Fire Ice

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Fire Ice
Author Clive Cussler, with Paul Kemprecos
Country United States
Language English
Series NUMA Files
Genre Thriller novel
Publication date
Media type Print
Preceded by Blue Gold
Followed by White Death

Fire Ice is the third book in the NUMA Files series of books co-written by best-selling author Clive Cussler and Paul Kemprecos, and was published in 2002.[1][2] The main character of this series is Kurt Austin.


In this novel, a Russian businessman with Tsarist ambitions masterminds a plot against America, which involves triggering a set of earthquakes on the ocean floor, creating a number of tsunami to hit the USA coastline. It is up to Kurt and his team, and some new allies, to stop his plans.


  1. ^ "Cussler's 'Fire Ice' lukewarm at best". CNN. 4 September 2002. Retrieved 22 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "UNDERSEA HERO RIDES WAVE OF PREDICTABLE FUN". Rocky Mountain News. 12 July 2002. Retrieved 22 October 2010.