When a risky new technology offers a chance to tame
Earth’s runaway climate, the future falls into unlikely hands.
Respected environmentalist Doctor Tania Black is
high on integrity and low on political smarts. Which makes her a surprise pick for
UNBio Director. As storms drown cities and droughts undermine nations, Tania
becomes mired in a rigged game. But when she untangles the strands of
corruption and greed, she finds them tied to dangerous enemies.
Tian Jie is a brilliant nanoengineer. After years
of overwork, he wants to enjoy what’s left of his son’s childhood. Then he
receives a mysterious summons to the Xinjiang Space Center. Jie’s invention,
Nanoglass, offers the best hope for Earth’s salvation. But Nanoglass is still
experimental. To make it work, Jie must embark on a daring adventure that will
take him to places he never imagined.
"Perren draws in the reader with a well-rounded,
sympathetic cast of characters grounded in an
all-too-possible future world. His characters are
so lifelike that their issues are inseparable from the
story, making for a deeply emotional, compelling read.
An exciting, well-written and compassionate
eco-thriller with real heroes and a mission worth
- Kirkus Reviews