Blood and Ice

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Harvill Secker, 2009 - Antarctica - 495 pages
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Troubled journalist Michael Wilde takes on a commission to write a feature about a remote research station deep in the frozen beauty of Antarctica. On a diving expedition in the polar sea he discovers two bodies encased in ice. The pair, a man and a woman chained together, their dress from the nineteenth century, are brought to the surface u along with a trunk containing a strange, but sinister, cargo. As the ice around them begins to thaw, the mystery of these time-bound lovers begins to unravel. Michael is gradually drawn into a horrific story that starts in the London barracks in the 1850s and leads to the bloody battlefields of the Crimea and the tragic Charge of the Light Brigade. Now, in the Antarctic wastes, the Cavalry officer and his lover are reawakened into a world where the midnight sun lasts for months, where there's nowhere to hide and no place left for the living to runa In this chilling supernatural thriller, spanning five continents and several centuries, Robert Masello weaves together an

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User Review  - ComaCalm - LibraryThing

This book is one of those books where the Author has a brilliant idea and then ruins it by writing a half-assed ending. It starts brilliantly by telling you how Sinclair and Eleanor end up in the ice ... Read full review

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User Review  - MarciaDavis - LibraryThing

An adventure that spans continents and centuries -- the story ranges from Victorian England to a remote antarctic research station, where journalist Michael Wilde uncovers a shocking discovery that has been trapped in an ancient glacier for nearly two hundred years. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Robert Masello is the author of three novels & ten nonfiction books, including "A Friend in the Business". He has taught writing classes at the Columbia University School of Journalism & UCLA Extension. He is currently executive story editor for the Aaron Spelling television series "Charmed".

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