in the financial arena and now devotes himself full-time to
writing. He is the coauthor with Clive Cussler of Crescent
Dawn, Black Wind, Treasure of Khan, and
Arctic Drift. As president of NUMA®, he has researched and
directed many of the nonprofit organization's searches for famous
historic shipwrecks. He lives in Arizona.