Item description for Prophet (Penelope Bailey series) by Mike Resnick...
Since Penelope Bailey was a little girl, all humanity has been frightened by her awesome psychic talent, and worried thatshe can bend events---and men---to her will. Many have called her a monster, but she has chosen a different name for herself: Prophet.Twice, Penelope has managed to escape the "Iceman", a hired assassin, but he's been sent after her again, with higher stakes.This time, the Prophet hashidden herself in plain sight on a planet so obscure most don't know its name, and what'smost surprising of all is thatshe wants to be found.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.1" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2007
Publisher Benbella Books
ISBN 193377133X ISBN13 9781933771335
Availability 0 units.
More About Mike Resnick
Janis Ian began her career as a singer-songwriter in the 1960s with "Society's Child." In 1975, she won her first Grammy Award for the self-penned song, "At Seventeen" . Since then she has had #1 hits all over the world, sold more than 10 million albums, and had her songs recorded by such diverse artists as Bette Midler, Roberta Flack, and John Mellencamp. She shows no signs of slowing down, recently beginning yet another career as an audio book narrator (which earned her a ninth nomination and second Grammy in 2013 for Society's Child: My Autobiography). Among her current projects are The Tiny Mouse, her first children's book; a series of master classes with the Stella Adler School; tours of Europe, the United Kingdom, and Japan, a young adult novel, and a series of new recordings.
Mike Resnick currently resides in Cincinnati, in the state of Ohio.
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Super Reader Aug 31, 2007
The conclusion to the trilogy, as Penelope, with one plan for the galaxy, and another leader, with another, come into conflict.
The Iceman, now an elderly man, has to decide if he should try and stop either of them. More agents with whacky names to be found here. He also wonders if he is a threat to a woman that can mold the future, why he is still alive.
A grand finale to the Soothsayer trilogy Mar 27, 2000
Penelope Bailey, known as The Soothsayer and The Oracle, has finally come into full command of her powers. While a religious fanatic proceeds with his methodical conquest of the galaxy, Penelope begins working on her own grand Plan. Her old nemesis, the Iceman, reluctantly leaves his home to track her down, and stop her before she can realize her designs. Peopled with great characters like The Gravedancer, The Silicon Kid, and many others, this book makes a great and satisfying conclusion to the Soothsayer/Oracle/Prophet trilogy.