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The Kingdom (Fargo Adventure Series #3)
     

The Kingdom (Fargo Adventure Series #3)

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by Clive Cussler, Grant Blackwood
 

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The thrilling new adventure from the number-one New York Times-bestselling author.

The husband-and-wife team of Sam and Remi Fargo are used to hunting for treasure, but they aren't used to hunting for people-until an investigator friend of their goes missing, and they promise to search for him. What they discover, however, will be beyond anything

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The thrilling new adventure from the number-one New York Times-bestselling author.

The husband-and-wife team of Sam and Remi Fargo are used to hunting for treasure, but they aren't used to hunting for people-until an investigator friend of their goes missing, and they promise to search for him. What they discover, however, will be beyond anything they could have imagined.

On a journey that will take them to Tibet, Nepal, China, Italy, and Siberia, the Fargos find themselves embroiled with black-market fossils, an ancient Tibetan kingdom, a lost landmass in the North Sea, Stone Age ostrich egg shards inscribed in a cryptic language, a pair of battles separated by thousands of miles and hundreds of years . . . and a skeleton that could just turn the history of human evolution on its head.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
In Cussler and Blackwood's rousing third adventure featuring treasure hunters extraordinaire Sam and Remi Fargo (after Lost Empire), the couple get on the trail of a sacred object, the Theurang, "said to have been a life-sized statue of a man-like creature or... the skeleton of the creature itself." Or maybe it's a chest holding the creature's bones. Reclusive wealthy entrepreneur Charles King (aka "King Charlie") is also searching for this artifact. King's girlfriend, Zhilan Hsu, and their grown children, Russell and Marjorie, will stop at nothing to fulfill King's deadly demands. As in the previous volumes, the action ricochets around the globe, with Sam and Remi making one astounding discovery after another while they decipher cryptic clues, exchange banter, and escape otherwise inescapable dangers. Fresh prose, a smart and amusing husband-and-wife team, interesting history and science, and a wildly imaginative plot all add up to a good time for Cussler's many fans as well as series newcomers. (June)
Library Journal
Sam and Remi Fargo are treasure hunters. But now, in a journey that takes them to Tibet, Nepal, China, Siberia, and Italy, they're hunting for a missing investigator friend. With artifacts ranging from a Stone Age ostrich egg to a skeleton that seems to be even older, this sounds like classic Cussler. In a review of Lost Empire (Xpress Reviews, 7/30/10), LJ termed the Fargo series "second tier at best"; you know if you have an audience.
Tom Clancy
“A new Clive Cussler novel is like a visit from your best friend."
From the Publisher
 "Clive Cussler has no equal." — Publishers Weekly

 “A new Clive Cussler novel is like a visit from your best friend." — Tom Clancy

 “Action-packed…an enjoyable thrill ride of a summer read." — Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780399157424
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
06/06/2011
Series:
Fargo Adventure Series , #3
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Tom Clancy
“A new Clive Cussler novel is like a visit from your best friend."

Meet the Author

Clive Cussler is the author of many New York Times bestsellers, most recently Crescent Dawn and The Jungle. He lives in Arizona.

Grant Blackwood is the author of the Briggs Tanner series, and coauthor with Cussler of the Fargo Adventures Spartan Gold and Lost Empire. He lives in Colorado.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Phoenix, Arizona
Date of Birth:
July 15, 1931
Place of Birth:
Aurora, Illinois
Education:
Pasadena City College; Ph.D., Maritime College, State University of New York, 1997

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The Kingdom (Fargo Adventure Series #3) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 204 reviews.
cjw813 More than 1 year ago
Another winner for the Fargo's. It seems that all Mr. Cussler's books end too quickly. I could barely put this one down. The action was non-stop. The story inventive and the mountains views mouth-watering.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An interesting, with periods of bogged-down casual conversation and admiration between the characters (Fargo's),adventure type book. Some conveniences and sudden access to high tech gadgets, in the remotest corners of the world, are a bit unbelievable if not downright impossible. The book does keep one's interest or curiosity going toward discovery of the ultimate prize near the end, the very end. Not exactly a "page turner" as others in this series.
LLGolferJ More than 1 year ago
Another great thriller from Clive Cussler, I love the Fargo Adventure series. Great action without all the blood & guts that is Dirk Pitt. Mr. & Mrs Fargo are off across the globe again to solve another mystery and bring another relic to the modern world. Dirk Pitt may be my favorite, but the Fargos are closing the gap! Another great read from Mr. Cussler, Enjoy.
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Great read spell bound adventure at every page.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Absolutely loved it. Fast paced, very good story/adventure. Some of Sam and Remy's situations seemed a little far fetched but a great read none the less.
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Hello i bow to everyone.
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I wanna be part of the kingdom. I am 16.
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BDB65 More than 1 year ago
This is a great book for history buffs. It has the right amount of adventure, history and technology possibilities. It was hard to put down and kept you right into the action!
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These are amazing stories, this is Fargo adventure #3!
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