Bestselling Author Clive Cussler Releases Latest Children's Novel-The Adventures of Hotsy Totsy

Clive Cussler, bestselling author of the Dirk Pitt NUMA adventure series releases his latest childrenís novel - The Adventures of Hotsy Totsy

Online PR News – 18-May-2010 – – The Adventures of Hotsy Totsy, Clive Cusslerís rollicking sequel to The Adventures of Vin Fiz (2006), has just been released. Signed editions and exclusive signed limited editions of The Adventures of Hotsy Totsy are available at VJ Books (

In The Adventures of Hotsy Totsy (May 2010: Penguin), Casey and Lacey Nicefolk are two regular, all-American brother-and-sister twins who have a secret. In their barn there is a mysterious widget that can turn any small object into a life-size replica.

Since their parents are out-of-town, the twins decide to have some fun and create a real working powerboat using a model boat and their newly found gizmo. Casey and Lacey take their new powerboat and enter a race up the Sacramento River. But during the race, they find that their powerboat is no ordinary boat and that the race is no ordinary race. This is a romping adventure where being the first to cross the finish line is not the only prize.

Clive Cussler is the bestselling author of the Dirk Pitt series, the Oregon Files series, and the Numa Files series--all nautical mystery/thriller novels. Some of the novels in the Dirk Pitt adventures include Arctic Drift (2008), Treasure of Khan (2006), Black Wind (2004), Trojan Odyssey (2003), Valhalla Rising (2001), Atlantis Found (1999), Flood Tide (1997), Shock Wave (1996), Pacific Vortex! (1983). In 2009, Cussler added a new adventure series, the Fargo Adventures.

Cussler began writing in 1965 and published his first novel featuring Dirk Pitt in 1973 which continues on today. Clive Cusslerís first non-fiction work, The Sea Hunters, was released in 1996. Because of this work, the Board of Governors of the Maritime College - State University of New York considered The Sea Hunters in lieu of a Ph.D. thesis and awarded Cussler a Doctor of Letters degree in May of 1997. It was the first time since the College was founded in 1874 that such a degree was bestowed. Following The Sea Hunters, Cussler wrote The Sea Hunters II telling of more historically important wrecks.

VJ Books offers signed editions, rare signed limited editions, and trade hardcover editions of Clive Cusslerís works, including the recently released Silent Sea, The Wrecker, and Spartan Gold.

About VJ Books: VJ Books started in 1998 and soon learned that their customer was foremost a collector. Their customers sought collector grade first edition books, preferably autographed by the author. In an effort to respond to this demand, VJ Books has developed relationships with publishers, authors and agents to provide a continuous supply of new titles for their customers. Each month VJ Booksí customers are able to choose from dozens of author signed books from some of the most exciting, highly acclaimed authors in the areas of mystery, suspense, sci-fi and modern literature. Additionally, they continue to offer an impressive selection of backlist, rare, out-of-print, and special edition titles for your consideration.

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