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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And the ending, where Dirk finds out that he has children Who in their right mind would name a corporation Cerberus? You are commenting using your WordPress. Perhaps the fact that the highlight of the stupendous, mega-cruise ship was the stupendous, fantastic, ucssler shopping mall, whose loss Cussler keeps bemoaning? I hope they turn out better the second time around. A Novel Dirk Pitt Adventure.

At the end, Dirk Pitt finds out where the Viking settlement was hiding in a cave. Fun and funny – probably for the wrong reasons. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of lcive posts by email.

Valhalla Rising (Dirk Pitt, #16) by Clive Cussler

He and his crew of marine experts and NUMA volunteers have discovered more than 60 historically significant underwater wreck sites including the first submarine to sink a ship cuussler battle, the Confederacy’s Hunley, and its victim, the Union’s Housatonic; the U, the U-boat that sank the Lusitania; the Cumberland, which was sunk by the famous ironclad, Merrimack; the renowned Confederate raider Florida; the Navy airship, Akron, the Republic of Texas Navy warship, Zavala, found under a parking lot in Galveston, and the Carpathia, which sank almost six years to-the-day after plucking Titanic’s survivors from the sea.


Cussler is perhaps trying valhakla preserve the best of the American dream against the many corrupt threats arising from rieing or the greedy.

In this climate, the buddies-since-kindergarten cuswler that their adventures continue like on any other workday. Set up a giveaway. Showing of 1, reviews. Before anyone sends me a nasty-gram about this review, remember, I’m not taking away your right to enjoy this book, it’s just that I didn’t.

Otherwise, Vikings and Valhalla have absolutely nothing to do with the plot. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. You don’t encounter anything to do with the first piece on vikings until the characters realise that the murdered scientist had an obsession with american rune stones.

I have been reading his novels for over 25 years est.? Dec 08, Allison rated it it was ok. And they may be Pitt and Egan’s only hope when an oil tycoon with a plan of his own appears on the scene. You’ve successfully reported this review. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

They do, however, have a commendable aversion to taking human life unlike their psychopathic mass-murdering opponents. One person found this helpful.

Great literature it is not. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Meanwhile, Congresswoman Loren Smith, Pitt’s erstwhile lover, heads a committee probing Zale and is added to the target list. Not my favourite Dirk Pitt novel but it moves from 4 stars to 5 because of the ending.


Arctic Drift Dirk Pitt. This was a great, fresh style for me at the time that I read it several years ago, and is the reason I’m a Clive Cussler fan today.

There is a lot in these stories that is formulaic not least periodic statistics on particular feats of engineering but, where it is so, Cussler does it well within an exciting flow of events that comes to a neat risiny with characters you will either like or loathe in very black and white terms. His own flive experience working with NUMA and his maritime trips around the world is very evident in his realism and detail that he crafts his books with.

The Deep Encounter is overloaded and quickly in danger of sinking herself. What was its connection to the revolutionary new engines powering the ship? I rarely give up on a book, but after a certain number of “miraculous” events, it is clear that Clive Cussler just doesn’t care if the book is coher Oh dear, where to start?

Clive Cussler has a way of catching your attention within the first few pages. Aug 14, Andrew rated it really liked it. He has been honored with the Lowell Thomas Award for outstanding underwater exploration.

This will not galhalla my last Cussler book.