In "Golden Buddha" Clive Cussler introduces a new hero: Juan Cabrillo. Clive Cussler is back with a new action hero for the high seas: Juan Cabrillo, captain of the Oregon, a state-of-the-art vessel disguised as a rusting heap of junk...When Cabrillo and his ship are hired by the US government to find an ancient statue known as the Golden Buddha, stolen from the Dalai Lama in 1959, the stakes couldn't be higher. Success of failure will determine the future of Tibet. Playing the Russians off against the Chinese while battling against mysterious forces who will do anything to stop them, the crew of the Oregon face a formidable foe. But like his extraordinary ship, the enigmatic Juan Cabrillo has more than a few aces up his sleeve...Packed with blazing action and daring exploits, "Golden Buddha" is a nerve-shredding thriller from the best in the business. The number-one bestseller Clive Cussler, author of the thrilling "Dirk Pitt" novels "Crescent Dawn" and "Atlantis Found", and co-author Craig Dirgo tell the tale of a new hero - Juan Cabrillo - caught up in a plot of treasure hunting and international relations in,the first novel of the adventure series "The Oregon Files", "Golden Buddha". Praise for Clive Cussler: "Cussler is hard to beat". ("Daily Mail"). 'The guy I read' Tom Clancy Bestselling author Clive Cussler has kept millions of readers hooked with adventures at sea, exotic locations, cutting-edge science and page-turning pace for four decades. As well as the "Oregon Files" series there are also the "NUMA Files", the "Dirk Pitt" stories (which started it all), the "Isaac Bell" adventures and the "Fargo" series. "The Oregon Files" continues with "Sacred Stone", "Dark Watch", "Skeleton Coast", "Plague Ship", "Corsair", "The Silent Sea" and "The Jungle".