Beyond the Ice Limit

Beyond the Ice Limit

A Gideon Crew Novel

Book - 2016
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That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is now...
With these words begins Gideon Crew's latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean nothing short of the end of humankind on earth.
Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite--the largest ever discovered--from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster when their ship, the Rolvaag, foundered in a vicious storm in the Antarctic waters and broke apart, sinking-along with its unique cargo-to the ocean floor. One hundred and eight crew members perished, and Eli Glinn was left paralyzed.
But this was not all. The tragedy revealed something truly terrifying: the meteorite they tried to retrieve was not, in fact, simply a rock. Instead, it was a complex organism from the deep reaches of space.
Now, that organism has implanted itself in the sea bed two miles below the surface-and it is growing. If it is not destroyed, the planet will be doomed. There is only one hope: for Glinn and his team to annihilate it, a task which requires Gideon's expertise with nuclear weapons. But as Gideon and his colleagues soon discover, the "meteorite" has a mind of its own-and it has no intention of going quietly...
Publisher: New York :, Grand Central Publishing,, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781455525867
Branch Call Number: FIC Prest
Characteristics: 375 pages
Additional Contributors: Child, Lincoln


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Apr 13, 2019

A very violent book with grisly descriptions of killings. The premise, a life-form coming to Earth and controlling human minds, is okay, but I despised the over-abundance of violence, which is described in gory detail. Preston and Child could easily have restricted their use of violence in favour of why the entity chose Earth on which to settle. They did not do this. NOT RECOMMENDED.

Jul 27, 2016

One of my least favorites from Preston & Childs.

Jun 28, 2016

After reading that this was about a giant seed, I was not able to read further, even tho I am a big fan of Preston & Childs.


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May 20, 2017

There are legitimate risks and then there's foolhardiness,...

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