About the Book
Book: Silent Altitudes
Author: Michael James Emberger
Genre: Cli-Fi Thriller (Climate Fiction/Thriller)
Release date: March 30, 2021
The world looks up to the sky in hopeful anticipation as the Pennychuck Atmospheric Carbon Reduction System comes online. Finally the chance to eliminate global warming will be obtainable.
Within moments, something goes terribly wrong. Dr. Milford Pennychuck races to find the underlying problem that caused so much destruction. Yet when an assassination attempt and system sabotage blindsides him, he has to rely on a surprising ally.
Together they delve into a conspiracy deeper than they can fathom. As the system operates at progressively higher altitudes, the two scientists must find a way to shut it down…or die trying.
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Silent Altitudes is a Cli-fi (Climate Fiction) thriller set in the near future. I wanted to avoid the current political debates over global warming, so I went with the assumption that the world eventually comes to consensus about what to do. The United Nations rolls out an elaborate technological solution, but sabotage and conspiracy lead to disaster on startup day. That’s the type of angle I enjoy writing. Climate change is the backdrop, but this book is about family and survival and fighting against the greed and corruption that have laid good intentions to ruin. It’s about loss and hope and trusting that God is still in control even when everything seems hopeless.
A significant inspiration for this book was a phrase my daughter would say when she was little: “Hold you Mommy.” It meant she wanted a hug. I contacted Laura, a pottery artist on Etsy, and ordered a custom mug with that phrase as a Christmas present for my wife. Laura was a joy to work with, and our conversation led to me developing characters and themes that provided the heart of my story. I find it’s those little inspirations that make the biggest difference in my writing.
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Silent Altitudes is my first introduction to books written by Michael James Emberger. I am not a huge fan of fantasy or science fiction genre, but I thought this was a good read. I thought the writing style was different and unique. There were times I had a hard time following but was able to catch on quickly and continued to keep reading. I am happy that I went outside my comfort zone and gave this one a chance. It was definitely worth a read.
I am giving Silent Altitudes three and a half stars. I recommend it for readers who enjoy reading inspirational science fiction and fantasy. I would like to read more by Michael James Emberger in the future.
I received a paperback copy of Silent Altitudes from the publisher, but was not required to write a positive review. This review is one hundred percent my own honest opinion.
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This sounds like a really good book.ReplyDelete
I think its always a good thing to read outside of your comfort zone. You may end up finding a whole new genre to love! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing your honest thoughts.ReplyDelete
I enjoy sci-fi books.ReplyDelete
Thanks for the contest.
As a former Meteorology major and an avid fan of dystopian sci-fi, this book is a must read for me. Thank you for sharing your review and the book and author infoReplyDelete