The Tombs

The Tombs

Book - 2012
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Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are intrigued when an archaeologist friend requests their help excavating a top secret historical site. What they find will set them on a hunt for a prize greater than they could ever imagine. The clues point to the hidden tomb of Attila the Hun, the High King who was reportedly buried with a vast fortune of gold and jewels and plunder . . . a bounty that has never been found. As they follow the trail through Hungary, Italy, France, Russia, and Kazakhstan--a trail that they discover leads them not to one tomb, but five--the Fargos will find themselves pitted against a thieving group of amateur treasure hunters, a cunning Russian businessman, and a ruthless Hungarian who claims direct descent from Attila himself . . . and will stop at nothing to claim the tombs' riches as his own.
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2012.
ISBN: 9780399159268
0399159266
Characteristics: 374 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Perry, Thomas 1947-

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tenet
Jul 04, 2016

Rated 10/10.

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cjustinow
Dec 22, 2015

First Cussler book I have not finished... ug

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rahmmie
Aug 31, 2015

I found it difficult to get into and extremely formulaic. Cussler seems to have run out of new material

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zipread
Feb 22, 2013

The Tombs --- by Clive Cussler. As usual, Cussler delivers a novel with lots of pow and bam. The hunt is on for the tombs and treasures of Attila the Hun. The action takes us across Europe, into Russia and finally back home to the US of A. This one, like his others just begs to be made into an action flick. A great book of the action and violence genre that Cussler is so good at.

Dazio Jan 10, 2013

I have always enjoyed reading Cusslers books. I couldn't get into this one. Read about 100 pages and had to put it down. I am very disappointed.

pw1040 Dec 08, 2012

A switch in co-authors is for the best as the main characters, Sam and Remi Fargo, aren't as sappy as in previous books in this series. Good action yarn without a lot of the sanctimony of previous efforts.

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laurinda_ann
Nov 04, 2012

i used to enjoy cussler books. until he began collaberation with other authors , They have lost the edge,and supensefull descriptive style . if uto read him now, stick with the new stuff as u will be sorely disappointed if u begin to read the older and then the new awfull stuff

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JohnRaso
Jul 31, 2012

Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo are intrigued when an archaeologist friend requests their help excavating a top secret historical site. What they find will set them on a hunt for a prize greater than they could ever imagine. The clues point to the hidden tomb of Attila the Hun, the High King who was reportedly buried with a vast fortune of gold and jewels and plunder . . . a bounty that has never been found. As they follow the trail through Hungary, Italy, France, Russia, and Kazakhstan—a trail that they discover leads them not to one tomb, but five—the Fargos will find themselves pitted against a thieving group of amateur treasure hunters, a cunning Russian businessman, and a ruthless Hungarian who claims direct descent from Attila himself . . . and will stop at nothing to claim the tombs’ riches as his own. {Amazon.com}

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