Airship Nine

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Airship Nine has been described as "Exciting, riveting, high altitude suspense" by none other than thrill-master Stephen King! Now, author Thomas Block has updated and edited this International bestseller !

Airship Nine is a tale rich in technological detail and vision, full of action, passion - and the eerie splendors of the Antarctic. Through their fading radio links connecting them to a dying world devastated by unbridled nuclear war, the men and women of Airship Nine - a ...

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Overview

Airship Nine has been described as "Exciting, riveting, high altitude suspense" by none other than thrill-master Stephen King! Now, author Thomas Block has updated and edited this International bestseller !

Airship Nine is a tale rich in technological detail and vision, full of action, passion - and the eerie splendors of the Antarctic. Through their fading radio links connecting them to a dying world devastated by unbridled nuclear war, the men and women of Airship Nine - a new-era passenger-and-cargo blimp - and for those onboard the Soviet supply ship Primorye, the holocaust has suddenly and completely destroyed their homelands. The black clouds of nuclear winter are spreading rapidly across the globe, and their only hope for survival lay in the white ice fields ahead.

"A chilling survival manual" said the London Sunday Telegram.

"Block does a solid job" said the Kirkus Review.

"The story is tautly told," said the Pittsburgh Press.

"An exciting science fiction thriller," and "Pure tension in a successful plot," said the German newspapers.

"A timely, thought provoking, suspense-filled story. It is an exciting book," said the Iowa Bookshelf.

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“A chilling survival manual” said the London Sunday Telegram.
“Block does a solid job” said the Kirkus Review.
“The story is tautly told,” said the Pittsburgh Press.
“An exciting science fiction thriller,” and “Pure tension in a successful plot,” said the German newspapers.
“A timely, thought provoking, suspense-filled story. It is an exciting book,” said the Iowa Bookshelf.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781470153007
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 4/6/2012
  • Pages: 262
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Block has written a number of aviation-oriented novels, many which have gone on to acquire best-seller status in numerous countries. His novel writing began with the publication of "Mayday" in 1979. That novel was rewritten with his boyhood friend, novelist Nelson DeMille in 1998 and remains on DeMille's extensive backlist. "Mayday" became a CBS Movie of the Week in October, 2005.

Several of the other novels by Block include "Orbit" (a top bestseller in Germany, among other nations), "Airship Nine", "Forced Landing" (also done as a radio serialization drama in Japan), "Skyfall", "Open Skies" and "Captain". Thomas Block is still writing both fiction and non-fiction, and all his novels are available in print and in all ebook formats.


Block's magazine writing began in 1968 and over the next five decades his work has appeared in numerous publications. He worked 20 years at FLYING Magazine as Contributing Editor, and as Contributing Editor to Plane & Pilot Magazine for 11 years. Block became Editor-at-Large for Piper Flyer Magazine and Cessna Flyer Magazine in 2001.

During his long career as an aviation writer he has written on a wide array of subjects that range from involvement with government officials to evaluation reports on most everything that flies. An airline pilot for US Airways for over 36 years before his retirement in April, 2000, Captain Thomas Block has been a pilot since 1959.

Since 2002, he has lived on a ranch in Florida with his wife Sharon where they board, compete and train horses. Visit the author's website at www.ThomasBlockNovels.com to see complete details on all of the Thomas Block novels.
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