Thursday, January 12, 2017
#Adventure Review: Pirate by Clive Cussler & Robin Burcell
Pirate is my first adventure with Sam and Remi Fargo since The Tombs (and my first with Robin Burcell as co-author), but it was precisely what I was craving. There's a missing royal treasure, a cypher wheel MacGuffin for decoding the hidden map, a couple of easily-looted shipwrecks, rich bad guys with guns, a visit to Oak Island, abandoned castles, and even some digging into the Robin Hood myth.
Everything happens at a breakneck pace, with an 800-year old mystery solved far too easily, and more eye-rolling at coincidences than I'm accustomed to, but it still provided the entertaining diversion I craved.
Hardcover, 387 pages
Published September 13th 2016 by G.P. Putnam's Sons