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About Nathan Hystad
Nathan Hystad is the best-selling author of The Event and Lost Contact. He writes about alien invasion, first contact, colonization, and everything else he devoured growing up. He's had hundreds of thousands of copies sold and read, and loves the fact he's been able to reach so many amazing readers with his stories.
Nathan's written over thirty novels, including The Survivors, Baldwin's Legacy, and The Resistance.
He's also done mystery/thrillers with Red Creek, Return to Red Creek, and Lights Over Cloud Lake.
All of Nathan's books are available in audio.
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The Bridge Sequence
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Dean Parker is no longer the Recaster or in charge of the Alliance. As a result, he dives headfirst into the fray.
Since the discovery of countless new portals, the Gatekeepers must ramp up their exploration efforts. With Sarlun gone, and Shimmal’s withdrawal from the Alliance, unity at the Academy is more imperative than ever.
Jules and Dean may have recovered from their breakup, but when they travel to a distant world to assist an ailing race, they’ll need to decide what is most important to them.
The Portals is a fast-paced, riveting adventure, unlike any before it.
The promised land is real.
A seventh Token is needed.
The Bridge has been triggered, but the surprises don’t end there. What Rex found on the other side was unsettling, and with fresh information, he must race against time with his new allies as they search for their salvation.
The mysterious objects are closer, nearly at Earth, and the efforts of the alien cult have reached a devastating level. Fear escalates as the entire planet senses the global threat, but Rex is more determined than ever to prevent what’s coming.
With the startling revelation of a team member’s identity, and the news of a second Bridge, Rex must cast aside his frustrations and focus. Otherwise the imminent arrival might just be as catastrophic as the cult predicts.
Rex Walker finds himself at the precipice of history, but which side will humanity land on? Lost Time is a fast-paced thriller full of hope, loss, reconnection, and adventure.
The Believers have attuned.
Hope is lost.
Rex Walker has returned to Earth only to discover it under attack. Time has run out.
With the assistance of his new allies, Rex and his friends race to prevent a widespread invasion. Not to mention save his sister and best friend Marcus from the ultimate sacrifice.
Dirk is on Rimia and finds himself working with someone from his past. A man he thought was dead.
Rex must team with the Freedom Earthers and Special Agent Evan Young to stop the Believers from destroying civilization once and for all.
When everything else is gone, sometimes hope is all you have.
Lost Hope is the gripping conclusion to The Bridge Sequence.
Dean Parker is looking to take charge of the Alliance of Worlds, but when Shimmal’s new leader decides otherwise, they’re left with one less partner.
Jules is on the trail of the Planner, an ancient entity determined to claim the title of Recaster from Dean.
When Dean visits Orlin, the Planner’s home world, he finds a trail of manufactured portals, taking him on the ride of a lifetime.
All paths converge in space and time for the most exciting Survivors tale yet.
An archaeologist in search of answers.
A cult hailing the end of the world.
The Bridge awaits...
Rex Walker always wanted to be like his father: a daring, adventurous man, traveling the world in pursuit of mysterious relics. Now Rex is the same age his father was when he disappeared without a trace.
While teaching anthropology at a Boston college, Rex attempts to bury the past, until he discovers a hidden clue he can’t ignore.
With the help of his sidekick Marcus, a former student turned protégé, he teams up with an alien-obsessed billionaire, and they search for the fabled Bridge.
As an unidentified object nears Pluto, speculation surges. The Believers, a fanatical cult, hail it as the homecoming of a distant alien race.
Will Rex solve the puzzle before it’s too late? Find out in Lost Contact, the first installment of The Bridge Sequence by Nathan Hystad, the best-selling author of The Event and Final Days.
The Da Vinci Code meets Contact in this near-future SciFi thriller
From book one…
The countdown to the end of the world has begun.
A mysterious convergence of natural disasters threatens to destroy life as we know it, and people across the United States are going missing. With no one left to investigate, Special Agent Kendra Baker takes the case, trying to solve the disappearances before she’s out of time.
Among those abducted is Valeria Miller, the daughter of ex-Marine Corporal Andrew Miller, and he’ll stop at nothing to find her.
With the help of an unstable conspiracy theorist, they find themselves on the trail of a reclusive billionaire who just might have all the answers.
