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I've only recently read a Lincoln Child novel**,.and had not thought of him as sci-fi.

But Terminal Freeze is sci-fi.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminal_Freeze

The story rests on the concept of water forming different "ice" structures, one of which could allow an animal to be flash frozen (such as happened to the Beresovka Mammoth*?) by a sudden down draft of super cold air, and for this tale, in such a way that the animal would not be killed by ice crystals in the tissues. And after thousands of years of suspended animation, the animal could be revived.

There's also some sine waves, evolutionary biology (Callisto effect***), ionizing radiation and northern lights, anthropology, ... Plausibly wound into the story line.

I found it a very readable and enjoyable story.
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ralph

* Beresovska mammoth
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fresh-mammoth-car...
Mammoth that was frozen so quickly that a "fresh" buttercup was still in its teeth. Rumor claimed that some of the meat was cooked and consumed.

** The first Lincoln Child novel was "Still Life with Crows", more just a thriller type novel. I enjoyed it, too.

***Callisto Effect
https://www.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_Callisto_Effect
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Did the book make any reference to Vonnegut's Ice-9 from Cat's Cradle?
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I don't recall any mention of Vonnegut or Ice 9.

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ralph
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