Ice Station

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Macmillan, Sep 15, 2000 - Fiction - 528 pages
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Anarctica is the last unconquered continent, a murderous expanse of howling winds, blinding whiteouts and deadly crevasses. On one edge of Antarctica is Wilkes Station. Beneath Wilkes Station is the gate to hell itself...

A team of U.S. divers, exploring three thousand feet beneath the ice shelf has vanished. Sending out an SOS, Wilkes draws a rapid deployment team of Marines-and someone else...

First comes a horrific firefight. Then comes a plunge into a drowning pool filled with killer whales. Next comes the hard part, as a handful of survivors begin an electrifying, red-hot, non-stop battle of survival across the continent and against wave after wave of elite military assassins-who've all come for one thing: a secret buried deep beneath the ice...
  

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good plot, good pace. - Goodreads
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Its plot - although utterly implausible (well, duh!) - Goodreads
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User Review  - Pranay Venkatesh - Goodreads

It's not what you think, I'd love to give it 4 stars, but I can't Why can't I give it 4 stars? Because I'd read Ice Station and Scarecrow before this book. It's awesome though! A great read! Brilliant ... Read full review

Review: Ice Station (Shane Schofield #1)

User Review  - Anwesh Ganguli - Goodreads

one of the best books i have read. A must read for all those military fiction/thriller book lovers. Read full review

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Matthew Reilly is the bestselling author of Temple, Area 7, Scarecrow, Contest, Hell Island, Seven Ancient Wonders, Six Sacred Stones, The Five Greatest Warriors and Hover Car Racer. More than 3.5 million copies of his thrillers have been sold around the world, and he has also written several screenplays and published several magazine articles. Reilly was born in 1974 and studied law at the University of New South Wales. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

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