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Skeleton Coast | [Clive Cussler]

Skeleton Coast

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 African coast. Cabrillo takes action, saving the beautiful Sloane Macintyre - who's looking for a long-submerged ship that may hold a fortune in diamonds. But what surprises Cabrillo is her story about a crazy fisherman who claims to have been attacked on the open sea by giant metal snakes in the same area.
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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 African coast. Cabrillo takes action, saving the beautiful Sloane Macintyre - who's looking for a long-submerged ship that may hold a fortune in diamonds. But what surprises Cabrillo is her story about a crazy fisherman who claims to have been attacked on the open sea by giant metal snakes in the same area.

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.

©2006 Clive Cussler; (P)2006 Penguin

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    Janie Michigan 05-29-10
    Janie Michigan 05-29-10 Member Since 2005

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    "New to Clive Cussler"

    I have only just started reading Clive Cussler. Tumbled onto him by accident.... I always thought he wrote stuff like Louis L'Amour -- boy, was I wrong. I have THOUROUGHLY enjoyed this series (Juan Cabrillo) and can't get enough now.

    Terrific, interesting, fast-paced, great characters - just wonderful. Of course, Scott Brick brings the characters to life so well....

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Charles Jonesville, United States Minor Outlying Islands 10-13-10
    Charles Jonesville, United States Minor Outlying Islands 10-13-10 Member Since 2009
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    "Why Use Profanity At All?"

    What an incredible, pure, story of good prevailing, evil defeated, heroism. It goes chapter after chapter then the gratuitous - yet mild - profanity. Clive could write forever without a cuss word and it would not affect the pure entertainment of his books.

    11 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Linda United States 12-19-11
    Linda United States 12-19-11 Member Since 2011

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    "Clive Cussler + Scott Brick = Great Experience"

    An interesting and current story involving radical environmentalists, uprising in African countries, and high seas adventure, with a few diamonds thrown in for added interest. I have not read a bad Clive Cussler book yet, and the Audible books narrated by Scott Brick are the best. Makes me want more.

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    stanley ARLINGTON, TX, United States 09-17-11
    stanley ARLINGTON, TX, United States 09-17-11 Member Since 2007
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    This is a very good action packed adventure. I enjoyed it very much. Performance kept the action sharp and exciting. Thanks.

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    "Skeleton Coast"

    Just enough to not be the same old tired story! And Scot Brick delivers a nail biting performance.

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    "skeleton coat review"

    This book was very good and had interesting and suprising events. The ideas were not easy to predict and though unusual, were somehow believable. My husband felt the book "drug" toward the end, bur I enjoyed it all.

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    Mark Omaha, NE, United States 05-21-13
    Mark Omaha, NE, United States 05-21-13 Member Since 2002

    Audible Books have allowed me to be a "reader". I now enjoy novels and stories I never knew about.

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    "The best character Clive Cussler has developed"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Skeleton Coast to be better than the print version?

    Yes the narration makes it live for me


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Very much


    Which character – as performed by Scott Brick – was your favorite?

    Juan Calbaro


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No I like to spread it out, to enjoy it longer


    Any additional comments?

    Looking forward to the rest of the series, but would love Audible to get Books, 1,2&3

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Peter Garfield, AR, United States 03-18-12
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    "Cliffhanger with no cliff"

    One obvious chase scene after another with ludicrous situations such as a prolonged conversation with the top half of a man's body after bottom was chopped off.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Rachel Des Moines, WA, United States 03-20-14
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    "Not anything like the Fargo Adventures :("
    Would you ever listen to anything by Clive Cussler again?

    Maybe!


    Have you listened to any of Scott Brick’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes!!! I was instantly hooked with the Fargo Adventures. This one doesn't have much of an interesting storyline for me, i could never get into it and hardly remember most of the book. The Fargo Adventures is now easily my 4th favorite series of all time!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Nope!


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    James Verona, VA, United States 02-11-13
    James Verona, VA, United States 02-11-13 Member Since 2010
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    "I lost a friend when I completed this story."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    From the first few words to final parting, I was hooked and guessing on the outcome and how each part will work together to make a final book. Great. You won't do wrong by starting this book...


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    I listened to this book with head phones on the couch, I think all of my family thought I was crazy. I could not move.


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