Crash: A Cybernovel

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LOSS OF CONTROL CAN LEAD TO A
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The wild ride chronicled in Chat and Connect, the first two novels in Nan McCarthy's heralded cybertrilogy, comes to a jolting conclusion in Crash. You are invited once again to "eavesdrop" on the private e-mail conversations of Bev and Max, two strangers who met online -- and whose relationship has ...

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Overview


LOSS OF CONTROL CAN LEAD TO A
crash;-)


The wild ride chronicled in Chat and Connect, the first two novels in Nan McCarthy's heralded cybertrilogy, comes to a jolting conclusion in Crash. You are invited once again to "eavesdrop" on the private e-mail conversations of Bev and Max, two strangers who met online -- and whose relationship has grown more intense, and complex, than they ever imagined. Laced with humor and provocative confessions, their impassioned exchanges seem to be leading them to the brink of the inevitable....


With a true storyteller's flourish, Nan McCarthy brings to a close a romantic adventure that is at once familiar, unique, and entirely unforgettable.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780671023416
  • Publisher: Pocket Books
  • Publication date: 6/1/1998
  • Series: Cyberseries , #3
  • Pages: 125
  • Product dimensions: 4.53 (w) x 6.13 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author


Nan McCarthy was born in Chicago in 1961. A former computer journalist, Nan is the author of the cybernovels Chat, Connect and Crash. She is currently working on her next book, a blues novel set on the South Side of Chicago. Nan lives in Grayslake, Illinois, with her husband, their two sons, one dog, five cats, and an amazing goldfish named Elvis. You can visit Nan's Web site at rainwater.com or write to her at nan@rainwater.com.
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Table of Contents

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First Chapter

Session: One<

>Private Mail
> Date: Sunday, August 11, 1996 11:27 p.m.
> From: Maximilian@miller&morris.com
> Subj: Wow.
> To: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com

Beverly,

Tonight, I'm the happiest man in the world.

I know you're flying back to Chicago now and that you won't get this message until tomorrow, and that things will probably be pretty hectic for you at work Monday morning, having just come back from your trip and all.

But I wanted to tell you how happy you've made me.

Good night, my love.

Max


> Private Mail
> Date: Monday, August 12, 1996 9:09 a.m.
> From: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com
> Subj: Wow.
> To: Maximilian@miller&morris.com

Max,

My desk is piled high with manuscripts to review; my in box is overflowing with memos, reports, faxes, and other junk; I've got a million phone calls and e-mails to return; and all I can think about is you.

(And your body.)

Bev


> Private Mail
> Date: Monday, August 12, 1996 8:22 p.m.
> From: Maximilian@miller&morris.com
> Subj: Thank you
> To: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com

I keep wondering what I did to deserve you and the weekend we just spent together.


> Private Mail
> Date: Tuesday, August 13, 1996 7:57 a.m.
> From: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com
> Subj: No -- thank *you*
> To: Maximilian@miller&morris.com

I don't know, but it must have been something awfully good.

Seriously, Max. I don't think *I* deserve *you*. You're too good for me. And to me.


> Private Mail
> Date: Tuesday, August 13, 1996 2:46 p.m.
> From: Maximilian@miller&morris.com
> Subj: No -- thank *you*
> To: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com

Don't say that, Bev. You're a goddess. I worship you. I could never be too good for you.

I've been reliving this past weekend in my mind. I want to talk about it with you but I'm afraid if I start I'll never stop.


> Private Mail
> Date: Wednesday, August 14, 1996 8:18 a.m.
> From: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: Maximilian@miller&morris.com

Hmmm, you mean kind of like this weekend?

Bev


> Private Mail
> Date: Wednesday, August 14, 1996 3:29 p.m.
> From: Maximilian@miller&morris.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com

What do you mean -- kind of like this weekend?

Max


> Private Mail
> Date: Thursday, August 15, 1996 8:16 a.m.
> From: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: Maximilian@miller&morris.com

Being afraid that once we get started we won't be able to stop.


> Private Mail
> Date: Thursday, August 15, 1996 10:56 a.m.
> From: Maximilian@miller&morris.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com

Ohhhh. I get it. Yes, that was a bit of a problem, wasn't it?

Max


> Private Mail
> Date: Thursday, August 15, 1996 4:59 p.m.
> From: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: Maximilian@miller&morris.com

Problem? You think not being able to stop doing what we were doing is a PROBLEM? As far as I'm concerned, Max, it was one of the best things about the weekend.


> Private Mail
> Date: Thursday, August 15, 1996 9:20 p.m.
> From: Maximilian@miller&morris.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com

Which reminds me, young lady. Since you missed half of the Macworld convention, what are you going to tell your boss? I mean, isn't he going to wonder -- why you hardly saw the light of day on Saturday and Sunday, the last two days of the show?

I'm really sorry for making you miss some of your appointments, Bev.

::: eyes cast downward, dolefully kicking toe in dirt :::

Love,

Max


> Private Mail
> Date: Friday, August 16, 1996 7:02 a.m.
> From: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: Maximilian@miller&morris.com

Oh, yeah. You sound *real* contrite, Max.

Don't be sorry. I saw enough of the show on Thursday and Friday, before you came Friday night.

xoxo,

Bev


> Private Mail
> Date: Friday, August 16, 1996 11:52 a.m.
> From: Maximilian@miller&morris.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com

You mean before I *arrived* Friday night, Your Editorness?


> Private Mail
> Date: Friday, August 16, 1996 5:12 p.m.
> From: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: Maximilian@miller&morris.com

No, I meant what I said: I saw enough of the show before you *came* Friday night.

Bev


> Private Mail
> Date: Friday, August 16, 1996 7:23 p.m.
> From: Maximilian@miller&morris.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com

Oh. I see. Which time Friday night were you talking about then?


> Private Mail
> Date: Saturday, August 17, 1996 10:10 a.m.
> From: BevJ@frederic_gerard.com
> Subj: Please. Don't. Stop.
> To: Maximilian@miller&morris.com

}:-)

Copyright © 1998 by Nan McCarthy

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2003

    clever trilogy titling

    I don't like criticizing efforts of authors because I hold great respect for them but do not waste your money on this one. The reason why it is an 'ending you won't believe' is because no one in their right mind would write such a poor ending. This trilogy helps Griffin & Sabine remain a classic. **if Nan would like to contact me I actually have a life story way more entertaining that fits into a similar format... the content is slightly more racy but it is real. I'd have no objections collaborating with her.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2001

    Worth your time

    i dunno... i liked the book. i just saw it on my aunt's table and i started flipping through the book. i suddenly found myself glued to it! i couldn't put it down. the feeling of reading through 2 people's email is just interesting. i haven't read the 1st two books, but i want to own them all.

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