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Deep Storm: A Novel

4 Ratings: 2.5
A book by Lincoln Child

Best known as the coauthor (with Douglas Preston) of such bestselling thrillers asDance of Death, Child delivers a well-crafted and literate science fiction thriller, his third solo effort (after 2004'sDeath Match). Peter Crane, a former naval doctor, … see full wiki

Author: Lincoln Child
Publisher: Doubleday
4 reviews about Deep Storm: A Novel
review by . September 28, 2010
The naysayers will do their best to rip Lincoln Child's heart out for his rather erratic treatment of the hard science in his newest sci-fi thriller, "Deep Storm". And, it certainly has its weak or inaccurate moments! But the more important truth is that "Deep Storm" is a solidly gripping, wildly entertaining, credible science fiction thriller based on a truly imaginative and utterly horrifying premise.      Peter Crane, a naval physician, is summoned …
review by . November 10, 2007
So what exactly resides under the crust of the earth? That's the premise behind the mystery/sci-fi novel Deep Storm by Lincoln Child. I'd have been happier if it moved a bit faster in the center of the story, but the overall effect was definitely entertaining.    Peter Crane is called upon to solve a medical mystery... A number of people are becoming increasingly sick on a project related to a deep sea drilling platform. But in order to get the details, Crane has to sign an endless …
review by . February 26, 2007
Slightly above average (3 ½ stars) scientific thriller about an underwater discovery that necessitates the government building an undersea facility to dig up what is hidden. Paul Crane, a formal submarine physician is summoned to the facility to diagnose weird and apparently unrelated symptoms that many of the facility personnel are coming down with. Paul is hampered by the facility's secrecy and apparent military determination to keep the purpose of the facility secret by applying lethal force …
review by . February 05, 2007
I always read Child for his imaginative plots and harrowing action, though none of his speculative thrillers are as good as those written with coauthor Douglas Preston ("Relic," "The Cabinet of Curiosities").    The plot of this one concerns a momentous discovery ("the scientific and historical discovery of the century...of all time") under a deep-ocean U.S. oilrig off the coast of Greenland. Peter Crane is a doctor, ex-military, with specialized undersea experience. He has been …
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