Literature: Hurricane Fever

This is a near-future Techno-Thriller by Tobias Buckell set in the same world as Arctic Rising. Prudence "Roo" Jones has left the Caribbean Intelligence Group and spying in general behind, devoting himself to traveling the islands in his catamaran and raising his nephew, Delroy. Then he gets a call from Zee, a former fellow agent, that upsets his quiet life and pulls him into One Last Job, with global catastrophe at stake.He has data he can't interpret and a woman who claims to be only child Zee's sister, and killers on his trail.

Contains examples of:

  • Global Warming: Hurricane season is longer, harder, and covers more area than it ever did. Anegada, Roo's home island, has sunk forever beneath the waves.
  • Retired Badass: Roo at the beginning of the book.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Roo goes on one after Delroy is killed.