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Felix was born too late to be a knight in armor, and too early to be a space colonist. He makes up for it by writing action-packed science fiction epics that have sold over 130,000 copies worldwide and become USA Today bestsellers. Restlessly driven to explore, he was born in the Deep South, grew up in the UK, and now lives in Japan with his wonderful wife, two beautiful daughters, and their feline overlords. His books cover the spectrum of science fiction, from hard SF, through space opera, to comedic science fiction, but all deliver his trademark blend of rich characterization, gripping plots, and unexpected twists. Until the day when we can vacation on Mars, this is as good as it gets!
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Fletcher Connolly hasn’t got a lot to lose. Since he, and half the galaxy, signed on to the rat race of the technological relics trade, Fletch has come to terms with the idea that he will join the ranks of unlucky explorers that perish light years from home without a dime to his name.
But bankruptcy is a great motivator. With friends and family counting on him to strike it rich, Fletch embarks on an unwilling quest for alien treasure. His decrepit exploration ship, the Skint Idjit, and her successor, the Intergalactic Bogtrotter, plunge disastrously through the wildest regions of the Interstellar Railroad … from an uninhabited planet appropriately named Suckass … to a deliberately misnamed mafia-run planet known as Arcadia … to a rogue planet inhabited by aliens resembling cuddly teddy bears … to a moon covered with giant cacti … and ultimately to the supermassive black hole in the center of the galaxy, where Fletch’s terrible judgment comes back to bite him in the rear for the last time.
Epic catastrophes and belly laughs pile up breathlessly in this delightful comic sci-fi adventure, a worthy successor to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
This complete edition of The Reluctant Adventures Of Fletcher Connolly On The Interstellar Railroad contains all four episodes of Fletch’s unlucky career:
Felix R. Savage is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of the Earth’s Last Gambit Quartet and many other books. This is by far the funniest one.
The Backworlds by M. Pax
A man struggles to survive in the harsh world of humanity's outer settlements and prove his father wrong.
Ambassador 1: Seeing Red by Patty Jansen
To look an alien superior in the eye is a deadly offense. To accuse him of a political murder…
Alien Hunters by Daniel Arenson
A scruffy alien pest controller faces an alien threat the likes of which the universe has never seen.
Hard Duty by Mark E. Cooper
Hostile aliens nearly eradicated humanity. Will the next encounter finish the job?
Bypass Gemini by Joseph Lallo
A disgraced racer pilot gets mixed up with a mega-corporation. Now he has to stop them.
Sky Hunter by Chris Reher
Sent to a human outpost to investigate sabotage, a pilot finds more trouble than she bargained for.
First Conquest by David VanDyke
To find a home and keep humanity safe from hostile aliens, Task Force Conquest must fight to seize a new star system.
In this latest title in the acclaimed 'Future Chronicles' series of speculative fiction anthologies, twelve authors take us on that incredible journey with adventurers, colonists, and space marines as they push the boundaries against the unknown, against alien empires, and themselves.
"The Galaxy Chronicles" features stories by USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors Nick Webb (Constitution), Raymond L. Weil (The Lost Fleet), Jasper T. Scott (Dark Space), plus nine more of today's top authors in speculative and science fiction.
The war is over, Earth all but decimated, the Sun dying. But there is still hope. Colony ships leave, taking the lucky ones across the galaxy in search of new worlds to call home. Among the stars they will find strange wonders, and new terrors.
Join an all-star cast as they set forth on Earth’s most important Exploration yet in Explorations: Colony
Melt – Felix R Savage
Knowledge at Any Cost – Jasper T Scott
The Unsung Heroes of Sublevel 12 – Amy DuBoff
The Failsafe – Ian Whates
Fleeing the Fire – Ralph Kern
The Colony of Imago – Scott Bartlett
Spiderfall – Scott Moon
Colony: Earth – Robert M Campbell
Howl – Scarlett R Algee
A Time and a Space – Nathan Hystad
The Light of Distant Earth – Tim C Taylor
A Change of Plans – Dennis E Taylor
Jack Kildare and the survivors of the Spirit of Destiny are stranded on Europa, while an alien planet-killer sets its deadly sights on Earth.
