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Polaris (Alex Benedict Series)

7 Ratings: 3.3
mystery set in outer space by Jack McDevitt

Polaris is a science fiction, mystery novel by Jack McDevitt and was a Nebula Award nominee for 2006.  It is the second book of his Alex Benedict series. Alex Benedict, a dealer in antiquities, along with his employee, Chase Kolpath, become involved … see full wiki

Author: Jack Mcdevitt
Publisher: Ace Books
Date Published: 2004
2 reviews about Polaris (Alex Benedict Series)
review by . April 17, 2010
Sixty years ago (in a future so distant that space travel is commonplace), the luxury yacht Polaris carried a group of curious, science-minded (and very wealthy) passengers to Delta Karpis, once a typical G class star but now unique and of extraordinary interest as it was about to collide with a dwarf star. Having witnessed this astonishing once in a lifetime stellar event, the Polaris announced its imminent departure for earth and then was never heard from again. Search parties eventually found …
review by . May 18, 2009
Set in the far future, the spaceship Polaris takes a group of rich passengers thousands of light years away to watch the destruction of a sun by another star. The ship never returns. The nearest rescue ship reaches it six days later to find the ship undamaged, but drifting...and deserted. The destruction of the sun wiped out any planets or moons that could have sheltered the ship's passengers. Nearly sixty years later, the ship has become a legend. The fate of the crew has been the subject of books, …
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