Lethal cultures, bizarre illness, and political intrigue create an unlikely backdrop for love in Antarctica, the last true frontier. Fresh out of residency, Dr. Kayna Quan opts for a tour in Antarctica. Money is short, so she hires on as medical officer aboard a Russian research vessel headed for McMurdo Station. Primed for almost anything, she plays her paranormal ability close to the vest. Being odd man out in a world where most don't believe in magic makes her wary and feisty. Brynn McMichaels has been stationed on remote South Georgia Island for two years, and he's eager for a change. When cultures of the single-celled organism, archaea, overgrow their bins in his lab and begin shifting into another form, he worries he's losing his mind and talks with scientists at McMurdo, but they have problems of their own-bad ones. After he hears about them, Brynn agrees to help. The weather's too uncertain to send a plane, so he hitches a ride aboard Kayna's ship and brings his mutant culture colonies along. Attraction sparks, hot and powerful, between Brynn and Kayna, but her disclosure about her magic is a tough nut to crack. It doesn't help that her dead father is stalking her. Lethal cultures, bizarre illness, and McMurdo's refusal to let them land force Brynn and Kayna into an uneasy alliance. Will their fragile bond be enough to thwart the powers trying to destroy Earth, and them along with it?
- Paperback | 308 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 530.7g
- 05 Feb 2014
- United States
- black & white illustrations