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By Homer Hickam

ISBN-10: 0440334179

ISBN-13: 9780440334170

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The go back and forth is hijacked. Now the countdown to event begins....

In his no 1 New York Times bestselling memoir, October Sky, real-life NASA engineer Homer Hickam captured the thrill of America's first house ventures. Now, during this no-holds-barred joyride of a mystery, he straps us into the cockpit of the distance commute Columbia as a renegade rocket guy hijacks the shuttle--and blasts off on a Mach-speed chase into space....

Jack Medaris is a guy haunted by means of his prior and pushed by means of a dream: He's risking every thing to "borrow" the Columbia--and pilot it to the moon. He didn't plan on an unforeseen passenger, attractive superstar daredevil and scientist Penny excessive Eagle. To Penny, this hijacking will attempt each piece of her mettle as an adventurer--and as a girl. To Jack, the project is a private quest--to go back to the moon and produce again what the United States left at the back of, whatever so explosive, it may possibly switch the way forward for the area. Now, because the U.S....

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Steven nahm die Hand.  Clary. Aber ich hätte eine besondere Bitte. « Der Mann zog eine graue Braue hoch. « �Ja, Sir. Wir würden uns gerne seine Zähne ansehen, wenn der Tierarzt seine Wunde genäht hat. « �Hoffentlich hat er’s getan«, murmelte Clary. « �Ja, das hoffe ich auch«, sagte Steven grimmig. « Braden bewegte sich bereits auf seinen Wagen zu. « Steven wandte sich wieder an den Eigner des Landes.  Clary? « Clary nickte, und Steven holte den Stuhl und stellte ihn auf dem Waldboden auf. Auf diesem Ding hatte er schon an jedem Flüsschen zwischen Raleigh und William’s Sound gesessen und geangelt, was immer der Köder hergab.

Steven seufzte und schlug die Akte erneut auf. »Kent hat auf der Kopfhaut des Mädchens etwas gefunden, das wie eine relativ frische Tätowierung aussieht. « Lennie beugte sich herab und betrachtete blinzelnd das Foto. « �Keine Ahnung. Es war nicht mehr genug davon da. Kent untersucht es noch. Sie ist übrigens nicht auf der Lichtung rasiert worden. Oder aber der Kerl war unglaublich penibel. « Frustriert schüttelte Steven den Kopf. « Nun war es an Lennie zu seufzen. « Steven richtete sich auf seinem Stuhl auf.

Sie wimmerte, und er nickte zufrieden. »Keine Sorge, wir kommen morgen wieder. Amüsier dich in der Zwischenzeit ein bisschen. « Er strahlte sie an. « Sie schüttelte heftig ihren kahl geschorenen Kopf, um zu leugnen, was so offensichtlich war, und er musste lachen. »Och, komm schon, Samantha. Du musst es wissen. « Sie kniff die Augen zu und machte sich so klein, wie sie konnte. Ihr ganzer Körper zitterte. Zwei Tränen rannen über ihre Wangen. Er nickte wieder und ließ krachend den Kofferraumdeckel zufallen.

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