Of Tangible Ghosts

Of Tangible Ghosts

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Bestselling author L. E. Modesitt, Jr. begins his Ghost Books series with Of Tangible Ghosts in a strange alternate reality where ghosts are no longer mere superstition, but physical realities.

When two real ghosts and the records of a murdered researcher enter the life of Johan Eschbach, the former spy and present professor finds himself caught with the secret of high-technology de-ghosting, and the whole world, including his former spymasters, try to turn Johan himself into another ghost.

The Ghost Books
#1 Of Tangible Ghosts
#2 The Ghost of the Revelator
#3 Ghost of the White Nights
#1-2 Ghosts of Columbia

A shocking novel of what could happen if the fanatical defense of the environment crossed the line into deadly terror. When environmental consultant Jack McDarvid's boss is killed in a shootout near the Capitol, McDarvid becomes enmeshed in a diabolical plot behind the scenes of the environmental movement.

Other Series by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
The Saga of Recluce
The Imager Portfolio
The Corean Chronicles
The Spellsong Cycle
The Ghost Books
The Ecolitan Matter
The Forever Hero
Timegod's World

Other Books
The Green Progression
Hammer of Darkness
The Parafaith War
Gravity Dreams
The Octagonal Raven
Archform: Beauty
The Ethos Effect
The Eternity Artifact
The Elysium Commission
Viewpoints Critical
Empress of Eternity
The One-Eyed Man
Solar Express
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Product details

  • Paperback | 381 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 25.4mm | 498.95g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0765336154
  • 9780765336156
  • 957,891

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"The author of the "Recluce" fantasy series (The Towers of the Sunset, Tor Bks., 1992) excels in using subtle details to enhance the credibility of an imaginary parallel world. A good choice for sf collections." - Library Journal
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About Jr L E Modesitt

L. E. Modesitt, Jr., is the bestselling author of the fantasy series The Saga of Recluce, Corean Chronicles, and the Imager Portfolio. His science fiction includes Adiamante, the Ecolitan novels, the Forever Hero Trilogy, and Archform: Beauty. Besides a writer, Modesitt has been a U.S. Navy pilot, a director of research for a political campaign, legislative assistant and staff director for a U.S. Congressman, Director of Legislation and Congressional Relations for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a consultant on environmental, regulatory, and communications issues, and a college lecturer. He lives in Cedar City, Utah.
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