Arctic Rising

Arctic Rising by Tobias Bakell

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Global warming has transformed the Earth, and it’s about to get even hotter. The Arctic Ice Cap has all but melted, and the international community is racing desperately to claim the massive amounts of oil beneath the newly accessible ocean.

Enter the Gaia Corporation. Its two founders have come up with a plan to roll back global warming. Thousands of tiny mirrors floating in the air can create a giant sunshade, capable of redirecting heat and cooling the earth’s surface. They plan to terraform Earth to save it from itself—but in doing so, they have created a superweapon the likes of which the world has never seen.

Anika Duncan is an airship pilot for the underfunded United Nations Polar Guard. She’s intent on capturing a smuggled nuclear weapon that has made it into the Polar Circle and bringing the smugglers to justice.

Anika finds herself caught up in a plot by a cabal of military agencies and corporations who want Gaia Corporation stopped. But when Gaia Corp loses control of their superweapon, it will be Anika who has to decide the future of the world. The nuclear weapon she has risked her life to find is the only thing that can stop the floating sunshade after it falls into the wrong hands.

Review

“Tobias Buckell is stretching the horizons of science fiction and giving readers a hell of a lot of swashbuckling fun in the bargain.”

—John Scalzi, bestselling author of Old Man’s War

“Buckell delivers double helpings of action and violence in a plot-driven story worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster.”

Publishers Weekly on Sly Mongoose

“Buckell’s world-building, full of strong Aztec and Caribbean elements, is spectacular; the story, finely tuned and engrossing.”

Booklist on Sly Mongoose

“Zombies. Interplanetary battles. Alien races. A hero that can destroy a city in a single bounce. What’s not to love? Light enough for a beach read, smart enough for bedside, this novel can be enjoyed on multiple levels.”

RT Book Reviews on Sly Mongoose

“Buckell represents an important force behind the genre’s change. Buckell’s work deals with complex racial issues in a way worthy of the self-proclaimed ‘literature of ideas’: head-on, with no visible flinching, while still managing to give its readers a rollicking good time.”

The Seattle Times

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Tobias Bakell

A book by Tobias Bakell

Tobias Bakell was born in 1979 on the island of Grenada; the family later moved to the Virgin Islands. Almost all of Bakell`s relatives lived and worked at sea, as did himself. Memories of the sea and islands are still vividly manifested in his prose. In 1995, Hurricane Marilyn crashed the Bakell family`s yacht and they moved to Ohio, USA. There he entered Bluffton University and graduated in 2000. In early childhood, Tobias began to read. In class, when it was boring, he read novels. If the teacher took the book, Tobias wrote stories. Already in high school, he began to send his stories to magazines. In 1999, he took part in the Clarion seminar for aspiring science fiction writers. He soon sold the rights to his first story and has since published more than three dozen. Bakell`s first novel, Crystal Rain, was recently published in Russia. Bakell has been blogging for many years and considers himself a professional blogger. He now lives in Ohio with his wife Emily. Offic...

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Tobias Bakell was born in 1979 on the island of Grenada; the family later moved to the Virgin Islands. Almost all of Bakell`s relatives lived and worked at sea, as did himself. Memories of the sea and islands are still vividly manifested in his prose. In 1995, Hurricane Marilyn crashed the Bakell family`s yacht and they moved to Ohio, USA. There he entered Bluffton University and graduated in 2000. In early childhood, Tobias began to read. In class, when it was boring, he read novels. If the teacher took the book, Tobias wrote stories. Already in high school, he began to send his stories to magazines. In 1999, he took part in the Clarion seminar for aspiring science fiction writers. He soon sold the rights to his first story and has since published more than three dozen. Bakell`s first novel, Crystal Rain, was recently published in Russia. Bakell has been blogging for many years and considers himself a professional blogger. He now lives in Ohio with his wife Emily. Official site http://www.tobiasbuckell.com/ Blog http://tobias-buckell.livejournal.com/ Taken from the site http://fantlab.ru/