I'm in St-Germain-des-Pres enjoying the fine September weather, amazing food and the quirky traditions and French style of the Parisienne. But apart from the irresistable cakes and pain au chocolat in the boulangeries - my favourite boulangerie is Paul - I'm in Paris researching the plot for my next thriller in the Olivia Wolfe series. I've had to veer away from the relaxing cafes and the magnificent architecture and focus on the seedier side of Paris, exploring dark alleys and crypts and parks known for their dark secrets, such as the leafy Bois de Boulogne. But it is hard not to be distracted by the vibrancy of the local people whom I love, and the opulance and extravagance of the magnificent building and art. I was at the Musee d'Orsay when I took this photo through the clock, out over the Seine, of the Lourve opposite. It's easy to overdose on culture and fail to observe everyday life -...
'The best Antarctic thriller since Ice Station.' James Phelan
Antarctica is the coldest, most isolated place on earth. Luke Searle, maverick glaciologist, has made it his home. But soon his survival skills will be tested to the limit by a ruthless mercenary who must win at any cost.
The white continent is under attack. The Australian team is being hunted down. Can Luke stay alive long enough to raise the alarm?The countdown has begun. T minus 5 days, 2 hours and 53 minutes …
Praise for L.A. Larkin ...
'Action that hits like an icepick in the back of the head.' John Birmingham, author
'A savvy, entertaining environmental thriller.' The Age
‘A frantic rollercoaster of plot twists until the final resolution.’ The Herald Sun
'Deserves comparisons to Michael Crichton and John Grisham' ABC North Queensland
'This Antarctic thriller is a rollicking good read, with a true hero and fabulous accompanying cast' Vanda Symon, author