The Ice Limit Author:Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child On a desolate island off the coast of southern Chile, the largest known meteorite has been found, entombed in the earth for millions of years. In New York, a billionaire decides he must have this incredible find for himself, no matter what the cost. At four thousand tons, it will be the heaviest thing ever moved by human ingenuity. The effort to... more » retrieve it will be the most expensive, secretive, and sophisticated salvage mission ever mounted. But from the beginning, people begin to die.
Now a disgraced Chilean navy officer is out to stop the expedition, a brutal Pacific storm is raging toward them, and a frightening truth is beginning to unfold. The men and women of the Rolvaag are not taking this ancient, enigmatic object anywhere. It is taking them ...« less
This has to be one of the best books I've read. If you really like knowing what's going on in this crazy world I think this book becomes very real to all of us. If you like books about the oceans and countries we cannot enter easy this book is for you.