By Joyce A Kovelman, Ph.D., Ph.D.
Kindle ASIN: B00TDX7H10
ISBN: HCover: 978-1-4602-1524-1
Kindle and E books: 978-1-4602-1526-5
Genre: Fiction: Mystery/Thriller, Who Done It?" Sci-Fi.
Why the complacency? Perhaps the information is too abstract. Will it take a catastrophic event to awaken the public, politicians and governments? Or is it possible to awaken the public in some other manner?
In reading Joyce Kovelman's novel it occurred to me that her narrative novel format loaded with facts about environmentalism, which are embedded in engaging dialogue, may be more effective than news reports for awakening the public to the dangers we are facing.
Kovelman's novel is set in a oceanography research center in the Antarctic. While these scientists are studying the bottom of the food chain in the ocean they are called upon to investigate an unfolding global disaster in which much of the sea life in the oceans is dying from an unknown source--and the mysterious disease is beginning to spread to humans. Other scientists and experts from various countries arrive at the research station to investigate this emergency that could wipe out life on our planet. It becomes a frantic race against time. As the narrative unfolds the human element is added: Individuals seeking power and recognition as well as governments and corporations placing economic interests over the survival of the planet. What else is new? Hopefully, this book will be widely noted and read. It could shake up the public to the real dangers we are currently facing.
Sometimes the personal stories of the characters slow down the thriller aspect. But you get so involved with the individuals and relationships that you want to know about their fates.
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