The Wave by Tom Miller

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A mere 6.8 earthquake on the island of Hawaii unleashes a 20-foot tsunami that wreaks major damage throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Can a biology professor and a personal trainer find the cause? They are both former Navy Seals and the answer lies 6000 feet under the sea along an ever-widening crevasse. With razor sharp wit and the military skills of their Navy Seal training, Chuck Palmer and Dr. Scott Richardson make a discovery no one could have fathomed: another tsunami 100 times bigger is about to crush the Pacific Rim. The Wave is a gripping, seamless story of love, friendship, nonstop macho humor, and a looming natural disaster. The nail-biting succession of events include a malfunctioning Cessna, the governor's looming henchmen, underwater earthquakes, near death in a submersible, an exploding sport-fisher, and a woman's desperate motorcycle ride to outrun a wall of water.
 

About Tom Miller

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Tom Miller is managing editor of the China Economic Quarterly, published by research company GK Dragonomics, and a former Beijing correspondent of the South China Morning Post. Tom has a degree in English from Oxford and an MA in Chinese Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. After teaching for a year at Shanghai University, he studied Chinese at Beijing Language and Culture University and at China's Central Academy of Drama. Resident in China for more than a decade, Tom lives in Beijing with his wife and two children. This is his first book.
 
Published April 27, 2010 by Sherman Asher Publishing. 304 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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After a 6.8-point quake ravages Hawaii with a 20 foot tidal wave, biology professor Scott Richardson discovers an expanding crevasse on the Pacific Ocean floor capable of unleashing a 2,000-foot tsunami powerful enough to obliterate the entire Pacific Rim.

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It’s refreshing to see a film that has such weighted ideas being employed within it which are put across so honestly and with such conviction.

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