Marine explorer Dirk Pitt must rely on the nautical lore of Jules Verne to stop a ruthless oil baron with his sights set on political power in this #1 New York. Marine explorer Dirk Pitt must rely on the nautical lore of Jules Verne to stop a ruthless oil baron with his sights set on political power in this #1 New. Valhalla Rising is Clive Cussler’s thrilling sixteenth Dirk Pitt adventure. Sabotage, conspiracy and piracy in the air, and below the waves, finds.

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At the end, Dirk Pitt finds out where the Viking settlement was hiding in clife cave. As usual, an awesome ride with one of the kings of suspense and intrigue.

The luxury liner, Emerald Dolphin, was unsinkable. Egan drowns, leaving Kelly with a leather case that she believes contains the secrets of his life’s work—but a couple of ruthless villains want it, too, and with Dirk’s help she narrowly escapes.

Mar 07, Sally Witt rated it it was amazing. It would have still been a good book without the Viking influence as the Verne aspect adds a touch of bizarre interest to it. Dirk Pitt is so much better than Kurt Austin.

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Fun and funny – probably for the wrong reasons. Way better than I expected, rich in history and interwoven story lines!

The genders are clearly demarcated but within a framework of respect and equality. Much of the novel, as expected, takes place on the high seas and the adjacent bordering land masses British Columbia, Antarctica. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.



Read it Forward Read it first. It is humorous to see how many pockets in the world hold payola from this man, and thus, allow him to run rampant and get whatever he wants while circumnavigating laws, policies, et al. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

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Valhalla Rising, by Clive Cussler

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We appreciate your feedback. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Nearb Marine explorer Dirk Pitt must rely on the nautical lore of Jules Verne to stop a ruthless oil baron with his sights set on political power in this 1 New York Times -bestselling series.

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Trivia About Valhalla Rising The dog fight between the Fokker triplane and Ford Trimotor was incredible! East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Cussler also zeros in on the vulnerability of New York harbor to a loaded, runaway LNG tanker before linking the story to the appearance of Norsemen in America just past the year In this climate, the buddies-since-kindergarten find that their adventures continue like on any other workday.

Its alarms stay silent; its sprinkler system remains inactive. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Much better action, more research into the technical and historical aspects, and more interesting characters. Yet, despite the world or America which can sometimes seem like the same thing to Americans being brought to the brink of apocalypse or melt-down, there is not an ounce of fashionable pessimism in these books – though sometimes grief and sadness at the loss of a character.


About this title Audio Format. The story was decent, but his characters were so nauseatingly cliched that it was an effort to keep reading. He’s far too into himself for my tastes Look at the story critically the vikings are only used to provide a convenient historic secret hiding place for the Verne aspect to the mystery and drama and all this still accumilates in the last few chapters at the end of the book after the main storyline regarding oil rich and power mad CEO’s trying to be even more clever and lethal for more power and money.

This immediate successor to ‘Atlantis Found’ [ 15 in the series] is not nearly as loopy but it does manage to weave in Viking settlers to early medieval America and Jules Verne’s ‘Nautilus’ as well as a vintage dogfight over Manhattan into a tale of corporate attempts to overthrow the Constitution. Pitt used at least three of his nine lives by the climax and the ending was quite melancholy. View all 4 comments. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

Well played Sir, well played!

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