Over the years Dirk Pitt has always had a knack for finding trouble. This time it has found him.
The extraordinary new novel from the grand master of adventure and number-one New York Times best-selling author.
Pitt, the director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, is on the Black Sea, helping to locate a lost Ottoman shipwreck, when he responds to an urgent Mayday - "under attack!" - from a nearby freighter. But when he and his colleague, Al Giordino, arrive, there is nobody there. Just dead bodies, a smell of sulfur in the air, and, as Pitt and Giordino explore, a blast from the stern that scuttles the ship swiftly, almost taking them with it.
The more the two of them search for the secret of the death ship, the deeper they descend into an extraordinary series of discoveries. A desperate attempt in 1917 to preserve the wealth and power of the Romanov Empire. A Cold War bomber lost with a deadly cargo. A brilliant developer of advanced drone technology on an unknown mission. Modern-day nuclear smugglers, determined Ukrainian rebels, a beautiful antiterrorism agent from Europol - all will combine to present Pitt with the most dangerous challenge of his career.
And not only Pitt. His two children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are exploring a mysterious shipwreck of their own when they are catapulted into his orbit. The three of them are used to perilous situations - but this time they may have found their match.
Filled with breathtaking suspense and remarkable imagination, Odessa Sea is further proof that when it comes to adventure writing, nobody beats Clive Cussler.
©2016 Clive Cussler (P)2016 Penguin Audio
I love having Pitt and Giordano in the midst of the action and a secondary action line with Dirk Jr., Summer & Perlmutter. And Cussler is always timely with a setting involving Russia and the Ukraine. Couldn't stop listening!!
The Story line was just very confusing and not fun
He should cut the story of the kids
I've listened to a great amount of the authors books and it seemed to me in this one he was a little lazy in the character development. We know the heros but sometimes others are coming and going and because the author doesn't work on developing them much your uncertain. It makes the story a little hard to follow at times. The same is true for the ships they travel on. Rather than saying the Russian ship such and such they dash out a name they introduced 2 chapters before. So if you listen to the book over several days as I did it's hard to remember. That being said I enjoyed the story line.
Clive Cussler is my favorite modern author, the Dirk Pit cronies being my favorite of his series. if you were going to start reading Cussler, or listening to it, this is a great book to start at.
I've listend to so many it's hard to decide, but this is my favorite group.
I've always loved the way Cussler fleshs out his characters. This is the first audio book that I've
listened to. Now that my eyes are not what they used to be, this is now a great way to go
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