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Icefire (Icefire, Bk 1)
Icefire - Icefire, Bk 1
Author: Garfield Reeves-Stevens, Judith Reeves-Stevens
The most destructive natural disaster in history isn't natural.... — THE PLACE — Antarctica. The Ross Ice Shelf. A floating slab of solid ice the size of France, more than 3,000 feet thick. — THE EVENT — On Thanksgiving weekend, six precisely placed nuclear warheads buried 2,000 feet beneath the ice detonate in sequence, shearing t...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780671014032
ISBN-10: 067101403X
Publication Date: 5/1/1999
Pages: 736
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 35 ratings
Publisher: Pocket
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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reviewed Icefire (Icefire, Bk 1) on + 12 more book reviews
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Absolutely one of the better books, that holds interest until the very last line of text. Background information (military), scientific research, and imagination make this an almost mesmerizing story. Well written, holds your interest all the way through. Thoroughly enjoyable.
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This book was a real grabber. It was a little scary because it seemed so real. I would recommend it.

The book is about terrorists who set off nuclear bombs underneath the Ross ice shelf in Anartica causing a tidal wave up to 1000 feet high in some areas of the Pacific Ocean wiping out entire islands. Need to read it.
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a great book, a thriller that will keep you in suspense throughout
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This is one of my favorite books, hands down. I cannot understand how this hasn't been made into a movie yet. The characters are interesting and engaging even when you want to slap them, the conflict interesting, the motives thought provoking-on both sides, and, well... I just want to be Wilhelmina Bailey.

The book deals with the standard danger, adventure, love-hate, world-in-peril conflict as well as the ideals of heroism and sacrifice, sometimes in surprising and sometimes in tragic ways.

I have no idea if the science is reasonable or complete BS and the language is repetitive at times; but who cares? If you love adventure and suspense and like to imagine the CGI as you go along, read this book.
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reviewed Icefire (Icefire, Bk 1) on + 103 more book reviews
My first book by these authors and I have to say it was a lot of fun!

The plot is outrageous and the action is fast paced and non stop. I enjoyed the revealing of new weaponry, both real and imagined.

The characters are fairly well developed and sympathetic. The plot twists are unexpected and sometimes out of left field.

As with most of this genre, fortuitous rescues are a stock in trade and the reading requires a large dose of suspension of disbelief. This is a page turner well worth the time to read it. Be prepared to devote most of your time to this story until you finish it.
reviewed Icefire (Icefire, Bk 1) on + 30 more book reviews
Exciting throughout; Page turner, could not lay it down..
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This is an awesome read!!!