By: William Comstock
About the Book
Paris 1920 – Recent college graduate Mary Paxton visits Paris with her family. In the glamorous city she finds herself falling for Andrei, an exiled Russian noble.
New York 1928 – Young Alexandra, the spirited daughter of Mary and Andrei, lives in upstate New York with her loving family. Surrounded by culture, she grows up a beautiful and talented young woman.
England 1930 – Young Alfred grows up under the watchful eye of his grandfather. Forgoing university for his patriotic duty, he serves as a technician in the Air Ministry. Seriously injured, he is cared for by the beautiful singing nurse, Alexandra.
This warm family epic follows two generations as they travel from France, America, Canada, and England. Like two stars revolving around each other, these couples always find a way to guide each other. Filled with poetry, romance, and family, Binary Star will refresh your faith in love and the human spirit.
About the Author
William Comstock grew up in western New York. He served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952. He attended the University of Buffalo and Carnegie Institute of Technology, receiving a Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1958.
Comstock has worked on various engineering and research projects connected to the Cold War. He worked on electronic intelligence for the CIA and NSA and did experimental and theoretical work in sonar for the Navy. In Australia, he worked on an AN/FPQ-6 radar that tracked space missions for NASA, including APOLLO and SKYLAB.
Comstock also has an MA in mathematics from the University of Colorado and a BS in computer science from the Montana State University. From 2006 to 2011, he worked for the Department of the Army at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
(2019, Paperback, 260 pages)