Beneath the Ice

by Patrick Woodhead

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage

Beneath the Ice Synopsis

This is the brand new gripping thriller from the author of The Secret Chamber. Two kilometres beneath the frozen icecaps of Antarctica lies a lake, unfrozen and perfectly preserved for twenty million years. Luca Matthews has been tasked by MI6 officer, Kieran Bates, to lead a team of scientists to the site to discover what secrets lie trapped below. But Bates has a secret of his own, and his actions are not going unnoticed. When mining investigator 'Bear' Makuru cannot reach Luca, she starts to dig into Bates' past - uncovering a plot more sinister than she could ever have imagined. Bear needs to warn Luca and fast. But there is an even greater threat tracking Luca across the frozen landscape: a killer who has been waiting through the long, dark months for a single chance to strike. Luca has only eight days to work out who he can trust. Antarctica is shutting down for the winter and if he doesn't get out now, he never will.

The Good Book Guide Review

Two kilometres under the frozen ice caps of Antarctica lies a secret place, undiscovered for a million years: a lake frozen and perfectly preserved. MI6 officer Kieran Bates assigns Luca Matthews to head up a team of scientists to investigate this long-lost, forgotten realm. But the MI6 man has a secret of his own, and a hidden agenda. When mining investigator ‘Bear’ Makuru finds herself unable to reach Luca, she investigates – and finds something very disturbing indeed. This is a lively and atmospheric thriller with that ineluctable page-turning quality.

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ISBN: 9781848090798
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781848090798
Publication date: 1st January 2015
Author: Patrick Woodhead
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 464 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Patrick Woodhead

Patrick Woodhead is a young professional climber, who also runs White Desert, a company which arranges adventure expeditions to the Antarctic. When he is not in Antarctica, he divides his time between South Africa, the birthplace of his wife, and London.

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