Chairman of the Corporation Juan Cabrillo and his mercenary crew steer theOregon into battle against a militant leader and his cult-like followers. Skeleton Coast. by Clive Cussler and Jack DuBrul. The Oregon Files. Original publication date: by Putnam. paperback | Buy a cheap copy of Skeleton Coast book by Clive Cussler. The author of the bestselling NUMA(r) and Dirk Pitt(r) series continues the adventure and intrigue.
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This book is not for the squeamish, full of lots of violence and starring some really evil bad guys. A covert running gun battle with revolutionaries on the Congo River, a search for a long lost fortune in diamonds buried in the Kalahari desert, the typical sexy and beautiful female heroine who overcomes all odds against her, environmental terrorism, the miraculous rescue of a kidnapped industrialist from an abandoned prison – the details are actually not important.
Book really picked up through the middle but found the end a bit cheesy. Chapters 11 and But after a two year abstinence, my past fondness for Cussler’s earlier work over-ruled my reluctance and Plague Ship rewarded me with a thoroughly enjoyable read.
Want to Read saving…. Like all Cussler novels, this one begins with a story from the p The two best adventure writers currently drawing breath deliver another superb adventure from the Oregon Files.
Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the covert combat ship Oregon have barely escaped a mission on the Congo River when they intercept a mayday from a defenseless boat under fire off the Af Chairman of the Corporation Juan Cabrillo and his mercenary crew steer the Oregon into battle against a militant leader and his cult-like followers in this 1 New York Times -bestselling series. This is a typical over-the-top Cussler action-thriller. Chapters 17 and Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Cussler and his associate authors are superb storytellers using historical events, places, time periods woven in.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Works by Clive Cussler. Beneath the crud the freighter is actually the Oregon, Captain Juan Cabrillo’s technological marvel operated by ex CIA agents and other mercenaries working for a for profit corporation.
Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Like all of these books by the Cussler writing pool it seems most of the Cussler books actually are written by other people with Cussler providing the plot and character coxstthe heroes are impossibly handsome and multi talented and the villains are less capable, mostly ugly skeoeton although in possession of seemingly huge resources and complex intentions are readily foiled by the heroes.
Even though I didn’t completely understand it all, I found Cussler’s brief information on the evolution of hurricanes and the importance of ocean currents and water temperature in their development interesting. This team bad asses is the best, not to mention their ship. Flive description Review Cussler is hard to beat Daily Mail.
Read more Read less. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Customers who bought this item also bought. The Oregon Files 1 – 10 of 13 books. In September,NUMA – which cuszler over all artifacts to state and Federal authorities, or donates them to museums and universities – launched its own web site for those wishing cuswler information about maritime history or wishing to make donations to the organization. Overall, if you want some light entertainment over a number of plotlines, this is a good book.
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Chapters 4 – 6. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Luckily, the Oregon and crew cost battle oddly enough it’s the Congo revolutionaries with the bad guys and save the planet.
Paperbackpages. I was willing to bet the previous book in this series, “Dark Watch” was a fluke and somebody, somewhere at sometime was going to find a way to screw up the next one.
May 22, Lynda rated it it was amazing. Read the book, skeleron. Of course, the same people who kidnapped the American businessman and one of his employees are also involved in an even bigger scheme that threatens millions of lives, and it also ties together with Sloane MacIntyre’s diamond hunt.
Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Chapters 13 and Get to Know Us. But as soon as they board, they are trapped by a violent storm and their pursuers attack. I love the way Cussler takes an event that occurred in the past either real or fiction and blends it into the current day skelleton with lots of twists and turns along the way.
I like the crew members very much and find the characters very interesting. Stuck, they can do nothing but wait for high tide.
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This series is like going to an action movie. Have not read this as yet but am looking forward to it. It is a tightly woven action-adventure-mystery tale with all the familiar characters and the famous ship. Oct 05, Steve Swayne rated it it was ok. I hope that is not the case, but will have to get back on that note when I cusslee read a few more of these. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
West Africa is still as corrupt today. In this installment, the crew of The Oregon take on African rebel armies, eco terrorists, “giant snakes” and cusslre for a cache of lost diamonds – all in a day’s work.
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Read more from the Study Guide. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. No heaving breasts or many four-letter words The problems they get into and the solutions they just use are quite interesting and, of course there is the boat itself which is as much a character and part of the team as anyone else although silent.
What begins as a snake hunt leads Cabrillo onto the trail of a far more lethal quarry – a deranged militant and his followers who plan to unleash the devastating power of nature itself against all who oppose them.