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About Christopher Hopper
Christopher Hopper is an international best-selling author of more than twenty novels and short stories.
His books have reached #1 on Amazon and Audible for science fiction, space opera, exploration, alien invasion, post-apocalyptic, space adventure, and military sci-fi. They’ve been nominated for or received numerous accolades, including the Audies, Silver Moonbeam, Lamplighter, Clive Staples, Pluto, DragonCon, and SOVAS awards.
Christopher resides in the 1000 Islands region of northern New York.
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Following their successful escape from Androchida Prime’s capital city, Sir Chuck and the rest of the Phantoms find themselves mystified by unsettling news. The leader of the Blood Guard resistance, framed General Cordan, has defected to the AE. But while many doubt the veracity of the development, more pressing intel awaits: the empire is planning to invade the Sci-Rung home world.
Despite the tragic loss of his best friend, Wic is determined now more than ever to capitalize on the empire’s move against the Sci-Rung. Not only does the massive military campaign present several opportunities to infiltrate the enemy’s highest echelons but it also allows the team to recon claims about General Cordan’s strange disappearance.
However, when Wic and his surviving Phantoms embark on their mission, they uncover startling new intel that places entire civilizations at risk. Outnumbered and overpowered, the heroes soon find themselves pitted against impossible odds.
Will Wic, Chuck, and the Phantoms be able to thwart the enemy? Or will the Androchidan Empire succeed in breaking their spirits once and for all, forever crushing the last of humanity’s pitiful rebellion?
Find out in this climactic installation of the hit series that has taken the military sci-fi genre by storm. Read Ruins of Earth Book 6: Fire and Fury today!
The mission is simple. Escort an emissary to an intergalactic peace summit. Try not to get in the way.
Lt. Magnus and his 79th Recon Team have certainly handled worse, after all.
But when an explosion rocks the tower and sends everyone into a panic, Magnus and his asset find themselves cut off from the rest of the team.
Worse still, a dying alien chieftain gives them a priceless drive of intel, marking them for death.
The mission has officially changed.
With enemies on all sides, Magnus must do everything in his power to protect the emissary and escape the tower. There is no back up. There is no chance for failure.
The fate of the entire galaxy now lies in the hands of a Republic Marine and a diplomat.
All they have to do is survive.
Experience the beginning of this sprawling galactic tale in this first entry to the award winning Ruins of the Galaxy series. If you’re a fan of Star Wars, Galaxy’s Edge, or Battlestar Galactica, you’ll love this military scifi epic.
And their only hope for survival lies with a team who just left the planet.
Following their successful mission to destroy the slaver ring in New York City, Wic and the members of Phantom Team pass through the Antarctic’s origin ring and find themselves deep in the heart of the Androchidan Empire.
But as the scope of the alien specie’s operation becomes apparent, Phantom Team realizes they can’t standby as humanity is culled into submission. Efforts must be made to slow the enemy’s progress, if not stop it altogether.
Under Wic’s leadership, the team devises a plan to infiltrate and neutralize part of the Androchidan’s operation. Allies are made, and resources are acquired. But when enemy spies find evidence of collusion, it is only a matter for time before the Phantoms’ hopes of thwarting the enemy are dashed.
Will Wic and his elite team of warriors succeed in reversing the tide of the Androchidan invasion? Or will they succumb to the unrelenting power of the most notorious slaver operation in the galaxy?
Join bestselling authors Christopher Hopper and J.N. Chaney as the Ruins of the Earth hit series continues with Book 2: Gods and Men. Read what fans call “the best military sci-fi of the year,” and “Galaxy’s Edge meets Expeditionary Force.”
A puzzle unsolved for thousands of years.
And a Brooklyn-born Master Gunnery Sergeant who's royally pissed that he has to babysit the researchers sent to figure it all out.
Patrick "Wic" Finnegan's last op as a Marine Raider before retirement sends him to the frozen Ellsworth Subglacial Highlands. The only reason he's here?
