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Frozen In Time:
Murder at the Bottom of the World
Book I in the Antarctic Murders Trilogy
Ted Stone, fresh off his Masters in Physics, joins UW-M's Geophysical
and Polar Research Center to assist fellow scientist, Grant Morris,
collect the rock and fossil samples Morris needs to complete his Ph.D.
thesis. Together, they travel to Punta Arenas, Chile, where they join
the 16th Chilean Expedition to the Antarctic, and then on to the Base
Bernardo O'Higgins on the Antarctic Peninsula. On that expedition are
two Chilean Navy non-commissioned officers who robbed the Banco Central
de Chile in Talcahuano following The Great Chilean Earthquake of 1960.
General Fiction: 2nd Place
Historical Fiction: 2nd Place
Mystery/Thriller/Suspense/Horror: 2nd Place
currency, negotiable securities, coins, and jewelry they took from
safety deposit boxes in the bank now are hidden in a crate that is on
its way to Antarctica as well. Once the Expedition has been completed,
that crate is to be shipped to the home of a friend of one of the two
Navy non-coms, Chilean Army First Sergeant Leonardo Rodríguez, who is
also assigned to Base O'Higgins for the duration of the Expedition.
But when Sergeant Rodríguez fails to return from a seal hunt in the
waters around the base, the two Chilean Navy non-commissioned officers
become Lieutenant-Commander Cristian Barbudo's prime murder suspects.
Barbudo reveals the identity of his two suspects to Stone, thereby
placing Stone's life in jeopardy. But who can Stone trust with this
information, if it comes to that, to see justice done?
This story is a work of fiction based on real events that took place
between 1958 and 1965, when author and then-scientist, Theodore Jerome
Cohen, spent four months on the North Antarctic Peninsula.
Frozen In Time
is a tale of greed,
betrayal, danger and murder-one in which the reader is given a window
into the frozen world at the bottom of the Earth that few people ever
will read about, much less experience. Among other things, it explores
why, though seemingly unfair, bad things happen to good people; how the
battle between good and evil can change forever even the most innocent
person; and most of all, the role deception plays in Nature, Man, and
Praise for Frozen In Time
"A nasty little piece of skullduggery made all the
more so by the fact this fictional tale is based on real events in the
~ Kirkus Discoveries
"Frozen in Time is
compelling reading, combining the elements of conflict, suspense,
intrigue, entertainment, and enlightenment. Highly recommended."
~ Richard R. Blake for Reader Views
"If the storms make one think of Patrick O'Brian, so does the interspersing of sea and science…"
~ M. K. Turner for BookReview.com
"A fast read, with plenty of Chilean naval history
and drama on the high seas in one action-packed novel full of big
~ Gary P. Priolo for NavSource Naval History
"If you like your fiction to read like dramatic
nonfiction, Theodore Jerome Cohen will be more than willing to
accommodate your request as he takes you to the bottom of the Earth
where you'll find murder and mayhem blended with a dash of chilling
~ Deb Fowler for Feathered Quill Book Reviews
"Meticulously written, footnoted, including photographs, maps, memorabilia from the voyage, Frozen in Time: Murder at the Bottom of the World
is an author’s doctorate work in novel creation, hardbound with
chilling cover art. I am told by the author the characters are soon to
reemerge in a sequel. Frankly, from the mind of Ted, a series of life’s
adventures must certainly be awaiting his keyboard for release."
~ Gary Sorkin for Pacific Book Review
"If you’re ready for a little international intrigue flavored with a dash of Amateur Radio, then you’re ready for Frozen in Time: Murder at the Bottom of the World ...”
~ John Wood, WV5J, What’s New, CQ Magazine for Radio Amateurs
Frozen in Time: Murder at the Bottom of the World
Is Recommended Reading by Longitude® (www.longitudebooks.com)