Fossil River

| November 8, 2013

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Fossil fuel has an ageless affinity with dinosaurs. To create oil, dinosaurs died. Now, in this riveting action thriller, the tables are turning!

The perfect energy storm is sweeping over the United States: Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown has paralyzed nuclear expansion globally, BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill has stalled deep water drilling, Arab countries are in turmoil causing doubt about access to future oil, hurricanes hitting the Gulf’s oil rigs and refineries have increased due to global warming, and the nation’s Strategic Oil Supply is riding on empty.

As the energy storm intensifies, the nation’s access to Arab oil, once supplying over sixty percent of our fossil fuel, is being threatened causing citizens to panic for lack of gas at the pumps, stranding cars across the country and inciting riots.

The United States must find new sources of domestic fossil fuel urgently or face an energy crisis that will plunge the nation into a deep depression, much worse than that of 1929.

At the last moment of desperation, the U.S. discovers the world’s largest fossil fuel deposit, in a remote mountain range revealed by glacier thaw within Alaska’s Noatak National Preserve surrounding six and a half million acres.

Preventing access to the oil is a colony of living fossil dinosaurs that will protect its territory to the death.

In preliminary civilian and military scouts, nobody gets out alive; nobody can identify the predator–until Dr. Kimberly Fulton, Curator of Paleontology at New York’s Museum of Natural History, is flown into the nearly-inaccessible area by Scott Chandler, the Marine veteran helicopter pilot who’s the Park’s Manager of Wildlife. After page after compelling page of non-stop action, all hell breaks loose when Fulton’s teenage son and his girlfriend vanish into the Park.

Will the nation’s military be jeopardized for lack of mobility fuel, and will Americans nationwide run out of gas and be stranded, or will the U.S. Marines succeed in penetrating this remote mountain range in northwestern Alaska to restore fossil fuel supplies in time to save the nation from the worst energy catastrophe in recorded history?

PRE-PUBLICATION TESTIMONY ON FOSSIL RIVER:

“Fossil River is a terrific read. Miller has created a fast-paced, intricate thriller that is a pure adrenalin rush. Be prepared to stay up long into the night with this book.”–James Swain/Author of The Night Monster

“Wow! Michael Crichton move aside. Fossil River is awesome. I could not put it down. I was up all night until I finished it, and it kept me on the edge of my seat and my bed. I think Miller’s Fossil River will be the next Dan Brown and Michael Crichton of book fiction.”–Frank S. Marano, CPA Chairman and CEO,
Marano & Distante Associates, LLC

“Fossil River is a riveting reality check on America’s challenging energy future, and a glue-you-to-your seat roller coaster ride from adventure to terror and back. A scary fast read! You won’t be able to put this book down!”–Mark Miller,
Retired Executive Vice President and General Manager of Hearst Magazines

“In the spirit of Michael Crichton, Jock Miller brings us Fossil River, a paleontological thriller sure to please . This tasty bit of fantasy science centered in a national park under siege, brings us living dinosaurs, smart attractive women, environmental messages, and enough action and suspense to make it perfect for a long plane ride.”–Dr. Mark A. Norell, Chairman and Curator Division of Paleontology, American Museum of Natural History

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