As the natural catastrophes escalate and the evacuations commence, it becomes a race against the clock to find the abductees before it’s too late.
Final Days is a doomsday science fiction thriller, written by Jasper T. Scott and Nathan Hystad.
Included in this box set…
Final Days: Colony
Final Days: Escape
Thomas Baldwin has been appointed captain of the state-of-the-art flagship Constantine, named after his heroic grandfather. The Statu war was won, and the Concord has enjoyed fifty years of relative peace.
When Baldwin’s first mission turns deadly, he fears the worst. The Statu have returned.
Confrontation (Baldwin’s Legacy Book One)
Unification (Baldwin’s Legacy Book Two)
Culmination (Baldwin’s Legacy Book Three)
Hierarchy (Baldwin’s Legacy Book Four)
Lineage (Baldwin’s Legacy Book Five)
Legacy (Baldwin’s Legacy Book Six)
Join the Concord today! Until we meet in the Vastness...
Twenty-five years ago, the Overseers conquered Earth and enslaved humanity. The time to fight back has come...
Alec works in the Detroit Overseer-factories, building a mysterious alien device. When three strangers appear, he's provided an opportunity to escape after years of servitude.
Cole, a Freeborn loner, encounters Lina after her village is destroyed by the alien Occupation. Together, they make the arduous journey to a fabled safe-zone, trying to stay one step ahead of the enemy drones on their trail.
Dex is a Hunter, working for the Occupation to track down escaped factory slaves, or Roamers, at all costs. But his latest hunt uncovers a massive secret and threatens his loyalty to the Overseers.
All their fates are bound. For the first time in decades, a secret enclave of alien resistance fighters known as the Reclaimers prepare to make their move.
Join the fight for humanity in this special-edition Omnibus. Fast-paced, action-packed, and full of unforgettable characters, this series will leave you reading deep into the night. Grab your copy today!
Books included in the Boxed Set:
Book 1: Occupation
Book 2: Salvation
Book 3: Reclamation
Dean Parker is alive and well thanks to his daughter, but something’s changed inside him since the incident at Newei. Ovalax lingers in his mind… whispering… waiting…
Jules is now the commander on Outpost, the Alliance’s newest high-tech warship, and encounters what initially seems like an innocent mission to Udoon Station. With her parents on Ebos, Sarlun missing in action, and Slate on Light, Jules feels the building pressure. When the galaxy's most notorious criminal escapes from the Traro prison, pieces of the puzzle begin falling into place.
Can Dean fight his demons, and gain a foothold on Ebos for the Alliance? Will Jules solve the trap she’s tripped before it’s too late? The Colony is the latest book in the epic Survivors series. Get your copy today.
Jules is back from an alternate dimension, having tied off all loose ends. She didn’t return alone. Together with this new ally, the Alliance of Worlds begins training a new fleet to defend against inevitable future threats.
With the revelation something alien may be residing within Slate, Dean and the team must follow a trail of clues to determine just where it hails from, and how dangerous it truly is.
Can Slate survive long enough to fight the invader? And will Jules learn to cope with being a normal teenage girl?
Find out as The Survivors starts a riveting sequence with New Beginning.
Under the guidance of Fontem, Dean Parker heads to a distant planet, where he hopes one of the Terellion’s hidden treasures will help him stop an old enemy.
Jules’ loyalty is tested as she’s drawn to others of her own kind, but a secret might be what causes her eventual decision on which side to stand.
In an effort to thwart Lom of Pleva's disastrous plans, a world must be destroyed. Will it be enough?
Find out in Old Secrets, the thirteenth book in the Survivors series.
Now there’s only one thing left to do…
Andrew and Kendra have learned what’s on the other side of the ridge, but it leaves them with more questions than answers. Their colony has turned into a dictatorship under the thumb of its delusional self-appointed leader, the Reverend, making their lives a living nightmare.
With a plan in place, and help from their new allies, the group plans to sneak out of the colony and make contact with their new neighbors.
But nothing in Eden is ever as simple as it seems.
Join Earth’s remaining survivors as they struggle for freedom and learn the truth of why they were really saved.
Final Days: Escape is the stunning conclusion to the epic new series by Jasper T. Scott and Nathan Hystad.
Also available on Audible, narrated by the award-winning Ray Porter (We Are Legion, Galaxy's Edge, 14).