Icebound : A chilling thriller of a race against time

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A widespread drought is causing murderous famine. There is one possible solution: Arctic ice could be moved south to parched coastlines and melted for water. In an Arctic icefield, a special team of scientists has planted bombs that will detonate automatically at midnight to break away some of the ice. Before they withdraw to the safety of their base camp, a shattering tidal wave breaks loose the ice on which they are working. Now they are marooned on an iceberg during the worst winter storm of the decade. The bombs in the ice beneath them are buried irretrievably deep...and ticking. Abruptly thrown into a desperate struggle for survival, the scientists are plagued by the discovery that one of them is a ruthless killer on a strange mission of his own...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 106 x 174 x 28mm | 199.58g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0747247404
  • 9780747247401
  • 532,291

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"Jammed with the tensions of imminent disaster. The whole thing unfolds with the timing of a quartz watch."--"Chicago Tribune ""Viscerally exciting...An extended, tense tour de force...An expertly crafted, ornate suspenser...Koontz fans will love it."--"Publishers Weekly, "starred review
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About Dean Koontz

Dean Koontz is an international household name whose novels have sold many millions of copies worldwide and have appeared on national and international bestseller lists, selling millions of copies each year. He lives with his wife Gerda, their dog Anna and the enduring spirit of their dog Trixie in southern California.
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16,497 ratings
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4 31% (5,149)
3 31% (5,056)
2 8% (1,352)
1 2% (365)
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