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A thrilling contribution to the new wave of cli-fi hitting the shelves, Death in a Hot Seapits climate change scientists against big energy conspirators. When a colleague is killed aboard the research vesselIntrepid, oceanographer Mara Tusconi believes it's no accident. As she investigates, Mara becomes entangled in a scheme involving powerful energy executives with much to lose if her department colleagues continue their climate change research. Mara's careerand lifeis on the line, threatened by intrigue as big and dark as the ocean.
Marine ecologist and awardwinning environmental educator Charlene D'Avanzo studied the New England coast for forty years. As a scientist, D'Avanzo sees firsthand the effects of climate change, and as a college professor, she knows the importance of storytelling in bringing ideas to life. Today she uses mysteries to immerse readers in Maine waters' stunning beauty and grave threats. An avid seakayaker, D'Avanzo lives in Yarmouth, Maine.Death in a Hot Sea is her first novel.