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NASA lures volcanologist Erica Daniels to a conference in Houston by promising to consider her for their upcoming mission—establishing the first moon base. Instead, her archrival and ex-lover, David Marsh, gets the plum assignment, while she’s sent to Antarctica. An irritating British archaeologist and a brilliant Russian astrophysicist accompany her on a journey through unforgiving snowscapes, mysterious ice tunnels and a frozen graveyard. They present her with extraordinary suggestions for the origin of the hotspot. Along the way, Erica unearths scientific marvels that might just prove her own theory. But why is the ice sheet littered with bodies? Is the activity under the ice the remnants of an ancient civilization or is there a more sinister explanation? To discover the truth Erica will have to join forces with the man she despises—a man who’s on the moon.

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“Ice Tomb is set in the near future, and the science in the fiction is very plausible. A fast-paced story with plenty of twists, this book reads like a classic sci-fi tale. The characters are well drawn, the action plentiful and the outcome surprising.”
– RT BOOKclub Magazine

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“She may be a new kid on the science fiction block, but Ottawa writer Deborah Jackson could well rank up there one day with the likes of Isaac Asimov or Arthur C. Clarke.”
“Ice Tomb is surprising not just for its entirely believable plot and well-crafted suspense, but because it has all the earmarks of a tale written by a sci-fi master.”
– Mike Gillespie, The Ottawa Citizen

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Ice Tomb, Second Edition
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Ice Tomb 2nd Edition
January 6th, 2015
Loved the story, implausible as it was. Very fast-paced combining wild imagination with a lot of highly technical knowledge about physics and other things way above my head. Enjoyable book.
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Great scifi
August 9th, 2014
Although there was too much feminine characterization, her story is great
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Ice Tomb
June 15th, 2014
Excellent book, interesting premise, read in 2 days. I will read more of her books.
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Wow
April 27th, 2014
It had me from the 1st page eager to read more from this author
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