Charles Yelland was leading the perfect life until a faked photograph appeared in a newspaper on the morning of his oil company’s annual general meeting showing an exploration rig in Antarctica. After this, he didn’t think that his world could get any worse – he was seriously wrong. Within hours, presidents and prime ministers were telephoning each other to find out whether oil had actually been discovered and whether the sixty-year-old Antarctic Treaty, with its suspension of territorial claims, was now dead. What would countries and companies do to gain access to an area one and a half times the size of the United States of America with eleven per cent of the earth’s land mass and minerals? The Tip of the Iceberg is a thought-provoking and gripping story of kidnap and intrigue.