Clive Cussler is the author or coauthor of more than fifty previous books in five bestselling series, including Dirk Pitt®, NUMA® Files, OregonFiles, Isaac Bell, and Fargo. His most recent New York Times–bestselling novels are The Race, The Storm,and The Tombs. 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; these 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 ship Hunley.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 coauthor with Clive Cussler of Black Wind
, Treasure of Khan
, Arctic Drift
,and Crescent Dawn
.For the past several years, he has been an active participant and partner in his father’s NUMA expeditions and has served as president of the NUMA advisory board of trustees. He lives in Arizona.