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Book Reviews of Mayday

ISBN-13: 9780446604765
ISBN-10: 0446604763
Publication Date: 1/1/1998
Pages: 461
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 100 ratings
Publisher: Warner Books
Book Type: Paperback
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23 Book Reviews submitted by our Members...sorted by voted most helpful

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Helpful Score: 3
One of DeMille's earlier books that was made into a movie. Book is much better than the movie.
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Helpful Score: 2
A supersonic airliner has an unfortunate meeting with a navy test missile at high altitude. The plane depressurizes, and only a few crew and passengers survive without suffering from lack of oxygen before the plane levels out at a lower altitude. Led by a weekend pilot, the few survivors bravely try to bring the plane home, but they have to battle not only the elements, a plane full of irrational brain-damaged passengers, and their own fears, but also those who would rather see the plane crash at sea.
michael avatar reviewed Mayday on + 42 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Demille is one of my favorites and this is one of the best he has written...
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Helpful Score: 1
A missle strikes a jumbo passenger jet twelve miles above the Pacific Ocean..the flight crew is crippled or dead. Three surviving passengers attempt to land the plane or all remaining passengers will die a horrible death.
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Helpful Score: 1
An aviation related thriller. Many twists and turns in the plot. A great read.
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Good book, maybe not one of his best but worth reading.
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It was an engaging book. It wasn't my favorite, but I enjoyed it.
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this book is a very good read.
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"Fascinating, frightening, and furiously paced... a story of almost unrelenting suspense." New York Times Book Review

Excellent reading, will definately keep you enertained. DeMille & Block have created a suspense that will keep you immersed in this book.
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An airliner is hit by a runaway navy misslr. 300 passengers and crew are brain damaged by oxygen loss. A handful of survivors barricaded in the cockpit against mob. The insurance company and the navy have come to the same chilling conclusion: the world must never find what has happed,Flight 52 must nrver land.
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High in the air an amateur pilot, a resourceful stewardess and a courageous little girl struggle to fly a crippled jumbo jet. But on the ground Beneficial Insurance, Trans-United Airlines and the U.S. Navy have all come to the same chilling conclusion: the world must never find out the full horror of what has happened. Flight 52 must never land!
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Great book, maybe not as much dept to the characters, but I liked it and was an enjoyable read
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Good Read
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"Most horrifyingly realistic air disaster thriller ever written"
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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.
runcysmom avatar reviewed Mayday on + 163 more book reviews
What a great read. This book grabbed my attention on page 1 and never let up. It was non stop action and took me on a roller coaster ride. Once I started reading I couldn't put it down. I highly recommend this book for those like high voltage mystery, intrigue and a lesson in the greed and lack of conscience of some people in high places. Amazing story.
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Tale of a crippled airline that is being flown by a weekend pilot, after an accidental missile strike, .....all passengers and crew, except for a few, are either dead or brain damaged.....some parts are a bit over the top with zombie like passengers roaming the aircraft...but others, are seat gripping, heart pounding terrifying ....Warning-do not listen to this if you are going to fly anytime soon!
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Interesting book to read.
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Fast moving. Easy read.
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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. Like a growing tidal wave, the escaping air was gathering momentum. A teenaged girl in aisle 18, seat D, near the port-side aisle suddenly found herself gripping her seat track on the floor, her overturned seat still strapped to her body. The noise of the escaping air was so loud that it was no longer decipherable as sound, but seemed instead a solid thing pounding at the people in their seats...
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great book, expect the unexpected!
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Mayday is simply a fabulous read! Many books claim to be pageturners or leave you on the edge of your seat, but this one actually delivers. It's hard to put down. And since this version is unabridged, the reader can savor every suspenseful moment.
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Great story read to NL 2013
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