Flood – Stephen Baxter

Flood #1 Rising waters threaten the Earth in this story told in part through the viewpoints of ex-hostages to a terrorist group. In many ways, this book is classic Baxter – thoroughly researched, interesting extrapolation from good science, engaging story, and even the annoying “meanwhile, back at the ranch” news clip technique he seems to love (this time, less annoyingly presented). Unfortunately, this time he largely misses the boat. The characters are, as usual, interesting…

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