A flight disappears over the North Pole. No distress calls. Vanished into thin air.
Mitch Matthew is a writer struggling to make ends meet when his wife's brother Josh offers them a first class seat on a flight from Hong Kong to new York. When his wife needs to stay behind, it becomes an opportunity for some quality time with his five-year-old Lilly.
At check in, they run into a strange Norwegian arguing with a huge Russian. A mysterious redhead is guarding a package in the business lounge. But everything is fine, until...
With hours of Allied Airlines 695 disappearing, a massive international search in launched. Aircraft and ships are dispatched from Russia, China, America, Canada and Norway. As tensions rise, the world edges to the brink of apocalyptic war.
In an area overflown by dozens of satellites from as many nations, ringed by radar and missile installations dating from the Cold War...How can a modern airliner simply vanish in one of the most heavily monitored places on Earth?
FROM THE BACK COVER
A frightening but uplifting tale of apocalyptic survival against the odds, Polar Vortex transports readers into the remote and shifting wilderness of the North Pole, as climate change and geopolitics forever change this beautiful world now on the brink of destruction.
New from million-copy Amazon best seller Matthew Mather, Polar Vortex has ranked as the #1 bestseller in Amazon's technothriller, conspiracy, military, post-apocalyptic, terrorism and science fiction categories.
About the Author
Matthew Mather is the bestselling author of CyberStorm and The Atopia Chronicles. He is also a leading member of the world's cybersecurity community who started out his career working at the McGill Centre for Intelligent Machines. He went on to found one of the first tactile-interface companies, which became the world leader in its field, and to create a major award-winning brain-training video game. In between, he has worked in a variety of start-ups, from computational nanotechnology to electronic health records, weather prediction systems to genomics, and even social-intelligence research.
Tom Taylorson is an Earphones Award-winning narrator and Chicago-based actor with over a decade of stage experience. In that time he also built a voice-over career and now primarily works as a voice actor. Tom is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia College Chicago, teaching voice-over for interactive media.