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The Icerigger Trilogy. 2012 The Icerigger Trilogy
by Alan Dean Foster
First Edition 2012.
Open Road Media.
New York.
ISBN 9781453274125.
e-Book.
Cover illustration by Tania Blain
926 pages.
Price: $9.99.

Notes
An omnibus edition of the Icerigger trilogy - Icerigger, Mission to Moulokin and The Deluge Drivers.

Humanx Commonwealth Chronological Reading Order: #10-12.

e-Book only.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover
Stranded on a frozen and remote planet, Ethan Frome Fortune searches for a way back to civilization.

Icy, desolate, and sharply carved by hurricane-force winds, Tran-ky-ky is a terrible place to crash-land. But a botched kidnapping aboard the interstellar transport Antares sends Ethan Frome Fortune and a handful of his fellow travelers tumbling toward the stormy planet. Stranded and cut off from civilization, the castaways struggle to survive.

In this page-turning trilogy, Fortune confronts vicious predators (even the plants want to make a meal of him) and forges an alliance with a native Tran. As he searches for a way off Tran-ky-ky, he helps the Tran gain admission to the Humanx Commonwealth and learns about their troubled history. Just as Fortune accepts that he’ll never escape the harsh planet and acclimates to its relentless winter, he learns that scientists have detected rising temperatures in the atmosphere. This sinister change leads Fortune to a thrilling and unexpected final adventure.

"Foster does a fine job with his misfit heroes and even with his minor characters… He shows his usual mastery of narrative pacing and slips in a great deal of wry wit." —Publishers Weekly

"Consistently absorbing." —Booklist

The New York Times bestselling author of more than 110 books, Alan Dean Foster is one of the most prominent writers of modern science fiction and fantasy. Born in New York City in 1946, he studied filmmaking at UCLA, but first found success in 1968 when a horror magazine published one of his short stories. In 1972 he wrote his first novel, The Tar-Aiym Krang, the first in his Pip and Flinx series featuring the Humanx Commonwealth, a universe he has explored in more than twenty-five novels. Foster also created the Spellsinger series and has written dozens of bestselling film novelizations, as well as the story for Star Trek: The Motion Picture. An avid world traveler, he chronicles some of his own adventures in the wild in his memoir Predators I Have Known (2011). Foster lives with his family in Prescott, Arizona.

 
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