Dr. James Lindholm is the James W. Rote Distinguished Professor of Marine Science and Policy and the Director of the Institute for Applied Marine Ecology (IfAME) at California State University Monterey Bay. James has conducted research on marine ecosystems around the world, from the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, to the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Red Seas. He has also helped to draft a Presidential Executive Order, briefed both the Senate and House of Representatives, and regularly works in California’s state capitol. James’ diverse writing portfolio includes textbooks, peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, and action/adventure novels.
Chris Black, still recovering from the events of "Into a Canyon Deep", has come to Cape Town to dive on a research project deep in False Bay. Black and his colleagues will once again find themselves immersed in violent intrigue above and below the ocean's surface.
Chris Black has spent two decades searching for answers deep within the world’s oceans. He is no stranger to the risks of undersea life. Alongside Mac Johnson, his childhood friend and former Navy SEAL, Chris has cheated death above and below the surface more times than he can count. But nothing has prepared him for the violence he and his team encounter in their own backyard of Carmel-by-the-Sea;