An electrifying story of friendship, power and betrayal. It's the day after tomorrow and the Arctic sea ice has melted. While global business carves up the new frontier, cruise ships race each other to ever-rarer wildlife sightings. The passengers of the Vanir have come seeking a polar bear. What they find is even more astonishing: a dead body. From the Baileys-prize shortlisted author of 'The Bees'.