The Blue Star A Novel
At odds with his family, friends, and himself, Gene Maxwell has spent the past year living under a rock, drifting from one meaningless day job to the next, toiling away by night on a voluminous novel with which he hopes to win back the heart of his former fiancee, globe-hopping B-movie actress Liz Woodward. Then, out of the blue, Liz arrives on his doorstep, telling Gene she's off to Prague to star in a low-budget action flick.
Octavo, hardcover, fine in near fine blue pictorial dj. Giftable. 386 pages. In the bitter winter of 1847 from an Ireland torn by famineand injustice, the Star of the Sea sets sail for the New World. On board are hundreds of refugees and an assortment of characters, good and evil.
A first-rate choice for fans of intelligent historical romances."-"Library Journal," starred review Amid the mayhem of the Civil War, Iris Dunleavy is put on trial by her husband, convicted of madness, and sent to Sanibel Asylum to be restored to a compliant Virginia plantation wife. But her husband is the true criminal; she is no lunatic, only guilty of disagreeing on notions of cruelty and property.
Since William Shatnerâ s Capt. James T. Kirk and Leonard Nimoyâ s Spock warped the original Star Trek series into immortality, it has become a cultural phenomenon. There have been five subsequent television series, 11 films and hundreds of original Star Trek novels, comics, and short stories have been published since 1967. Star Trek products include merchandise, gifts and memorabilia featuring timeless images on mugs, lunch boxes, clocks, glasses and more.
The thrilling third novel starring London psychotherapist-turned-detective Frieda Klein-from internationally bestselling author Nicci FrenchNicci French's Blue Monday and Tuesday's Gone introduced the brilliant yet reclusive psychotherapist Frieda Klein to widespread critical acclaim, but Waiting for Wednesday promises to be her most haunting case yet.
5 CD's fine in VG blue pictorial box. Read by author. Run time about 6 hours. Abridged. Private Investigator Regan Reilly and her husband Jack, head of the Major Case Squad in New York City star in this novel. As Zapped begins, the Reillys return home from a summer weekend to the loft in Tribeca they are in the agonizing process of renovating and expanding.
An award-winning, inspirational novel honored with a 5-star review and B.R.A.G. Medallion. Story summary: Something is odd about Grace. She has mismatched eyes, one dark and one light. She thinks she's seen God. When her mother dies, she begins to g
Welcome to the world of Amanda Hocking's bestselling novel Hollowland, as never seen before It's Day One as a new pandemic sweeps the globe, and all over the world people are turning into mindless zombies. But for five people - siblings Remy and Max King, med student Blue Adams, rock star Lazlo Durante, and teenager Harlow Smith - it's the start of a journey that they can never return from Learn for the first time how the characters of Hollowland started their journeys as we go back to the very beginning of the story
Oscar night. Rock star legend, Ashland Keys should be on top of the world, but the blond blue-eyed SoCal surfer is disillusioned with fame, done with drugs, bored with the groupies and sick of all the fake f*ckery.A rising star, Fanny Bay is nominated for best original song in the same category as the Dirt Dogs band, but the novel redhead with the corkscrew curls and the slight Canadian accent would prefer to chart a course with a different destination.
A wildly imaginative novel about a man who is reincarnated over ten thousand lifetimes to be with his one true love: Death herself."Tales of gods and men akin to Neil Gaiman's Sandman as penned by a kindred spirit of Douglas Adams."-Kirkus Reviews (starred review) First we live. Then we die. And then. we get another try? Ten thousand tries, to be exact.
One of SF's most beloved rogues: the Stainless Steel Rat Slippery Jim DiGriz is the Stainless Steel Rat: the galaxy's greatest interstellar thief and con artist. For novel upon novel, the Rat has outfoxed the forces of conventionality, cutting a stylish swathe through dozens of star systems-and stealing the hearts of thousands of readers. Now three of the Rat's greatest exploits are collected in a single volume.
Very Good 159853159X First Printing. Slipcase and book are clean, has a very good binding, no marks or notations. Includes the Library of America supplement sheet. Blue cloth boards.
Near Fine 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" 870 Pages. This Hoke Moseley Omnibus (Anthology) contains the four most popular of the Hoke Moseley Miami crime novels: Miami Blues, New Hope for the Dead, Sideswipe, and The Way We Die Now. Hoke Moseley is the star of the modern South Florida crime novel, birthed by Charles Willeford, whose forebear is John D. MacDonald and who, in his turn, has inspired Carl Hiaasen and Quentin Tarantino.
Emily Gray Tedrowe has written an extraordinary novel about ordinary people, a graceful and gritty portrayal of what it's like for the women whose husbands and sons are deployed in Iraq. BLUE STARS brings to life the realities of the modern day home front: how to get through the daily challenges of motherhood and holding down a job while bearing the stress and uncertainty of war, when everything can change in an instant.