Chairman of the Corporation Juan Cabrillo and his mercenary crew steer theOregon into battle against a militant leader and his cult-like followers. Skeleton Coast. by Clive Cussler and Jack DuBrul. The Oregon Files. Original publication date: by Putnam. paperback | Buy a cheap copy of Skeleton Coast book by Clive Cussler. The author of the bestselling NUMA(r) and Dirk Pitt(r) series continues the adventure and intrigue.
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Have not read this cudsler yet but am looking forward to it. Each and every character is interesting, especially Juan, and this skelegon focuses a lot on him and some of the things that have happened to him in his past.
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These weapons are then stolen by the rebels after double-crossing Cabrillo before the Skelegon crew had the chance to do the same to them. Chapters 29 and Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Write a customer review.
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. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. In September,NUMA – which turns over all artifacts to state and Federal authorities, or donates them to museums and universities – launched its own web cussled for those wishing more information about maritime history or wishing to make donations to the organization.
Cussler’s books have been published in more than 40 languages in more than countries. The feats and skills of the Oregon’s crew are nothing less than skeketon, the coincidences incredible and Captain Cabrillo’s ability to invent complex plans within minutes astounding. Overall, if you want some light entertainment over a number of plotlines, this is a good book.
Apr 21, Shelley rated it really liked it. Like all Cussler novels, this one begins with a story from the coasst, this time about millions of dollars worth of diamonds that disappear off the African coast. Kidnapping his former partner and holding him hostage, Cusser wants Merrick to see first hand what he has planned. Even though I didn’t completely understand it all, I found Cussler’s brief information on the evolution of hurricanes and the importance of cusler currents and water temperature in their development interesting.
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View the Study Pack. Skeleton Coast The Oregon Files. He lives in Vermont. Skeletoon have read all in this group and cant wait till another Oregon Files story comes out. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Skeleton Coast, by Clive Cussler
The two best voast writers currently drawing breath deliver another superb adventure from the Oregon Files. He manages to save the beautiful Sloane Macintyre, who’s on a mission of her own, looking for a long-submerged ship that may hold a fortune in diamonds. This one features those “giant metal snakes” at sea, a major hurricane, some lunatic scientists, and, as always, Juan Cabrillo and his crew.
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It involves Juan Cabrillo and his crew of concerned mercenaries, as they attempt to quell a revolution, support and spark another and save the East Coast of America from widespread infection and illness.
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The crew is trading weapons for uncut diamonds with a rebel group. This series is like going to an action movie.
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Nov 16, Toby Michaels rated it it was ok. Skeleton Coast First edition cover. The story continues with the Oregon a high-tech modernized ship carrying heavy weaponry but usually masquerading as a dilapidated freighter meeting with the leader of skeletton Congolese Army coasf RevolutionMakombo. Sep 12, Carol rated it really liked it. Chapters 13 and Cuxsler, it is heavy on tell rather than show and the non-stop action is frequently interrupted by speeches we would rather skip.
Read more Read less. Disguised as an overused, out of date, non-descript mercantile vessel that’s destined for the scrap yard, the Oregon is actually a state of the art war vessel packed with high-tech intelligence gathering equipment, powerful weaponry and a fully muscled set of magnetohydrodyn Du Brul and Cussler succeed again!
Luckily for Sloane, a seemingly dilapidated freighter is in the area, and comes to her aid. I needed a quick read just for fun and revisited Juan Cabrillo in the Oregon Files series. Rebels in the Congo go back on a deal after receiving the weapons they had just paid for causing bedlam to ensue during a river firefight While one Juan Cabrillo and The Corporation are caught up in another wild adventure as they try to prevent a global catastrophe from being launched by eco-terrorists.
Needless to say the prologue has a thread in the story and it is pretty interesting. He and the members of his group are all good men and women that strive to set the world back on the right course. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Chapters 11 and Before they can leave, Herero warriors arrive to reclaim their king’s property. What’s much more important is that, unlike Golden Buddhafor example, which was an exercise in nonsensical hyperbole, Skeleton Coast remained just barely, mind you within the bounds of an enjoyable credibility-stretching thriller that really should be turned into a rock-em, sock-em Hollywood SFX loaded James Bond style flick.
Cussler also went back to the historical prologue that are a staple of most of his books–it was absent in “Dark Watch”. His collection features more than eighty examples of custom coachwork.