Meltwater

Author:   Michael Ridpath (Author)
Publisher:   Atlantic Books
Edition:   Main
Volume:   3
ISBN:  

9780857898470


Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 March 2013
Format:   Paperback
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Operation Meltwater: FreeFlow, a group of internet activists committed to the freedom of information have video evidence of a military atrocity in the Middle East and have chosen Iceland as their HQ while they prepare to unleash their greatest coup on the world's media. On the glacial rim of erupting volcano Eyjafjallajokull, they christen their endeavour Operation Meltwater. Minutes later, in the steam and mist, one of them is murdered. The list of people Freeflow has antagonized is long - the Chinese government, Israeli military, a German Bank, Italian politicians, even American College Fraternities. Magnus Jonson has a long list of suspects but he's getting precious little help from FreeFlow - for an organization dedicated to the transparency of information, they're a secretive bunch. But they are not the only ones with secrets. Asta, a newly qualified priest, has contacted FreeFlow with information about a scandal in the church. Her involvement with FreeFlow will cost her dear. And with the return of Magnus's brother Ollie to Iceland, the feud that has haunted their family for three generations is about to reignite.

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Author:   Michael Ridpath (Author)
Publisher:   Atlantic Books
Imprint:   Corvus
Edition:   Main
Volume:   3
Dimensions:   Width: 13.10cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.260kg
ISBN:  

9780857898470


ISBN 10:   0857898477
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 March 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
Stock availability from the supplier is unknown. We will order it for you and ship this item to you once it is received by us.

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Never fails to deliver satisfaction and excitement * Daily Mail * Michael Ridpath is on the war path, trouncing the Scandinavians on their home turf. This is international thriller writing at its best, fine characters, page turning suspense and a great, fresh location. * PETER JAMES * Ridpath has that read-on factor that sets bestsellers apart * Guardian * This is a clever blend of murder mystery, myth and up-to-the-minute mayhem * The Times *


This is a clever blend of murder mystery, myth and up-to-the-minute mayhem The Times Ridpath has that read-on factor that sets bestsellers apart Guardian Michael Ridpath is on the war path, trouncing the Scandinavians on their home turf. This is international thriller writing at its best, fine characters, page turning suspense and a great, fresh location. PETER JAMES Never fails to deliver satisfaction and excitement Daily Mail


Magnus Jonson is a complex and totally compelling character, fitting perfectly into the bleak and intimidating settings of Mister Ridpath's Iceland. Meltwate r is a masterful crime novel, from a writer confident enough to take on the great Scandinavians in their own territory of noir--and beat them. -- New York Journal of Books


Author Information

Michael Ridpath spent eight years as a bond trader in the City before giving up his job to write full-time. He lives in north London with his wife and three children. Visit his website at www.michaelridpath.com.

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