Arctic Sea. Author: David Poyer. Publisher: St. Martinâ€™s Press. Price $28.99 Arctic Sea is the latest installment in the 22-book series following the fictional exploits of U.S. Navy officer Dan Lenson. If youâ€™ve not read the prior books in the series, a brief recap of this near future history has resulted in the US and China having fought a short, nasty war. Both China and Russia are pushing for greater control of the worldâ€™s waters, including the thawing Arctic Ocean. On top of that, a pandemic is afflicting the worldâ€™s population and political differences in the United States have erupted into open conflict with an autocratic Federal administration intent on retaining power. If that recap comes across as horribly bleak, well, itâ€™s tough to characterize this as the â€˜feel goodâ€™ novel of the year. However, the book true to the events of the prior novels and Poyer conveys a plausible future in line with predictive science fiction works of the past. Reading Arctic Sea, Iâ€™m reminded of H.G. Wellâ€™s...Read More
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