Adventures in Time and Space with Max Merriwell

Version: Unabridged
Author: Pat Murphy
Narrator: Johanna Ward
Genres: Science Fiction
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: August 2004
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 9 hours, 40 minutes
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Overview

Susan Galina and her friend Pat have escaped their normal lives into the elegant, isolated world of the Odyssey, a luxury cruise ship heading from New York to Europe via Bermuda. To Susan's delight, she discovers that her favorite author, Max Merriwell, is also aboard ship, teaching a writers' workshop. Susan's life becomes even more interesting when she meets Tom Clayton, the handsome chief of security. This cruise looks very promising indeed. But the pleasant shipboard vacation turns dark as the Odyssey passes into the Bermuda Triangle. Each year, Max Merriwell writes three novels, a science-fiction novel under his own name, a fantasy novel under the pseudonym Mary Maxwell, and a mystery novel under the pseudonym Weldon Merrimax. The trouble begins when Max receives a threatening note that appears to come from Weldon Merrimax, Max's own pseudonym. An eyewitness reports a murder--but the victim of the crime is not on the passenger list and the body is nowhere to be found. While others struggle to unde.

Reviews (2)

Adventures in Time and Space with Max Merriwell

Written by Anonymous from El Paso, TX on May 18th, 2008

  • Book Rating: 2/5

The story had an interesting concept, but nothing ever really happened. And there was no satisfactory resolution. I kept expecting more, but the book fell a bit short. Not boring, but kind of disappointing.

Cruising through the Bermuda Triangle

Written by Cheryl G on April 25th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Started a little slowly, and got confused at points - but once I realized the gist of the storyline I became facinated and couldn't wait to hear how it ended. A very interesting concept!!!!

Author Details

Author Details

Murphy, Pat

Pat Murphy has won numerous awards for her thoughtful, literary science fiction and fantasy writing, including two Nebula Awards, the Philip K. Dick Award, the World Fantasy Award, the Seiun Award, and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award. She has published eight novels and many short stories. Her works include "Rachel in Love"; "The Falling Woman"; "The City", "Not Long After"; "Nadya"; and "Adventures in Time and Space with Max Merriwell", a novel that "Publishers Weekly" called the "cerebral equivalent of a roller-coaster ride." Her children's novel, "The Wild Girls", received a Christopher