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Arctic Gold (Deep Black Series #7)

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Spies, Environmentalists, and the Russian Mob

I haven't read a Stephen Coonts' book in years, and after reading this one I have no doubt I will go back and read several I have missed. While the story and setting is nothing original or new, the writing is excellent for this genre. Treatement of the various environ...
I haven't read a Stephen Coonts' book in years, and after reading this one I have no doubt I will go back and read several I have missed. While the story and setting is nothing original or new, the writing is excellent for this genre. Treatement of the various environmental activist groups and a nefarious connection to the Russian mob is something I hadn't previous read, but for the most part it's a standard spy espionage thriller. Characters are developed well and multi-dimensional, the plot is interesting, and the speed at which things move keeps the reader engaged.

posted by StrangeCloud on May 3, 2009

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Disappointing!

I have enjoyed the other books in this series. However, this one is not worth paying full price for. It is poorly written and very poorly edited. Without giving anything away, plot details are carelessly dropped or changed several times. I found myself going back an...
I have enjoyed the other books in this series. However, this one is not worth paying full price for. It is poorly written and very poorly edited. Without giving anything away, plot details are carelessly dropped or changed several times. I found myself going back and checking explanations when I remembered things differently, and I was right that they had changed. Examples. One character is traveling. Another character is in a meeting. Yet after it is established that the character is in the meeting, the character who is traveling is named as the one at the meeting. Also, the name of the environmental organization is changed midway through the book to that of an actual organization. I usually read these books in about two days, but it took me a week to get through. I am not sure if they were trying to end the series or not. I am not sure if there is a next book in the series I will read it.

posted by 642488 on June 2, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2009

    Disappointing!

    I have enjoyed the other books in this series. However, this one is not worth paying full price for. It is poorly written and very poorly edited. Without giving anything away, plot details are carelessly dropped or changed several times. I found myself going back and checking explanations when I remembered things differently, and I was right that they had changed. Examples. One character is traveling. Another character is in a meeting. Yet after it is established that the character is in the meeting, the character who is traveling is named as the one at the meeting. Also, the name of the environmental organization is changed midway through the book to that of an actual organization. I usually read these books in about two days, but it took me a week to get through. I am not sure if they were trying to end the series or not. I am not sure if there is a next book in the series I will read it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 3, 2009

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    Spies, Environmentalists, and the Russian Mob

    I haven't read a Stephen Coonts' book in years, and after reading this one I have no doubt I will go back and read several I have missed. While the story and setting is nothing original or new, the writing is excellent for this genre. Treatement of the various environmental activist groups and a nefarious connection to the Russian mob is something I hadn't previous read, but for the most part it's a standard spy espionage thriller. Characters are developed well and multi-dimensional, the plot is interesting, and the speed at which things move keeps the reader engaged.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2012

    Eve Very good

    Did not want to stop reading

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 18, 2012

    A great series

    Enjoyed all the Deep Black series so far. This was the first one with few editorial oversights. Stephen Coonts makes an enjoyable read always.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 13, 2012

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    Hi

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2012

    Flightwing

    I have wings. I didnt want them. I was just born with them. I got kicked out of my other clan when i accidentally streached them. Please dont tell anyone!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 16, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    As all Cussler's books...a good read.

    Very enjoyable, I could hardly put it down. I have read all Cussler's books and still enjoy them as much as the first one I read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2009

    A must purchase

    Topical content and fast paced

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  • Posted March 31, 2009

    fast paced

    excellent book. fast paced, easy to follow!

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  • Posted March 3, 2009

    Without Value

    Poorly concieved and poorly written. A rip-off designed to make the reader think that Coonts had a part in writing it.

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