Boiling Point

Boiling Point

by K. L. Dionne, Karen Dionne
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Overview

Boiling Point by K. L. Dionne, Karen Dionne

Chaiten, a long-dormant volcano in Chile, fuses the destinies of two microbiologists, a celebrity scientist, and a Nobel Prize-winning scientist who waits for the one sign that his diabolical plan is about to be put into motion. For the Earth has become a pawn in the biggest gamble ever played with humanity's future-and Chaiten is about to blow.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780515148800
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Karen Dionne is the internationally published author of Freezing Point, a science thriller nominated by RT Book Reviews as Best First Mystery of 2008. A second environmental thriller, Boiling Point, about an erupting volcano, a missing researcher, and a radical scheme to end global warming published from Berkley in January 2011.

Karen is cofounder of the online writers community Backspace. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and the International Thriller Writers, where she served on the board of directors as Vice President, Technology.

Karen has been honored by the Michigan Humanities Council as a Humanities Scholar for her body of work as an author, writer, and as co-founder of Backspace.

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Boiling Point 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
marilynrhea1 More than 1 year ago
This is a great read, and you learn a lot about volcanic activiity without really realizing it. I loved this book. I had not read Freezing Point, prior to being given this book to read and review, but believe me it is now at the top of my "to read" list. I loved the action and suspense in this novel. It isn't often that we get a glimpse into the differing scientific views on any subject. The author definitely knows what she is writing about, and this book shows it. I recommend this to anyone that likes suspense with a brain.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Way too slow for me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book's description makes it seem a lot more exciting than it was. The action seems drawn out and I found it hard to connect with any of the characters as there really were no "good guys" or "bad guys" per se'. Even the plot itself was misleading as the "bad guy" never really seems likely to accomplish his "evil" plot. Overall, Freezing Point was a much better read.
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Loved this book - kept me on the edge of my seat - or should I say, "on the edge of a volcano"? If you love volcanoes, you'll love this book!
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