Juan and his team dove down to the sunken boat and found and odd contraption on the boat. Once the Oregon righted it self after hitting the wave and being drove down into the ocean almost sinking the ship. I don’t expect too much from audio books, some noise, some distraction, some diversion, but this one just didn’t keep my attention or interest at all really. There is no lack of action sequences. The story kicks off with the rescue of a high-profile Russian prisoner from the coldest, most inhospitable gulags in all the world. Apparently this is number nine is series, didn’t matter, it worked as a stand alone, it just didn’t really work overall. In October , a U.

The constant mention of name brand items leaves me to think Cussler gets a bit of a kick back and the overuse of descriptions are unnecessary, example – “He still had grit from Uzbekistan under his nails. I never want to give away a book’s plot or twists because those are the parts I like the best. There is minimal mention of Tesla and you do feel the publisher used the idea of Tesla to promote the book as being something interesting, sadly it is not. Cussler and Du Brul created a killer stew filled with Cold War Russia, Tesla theory and current events and finished it off with a stiff shot of action filled rescues. The villains this time around are the Russians and the Chinese. The characters in this book are all round because they all change at one point in the story. Would Juan and his team of scientists and top-secret spies escape this one?

Chapters 13 to 18 Saturday 10th March: Stennisfleet, and jets Captain Mike Daviscall sign Slider, is the first to prove to the Navy the power of Tesla’s invention. Overall Mirage is a good action adventure. The mission went with out a hitch until his friend was shot and died before reaching the boat.

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Books by Clive Cussler. After this Juan did everything he could to help the family of his friend since he felt like it was his fault that Yuri died. The disjointed texture of this book is a major flaw that I imagine is hard for the authors to explain away. It was great to catch up with Joe Cabrillo and The Corporation for another one of their bonecrunching adventures. Juan shot the assassin just as the ship he was in blew up. It wasn’t too far out there for me to not want to keep reading.


Last year I finally got around to checking out the Fargo Adventures, with The Tombs catching my eye with its promise of archaeologists, secret historical sites, and hidden tombs – and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

The hero isn’t invincible either. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Yusuf is the old fisherman who knows the bottom of the Aral Sea like the back of his hand.

Another couple of degrees and the Oregon would be driven under with no hope of ever recovering. Sure hope his books get better instead of like this one since I normally enjoy them so much. Refresh and try again.

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Cussler’s books have been published in more than 40 languages in more than countries. This particular story pulls in the history of Nikola Tesla, a much-ignored genius who, in my mind, was much greater than Edison. RSS Feeds Recent messages. Her slightly battered facade hides a highly efficient motor, a shedload of sophisticated and deadly weaponry and an even more highly efficient state of the ar Juan Cabrillo is the leader of the mysterious Corporation, a highly skilled group of people who can be hired to find out information, track someone down, pick up or deliver some goods…basically anything at a price.

Oct 08, Bob Milne rated it liked it. My Take I do love this series. Their mad race back to the safety of the Oregon went badly wrong — and that was the start of a dangerous mission which would see them cross paths with a rogue Admiral among others.

None the less I was biting my nails from start to finish. Mike Tronothe only ex-Air Force, a pararescuer, who lives for wreck diving. Fortunately this did not detract significantly from the quality of the storyline. Its original name was the SS Oregon. Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon take miarge a Russian Military Officer who is operating outside the government.


Preview — Mirage by Clive Cussler.

Non-stop action once again in this, the 9th in the Oregon Files series by Clive Cussler. To add to its appearance of authenticity, this disguise is highly detailed. Technology turned into a weapon; shipwrecks; Russians and Chinese; submarines and more.

Scott Brick’s reading is as solid as ever, but even he can’t save this explosion happy plot thin blandness. And then the Oregon hit the invisible wave that the enemy ship used to hid it miragf. And while I really liked this book I am only giving it 4 stars because of the way the authors drifted off topic about half way thru. Ninth in the Oregon Files spy thriller series revolving around the Chairman and his band of vlive aboard the Oregona ship with its own illusions.

Very unsa Decent, typical plot line for a Cussler novel, but a serious deviation in the Oregon Files. It kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time with a good sense of realism. Linda Ross is the ship’s number three and on assignment with one of the Cudsler regular clients.

Book Discussion : Mirage by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Diving the World’s Seas for Famous Shipwrecks There were some significant logic mistakes, such as having several people watching a live feed from a drone and having one spot something first because of his sharper eyesight.

It was the first time Cussler began writing novels in and published his first work featuring his continuous series hero, Dirk Pitt, in An interesting and entertaining read. The appeal of this story lies in its extraordinary premise. The guys and gals of the corporation are fun.

The constant mention of name brand items leaves me to think Cussler gets mirae bit of a kick back and the overuse of descriptions are unnecessary, example – “He still had grit from Uzbekistan under his nails. Haven’t figured out the other half yet!

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