Brown, Don. Storming the Black Ice: Pacific Rim Series. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. 2014.
Having discovered oil under the iced continent of Antarctica, Chile and Britain form a treaty to recover it; however, Argentina, through the use of an intelligence agent, wants claim to the oil also. A battle ensues. A submarine, questioning of priorities and values, professionalism of the modern warrior and spirituality all contribute to an energetic climax.
A PENNY FOR MY THOUGHTS:
Surprisingly, I found this book excellent in many ways even though it was out of my normal genre of books. Full of intense drama, mystery, battles, tension and high emotions, this story kept me reading until I finished it. Don Brown revealed truthfully the human element of modern pressures associated with war. Though not knowledgeable of Navy information, the author did such a thorough job of setting the scene and explaining the necessary principles that I followed the story seamlessly. As the third installment in the Pacific Rim Series, this book read smoothly as a stand alone as I am not familiar with the other books in the series. Having read Storming the Black Ice, however, I will definitely return to the previous selections in the series to read.
5 (out of 5) pennies
*I received a complimentary copy of Storming The Black Ice from BookLook Bloggers and Zondervan for my honest review*