SynopsisCalauria is a supertanker, a giant of the sea. But years of neglect have turned her into a floating powder keg. The Panoco oil terminal is the last word in technology. But greed has allowed safety systems to run down. Together, a powder keg and open fire spell disaster and death. Add an average captain, an inquisitive lady reporter and a group of teenagers out to make trouble and the countdown begins . . .
Audiobook of the Month
A Love Like Blood - Marcus Sedgwick
A Love Like Blood is Marcus Sedgwick's first adult novel - intelligently chilling, it's a dark, compelling read about how a man's life can change in a moment; about where the desire for truth - and for revenge - can lead; about love and fear and hatred. And it is also about the question of blood...
In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself that worse things happen in wars. Seven years later he returns to the city - and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow...