At the frozen bottom of the world, a madman sits. Supposedly a weather monitoring installation, TESLA can actually control the weather…and Greg Simpson, TESLA’s designer, isn’t about to give up that control to anyone. Not the international agribusiness corporation that bankrolled TESLA; not the US military, who have made a secret pact with Simpson to turn weather into a weapon; and certainly not Tess Beauchamp, an upstart weather scientist who had the nerve to disobey Simpson ten years earlier.
Simpson’s removal triggers planetary cataclysms: massive storms, earthquakes, and tsunamis are just the tip of the iceberg. Unless Tess and the equally brilliant Nik Forde can crack TESLA’s programming, Mother Nature’s fury will quickly turn the Earth into a lifeless husk.
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“Engrossing…reads like tomorrow's terrifying headlines.” —Publishers Weekly “Compelling reading.” —George Stephanopoulos, Anchor, Good Morning America “Scarier than a terrifying tornado!” —Regis Philbin“Excites and entertains from first page to last. Not just a great thriller, it’s sometimes funny and always deeply human.” —Bill Cosby“Evans skillfully wields his knowledge of meteorology to develop weather as a compelling and fearsome character in the action of the story. Bad weather has never been this good!”—Sam Champion, ABC-TV Weather Editor “A thrilling, compelling tale of what could happen when modern technology is able to shape global weather patterns to achieve military advantages. Storm warning: as events unfold you will not be able to put this down!” —Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) Gordon Cucullu, author of Inside Gitmo “Bill Evans is my one of my favorite weather men. When he combined Nicholas Tesla, a lab in Antarctica and folks who are trying to weaponize the weather, then I knew I was in for a great ride. Buy this book!” —Whoopi Goldberg “An intercontinental thriller that imagines how future atmospheric discoveries could tip the balance of corporate and political power. New York's weather expert creates meteorological mayhem with a dose of reality you can only get from a weather expert.”—Brian Norcross, Hurricane Specialist, The Weather Channel“Dry Ice teeters right between between science fiction and science-fact. Just like a tornado, it takes you in its grip immediately and then scares the hell out of you.” —Dave Price“A wild ride from beginning to end. Antarctica may be thousands of miles from you, but you're not safe. Look out, it's Survivor: Earth.”—Paul “Cubby” Bryant, morning radio personality, WKTU-FM, New York“Bill Evans has written an excellent techno-thriller with an amazing sense of detail. The tension builds throughout." —Jeffrey Lyons, Lyons and BailesPraise for the New York Times bestseller, Category 7“A superb thriller of a disaster untold until now. Suspenseful and shocking.”—Clive Cussler, New York Times bestselling author“Category 7 is a well-researched thriller whose building devastation will keep the reader ‘churning’ through the pages.” —Steve Alten, New York Times bestselling author of MEG
“Just sit back and let the action wash over you. A fast-paced action-adventure that promises a rousing finale and delivers it.” —Booklist
“A clever debut…fast-paced storytelling.” —Kirkus Reviews
Bill Evans has won multiple Emmy Awards as Senior Meteorologist for WABC, where he can be seen every weekday. He can also be seen on ESPN’s Sports Center and Good Morning America. Evans can be heard nationally on the ABC Radio Network, Martha Stewart Living Radio, and ESPN Radio, and in the New York metropolitan area on WPLJ.
He recently completed another weather thriller, Blackmail Earth. In 2011, Evans was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Letters of Humanity by Dowling College. Evans and his family live in Connecticut.
Marianna Jameson has extensive experience writing for the aerospace, defense, and software industries. She is the author of Big Trouble and My Hero. Jameson and her family live in Texas.
In addition to Dry Ice, Evans and Jameson have co-written Category 7, a New York Times bestseller, and Frozen Fire.
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