Residing in a station known as Shackleton, they are studying the seismic activity of the region. An eruption of the nearby volcano, Mount Erebus, soon sends quakes throughout the continent with devastating results.
All radio communication has been disabled by the
breakdown of the magnetic field. Evacuation is unlikely. No one knows
whether they survived the icequake, and their station is now moving 2
kilometres north each day with the strong aftershocks. They are on their
own, with limited food and resources.
Do they stay put and risk
being caught in the next series of icequakes and avalanches? Or do they
pack up and trek over dangerous territories to the neighbouring station?
Icequake is a gripping and prophetic sci-fi disaster novel, full of excitement and danger in every