Tipping Point

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Tipping Point: There will be no return…

1903: The Arctic’s fabled Northwest Passage is navigated for the first time. 2012: An eminent climatologist is found dead in his London apartment. For Robert Spire, an environmental lawyer, what seems like a standard executor’s appointment in his client’s will, turns out to be anything but, as he is thrust into an international conspiracy involving a terrorist plan to push the Arctic to its tipping point, and the world to disaster…

TIPPING POINT is a fast-paced action conspiracy thriller which will keep you turning the pages until the very end.

TWO DEAD CLIMATOLOGISTS…

When eminent climatologist Dr Dale Stanton – in the process of studying the Atlantic Ocean’s Thermohaline Circulation – is found dead in his London apartment, environmental lawyer, Robert Spire, is given the task to administer a large legacy left by him to global warming organisations. The job should have been straightforward, until a second climatologist, Dr Jack Bannister drops dead on the other side of the Atlantic.

AN INTERNATIONAL CONSPIRACY

Spire’s client – suspicious of her son’s death – asks him to travel to San Francisco to investigate Dr Jack Bannister’s death. Whilst there, Spire learns of a plan to seed the Arctic Ocean with an experimental substance – the aim, to prevent, or at least slow the Arctic’s melting ice. A female Russian assassin is tracking Spire’s every move however, leaving no doubt that someone has other plans for the region, and wants the climatologists dead at all costs.

A LOOMING ECOLOGICAL DISASTER

As evidence of increased glacial melt in Greenland and reduction in the Arctic ice mounts, Spire becomes determined to join the joint US/French expedition to seed the Arctic. He soon finds however, that the lives of all on board are in peril as he uncovers a conspiracy which threatens to push the Arctic to its tipping point and the Earth to disaster…

TIPPING POINT is a Climate-Fiction themed Action-thriller, set in London, Paris, San Francisco and along the Northwest Passage all the way to the Arctic…

Themes covered in the book;

* Climate change
* Conspiracy
* Arctic
* Action and adventure
* Mystery
* Assassin
* Terrorism

Melt Zone

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A mysterious structure is found buried beneath the Antarctic ice. Undiscovered for decades…It should have remained that way.

A team of climatologists are sent on a routine expedition to Antarctica to investigate a rapidly melting glacier, where they make a startling discovery… In Europe, a secret Nazi document surfaces which points to a historical government secret, and which appears connected to events unfolding in Antarctica… Robert Spire, tasked to hunt for the secret document, soon becomes the hunted, as he is chased across Europe in this fast paced action thriller. Spire soon discovers that sinister forces are at work. Forces that will do all they can to protect the secret that lies buried beneath the Antarctic ice…

In 1938, the German New Swabia Expedition left Hamburg for Antarctica aboard the MS Schwabenland. The secret expedition arrived at the Princess Martha Coast, in an area which had been claimed by Norway as Dronning Maud Land, and began charting the region…75 years later, satellite photographs discover something very odd occurring in Eastern Antarctica…

Rapid Antarctic Ice Melt…

Just before Europe’s Envisat satellite malfunctions, it photographs a mysterious melt zone during a fly-over of Eastern Antarctica. After analyzing the photographs, the UKs GLENCOM – Global Environmental Command – Unit, sends three of its climatologists to investigate, but as they search the site, a vast crevasse opens in the ice, swallowing them up. They survive the fall, but make a startling and lethal discovery.

A Hunt Across Europe…

GLENCOM agent and environmental lawyer, Robert Spire, is tasked to investigate a Cologne-based company whose origins appear linked to the events unfolding in Antarctica. As Spire suspects a possible government conspiracy, things take a sinister turn, as clues lead him to the discovery of a 70 year-old Nazi document and an Antarctic mystery that may have lasted for 70 years.

A Decades-old Nazi Myth…

With Spire now missing, and a second search and rescue operation to the melt zone going disastrously wrong, GLENCOM organise a third expedition to the region, this time with the assistance of cryo-scientist and glaciologist, Irina Loptinova. If Spire makes it back to England alive, he will face his most daunting challenge yet, an expedition to the melt zone, to discover the mystery that lies buried beneath the Antarctic ice.

Melt Zone is a faced paced thriller, which covers the following themes;

* Antarctica
* Conspiracy
* Exploration
* Nazi mythology
* UFOs
* Assassin
* Action adventure chase thriller