The book is out! Buy it Now.

Kalee Thompson’s magazine article about the Alaska Ranger rescue was published as the cover story in the July, 2008, issue of Popular Mechanics. Read the piece and watch the PM video story here.
Her story on the Coast Guard’s Advanced Helicopter Rescue School in Astoria, Oregon, appeared in PM in 2009.
The June, 2010, issue of O, The Oprah Magazine includes Kalee Thompson’s profile of fisheries observer Gwen Rains—the only woman on board the sinking ship.
Deadliest Sea was reviewed in the June issues of Popular Mechanics and Popular Science and the July issue of Boating magazine. 

More reviews:
Booklist, June 2010
“Books about disaster in the Alaskan fishing industry are common, but titles as good as this one are rare,” Roland Green writes in Booklist. “The author did thorough research and interviewed people involved in every aspect of the rescue .... This extraordinary book is accessible to every level of interest in those who go down to the sea in ships and may well keep most of them up all night.”

GQ Magazine “Summer Reading,” June 24, 2010
”Kalee Thompson reports on every detail of the disaster and subsequent rescue. It’s like an episode of the Deadliest Catch when (holy shit!) one of the ships goes down and, out of nowhere, a heroic team of Coast Guard specialists swoops in to save as many souls as they can. Needless to say, it’s riveting. It’s also best enjoyed on a warm beach with drink in hand.”, July 26, 2010
“Thanks to Thompson’s heavy-duty reporting, Deadliest Sea offers a depth of background and information that would be impossible to reproduce in a video or television format. ... With all the reportorial detail, the book also has the requisite riveting moments that captivate even despite knowing the eventual outcome.” 

Washington Post, July 21, 2010
“As all seasoned mariners know, when things go bad at sea, they almost always go bad at night, in the worst possible place. For the fishing trawler Alaska Ranger, that was losing her rudder and ultimately sinking at 4:30 a.m. Easter morning, March 23, 2008, amid gale winds, snow squalls and 20-foot waves in the bone-chilling Bering Sea. ... How the Coast Guard met the challenge is Kalee Thompson’s heroic tale in Deadliest Sea....
Versions of this review also appeared in the Seattle Times on July 31, 2010 and in the Miami Herald on August 1, 2010.

Anchorage Daily News, July 24, 2010
Deadliest Sea was the lead selection in the Alaska daily’s “Reading the North” series last week, which focuses on titles about Alaska and Alaskans.

Weymouth (MA) News, June 29, 2010
Captain Pete Jacobsen’s daughter, Karen, is interviewed about the book in this story from her local newspaper on Massachusetts’ South Shore. Karen calls the book “touching,” and “thorough” and explains more about her father’s story and her own loss.

Laconia (NH) Citizen, July 16 2010
A story about the book—and me—from my hometown New Hampshire newspaper.

Crew on the Coast Guard Cutter Munro help a rescued Alaska Ranger fisherman across the flight deck. USCG