But Jack's not done fighting. Not yet.
Abandoned by mission control, the astronauts embark on a life-or-death pursuit of the alien behemoth that now has Earth in its crosshairs. The 400-million-mile running battle will test Jack and his ship to their limits.
Enemy action, life-support crises, and deep-space hazards take their toll on the crew. Yet the greatest danger lurks closer to hand, on board the Spirit of Destiny itself.
Which ship will win the race? Will Jack beat the odds... or will Earth fall to alien conquest?
Fletcher Connolly hasn’t got a lot to lose. Since he, and half the galaxy, signed on to the rat race of the technological relics trade, Fletch has long since come to terms with the idea that he will join the ranks of the unlucky explorers that perish lightyears from home without a dime to his name.
As the first mate of an old, decrepit exploration ship--the Skint Idjit--things can't get much worse. As if that isn’t enough, he has a hard time convincing himself his luck is bound to change when he finds himself stranded on the planet Suckass, on a remote branch of the Interstellar Railroad. With his new assignment an unlikely candidate to hide alien treasures, true to his personality, Fletch settles down to work on his tan.
But when disaster strikes and a member of his crew is killed, Fletch finds himself torn between loyalty to the surviving crew and the siren song of an unsuspected trove of A-tech.
Can Fletch save the Skint Idjit and her crew from a horrible death? Or will he ignore their dying screams and laugh all the way to the bank?
Volume 2 of the Interstellar Railroad series, Intergalactic Bogtrotter, is now available!
In the last decades of the twenty-first century, ten families seeking to escape a devastated Earth focus on constructing spaceships to colonize the world they call New Eden, in the Paradisi System. But the world they claim for their own is already inhabited, and the Ddaerans, although human in appearance, possess abilities that the Founders and their descendants do not…
In this latest title in the acclaimed 'Future Chronicles' series of speculative fiction anthologies, twelve authors take us on that incredible journey with adventurers, scientists and colonists, as they push the boundaries against the unknown, against alien civilization, and themselves.
Discover Chronicle Worlds. Discover Paradisi.
These are the untold stories from the ‘Legacy Fleet’ universe—a universe of conflict , of alien invasion, and of human resistance and courage in the face of overwhelming odds.
From Samuel Peralta, creator of the acclaimed Future Chronicles anthology series, and based on the Legacy Fleet universe from USA Today bestselling author Nick Webb – 'Chronicle Worlds: Legacy Fleet' is a ground-breaking anthology that brings together work from some of today's most exciting science fiction authors.
Spanning a time between the First Swarm War – and humanity’s first devastating encounter with the alien race – and the events of ‘Constitution’, ‘Warrior’, and ‘Victory’, these fourteen stories chart the human drama behind an epic 75-year vista of Earth’s expansion in space, and the dawn of the Second Swarm War.
If you loved the movie, if you loved ‘Legacy Fleet’, you’ll love the television series. Because here it is, the entire season, this amazing collection of episodes, of short stories— ‘Chronicle Worlds: Legacy Fleet’.
"The best place to discover new SF authors, I think, is any of the anthologies coming from Samuel Peralta"
-- Hugh Howey, NY Times bestselling author of Wool
"A powerful new voice in speculative fiction"
--Nick Webb, USA Today bestselling author of the Legacy Fleet trilogy
About the Author
Created by USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Samuel Peralta, The Future Chronicles is the #1 bestselling anthology series that brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern speculative fiction.
Its unique take on major science fiction and fantasy themes - A.I., time travel, dragons, robots, aliens, zombies, immortality, galactic battles, cyborgs, doomsday - has made it one of the most acclaimed anthology series of the digital era.
