Susannah Waters

Cold Comfort
  • Cold Comfort

  • Two young people against the world . . .
    Tammy's kitchen table is tilting.

    Her house is sinking into the ground, and the sun just won't stop shining.

    But no one seems to notice.

    In Alaska, things are changing fast: the permafrost is melting, temperatures are soaring, and the snow doesn't come until Christmas.

    When Tammy's cousin George disappears, it is Tammy who discovers him, hiding away from the world. As their strange, erotic connection intensifies, it becomes clear that George is involved in something terrible and dangerous ...

    Susannah Waters' atmospheric tale of a young girl obsessed with the symptoms of global warming is set on a stunning landscape that highlights what we stand to lose. It tells of the passion between two young people who refuse to sit and watch the planet die.

Susannah Waters was born in England, spent the next twenty years in America, and then moved back to England. She was an opera singer for ten years, singing in some of the most beautiful opera houses in the world. She has written for the theatre as well as for singers, dancers and instrumentalists. This is her first novel. She is married to an actor, and has two children.