The Blizzard

      Craig Melville
The Blizzard

An energy-starved world has been saved by the discovery of a remarkable new invention: the water cell. A spoilt teenager - a little-too fond of mind-altering medicines - must evade amputee assassins, water-worshipping cultists, and a widow whose seven previous husbands have met questionable ends in order to save his fugitive father and uncover the dark truth behind this mysterious new power.An energy-starved world has been saved by the discovery of a remarkable new invention: the water cell. A spoilt teenager - a little-too fond of mind-altering medicines - must evade amputee assassins, water-worshipping cultists, and a widow whose seven previous husbands have met questionable ends in order to save his fugitive father and uncover the dark truth behind this mysterious new power.Set in a near future world, where private police forces enforce the law on the streets of Edinburgh, Berlin and the gleaming spires of desert city Media, this epic adventure (loosely based on the Biblical story of Tobit) is an epic, imaginative adventure for teenage and adult readers which will delight fans of Philip Pullman and followers of intelligent, speculative fiction.It is the first novel by English journalist and writer Craig Melville.
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