He owes a favor to an old friend—but that doesn't mean he has to like it.
When Wic finally sees what the team has uncovered, he can't believe his eyes, nor is he prepared for the violence to come.
Soon, the portal opens and unleashes a storm of unbridled fury upon humanity.
From the Antarctic tundra to the streets of Manhattan, Wic and his team will be pushed to their limits as they fight to hold back Earth's ultimate threat.
The odds are against them. Governments are toppling. And the Earth is falling into ruin.
Join bestselling authors Christopher Hopper and J.N. Chaney on what readers call a "non-stop, break-neck thrill ride into metaspace." For fans of District 9, Expeditionary Force, and Galaxy's Edge, this is one military sci-fi thriller you won't be able to put down, and the official prequel to the hit series Ruins of the Galaxy.
Hell will rain down.
After Wic and the Phantom’s successful operation on Karkin Four, the team learns of the enemy’s plans for a swift retaliation: an all-out assault on New York City.
Together, Wic must rally the team’s resources to plan an emergency counterassault that will push the Phantoms to their limits. With help from unexpected places, mission success seems all but assured.
But when a new terrifying technology emerges, Wic must face the most challenging choice of all: sacrifice his teammates for the fate of Earth.
Allegiances will be tested, friendships will fray, and the planet will march toward the greatest darkness it has ever encountered.
Read Christopher Hopper and J.N. Chaney’s next edition to the runaway hit Ruins of the Earth series as Wic and Phantom Team race against time in Phantom Deadfall. For fans of Galaxys Edge, Expeditionary Force, and District 9—the fate of the world waits for you.
An enemy hellbent on stopping it.
And one team tasked with the impossible.
In the wake of defeating Gornath of the Ontishog above the streets of Manhattan and saving Earth from a devastating plague, Wic and Phantom Team believe their work is done. But Major Insarka Kindesh has other plans for the heroes and invites them back to Karkin Four.
Phantom Team cross through New York’s origin ring to find the Blood Guard orchestrating covert operations against an Androchidan Empire in the throes of war. But galactic battle is not this trip’s focus. Instead, Insarka reveals plans for Wic’s elite team to help rescue millions of humans waylaid on a backwater planet.
When evidence of the plan falls into enemy hands, Phantom Team finds itself marooned in enemy territory with empire forces pitted against them. Moreover, the humans Wic was charged to save are in more jeopardy than ever.
Will Phantom Team find a way to return countless human refugees to Earth? And will Sir Charles avoid being tossed into a bucket of flounder? Or will Wic and his heroic team of operators finally meet their end at the hands of the cruelest aliens the universe has ever faced?
Find out in Christopher Hopper and J.N. Chaney’s next edition of the runaway hit series Ruins of the Earth Book 4: Decayed Legacy. For fans of Galaxys Edge, Expeditionary Force, and District 9—the fate of humanity waits for you.
The only way forward is through hell.
After the explosive events surrounding MPF6’s destruction on Karkin Four, Wic and his team of daredevil operators join forces with the rebel force known as the Blood Guard. While the Phantoms desire to help relocate human refugees to safer worlds, they’re forced to confront a more pressing objective: cut off the head of the beast and keep the Androchidan Empire from enslaving another world.
Wic is immediately flung into the heat of battle, driven by retaliation, a need for justice, and the need to send a message to all other deviant species who’d wish to take advantage of the innocent: don’t even think about it.
However, when a convert mission goes sideways and key Blood Guard operatives turn up missing, Phantom Team must decide just how far they’re willing to go to stop an alien species from wreaking havoc in the galaxy.
Tensions mount as the empire’s high command closes in for the kill. Lies spread, secrets abound, and betrayal runs like blood in the streets. Will Sir Chuck provide critical intel in time to save the team? Can Wic pull one more hat trick against a world-conquering foe?
