What begins as a two-night camping and kayaking trek in the untamed Alaskan wilderness turns into a test of survival for Cody and her cousin Derek. While their mothers are in Juneau picking up supplies for Yakutat Lodge, the cousins sneak off in an old pickup. The taste of freedom is soon tainted when Cody's kayak is lost on the rising tide, washing away her life vest and precious supplies.
With only each other for support, the cousins face hunger and their fears of the unknown region of Southeast Alaska. As an advancing glacier floods the remote fjord, Cody and Derek find themselves facing menacing waves, immense icebergs, and wild animals. A sense that someone is following them adds to the formidable danger.
From the Hardcover edition.
About Sherry Shahan
Sherry Shahan is a photo journalist as a regular occupation. Before writing this novel, she was on a kayak trip herself and experienced, as her protagonists do, the coldness, wideness and loneliness of the icy landscape. In her leisure time she likes canoeing on the coast of her home country, California.
Sherry Shahan ist hauptberuflich Fotojournalistin. Vor ihrem Erstlingswerk »In eisiger Kälte« war sie selbst auf Kajak-Tour am Hubbard-Gletscher und hat wie ihre Protagonistin die Kälte, Weite und Einsamkeit der Eislandschaft hautnah erlebt. In ihrer Freizeit paddelt sie gerne in ihrem Kajak die Küste ihres Heimatstaates Kalifornien entlang.