"You will come away with a better understanding of why the sea will leave us in awe till the end of time."
-- Jim Cantore, The Weather Channel
"Mixes hair-raising descriptions of disasters with efforts to understand them ... the author provides a lucid, original contribution to popular-science writing."
-- Kirkus Reviews
"All who play or live near the sea should read this book. Be warned, you may never look at the ocean the same way again."
-- John Kretschmer, columnist for Sailing magazine
"Riveting readers with analyses of catastrophes such as the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Parker delivers science in dramatic and digestible form."