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‘The best Antarctic thriller since Ice Station.’ James Phelan


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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 …

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Thirst is published in Australia and New Zealand by Hachette and in the UK by Constable.
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Praise for L.A. Larkin’s thrillers

‘Action and intrigue in spades.’ Peter James

‘L.A. Larkin is a world-class thriller author.’ James Phelan

‘Ice-pick sharp and packed with spine-chilling suspense’ Kathryn Fox

‘A heart-pumping edge-of-your-seat thriller which will satisfy fans of Matthew Reilly and Michael Crichton.’  West Australian

‘The stakes are high and the thrills are as plentiful as the ice in this well-crafted thriller.’ Herald Sun

‘L.A. Larkin writes thrillers with a refreshing authenticity and attention to detail without sacrificing excitement. Thrillers for those who like substance to their story.’ Marianne Delacourt

‘Larkin’s Thirst is a keep you on the edge of your seat, environmental chiller thriller.’ Vanda Symon

Book Club Questions on Thirst

  1. L.A. Larkin travelled to Antarctica to research Thirst. How does she bring to life the Antarctic environment in the story?
  2. Discuss the symbolism of the title, Thirst.
  3. What is Luke Searle’s character journey? What does he learn?
  4. How does the author present Luke as Antarctica’s champion and what skills enable him to fulfil this role?
  5. How is Robert a fitting adversary for Luke?
  6. Discuss Robert’s character arc and his relationship with his father?
  7. Discuss the challenges facing the two female central characters, Maddie Wildman and Wendy Woo.
  8. What are the themes of Thirst?
  9. How does the author create pace and suspense?
  10. How did you react to the ending?
  11. What did you discover about Antarctica and climate change from the story?

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