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Beyond the ice limit / Preston & Child.

By: Preston, Douglas J [author.].
Contributor(s): Child, Lincoln [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Gideon Crew ; 4.Publisher: London : Head of Zeus, 2017Description: 374 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781786692061; 1786692066.Subject(s): Crew, Gideon (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Human-alien encounters -- Fiction | Meteorites -- Fiction | Antarctic Ocean -- FictionGenre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction) Summary: Gideon Crew faces his most dangerous assignment yet. Five years ago, a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite the largest ever discovered ended in disaster. The tragedy revealed that the meteorite was, in fact, a complex organism from the deep reaches of space. Now, the alien organism has implanted itself in the sea bed and it is growing. If it is not destroyed, the planet is doomed. But as Gideon and his colleagues soon discover, the 'meteorite' has a mind of its own and it has no intention of going quietly ...
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<p>Gideon Crew races to destroy an extraterrestrial organism that has embedded itself in the sea bed and threatens the very existence of humankind.</p> <br> <br> <p> 60° SOUTH:<br> <br> NOTHING BUT SEA, ICE AND UNFETTERED STORMS.<br> <br> BUT TWO MILES DOWN, SOMETHING IS STIRRING. </p> <p> Five years ago , Eli Glinn led a mission to recover a 25,000-ton meteorite - the largest ever discovered - from a remote island off the coast of South America. It ended in disaster when their ship foundered and broke apart in a vicious storm .</p> <p>But now, two miles down in dark Antarctic waters, something is growing . A vast, grotesque structure is simultaneously reaching up towards the waves and burrowing deep into the sea floor. Eli Glinn's worst fear has been realised. He has no choice but to return to the Southern Ocean and attempt to annihilate an entity that threatens the existence of the planet.</p> <p>But, as he will discover, the entity has no intention of going quietly.</p>

First published: 2016.

Gideon Crew faces his most dangerous assignment yet. Five years ago, a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite the largest ever discovered ended in disaster. The tragedy revealed that the meteorite was, in fact, a complex organism from the deep reaches of space. Now, the alien organism has implanted itself in the sea bed and it is growing. If it is not destroyed, the planet is doomed. But as Gideon and his colleagues soon discover, the 'meteorite' has a mind of its own and it has no intention of going quietly ...