Firebird (Hardcover)

By Jack McDevitt

Ace Hardcover, 9780441020737, 384pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2011



A new Alex Benedict novel from "a master of describing otherworldly grandeur." ("Denver Post")

Forty-one years ago the renowned physicist Chris Robin vanished. Before his disappearance, his fringe science theories about the existence of endless alternate universes had earned him both admirers and enemies.

Alex Benedict and Chase Kolpath discover that Robin had several interstellar yachts flown far outside the planetary system where they too vanished. And following Robin's trail into the unknown puts Benedict and Kolpath in danger...

About the Author

Jack McDevitt is a former naval officer, taxi driver, English teacher, customs officer, and motivational trainer, and is now a full- time writer. He lives in Georgia.