Coming Home (An Alex Benedict Novel #7) (Mass Market)

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In this “fun-filled adventure”* from the Nebula Award–winning author of Beyond the Sky, Alex Benedict must pull off a crucial space rescue…

Garnett Baylee devoted his life to trying, and failing, to find artifacts of the early space age. In the wake of his death, one was discovered in his home, raising tantalizing questions: Had he succeeded after all? Why had he kept it a secret? And where is the rest of the Apollo cache?

Antiquities dealer Alex Benedict and his pilot, Chase Kolpath, have no choice but to abandon the search for Baylee’s artifacts in order to be present when the Capella—the interstellar transport that vanished years earlier in a time/space warp—is expected to reappear. There’s only a window of a few hours to rescue the ship and the twenty-six hundred passengers aboard—including Alex’s uncle, the man who raised him.

As the deadline for the Capella’s reappearance draws near, Alex fears that the puzzle of the artifacts will be lost yet again…

“Exciting…SF in the classic mold.”—*SF Signal

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 is the author of the Alex Benedict novels, including Firebird; the Priscilla Hutchins novels, including Starhawk; and the stand-alone novel, Beyond the Sky. His novel Seeker won a Nebula Award, and he is a multiple Nebula Award finalist. He lives in Georgia with his wife, Maureen.

Praise For…


Praise for Coming Home

“An easy, approachable style of writing that is both quotidian and exciting…Reading Coming Home revitalizes proper pride in humanity—what it has accomplished today and what it will design, do, and discover tomorrow…An encomium both to history and the future…[and] a heartwarming tale of friendship and fun-filled adventure.”—SF Signal

“Another McDevitt classic…Coming Home is easily on par with what we’ve come to expect from Jack McDevitt, and his fans will not be disappointed.”—AmazingStoriesMag.com

“Classic hard science fiction.”—Florida Times-Union
Product Details
ISBN: 9780425260883
ISBN-10: 0425260887
Publisher: Ace
Publication Date: October 27th, 2015
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: An Alex Benedict Novel