Underwater anxiety Dead zones in the ocean that shift and disappear, abalone divers dying fast, agonizing deaths as their flesh scalds and bubbles, a drifting freighter with no one left alive, disease-ravaged sea lions. Are these random scenes of inexplicable horror, or is there something lurking in the Pacific Ocean, possibly heading for Seattle a mega-menace as malevolent as they come? You'll get the deadly truth and high adventure on the high seas in Sea Change (5+ hours) by James Powlik, read by Jameson Parker. Powlik, an oceanographer himself, knows his stuff and knows how to tell a ripping, gripping tale with accurate scientific detail and fast-paced action. Â¦Sukey Howard reports on spoken word audio each month.