Clive Cussler is the author or coauthor of more than fifty previous books in five bestselling series, including Dirk Pitt(r), NUMA(r) Files, Oregon(r) Files, Isaac Bell, and Fargo. His most recent" New York Times "bestselling novels are "Ghost Ship," "Mirage," and "The Bootlegger." 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(r), 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 Colorado.
Jack Du Brul is the author of the Philip Mercer series. He holds a degree in international relations from George Washington University. He lives in Vermont with his wife, Debbshow more