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He went over to writing books that were either about dreaming or dovetailed with dreaming, such as his historical novel, the firekeeper, which he wrote after experiencing a kind of psychic andor dream contact with sir william johnson, a major figure in the french and indian war of 17541763. Strong cold dead on aug 24 in books, novels by cosproductions. The trap is a lovely story, beautifully told, the kind that makes you wade in and sink warmly into the cold, cold north of alaska. Cold trap leaps right into the action, starting with the development of a quantum computer by a tiny sacramento, calif. An exploration of loss and human nature in the confines of tranquility. Aug 27, 2014 cold trap bears none of the hallmarks of a writers first novel. Find a library or download libby an app by overdrive. John smelcer, author of the trap, has a new young adult novel out the great death. The story is set in the near future in the lunar south pole, where a research base was created in the vicinity of the socalled cold traps, i. You feel the cold and the somber life of northern russia. From debut author elizabeth bonesteel, the cold between is the start to a stellar military science fiction series that combines hints of mystery and romance with action and adventure in the tradition of elizabeth moon, linnea sinclair, and lois mcmaster bujold. Tremendous creativity and an indepth look at exogeology the study of rocks and deposits on the.858 1332 231 890 814 250 33 355 183 1337 16 1128 909 198 1004 1341 1366 1020 1362 729 101 148 1486 310 812 1364 954 692 1198 494 212 616 1313 1266 1453 1158 483 256 217