Tom Bowe-Hawkins, young crew member of the family ship Sprite, was conceived in rape and is growing up with a chip on his shoulder. He is caught up in the revenge planned by his mother, Marie Kirgov Hawkins, against his father, Austin Bowe, captain of the Corinthian, a vessel suspected to be engaged in smuggling and piracy. When the two vessels find themselves docked at the same space station, Tom tries to keep his mother from getting the ship into trouble with station authorities. After Marie eludes him, Tom starts looking in likely places, including the Corinthian's mysterious warehouse, where he is found by his half-brother Christian Bowe, who shanghais him aboard their father's vessel. Ensuing events bring the divided clan into conflict and Sprite and Corinthian into a deadly confrontation.
Hardcover: 377 pages
Publisher: Warner Books (September 1994)
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 1.3 inches
This book has been signed by the author, C.J. Cherryh!!
Condition: Book is in excellent like new condition. No dented cornes on either the front or back cover. Dust Jacket protected by brodart mylar cover and in great shape. Binding tight, pages clean, unmarked and odor free. Satisfaction guaranteed!