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The Tombs Audiobook

The Tombs: A Fargo Adventure, Book 4

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Publisher's Summary

Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are intrigued when an archaeologist friend requests their help excavating a top secret historical site. What they find will set them on a hunt for a prize greater than they could ever imagine. The clues point to the hidden tomb of Attila the Hun, the High King who was reportedly buried with a vast fortune of gold and jewels and plunder....a bounty that has never been found. As they follow the trail through Hungary, Italy, France, Russia, and Kazakhstan - a trail that they discover leads them not to one tomb, but five - the Fargos will find themselves pitted against a thieving group of amateur treasure hunters, a cunning Russian businessman, and a ruthless Hungarian who claims direct descent from Attila himself...and will stop at nothing to claim the tombs' riches as his own.

©2012 Thomas Perry and Clive Cussler (P)2012 Penguin Audio

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    John 12-06-12
    John 12-06-12 Listener Since 2009
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    "not disappointed"
    Would you listen to The Tombs again? Why?

    in the future , sure, worth hearing again


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

    yes , moved along, and I could always depend on C.C. to bail them out when all looks nearly hopeless


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

    one of the very best of the best, we are one of Scott Bricks fans, he seem to be getting better and better,( a cast of hundreds)


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

    for sure if I could, my wife and I would stay in the car to listen for the end of the chapter


    Any additional comments?

    buy it , Cussler and Perry did their home work for the historical facts, I allways learn something

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    Steven BEAVERTON, MICHIGAN, United States 12-05-12
    Steven BEAVERTON, MICHIGAN, United States 12-05-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Intertaining read"

    Kept my interest through-out and a very intertaining read and thrilling mistery. A bit on the light side but still very good.

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    robert 12-05-12
    robert 12-05-12 Member Since 2007
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    "Good story Clive (finally)"

    This is what the old Pitt books were like, good plot some history and action. None of the save the world Bull**** the other series are gravitating toward with every addtional book he "C.C". co writes. You'll get that reference if you read the last Pitt book.
    Scott, not every one from Eastern Europe sounds like Adolf or Joseph just an FYI.

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    Michael 11-27-12
    Michael 11-27-12 Member Since 2011

    I drive an average of 350 miles a week. Without an audio book playing I would go bonkers.

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    The Fargos don't disappoint. I was always a die-hard Dirk Pitt fan, but Sam and Remy Fargo have taken his place! I love every single Fargo adventure without exception. The fact that Scott Brick reads all of them is just icing on the cake. I honestly don't know how Mr. Cussler keeps coming up with different ideas. Granted, most of his books are somewhat formulaic, but for sheer entertainment value these books just can't be beat.

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    Kayak 11-12-12
    Kayak 11-12-12 Member Since 2002
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    "Another Cussler book"
    If you could sum up The Tombs in three words, what would they be?

    Very entertaining


    What about Scott Brick’s performance did you like?

    The master as always.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Fascinating.


    Any additional comments?

    Unlike the formula writers Cussler is able to create a story line and twist that continually entertain and puzzle me.

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    Cathy ATLANTA, GA, United States 11-12-12
    Cathy ATLANTA, GA, United States 11-12-12
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    "Great twists and turns kept my attention"
    What did you love best about The Tombs?

    The story line was modern and believable. Thought his story line fresh with sustained suspense.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I thought it was a believable story and the bad guys were not over the top. I'm attracted to the historic mysteries so it was in my wheel house. I liked the mental aspect of the investigation without the braun to save the day.


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

    Wow! Tough question because during the book I thought to myself on what a great transition he was making between characters. I don't have a favorite - he did a great job.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Lost in history the East and West come together to find the elusive warrior.


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    nikki rockwall, TX, United States 11-05-12
    nikki rockwall, TX, United States 11-05-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Love the Fargos"
    What did you love best about The Tombs?

    I love that Clive Cussler has a whole new series of books with a great cast. Just like his other series the Fargo's are an easy read and you wish you could be apart of their team to go on these great adventures


    What did you like best about this story?

    the history


    What about Scott Brick’s performance did you like?

    liked his voice, very easy to listen to


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    Liz Huntsville, TX, United States 10-30-12
    Liz Huntsville, TX, United States 10-30-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Cussler Fan"
    Would you listen to The Tombs again? Why?

    One of Clive Cussler's best in my opinion. Fascinating plot line and great delivery, as usual, by Scott Brick. I own nearly all of Cussler's books via Audible audiobook and this is one I'll listen to over and over.


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    Kathy U South Jordan, UT, United States 10-30-12
    Kathy U South Jordan, UT, United States 10-30-12
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    "another great Fargo Adventure"
    Would you listen to The Tombs again? Why?

    Possibley, it was a great story, but I don't usually read books twice unless they are really great or part of a series. This was a fun interesting read.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I really like the Fargos, they are some of my favorite characters.


    What does Scott Brick bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Scott Brick is one of my favorite narrators, I always look forward to any book he narrates


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    no


    Any additional comments?

    This was a great fast moving thriller. Its a great ride, like all of Cusslers novels of whom I am a big fan.

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    Jim Lee OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, US 10-29-12
    Jim Lee OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, US 10-29-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Love This Series! Love the Fargos!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    "You Had Me At Hello!" I've loved these two characters since the very first book. With that being said this book to me is the weakest of the series so far. There were only two times during the story that there really seemed to the kind of trouble and solutions that I have found the Fargos so good at finding their way out.I did really enjoy the two sub-characters. I have a dear friend that is just like one of those character and I always find it amazing. What ever you need he always know somebody or knows somebody who knows somebody.I do love the authors style even though I was a tad disappointed.....but only a tad. I can't wait for the next one!!!.


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    The ending was predictable and I expected the twist on twist but then I'm always thinking ahead in a Cussler book.


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

    OMG! Have I listen to Scott Brick!!! He is one of my very favorite narrators. His male and female voices flow easily and he has the perfect timbre for this type of story! I do think the thriller/adventure is his best genre. You Rock Scott!!!


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

    I did almost listen to this book in one sitting! I saved it up for a twelve hour drive I had. I have to make this drive once a year and I always save a Cussler book for that drive. Time just seems to fly.


    Any additional comments?

    I have never found a Cussler series I didn't like!

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