Fevre Dream by George R. R. Martin

By George R. R. Martin

While suffering riverboat captain Abner Marsh gets a proposal of partnership from a prosperous aristocrat, he suspects something’s amiss. but if he meets the hauntingly faded, steely-eyed Joshua York, he's yes. For York doesn’t care that the icy wintry weather of 1857 has burnt up all yet certainly one of Marsh’s dilapidated fleet. Nor does he care that he won’t earn again his funding in a decade. York has his personal purposes for eager to traverse the strong Mississippi. and they're to be none of Marsh’s concern—no topic how strange, arbitrary, or capricious his activities may perhaps end up.

Marsh intended to show down York’s provide. It used to be too filled with secrets and techniques that spelled chance. however the promise of either gold and a grand new boat that may make historical past beaten his resolve—coupled with the negative strength of York’s spell binding gaze. now not till the maiden voyage of his new sidewheeler Fevre Dream might Marsh detect he had joined a undertaking either extra sinister, and maybe extra noble, than his most lovely nightmare...and mankind’s so much most unlikely dream.

Here is the spellbinding story of a vampire’s quest to unite his race with humanity, of a garrulous riverman’s dream of immortality, and of the timeless legends of the steamboat period and an imposing, historic river.

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