Captain Juan Cabrillo finds a derelict cruise ship full of hundreds of corpses - the victims of the Responsivists, a group attempting to control the world's population by means of a deadly virus.
Take another thrilling voyage with the Oregon Files.
©2008 Clive Cussler; (P)2008 Penguin
Too many close calls with totally unrealistic escapes. More like a comic book than anything else.
Travel a lot for work and spend a good deal of time in the car.
Yet another excellent Cussler book. As much as i love Juan and the crew of the Oregon, i almost found myself cheering for the bad guys, But in the end Juan triumphs and i suppose its for the best.
If you're a huge Clive Cussler fan, just ignore this and continue on, because this is aimed at listeners, like myself, who have never read or listened to a Cussler book before.
Take the last 5 action/adventure movies you've watched, mash them together, and you've got this book. Bad dialogue? Check. Former Eastern European Soldier turned villain? Check. Near misses, perfect acrobatics and heroes who can't feel pain? Oh yeah. Impossibly strong, intelligent and handsome leading men with ruthlessly smart, beautiful and coy women? Puh-leeze.
Sure, there's goofy fun in listening to the book - I actually finished it, as opposed to some others, but I definitely feel like I could have spent that time listening to something better, and not so... generic.
My favorite line? Has to be the "Millions of lives hang in the balance. I know that sounds like a bad line from a spy film, but.."
When your characters call you out on your dialogue, you know something's wrong. Just sayin'.
sports announcer, cyclist, enjoys to travel and the outdoors.
I am a huge cussler fan but somehow this book slipped through my fingers when it came out. With not much good out currently I went hunting and to my JOY found this book. And what a Great Book it is. A great story . A must read for any cussler lover
This was my first book in the Oregon files series and i very much enjoyed it. Scot brick did an excellent job narrating and the stoey was very exciting. The plot slightly stretched reality a bit too far so I couldn't give it 5 stars but still a good listen.
Really enjoy listening to these books sure am glad I was introduced to Audible. Best dollar I've ever spent.
Overall it was an interesting book. The story kept me interested. I'm glad I bought the book but I have other authors I'd go to first.
Loved the plot and writing but am a "anti-Brick" listener. He impresses me as a caricature of the actor Cary Grant when he was type cast as a gangster in his early movies. EVERYTHING spoken by Brick is spoken with a type of overly important inflection that is at best, annoying. At worst, had me talking to my iPhone.
The Oregon Files is my favorite of all Cussler series (and I've read or listened to most of them). The Plague Ship is loaded with action, and makes a guy want to BE Juan Cabrillo! This series without Scott Brick would be a travesty!
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