The extraordinary new audiobook in the #1 New York Times - best-selling series from the grand master of adventure.
In October 1943, a U.S. destroyer sailed out of Philadelphia and supposedly vanished, the result of a Navy experiment with electromagnetic radiation. The story was considered a hoax - but now Juan Cabrillo and his Oregon colleagues aren't so sure. There is talk of a new weapon soon to be auctioned, something very dangerous to America's interests, and the rumors link it to the great inventor Nikola Tesla, who was working with the Navy when he died in 1943. Was he responsible for the experiment? Are his notes in the hands of enemies? As Cabrillo races to find the truth, he discovers there is even more at stake than he could have imagined - but by the time he realizes it, he may already be too late.
©2013 Clive Cussler (P)2013 Penguin Audio
Only if they are a pre-existing fan of the Cussler series, otherwise, take a pass.
Scott owns this series, and although I am abit " SB'd " out at this point, he does his usual great work here bringing the characters, and the action, to audio life.
No.A few chuckles from time to time.
As previously noted, the Cussler/Oregon adventures continue to roll on. They all require some level of suspension of disbelief, but on balance are raucous, easy to listen to action books with just enought science and truth behind them that it keeps the engagement level up.
Recommended for fans of the author, or the genre.
sports announcer, cyclist, enjoys to travel and the outdoors.
the book takes a little time to get rolling, but once it does its a good story. im glad the chairman and his crew finally got published, this series seems to take longer to publish than some of the other cussler series.
This book is non stop excitement. I love all the Oregon books and this one is the best or second the best. Can't wait for the next one to come out!!!! Get it, you won't be disappointed.
Juan was non stop maxed out throughout the entire book. He went from one adventure to the next.
Scotts best read.
You'll be on the edge of your seat throughout the movie.
GREAT read, I loved it.I do have a issue with ONE thing, that has been an issue with all of cussler's books. Continuity, Maurice, has become "MORRIS". Same guy, same attitude, different name, and slightly different voice, and there were other issues of lack of continuity. WHY does Cussler insist on botching continuity so badly in so many of his "Series". But, the book was never the less excellent, and at the top of the Oregon files books. The only Cussler series I read any more. I would highly recommend it to anyone, even if they've never heard of Cussler or the Oregon Files. A VERY tiny basis in fact, surrounded by a great non stop action Yarn.
Finding "Dullah's yacht upside down, but floating to a degree, and The crew of the yacht (most of them) and Linda Ross safe in a water tight bilge.
Scott Brick MAKES the story. Were it not for him, I would NOT have purchased the book.
I think I'd read just about anything Clive Cussler & Jack Du Brul write together ... we aren't talking great literature - we are talking great entertainment! ... Scott Brick is such a great reader - I so enjoy listening to a story read by him ... listening to Scott Brick read a Clive Cussler novel is like going to a totally absorbing movie - you just don't want it to end ... CC & JDB have written another great adventure filled story!
This is absolutely a book to pass on to friends, if for no other reason than to have someone to talk to about it. It is the type book that seems worthy of discussion and inspection. I actually asked a friend who retired from the Navy if some aspects were "nautically correct": They were.
Full disclosure I love mysteries, histories, any writer that can weave the two into one story. So please understand I am a Clive Cussler devotee and think everything he writes is good. This however, surpasses that. As you read/listen to this story unfold, you see it playing out in your mind. Imagine the story that has as an outline: The Philadelphia Experiment, Russian Mob, Russian Navy, Ultra-Rich spy hero with his own spy-ship and gadgets, disappearing ships, super yachts, and a bit of death and destruction. How can that recipe NOT turn out good?
In reality, it does. It has a way of sucking you in until you are immersed in the naval history which may or may not be completely true. Real or not, it is captivating how Cussler manages to weave a story most people know something about (The Philadelphia Experiment) with modern events to tell a completely new story that seems to acknowledge the old story was legend and the new story is reality.
Excellent and thought provoking, but caution: Do Not Drive a Vehicle while listening! You will be so enraptured with the story that you will visualize the books action instead of the road.
I didn’t feel like Mirage was one of Clive Cussler’s best books. I thought it fell short of his normal outstanding quality; however, it was still an ok read. It had a good plot, but almost everything in the book happened to Juan Cabrillo. Don’t get me wrong, Juan is great, but this was just a little too much going here and there throughout the read. Sure hope his books get better instead of like this one since I normally enjoy them so much.
This was my first Cussler book that I have ever listened to. The story was good, but the play back on my iPhone was horrible. I have listened to over 100 books on Audible, and this is the only book I have ever had this problem with. The play back kept cutting out, because the app was refreshing all the time. I even turned off the refresh on the phone, but it kept doing it. I have listened to other Cussler books after this one, no problem. I called Audible and they didn't have a clue about it.
A brief word to Mr Du Brul. Some of us are still waiting for you to keep your promise on returning to a certain Geologist AKA Phillip Mercer, it been 8 years........
Very good Oregon novel. Better than the last few I hate to say it but to me this was a bit better than the last Dirk Pitt book. Topical and timely in its fiction with the Far East as the area most involved in the story. I will very much recommend this book to any Cussler fan.
Someone who enjoys gluing things to other things
the story was a glancing blow - be better.
He should study up on his craft - I compare all narrators to Jim Dale
It would have centered on the tech itself - that was the selling point of the tagline.
"Another Compelling story!!!"
Fast, Factual, Absorbing
The ride through the Aral Sea
Very well.. Mr Brick knows the characters and how portray them with gusto! !
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