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A Flash of Blue Sky

Welcome to the 1980s, and a turbulent world eating itself alive.

A Flash of Blue Sky is available at your local bookstore, or on Amazon.

Life is a brief flash of blue, in a sky of dark clouds ….

An attorney in New York, choosing between the two women who love him, and between failure and corruption. A gun-toting Moscow starlet, on the run from the mob, in a Russia struggling to rise from the embers of Communism. A beautiful young divorcee, lost on the West Coast, seeking a soul-mate without an overabundance of optimism. A Cambodian warlord, the U.S. senator sworn to help him, and the D.C. mistress who could destroy them both.

Welcome to the 1980s, and a turbulent world eating itself alive.


“Preiss sets his creative sights high in his inaugural effort, conjuring a dizzying array of characters around the globe. A complex literary drama that’s heavy on symbolism and existential angst, [with] a lively sense of humor.”

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Alon Preiss’s Thirtover Novels are an acclaimed, loosely linked series of stories set around the world during the 1980s. They can be read in any order. They include In Love with Alice, which Foreword Reviews calls “a complex, magical web of love, betrayal, and secrets that spans years and continents,” and A Flash of Blue […]

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