Fevre Dream by George R. R. Martin

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By George R. R. Martin

Whilst suffering riverboat captain Abner Marsh gets a proposal of partnership from a filthy rich aristocrat, he suspects something’s amiss. but if he meets the hauntingly light, steely-eyed Joshua York, he's yes. For York doesn’t care that the icy iciness of 1857 has burnt up all yet one in every 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 desirous to traverse the strong Mississippi. and they're to be none of Marsh’s concern—no topic how extraordinary, arbitrary, or capricious his activities may well end up.

Marsh intended to show down York’s supply. It used to be too jam-packed with secrets and techniques that spelled threat. however the promise of either gold and a grand new boat which could make background beaten his resolve—coupled with the poor strength of York’s enthralling gaze. no longer until eventually the maiden voyage of his new sidewheeler Fevre Dream could Marsh notice he had joined a project either extra sinister, and maybe extra noble, than his most fabulous nightmare...and mankind’s so much very 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, historical river.

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