Find out in Valley of the Dead, the fifth nail-biting, white-knuckle episode of the acclaimed Ruins of the Earth series by Christopher Hopper and J.N. Chaney.
Following their first victory against a rogue unit of Repub Marines, Magnus finds his newly trained gladias pinned down by a squadron of Talons. But when he discovers that their prisoners may hold critical answers to bringing down the enemy, Magnus must stop at nothing to get his team to safety and interrogate the enemy combatants.
Once aboard their new Novian starship, however, Magnus isn’t prepared for the intel he uncovers. The enemy’s power is growing stronger by the day, and their claws have found their way into his own team members.
Forced across the void horizon into his home universe, Magnus must search to find Awen’s mentor and famed Elder of the Luma, Willowood. But finding the old woman before the enemy unleashes the next stage of its plans could mean the end of Magnus’s fledgling resistance.
Dive into the fourth installment of this best-selling military space opera that has fans on the edge of their seats.
ne team must raise the alarm...and time is running out.
As Moldark turns his attention to Capriana Prime, Magnus and his gladias attempt to convince the Republic’s leadership to raise the planetary defense shield. But this seemingly simple task turns out to be more difficult than anyone expected, placing the planet’s population in grave jeopardy.
Desperate to save the capital, Magnus and the Gladio Umbra fight to save the seat of galactic rule at all costs.
Azelon isn’t without her tricks, however, and provides new hardware for Magnus—the BATRIG mechanized battle armament system.
But as time runs out, Magnus is faced with the hardest choices of his life...and gambles will be made.
All for the greater good.
In the wake of the Galactic Republic’s fall, Magnus and the Gladio Umbra learn of a new superpower that hopes to unit all orphaned star systems in peace. But Magnus’s suspicions grow as the Luma Alliance of Worlds uses anything but peaceful methods to co-opt allegiance in the post-Republic landscape.
Meanwhile, on the fringe of the galaxy, a dark shadow looms.
Moldark, the sworn enemy of a growing number of species, amasses power through a new partnership with the Obscura. With their combined forces, there is no telling what evil may rain down upon the galaxy’s sentient worlds.
Magnus, Awen, and the warriors of the Gladio Umbra have no choice but to keep So-Elku from building a totalitarian state. But they also must keep Moldark from blowing everything they hold dear into oblivion.
Find out what happens to the Gladio Umbra next this eighth entry to the critically acclaimed series from Christopher Hopper and USA Today Bestselling Author J.N. Chaney.
After Lieutenant Magnus awakes from the orbital strike that nearly killed him, he discovers that a small contingent of his Marine platoon has also survived. Hope glimmers as he devises a plan to rescue them.
But when Magnus learns that his men are being held hostage by a deadly tribe, he fears the worst.
Aided by volunteers from a group of elite Marauders, Magnus must attempt to cross the hostile city of Oosafar.
Time is running out...and he has no choice but to undertake the most deadly urban assault of his career.
The pace quickens in Ruins of the Galaxy's second epic installment, captivating fans of Star Wars, Galaxy’s Edge, and Battlestar Galactica.
Rocked by the death of a critical team member and haunted by the sudden disappearance of another, Magnus and Awen fight to rally the remaining Gladio Umbra in the wake of their raid on Worru. They’re forced to solicit support from some of the galaxy’s most unlikely sources.
But when Moldark’s forces show up unexpectedly, Magnus and Awen are torn between rescuing a missing gladia and protecting the larger mission.
New revelations about the Paragon surface, forcing the fledgling rebel resistance to find a way onto Moldark’s command ship, the notorious super dreadnaught Black Labyrinth.
The mission will be the Gladio Umbra's most challenging yet, pushing the team to the breaking point.
Read the fifth installment of the best-selling series fans are calling a breath of fresh air. If you’re a fan of Galaxy’s Edge, Star Wars, or Renegade Star, you’ll love this epic scifi thrill ride.