A legendary ghost ship. An incredible treasure. A death-defying adventure. Forty years ago, the airship Hyperion vanished with untold riches in its hold. Now, accompanied by heiress Kate de Vries and a mysterious gypsy, Matt Cruse is determined to recover the ship and its treasures. But 20,000... show more
A legendary ghost ship. An incredible treasure. A death-defying adventure. Forty years ago, the airship Hyperion vanished with untold riches in its hold. Now, accompanied by heiress Kate de Vries and a mysterious gypsy, Matt Cruse is determined to recover the ship and its treasures. But 20,000 feet above the Earth's surface, pursued by those who have hunted the Hyperion since its disappearance, and surrounded by deadly high-altitude life forms, Matt and his companions soon find themselves fighting not only for the Hyperion—but for their very lives.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 2nd 2007
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Alternate History
Series: Matt Cruse (#2)
well written but not as good as the first book of the series.
"If my heart were a compass, you'd be North."No. This "couple" does not get to use that. NO.I liked this one a fair bit more than [b:Airborn|428042|Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1)|Kenneth Oppel|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1347624617s/428042.jpg|2519210]. The love triangle/quadrangle wasn't the worst I've ...
Matt Cruse sets out in search of a legendary ghost ship filled with riches.I wanted the Hyperion. I saw its icy hull before my mind’s eye and it seemed an Aladdin’s cave that could solve all my problems.After thoroughly enjoying this YA steampunk trilogy’s first book, Airborn, I have no idea why it...
Another great book in this series. Good character development. Tons of adventure and brushes with death. Kenneth Oppel does another great job describing a world that very few if any authors have written about. He has created a whole new world in the sky. I'm very excited to see what else his ha...
Set on an Earth very like ours (they do have a Mona Lisa and an Eiffel Tower), but slightly behind us technologically and with some different biology (particularly creatures of the air), Oppel, Kenneth's Young Adult series is still highly entertaining to this adult. It does require a pretty extensi...