Oregon Files books in order: the complete series
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This nautical adventure series is set on the infamous Oregon, a high-tech ship disguised as a rusty old steamer and owned by a private secret service organization called ‘The Corporation’.
The man in charge is Juan Cabrillo, Chairman of The Corporation, who, with his crew of mercenaries with a conscience, take on villains plotting to wreak havoc on a global scale.
With fifteen titles in the series to dip into, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Here are the Oregon Files books in order.
Clive Cussler’s Oregon Files books in order:
Golden Buddha by Clive Cussler
1. Golden Buddha (2003)
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…
Sacred Stone by Clive Cussler
2. Sacred Stone (2004)
The discovery of a radioactive meteorite in Greenland sends Juan Cabrillo and the crew of his hi-tech ship Oregon – in Iceland to seize a nuclear weapon from terrorists – on a second rescue mission: to retrieve the dangerous stellar object before someone unlocks the terrible properties it holds.
Unfortunately, Cabrillo is too late to prevent a fanatical group from spiriting the orb away. Now Cabrillo and his team aboard the Oregon have two problems: preventing the detonation of a nuclear bomb in London on New Year’s Eve, and getting their hands on the meteorite before a madman uses it to start World War III…
Dark Watch by Clive Cussler
3. Dark Watch (2005)
Juan Cabrillo and his expert team on the Oregon are used to working dirty, dangerous jobs. While thwarting terrorist missiles, Cabrillo and the crew stumble on pirates in the seas of China – men who are more concerned with destroying ships with their Shock and Awe attacks than plundering their valuables. When the team grows desperate for all the information they can get, one of Juan’s best men risks everything to get closer to the truth.
Soon, the Oregon team will discover that the pirates are hiding a much more deadly power: an international conspiracy of slavery that will rock the very foundations of the world banks. Millions of dollars and thousands of lives are at stake – and Juan Cabrillo is their only hope…
Skeleton Coast by Clive Cussler
4. Skeleton Coast (2006)
1896: HMS Rove vanishes in a shocking storm off the African coast. Aboard is a fortune in stolen diamonds…
Present day: Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the covert super-ship Oregon have just escaped a double-cross on the Congo River when they come to the aid of Sloane Macintyre – looking for some long lost treasure. Sloane’s story is strange and when Juan checks it out, he finds that there’s much more than just diamonds at stake on the African coast.
A deranged militant and his followers plan to unleash a devastating power that will kill millions and cause worldwide havoc. Soon the Oregon is steaming to the rescue – but some forces are so extreme that even a hero like Juan Cabrillo thinks twice before getting involved…
Plague Ship by Clive Cussler
5. Plague Ship (2008)
In a Norwegian glacier during World War Two a Nazi officer makes an extraordinary discovery – the most legendary ship of all time.
Sixty years later Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon – a top secret state of the art military vessel disguised as a heap of junk – reap the terrible rewards of this find. In the Persian Gulf they encounter a cruise ship full of the dead and the dying. While attempting a rescue, the stricken liner erupts into a fireball. Cabrillo escapes with his life, and one survivor.
When Cabrillo decides to probe deeper into this mystery, he finds a powerful cult obsessed with the end of the world. It is a discovery that sees the Oregon and her crew racing against time to prevent a sinister madman from using the secrets of the past to to destroy the future…
Corsair by Clive Cussler
6. Corsair (2009)
Off the coast of Somalia a battered, old freighter is boarded by pirates whose sights are set on a hefty ransom. But these pirates have made a mistake. For this rusting freighter is none other than Juan Cabrillo’s secretive, state-of-the-art fighting ship Oregon. And Cabrillo is about to turn the tables on a deadly Somali pirate captain.
One spectacular battle later and Cabrillo finds himself embroiled in an even tougher assignment. The US Secretary of State’s plane has crashed on its way to a summit in Libya – and she is missing. Cabrillo is the only one who can find her. But his search quickly involves a lost ancient jewel and a murderous plot by terrorists intent on plunging the world into chaos…
The Silent Sea by Clive Cussler
7. The Silent Sea (2010)
December, 1941. Four brothers investigate the secrets of a treasure pit on a small island in the Pacific. But a sudden death and the coming war allow its secrets to lie forgotten.
Present day. Juan Cabrillo and the Oregon team have been sent to locate the remains of a crashed NASA satellite in the Argentine jungle. Coming under attack, they make a mysterious discovery which sends them to a small Pacific island. There, they will discover the deadly secrets of an ancient Chinese expedition – by the lost ship The Silent Sea. Now Cabrillo and his team are in a race against time to find the remains of The Silent Sea. Because there will be terrible consequences if someone else finds it first…
The Jungle by Clive Cussler
8. The Jungle (2011)
After losing their contract with the US government because of a daring raid too far, Cabrillo and his crew of mercenaries with a conscience are earning money the hard way: doing dirty, dangerous little jobs in the world’s trouble spots. Now they’ve accepted a mission deep to find a missing adventurer deep in the jungles of Myanmar. But it is not long before Cabrillo and his team realise that they have been set up.
Cabrillo – betrayed, tortured and played for a fool – is angry that he’s been used as a pawn in someone’s deadly scheme. But with the US nuclear launch codes up for grabs and a madman bent on using them to hold millions of lives to ransom, he hasn’t time to worry about revenge. He’s got to save the world first…
Mirage by Clive Cussler
9. Mirage (2012)
October 1943. A US Navy warship vanishes at sea off the coast of Philadelphia. Its disappearance was rumoured to have been a result of a classified military experiment into the effects of electromagnetic radiation. The story has long since been considered a hoax. But Juan Cabrillo and his colleagues aboard the top-secret spy ship Oregon aren’t convinced.
