Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Fall of the White Ship Avatar (Alacrity FitzHugh & Hobart Floyt, #3)” as Want to Read:
Fall of the White Ship Avatar (Alacrity FitzHugh & Hobart Floyt, #3)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Fall of the White Ship Avatar (Alacrity FitzHugh and Hobart Floyt #3)

4.07  ·  Rating Details  ·  269 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Alacrity required only a few minutes at the White Ship's helm to learn that a captain's problems can be tougher than those of a knockabout spacer. Solving them could cost a piece of his heart.
Mass Market Paperback, 356 pages
Published December 12th 1986 by Del Rey
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Fall of the White Ship Avatar, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Fall of the White Ship Avatar

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 431)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
L.
Apr 10, 2013 L. rated it it was amazing
In this, Daley's third installment of the "Adventures of Hobart Floyt and Alacrity Fitzhugh" (following _Requiem for a Ruler of Worlds_ and _Jinx on a Terran Inheritance_), we go beyond the scope of the original books into the past of Alacrity Fitzhugh--including his real name, his "Captain's Sidearm", and his obsession with the Precursors, an uber-race that has disappeared from the Cosmos--but not before leaving tantalizing technological clues. Much of the story takes place on an inhospitable p ...more
Timothy Boyd
Jan 27, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it it was amazing
incredible characters that sweep you into the story it's the complex but realistic world Daley creates for those characters to live in. Somehow he makes a futuristic SiFi world seem logical and real. Highly recommended
Mark E.
Jan 25, 2012 Mark E. rated it really liked it
The final book in the series, and as I drew closer and closer to the end of the book, I grew sadder and sadder. I didn't like this book as well as I liked either the first or the second one, but there are still some really interesting events that are EIH. The chemistry developed in the first two books is very powerful in this book, and though I feel like the long interlude with Pokesnout and company takes up way more of the book than I would have liked, the book is redeemed in the next portion, ...more
Leland Gilsen
Sep 03, 2015 Leland Gilsen rated it it was amazing
He died of cancer in February of 1996 at the age of only 49.
This trilogy has a place of honor in my science fiction bookcase.
Larry DeMoss
Aug 24, 2012 Larry DeMoss rated it it was ok
Ho-hum. I had read the first two years ago, and this one is a bit of a disappointment. Fun in spots, but too much of it is made up of science fiction cliches, including buxom alien women and silly creatures.
Jelle Van breugel
Jun 18, 2013 Jelle Van breugel rated it it was amazing
Very funny trilogy.
Remember finding it a bit hard to get into the first book but after that
breathtaking pace of action and great characters :)
Mary Lauer
Feb 07, 2012 Mary Lauer rated it it was amazing
LOVE love love these books. Every time I finish this one, I am saddened that there are no "continuing adventures."
Dale Rosso
Nov 04, 2013 Dale Rosso rated it it was amazing
Shelves: science-fiction
Enjoyed the story.
Ian Donnelly
Ian Donnelly marked it as to-read
Feb 07, 2016
Casey
Casey added it
Feb 04, 2016
Ryan
Ryan rated it it was amazing
Feb 09, 2016
John Holmwood
John Holmwood rated it really liked it
Jan 29, 2016
Nathan
Nathan rated it liked it
Jan 18, 2016
Stephen McGarry
Stephen McGarry rated it it was ok
Jan 17, 2016
Horst Finkbeiner
Horst Finkbeiner rated it it was amazing
Jan 05, 2016
Brian Miller
Brian Miller rated it liked it
Jan 02, 2016
Paul Zimmerle
Paul Zimmerle rated it really liked it
Dec 24, 2015
James
James marked it as to-read
Dec 18, 2015
Matthew
Matthew marked it as to-read
Dec 14, 2015
Dougel
Dougel added it
Dec 30, 2015
Gwendolyn Patton
Gwendolyn Patton rated it it was amazing
Dec 01, 2015
Seth Dearing
Seth Dearing marked it as to-read
Nov 28, 2015
Ruthie Mcruthiepants
Ruthie Mcruthiepants marked it as to-read
Nov 25, 2015
Navin
Navin rated it it was amazing
Nov 18, 2015
Andson Munford
Andson Munford rated it it was amazing
Nov 17, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 14 15 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • The Last Guru
  • Cataract (Cat Scratch, #2)
  • Deadman Switch
  • Cross The Stars (Hammer's Slammers, #1)
  • Across a Billion Years
  • Metamorphosis (#11)
  • The Gentle Giants of Ganymede (Giants, #2)
  • Starburst
  • There Will Be War (There Will Be War, #1)
  • ...Who Needs Enemies?
  • Buying Time
  • Millennium
  • Into the Dream
  • None But Man
  • Shakespeare's Planet
  • The River of Time
  • Nuklear Age
105184
Brian was born in Englewood Hospital in Englewood, New Jersey on Dec. 22, 1947. A blizzard kept him and his mother at the hospital over Christmas, and the nurses sang "Away in a Manger" to them.

His middle name is Charles. He grew up in Rockleigh, NJ. His mother's name was Myra and his father's name was Charles. He has an older brother, David, and a younger sister, also named Myra. He had no child
...more
More about Brian Daley...

Other Books in the Series

Alacrity FitzHugh and Hobart Floyt (3 books)
  • Requiem for a Ruler of Worlds (Alacrity FitzHugh & Hobart Floyt, #1)
  • Jinx on a Terran Inheritance (Alacrity FitzHugh & Hobart Floyt, #2)

Share This Book