The Man Who Found Birds among the Stars, Part Three: Bird of Prey: A Biographical Fiction

The Man Who Found Birds among the Stars, Part Three: Bird of Prey: A Biographical Fiction

by Lorinda J Taylor


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Wounded physically and mentally by the disaster aboard the Darter, Capt. Nikalishin struggles in Part Two of this biography to overcome the aftereffects and find fulfillment in a life where his dream of flying to the stars has been lost. With the help of many friends, he achieves success as the Captain of a Mars ship, but still he remains lonely and dissatisfied, unable to cope with the secret phobias and misunderstandings that haunt his existence. When the woman of his dreams abruptly re-enters his life, he woos and weds her, in sequences that are filled with both comedy and pathos. The Captain was hoping to find a soul mate to assuage his loneliness. Will this radical alteration in his life really be the answer to his difficulties? Or will the marriage turn out to be a disastrous and even tragic mistake?
Meanwhile, unknown to Robbin Nikalishin, a movement is afoot to resurrect the interstellar program ...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978369078
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/19/2017
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

A former catalogue librarian with two graduate degrees, Lorinda J. Taylor was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and worked in several different academic libraries before returning to the place of her birth, where she now lives. She has written fantasy and science fiction for years but began to self-publish only in 2011. To this point, she has published fourteen science fiction/fantasy novels, including seven volumes of a series retelling myths in terms of her intelligent termite civilization and three volumes of The Man Who Found Birds among the Stars, a fictional biography of the spaceship Captain who first made contact with intelligent extraterrestrials. Her writings combine many aspects of science fiction, fantasy, literary fiction, future history, off-world adventure, psychological fiction, and even romance. She always strives to engage readers emotionally and give them something to think about at the end of each book.

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