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"Unspoiled. Uninhabited. Under attack..."On the wind-swept, Ice-covered continent of Antartica, Roger Gordian's UpLink Technologies has established a scientific research facility called Cold Corners. But its testing of potential robotic landing craft for use on Mars is disrupted when one of the rovers disappears -- along with the repair team sent out after it.
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Audio CD, Abridged Edition, 5 pages
Published December 1st 2001 by Simon & Schuster Audio
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Not only a cold war but a cold story with even colder characters. This novel, thought up by Tom Clancy but written by Jerome Preisler left me even colder. A world power communication company called UP LINK maintains a base on Antarctica where they are testing a rover style device for future Mars exploration but it mysteriously disappears, along with members of the testing crew, and the adventure begins. A mysterious European oligarch, who is also undoubtedly the penultimate art connoisseur of al ...more
This is an interesting story of action, adventure and mayhem on the cold and lonely Antarctic continent. The tale begins with the disappearance of an experimental Mars rover and its research team. The narrative then takes the reader around the world as we try to find out who and what is behind this drama. Who lives and who dies, and will come out on top, is a question everyone is struggling to find out. So, put on a warm coat, grab your gun and hope that the weather does not kill you before the ...more
At the sentence and paragraph level, even the chapter level, the book is well enough written. The ending is curiously incomplete and readers who expect all threads to be wound up and all characters fully accounted-for at the end of a book may be a little disappointed. All in all it's about as convincing as any other thriller being written these days.
Apr 21, 2013 Angel Serrano rated it did not like it · review of another edition
Una compañía privada se dedica a especular con arte las ganancias de un negocio ilegal de vertidos radiactivos depositados en la Antártida. Otra empresa privada, Uplink, acabará con ellos. ¿Dónde están los gobiernos nacionales?
Jerome Preisler is a prolific author who has written over thirty books, including all eight novels in the #1 New York Times best-selling TOM CLANCY'S POWER PLAYS series, and more recently the narrative nonfictions ALL HANDS DOWN, CODE NAME CAESAR and DANIEL'S MUSIC. He is the author of the recently re-booted NET FORCE series, based on the New York Times bestselling series co-created by Tom Clancy. ...more
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Tom Clancy's Power Plays (8 books)