Ray Hammond is a writer, speaker and broadcaster about the future. He is the author of three novels, nine non-fiction works, children’s fiction and drama for radio and television.
He is a regular broadcaster on UK and European television and radio networks and is in demand as a corporate speaker, providing lectures on future trends for businesses, government departments and non-government organisations.
Global warming, melting ice, rising water and, ingeniously, refugees chain ships together to make a largely self-sufficient, 30-mile across floating island. Earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, hurricanes and the earth is indeed doomed. Climate control is managed from outer-space and big business. We see all this through the lives of some ordinary people in one of the best and eeriest reads of its type. It’s terrific.Comparison: Michael Crichton, Richard Doyle.Similar this month: None but try Andy Remic, Clive and Dirk Cussler.