Saving Cascadia

Saving Cascadia

Book - 2005
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NO ONE THINKS IT CAN HAPPEN HEREWashington State's Cascadia Island has been the focus of seis-mologist Doug Lam's intensive research. Formed by earthquakescenturies ago, the unstable landmass needs only the slightesttrigger to unleash a devastating catastrophe.NO ONE HEARS THE WARNINGSA wealthy developer stands to make millions from the construction of a luxury resort on Cascadia -- and no scientist's theories of calamity will stop him. But on the eve of the complex's grand opening, terror rolls in with unstoppable force.NO ONE WILL SURVIVESeismic rumblings along the Northwest Corridor escalate to deadly tremors that put hundreds of lives on the line. With the islandimploding and the military ill-supplied, Doug and his girlfriend, pilot Jennifer Lindstrom, race to evacuate the island by air while dreading the worst: the upheaval signals the approach of a killer tsunami....
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2005
ISBN: 9780743476614
0743476611
9780743250511
0743250516
Characteristics: 352 p. ; 25 cm

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DeltaQueen50
Mar 08, 2014

I found Saving Cascadia a little to formulated and predictable to qualify it as a true thrills and chills read. The author is very good at the technical aspects and the setting and development of the story could have worked if he had been better at filling his story with believable characters. Instead I felt very much like I was reading the script of the disaster movie of the week.

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Keogh
Jan 27, 2010

Exciting, good characters, and a worst case scenario playing itself out.

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