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- DescriptionBEYOND THE ICE LIMIT That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is w... With these words begins Gideon Crew's latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean thing short of the end of humankind on earth.Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite--the largest ever discovered--from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster when their ship, the Rolvaag, foundered in a vicious storm in the Antarctic waters and broke apart, sinking-along with its unique cargo-to the ocean floor. One hundred and eight crew members perished, and Eli Glinn was left paralyzed.But this was t all. The tragedy revealed something truly terrifying: the meteorite they tried to retrieve was t, in fact, simply a rock. Instead, it was a complex organism from the deep reaches of space.Now, that organism has implanted itself in the sea bed two miles below the surface-and it is growing. If it is t destroyed, the planet will be doomed. There is only one hope: for Glinn and his team to annihilate it, a task which requires Gideon's expertise with nuclear weapons. But as Gideon and his colleagues soon discover, the meteorite has a mind of its own-and it has intention of going quietly...
- Author BiographyPreston and Child are co-authors of the Agent Pendergast series as well as the Gideon Crew series. Their novels Relic and The Cabinet of Curiosities were chosen in an NPR poll as two of the hundred greatest thrillers ever written. Preston's acclaimed nonfiction book, The Monster of Florence, is being made into a movie. Lincoln Child has published six novels of his own, including the bestseller The Forgotten Room.
- Author(s)Douglas Preston,Lincoln Child
- PublisherGrand Central Publishing
- Date of Publication17/05/2016
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Series TitleGideon Crew
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGrand Central Publishing
- Weight635 g
- Width155 mm
- Height231 mm
- Spine33 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards
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