Science Fiction Books: Polar nuke hunt; stem-cell underground; a huge problem

Arctic Rising, by Tobias S. Buckell (The Denver Post | NA)

Arctic Rising

by Tobias S. Buckell (Tor)

Tobias Buckell hasn't written a warning about climate change. It's too late for that. Instead he tells a story about the wild frontier of the North Pole.

Anika Duncan left Nigeria to escape violence for a safer life as a pilot for the United Nations Polar Guard. She patrols the open Arctic seas for illegal dumping of dangerous waste. But her plane is shot down when she spots a ship with a highly radioactive cargo. After she is rescued, someone is still trying to kill her. The people she counted on aren't helping, so she sets out on her own to find the truth behind a nuclear weapon that has now vanished.

The clues lead

Living Proof, by Kira Peikoff (The Denver Post | NA)

Anika picks up interesting allies on her journey north. "Arctic Rising" is a very good classic spy thriller set in an exotic location. A location that exists only because of the drastic changes in our planet's climate.

Living Proof

by Kira Peikoff (Tor)

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Science Fiction Books: Polar nuke hunt; stem-cell underground; a huge problem

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