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Covert Incursion (CERBERUS Book 11)
Andy Peloquin - 2021
He must now fight to save his brother’s life from the same disease that is slowly killing him.His race for a cure sends him across the galaxy to Terra Omega, the world where he lost everything—and where his story and that of Project Icarus truly began. There, he and Warbeast Team come face to face with monstrous creatures of nightmare, inhuman soldiers, and technology far deadlier than anything previously encountered.Can the elite unit defeat overwhelming odds and achieve an impossible high-stakes covert incursion, or will their efforts to save one cost all these brave solders their lives? Don't miss The penultimate book in the epic Cerberus Series by Andy Peloquin.
Timothy Ellis - 2021
Where do you go after being Destiny’s Spacemage?What do you do after wielding an order of magic never seen in the galaxy before?Who have you become?And what is there left to do?Bud saved the Imperium, but didn’t cease to exist as he expected.Now unable to go home because he is actually there, he must find a new purpose.Some higher must want him in the past, but what do they want him to do?For Bud it comes down to one feeling, summed up by one word.Adrift.
Seeker One (Voyages of the Seeker Book 1)
Clint Hollingsworth - 2019
For one thing, Tanner is still recovering from being in stasis for 150 years, with some odd and unexpected side effects.These side effects might be what his commanders are interested in. Is Tanner being used for some purpose which will shorten his career abruptly, or does he have a future with the Deep Space Initiative? Are the DSI's enemies all on the outside, or are some on the ship?Half human and half alien, Tanner is no stranger to being an outsider. Turns out his Laldoralin alien father is behind Tanner's early promotion. Can Tanner trust the motives of an absent father he hasn't seen for 150 years - and then some?This young cadet has a lot to learn about space, alien worlds, working with others on a spaceship, figuring out who is really out to get him, and coming to terms with his own abilities.An amazing journey lies ahead for Cadet Voss.Hopefully he will survive it.By the author of the award-winning Mac Crow wilderness thriller series.
Monolith (The Transcended #6)
Anthony James - 2019
It works unseen, sending out vast entropy factories to construct machines of war for a single purpose: to bring extinction. Now, these spaceships are converging on human territory. The Confederation is worn down by endless conflict, its warfleet depleted and its armies stretched. Humanity never gives in. Two of the Space Corps’ top officers - Joe Nation and Becky Keller - are determined to fight for as long as it takes, in a battle which will lead them to alien places and to spaceships fitted with incredible weapons. The coming conflict will offer them a fleeting glimpse into the designs of an entity so powerful it might as well be a god. For Nation and Keller, the things they learn ensure nothing will ever be the same again. Monolith is a high-action science fiction adventure involving massive space battles, overwhelming odds and exciting technologies. It continues the Transcended series and picks up straight after book 5: Void Blade.
Ripples of the Past (The Pages of Time, #2)
Damian Knight - 2018
Although Sam and his friends are now safe, he has lost the girl he loves and remains no closer to reversing the plane crash that has torn his family apart. As he struggles to make sense of this new reality, Sam sets out to obtain a supply of Tetradyamide, the drug that enhances his ability, and finds himself pursued by forces of both good and evil as he is sucked into a conspiracy that runs far deeper than he could ever have imagined.
A Warm Place: Prelude - A Post-Apocalyptic Men's Adventure
Misty Vixen - 2020
Billions are now dead due to starvation, disease, civil unrest, and the plummeting temperatures. What remains of humanity now live in small settlements or isolated makeshift villages, carving out miserable lives in this grim new reality.Some, like Chris Weston, choose to travel among the vast winter wastelands between the bastions of civilization. In the aftermath of the great collapse, Chris finds himself strangely suited for this new world. Strong, motivated, patient, and already possessing a fair amount of knowledge on wilderness survival, he’s lucky enough to feed the strong urge of wanderlust that grips him despite the new, icebound Earth.While walking along a lonely highway, Chris comes across an isolated gas station, an almost-functional vehicle, and a very attractive woman. Her name is Mary, and he learns she is very amenable to some hot fun in exchange for a safe escort to civilization…A WARM PLACE contains detailed, hot sexual encounters and scenes of violence.
Hope Renewed (Raj Whitehall Collection Combo Volumes Book 3)
David Drake - 2014
With planets cut off and reduced to subsistence and ignorance, humanity has nearly forgotten its past greatness. But one battle computer has survived the Collapse. He is Center. And Center is determined to find and aid leaders who can return a star-faring republic to the galaxy. The first of these leaders is Raj Whitehall, a man born to be a general, and molded to retake civilization itself from the jaws of barbarism.The SwordFor five years Raj Whitehall has led his men across the face of the planet Bellevue. With saber and bayonet he has conquered one barbarian nation after another. Now his greatest enemy is his own overlord, Barholm Clerett, who's so paranoid of Raj's victories that he is reduced to onlAbout the Raj Whitehall series:“[T]old with knowledge of military tactics and hardware, and vividly described action . . . devotees of military SF should enjoy themselves.”—Publishers Weekly“[A] thoroughly engrossing military sf series . . . superb battle scenes, ingenious weaponry and tactics, homages to Kipling, and many other goodies. High fun.”—BooklistAbout David Drake:“[P]rose as cold and hard s the metal alloy of a tank … rivals Crane and Remarque …” –Chicago Sun-Times“Drake couldn’t write a bad action scene at gunpoint.” –BooklistThe General SeriesThe ForgeS. M. StirlingDavid DrakeThe HammerS. M. StirlingDavid DrakeThe AnvilS. M. StirlingDavid DrakeThe SteelS. M. StirlingDavid DrakeThe SwordS. M. StirlingDavid DrakeThe ChosenS. M. StirlingDavid DrakeThe ReformerS. M. StirlingDavid DrakeThe TyrantEric FlintDavid DrakeThe HereticTony DanielDavid DrakeThe SaviorTony DanielDavid DrakeOmnibus EditionsWarlordDavid DrakeS. M. StirlingContains The Forge and The HammerConquerorDavid DrakeS. M. StirlingContains The Anvil and The SteelHope RebornDavid DrakeS. M. StirlingContains The Forge and The HammerHope RearmedDavid DrakeS. M. StirlingContains The Anvil and The SteelThe Army took David Drake from Duke Law School and sent him on a motorized tour of Viet Nam and Cambodia with the 11th Cav, the Blackhorse. He learned new skills, saw interesting sights, and met exotic people who hadn't run fast enough to get away.
