Waiting On Wednesday: Beyond the Ice Limit by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Beyond the Ice Limit by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Expected publication: May 17th 2016 by Grand Central Publishing

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...

A whopping 16 years after The Ice Limit first hit shelves, Preston and Child have finally returned to that mystery, this time tying it into the Gideon Crew series.


  1. Ooh this sounds really good, and oddly along the same lines as my pick this week! Great choice!

  2. So, do you need to read book 1 first? Guessing that is the wiser choice :)

  3. It's been a while since I've read something by this duo, sounds like some good adventurous fun.

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

  4. This book is new to me! Thanks for sharing!
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    Have a wonderful week! Dani @ Paulette’s Papers


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