Now, a powerful new weapon is for sale – one linked to genius inventor Nikola Telsa, who was working with the Navy when he died in 1943. Was he responsible for the original Philadelphia experiment? Are his notes in the hands of his enemies?
As Cabrillo and his crew race to unearth the truth they discover that stakes are dangerously high. And it may already be too late…
Piranha by Clive Cussler
10. Piranha (2015)
In 1902 a volcanic eruption devastates the island of Martinique. Many die – including a scientist on the verge of an astonishing breakthrough.
One hundred years later one of the smartest men on the planet completes the scientist’s work. Now in possession of a device that means no secret is safe, he sets out to bring the world to its knees.
But standing in his way are Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon. Now the man who knows everything faces the one man who will risk everything to stop him – but is it already too late?
The Emperor’s Revenge by Clive Cussler
11. The Emperor’s Revenge (2016)
Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon face their toughest challenge yet when a violent bank heist during the Monaco Grand Prix decimates the Corporation’s accounts. To get the money back, Juan joins forces with an old friend from his days in the CIA so they can track down a rogue hacker and a ruthless former Ukrainian naval officer.
It is only after the hunt begins that the enormity of the plan comes into focus: the bank theft is just the first step in a plot that will result in the deaths of millions and bring the world’s economies to a standstill. The catalyst for the scheme? A stunning document stolen during Napoleon’s disastrous invasion of Russia.
But two hundred years later, it may be the thing that brings Europe to its knees.
Typhoon Fury by Clive Cussler
12. Typhoon Fury (2017)
Hired to search for a collection of paintings worth half a billion dollars, Juan Cabrillo soon finds himself in much deeper waters when he discovers the vicious leader of a Filipino insurgency is using the paintings they seek to finance his attacks.
Far worse, Salvadore Locsin has stumbled upon a deadly secret of World War II: a serum designed to create an army of super-warriors.
With Locsin’s plan threatening to engulf Asia in war, Oregon’s crew must take on the rebel commander, a South African mercenary intent on taking the drug for himself, a swarm of torpedo drones targeting the US Navy, and a gathering megastorm.
For Juan and his elite team, failure is not an option. An apocalyptic world war is on the horizon, and only they can stand in its way.
Shadow Tyrants by Clive Cussler
13. Shadow Tyrants (2018)
When Juan Cabrillo and the Oregon crew board a ship in the Indian ocean little do they realise that they will soon put themselves in the sights of a mysterious ancient cabal bent on world domination.
The Colossus Project sees 2000 years of esoteric knowledge distilled into a device so powerful no force on Earth can stop it – but now two different groups are fighting to control it.
Only Juan Cabrillo and the Oregon stand in their way. But only if they can first discover the location of these shadow tyrants and – more importantly – the deadly device they have brought into being…
Final Option by Clive Cussler
14. Final Option (2019)
When a routine mission is compromised, Captain Juan Cabrillo learns of a sinister plot. Off the Brazilian coast is another one-legged captain, with a ship just like the Oregon. Same weaponry, same technology, same ability to evade capture.
And when this wolf in sheep’s clothing begins sinking innocent vessels, the truth becomes clear: Someone is out to frame Cabrillo and his crew. Not only is this impersonator as cunning as Cabrillo – his ship is also every bit as dangerous.
Who is this nemesis from Cabrillo’s past? What is it that they’re after? To find answers will require terrible sacrifices from Cabrillo, his crew and even the Oregon itself…
Marauder by Clive Cussler
15. Marauder (2020)
When Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon answer a distress call from a research ship, nothing can prepare them for what they find. A strange and dangerous toxin has left the crew helpless, unable to move or speak.
And when another attack leaves hundreds more paralysed, Juan and his team must race to find an antidote – before the damage becomes permanent.
Their search for answers leads to a Roman soldier’s long-lost testimony, revealing ancient events that strangely parallel their own. But with time running out and a ruthless enemy determined to seize power at any price, it will take all of Juan’s ingenuity and skill to piece together the millennia-old mystery and save the West from the point of no return…
Clive Cussler's Hellburner by Mike Maden
16. Hellburner (2022)
When Juan Cabrillo fails to capture the leader of Mexico’s most dangerous drug cartel and loses an Oregon crew member in the process, he’s determined to get revenge.
Little does he know that the explosion he just narrowly escaped was merely the latest flash of violence from a machine of war that has existed for decades, dating from the bloodiest episode in Armenia’s history.
Cabrillo’s Corporation of mercenaries may have finally met its match in The Pipeline – a criminal syndicate passed down from father to son across generations. A group with its finger on the trigger of a torpedo so deadly it could level entire cities.
With millions of innocent lives hanging in the balance, the Oregon’s crew must unravel a tangle of drug-smuggling routes and international conspiracies spanning from the Aegean Sea to the Indian Ocean.
Fire Strike by Mike Maden
17. Fire Strike (2023)
When Juan Cabrillo, captain of the Oregon, is hired to extract an undercover operative in Kenya, he finds himself on the trail of a deadly international plot. A Saudi Prince seeks to unleash a deadly assault on U.S. forces, sparking a new war in the Middle East and ultimately destroying Israel.
In their quest to stop him, Cabrillo’s crew are about to meet their most fearsome adversaries yet: a force of bio-hacked soldiers endowed with extreme strength and stamina and an unquenchable appetite for violence.
From the remote depths of the Amazon rainforest to an abandoned monastery in Eritrea, to a final showdown on the jagged mountains of Yemen, the Oregon team must use every shred of courage and cunning they can muster on this global pursuit.
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