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Antarctica is the coldest, most isolated place on earth. Luke Searle, maverick glaciologist, has made it his home. But soon his survival skills will be tested to the limit by a ruthless mercenary who must win at any cost.

The white continent is under attack. The Australian team is being hunted down. Can Luke stay alive long enough to raise the alarm? Can he avert a global catastrophe?

The countdown has begun. T minus 5 days, 2 hours and 53 minutes . . .

Praise for L. A. Larkin:

'Delivers action and intrigue in spades' Peter James

'Action that hits like an ice-pick in the back of the head' John Birmingham

'The stakes are high and the thrills are as plentiful as the ice in this well-crafted thriller' Herald Sun

'Taut and pacey, a thriller for our times. Larkin starts at a frantic pace and doesn't stop' Bunty Avieson
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 196 x 22mm | 250g
  • Constable
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • no internal images
  • 1472125894
  • 9781472125897
  • 378,222

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A frantic rollercoaster of plot twists until the final resolution * The Herald Sun (on Thirst) * Olivia Wolfe delivers action and intrigue in spades -- Peter James (on Devour) Deserves comparisons to Michael Crichton and John Grisham * ABC North Queensland (on Thirst) * Action that hits like an icepick in the back of the head -- John Birmingham, author (on Thirst) This Antarctic thriller is a rollicking good read, with a true hero and fabulous accompanying cast -- Vanda Symon, author (on Thirst)
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About L. A. Larkin

British-Australian thriller author, L.A. Larkin, has been likened to Michael Crichton and Matthew Reilly. The Genesis Flaw was nominated for four crime fiction awards and Thirst described as, 'The best Antarctic thriller since Ice Station'. An adventurer at heart, Larkin has spent time in the Antarctic, with scientists at the British Antarctic Survey and the Australian Antarctic Division.

L. A. Larkin lives in Sydney and London, and teaches mystery and thriller writing.
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Rating details

503 ratings
3.61 out of 5 stars
5 19% (98)
4 36% (182)
3 32% (160)
2 11% (55)
1 2% (8)
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