Pre-Earth: You have to know
Andrew Ranson - 2016
However, a dramatic turn of events occurs when an astronaut emerges from the spacecraft a few days later and initial communication with him begins. In a series of breathtaking events, the astronaut reveals that he has the mission to reveal the truth about the history of the planet and to prepare humanity for a new role in the Universe. However, before it can take on this role, humanity must first prepare to deal with a pending natural catastrophe. The means to do this have been installed on Earth millions of years ago, but humanity has since lost all knowledge of this tool. The astronaut's story paves the way for humanity's efforts to survive what is coming and to accept its new destiny.
Across the Galactic Pond Box Set: Far Beyond Complete Series
Christian Kallias - 2019
His first mission: save a gazillion lives. When young Kevin has a chance encounter with a dying alien, he discovers not only that humans aren't alone in the universe, but that this encounter propels him into the middle of an intergalactic war. Now at the frontlines of a massive, far far away war, he’s sent to the last remaining ship of the losing side. The crew of the ship? All dead. His mission is simple: he must save the good guys from certain doom. From College reject to War Master, Kevin learns he must adapt quickly or billions will die. This Box set edition contains the following books: -Across the Galactic Pond -Fire At Will -Make it So! -Red Alert (new and exclusive to this box set) -Battlestations!
David Ryker - 2019
Her people have fled. And Mitch Ayers is having a real bad day. Fifty years ago, our home was dying. We identified worlds that might be able to support human life. We built Ark Ships: huge colonization vessels carrying thousands of crew. And we set out, not knowing if we could make it to the other side of the blackness, or whether there would be anything there if we did. Mitch wasn't supposed to have to care about any of this. He was supposed to be happily dreaming in stasis for another twenty years. That's until he wakes up on the Ark Ship Nansen, three light years off course, staring right up at the barrel of a gun. All around him, he hears the screams of the dying. Terrorists are wiping out the Nansen's crew while they sleep, and he's the only one who can do a damn thing about it. But ain't that always the way. Mitch knows the Nansen's crew might be the only humans left in the universe. The problem is, he quickly learns that humans aren't alone in the stars. Aliens aren't just out there, they're everywhere. And the first one he meets tries to sink its teeth into his neck... Mitch is a long way from home, and it's not just the aliens he's up against. It's the traitors within his own crew. Now humanity's fate rests on his shoulders. So he'll have to think fast...
The Last Builder
Simeon Graves - 2017
We've spread to other galaxies and continue to thrive as a vast civilization. But calamity looms on the horizon. Little do our people know that a long-gestating killer, called The Keresian Virus, will soon decimate 99.99% of our population. One of the few people aware of the government cover-up is Cutler Copeland. Not only is he immune to the virus, he's also a scout who's spent his life finding inhospitable planets with just the right attributes to facilitate terraforming into living ecosystems. But now, with his ex-wife dead, Cutler must return to Earth to fetch his teenage daughter, Kit, and somehow remain undetected by the government conspirators hellbent on stealing the secrets that will soon come into Cutler's possession.Will he succeed in reconnecting with his daughter, and get away just before the slaughter, or will his enemies track him down and use him for their own nefarious plans?P.S. Visit SimeonGraves.com to get a free copy of the never-to-be-published prequel to The Last Builder.
The Nubl Wars (The Pattern Universe Book 3)
Tobias Roote - 2015
The continuing story.... As the post-attack chaos forces Earth governments to realise they no longer have the ability to maintain order; the destiny of mankind falls to a select group of human and artificial intelligence to prepare a defence against annihilation by the Nubl hives. Pod’s growing sentience causes problems when she lets her guard down. Zeke gets severely wounded, ultimately forcing the mutating DNA to intensify its activities. His friends and colleagues believe he cannot survive the transformation, but Zeke doesn’t give up easily. Meanwhile, Arty obtains a mental boost. Believing he has the answer to everything, he makes plans to do what he can to protect humanity from extinction. Pennington baulks and demands all the high-calibre AI’s be controlled - preferably by him. This doesn’t go down well with humans and AI alike, but there is no time to dwell on the issue, because the Nubl are coming. In this concluding novel of the successful Pattern Universe trilogy, Tobias Roote brings together all of the aspects of the first two books and races the reader to a rapid, action-packed conclusion. Why not join Tobias Roote’s private mailing list at http://tobiasroote.com and be kept informed of new releases of all future books. You might want to read other books in the series as well. The Pattern Ship http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HGFP8W2 POD http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00J70YY0G SKY CITY http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0133LN2SO