By Ian Douglas
Manhattan occasions bestselling writer Ian Douglas's virtuosic megastar Corpsman sequence proves something: The Marines are nonetheless the hardest sons of weapons within the galaxy.
As Bravo corporation defuses a hostage difficulty on an orbiting mining station, army Corpsman Elliot "Doc" Carlyle not just saves the lives of a wounded Marine and extraterrestrial friendlies--he averts a terrorist strike meant to kill billions. His present? Deployment on a recon challenge into the darkest depths identified to man.
Abyss Deep is a foreboding ocean planet torn by means of extremes: boiling hurricane international on one aspect, unbroken glacier at the different. people confirmed a learn colony there to review the planet's significant sea serpents--but the colony has long gone ominously silent. while Carlyle's crew arrives, they find a vessel belonging to a warlike alien species soaring above the ambience. yet under the ice lurks a secret so chilling it'll make even Elliot Carlyle's blood run chilly.
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Abyss Deep by Ian Douglas