A handful of astronauts must voyage to Jupiter to face the threat, alone.
During a classified mission to the ISS, astronaut Jack Kildare picks up an eerie signal. An alien spaceship is orbiting distant, icy Europa. It looks derelict... but is it? As fear sweeps across Earth, NASA spearheads a frenzied effort to build a ship capable of traveling to Jupiter to confront the alien menace.
Technology intertwines with espionage and sabotage in a race against the clock. Fighting for his rightful place in the mission, Jack finds himself submerged in a world of secrets, international power games, and cold-blooded murder.
Earth needs a man like Jack... but someone doesn't want him going back to space, ever.
Can Jack defeat the saboteurs in time to save humanity? Or will the alien threat triumph?
Experience a scarily plausible first contact thriller blending hard science fiction and edge-of-your seat action. From New York Times Bestseller Felix R. Savage, it's perfect for fans of Gerald M. Kilby, Iain M. Banks, and Brandon Q. Morris.
Bearing Earth's hopes for deliverance from the alien threat, Jack Kildare and his fellow astronauts successfully complete the long journey to Jupiter. But someone on board is trying to sabotage the mission. As they approach the mysterious alien spaceship orbiting Europa, the crew fractures into rival factions.
Without warning, a long-range attack cripples the human ship.
Now the broken crew is the least of Jack's worries.
The alien spaceship isn't a wreck, after all.
And whoever is on board wants the humans dead.
As the mission unravels into a desperate fight for survival, Jack struggles to decode the enemy plot. If he fails, the astronauts will all perish... and so will Earth.
Experience the second book in scarily plausible first contact series blending hard science fiction and edge-of-your seat action. From New York Times Bestseller Felix R. Savage, it's perfect for fans of Gerald M. Kilby, Iain M. Banks, and Brandon Q. Morris.
Now the planet faces a brutal alien conquest.
The Spirit of Destiny lies wrecked on the moon.
On Earth, the crew of the alien behemoth Lightbringer spread destruction across a planet racked by conflict.
But Jack and his fellow survivors of the Europa mission, trapped in Earth's ramshackle little moon colony, haven't given up. Exposed to the constant threat of attack, they come up with a perilous plan to return to Earth and fight the aliens.
An astronaut without a ship. A planet ravaged by war. One last chance for victory.
Don't miss the unforgettable finale to the Earth's Last Gambit Series. From New York Times Bestseller Felix R. Savage, it's perfect for fans of Gerald M. Kilby, Iain M. Banks, and Brandon Q. Morris.
In this anthology, you'll find seventeen tales of conflict and heroism, exploration and discovery, endurance and triumph. Flee the apocalypse of modern-day Earth, fly a fighter in the cold emptiness of deep space, and find new life on the distant shores of an alien world. You might even discover something about yourself as each author opens a window on the soul of mankind. Who are we, really? Should we survive? How do we become something greater without losing what makes us human?
Open this collection and take your first steps into tomorrow. Travel the cosmos to find amazing adventure. Walk beside unforgettable characters on the bridge across the stars...
Featuring a Foreword by Kevin J. Anderson
- David VanDyke - "As the Sparks Fly Upward"
- Ann Christy - "Peace Force"
- Felix R. Savage - "Guardians of Earth"
- Lindsay Buroker - "Here Be Dragons"
- Chris Dietzel - "The Gordian Asteroid"
- Craig Martelle - "The Trenches of Centauri Prime"
- Josi Russell - "Broken One"
- Chris Pourteau - "The Erkennen Job"
- Daniel Arenson - "The Firebug and the Pharaoh"
- Rhett C. Bruno - "Interview for the End of the World"
- Steve Beaulieu - "Night Shift"
- Lucas Bale - "A Friend to Man"
- Jason Anspach - "...Space Pirates"
- Will McIntosh - "Drive"
- Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff - "Water Babies"
- David Bruns - "Take Only Memories"
- Patty Jansen - "This Deceitful State of Truth"