Cameron White has worked in the war-torn desert of Iraq, but his passion for digging into the dim distant past for answers is gone. It is the future that holds the vast unknown, and the future must be dealt with now. He is drawn to Antarctica, the last wild frontier, where corporations struggling to survive in turbulent economic times have turned their attention. A wonderful world awaits those who venture into the land of ice.
When two men find something of importance beneath the ice of Antarctica it begins a powerful struggle between an archaeologist and a megalomaniac, one who seeks to discover the truth that lies beneath the ice and the other who desires ultimate power and wealth. When research teams are sent into the world below what they discover is beyond all expectations. The extraordinary story that unfolds is a struggle not only between the two men, but for all involved – the struggle to grasp the meaning of life itself.
This novel delves into relationships, power struggles and many other issues that face the characters within its pages. It reaches into the inner person and sets the reader’s imagination on fire as the saga unfolds. Reading this story is like entering another world, one that will leave you astounded.
Necessity is the creed for the future.
Formats Paperback; 232mm x 155mm
Categories Fiction, Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction
Year of Publication 2016
Publisher Blue Wing Books
Author Russell John Roberts
Details about the author: Russell Roberts was born in Melbourne, Australia. He has lived most of his life in the remote frontier region of the Kimberley in Western Australia. He has experienced a vast array of types of work, from being a pearl fisherman to an organic gardener, a jeweller, a musician, to establishing a theatre company for children and another for adults, and directing plays. His passion for writing only developed later in life. His musical play Living Country was short-listed for Cameron Mackintosh’s Search for the Great Australian Musical. His play Shiba Lane was short-listed for the 2005 West Australian Premier’s Book Awards. His songs and musical compositions have been recorded by various artists and himself. Ice is his second novel to be published, having previously published Donkey Dundee.