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 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 weird and wonderful, arbitrary, or capricious his activities may possibly end up.
Marsh intended to show down York’s provide. It used to be too packed with secrets and techniques that spelled hazard. however the promise of either gold and a grand new boat that can make background overwhelmed his resolve—coupled with the bad strength of York’s captivating gaze. now not till the maiden voyage of his new sidewheeler Fevre Dream might Marsh observe he had joined a project either extra sinister, and maybe extra noble, than his most fabulous 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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Fevre Dream by George R. R. Martin