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Mayday AUTHOR Nelson DeMille

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Twelve miles above the Pacific Ocean a missile strikes a jumbo passenger jet The flight crew is crippled or dead Now defying both nature and man three survivors must achieve the impossible Land the plane From master storyteller Nelson DeMille and master pilot Thomas Block comes Mayday the classic bestseller that packs a supersonic shock at every turn of the pagethe most terrifyingly realisti. The story behind the story is probably known well enough by now Thomas Block pilot by day writer by night pens an air flight disaster novel back in the seventies with the help of his good friend and superstar novelist in the making Nelson DeMille The story is a success and twenty plus years later DeMille does a re write to bring the tale into modern times or at least modern by late 20th Century standards Here’s the kick though DeMille gets top billing on the re release and partner a DeMille book this ain’tThe airline disaster plot is a fun uick read and Block provides plenty of tech speak and filler that could even get diehard Clancy fans reaching for their air masks Plot complications involving a secret and illegal Navy operation as well as a corrupt and vain insurance agent uickly set the boundaries on the good being heroic and the evil being dirty and the cliché ruling throughout However when oxygen deprivation makes most of the passengers the Walking Dead this reader uickly wanted to jump ship as amateur pilot and protagonist John Berry is no Rick GrimesNor is he John Corey Or even John Sutter Missing throughout the entire book is a complete absence of that DeMille sarcasm Also missing is anything that remotely passes for believable dialogue posing the conspiring uestion whether DeMille really performed a rewrite or did he simply remove references to in flight smoking and add the occasional mobile phone appearanceThe star and hero of the book John Berry likewise only gets adeuate play as far as character development goes including a half contrived rocky marriage to deliberately stumble over as he is forced to team up with a beautiful and single stewardess MAYDAY has all the makings of a late 20th Century made for TV movie which is exactly what happened

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