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Richard Fox is the winner of the 2017 Dragon Award for Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy novel. He's best known for The Ember War Saga, a military science fiction and space opera series.
His writing draws extensively from his experiences in the United States Army, where he served two combat tours in Iraq and was awarded the Bronze Star, Combat Action Badge and Presidential Unit Citation.
He lives in fabulous Las Vegas with his incredible wife and three boys, amazing children bent on anarchy.
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Rear Admiral Terrence Murphy is a Heart Worlder. His family is part of the Five Hundred. His wife is the daughter of one of the Five Hundred’s wealthiest, most powerful industrialists. His sons and his daughter can easily avoid military service, and political power is his for the taking. There is no end to how high he can rise in the Republic’s power structure.
All he has to do is successfully complete a risk-free military “governorship” in the backwater Fringe System of New Dublin without rocking the boat. But the people sending him to New Dublin have miscalculated, because Terrence Murphy is a man who believes in honor. Who believes in duty—in common decency and responsibility. Who believes there are dark and dangerous secrets behind the façade of what “everyone knows.”
Terrence Murphy intends to meet those responsibilities, to unearth those secrets, and he doesn’t much care what the Five Hundred want. He intends to put a stop to the killing.
Terrence Murphy is coming for whoever has orchestrated fifty-six years of bloodshed and slaughter, and Hell itself is coming with him.
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About The Gordian Protocol:
“Tom Clancy-esque exposition of technical details . . . absurd humor and bloody action. Echoes of Robert Heinlein . . . lots of exploding temporal spaceships and bodies . . . action-packed . . .” —Booklist
With more than eight million copies of his books in print and 30 titles on the New York Times bestseller list, David Weber is a science fiction powerhouse. In the vastly popular Honor Harrington series, the spirit of C.S. Forester’s Horatio Hornblower and Patrick O’Brian’s Master and Commander lives on—into the galactic future. Books in the Honor Harrington and Honorverse series have appeared on 21 bestseller lists, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and USA Today. Additional Honorverse collaborations include the spin-off miniseries Manticore Ascendant with New York Times best-selling author, Timothy Zahn; and with Eric Flint, Crown of Slaves and Cauldron of Ghosts contribute to his illustrious list of New York Times and international bestseller lists.
Best known for his spirited, modern-minded space operas, Weber is also the creator of the Oath of Swords fantasy series and the Dahak saga, a science fiction and fantasy hybrid. Weber has also engaged in a steady stream of best-selling collaborations: the Starfire Series with Steve White; The Empire of Man Series with John Ringo; the Multiverse Series with Linda Evans and Joelle Presby; and the Ring of Fire Series with Eric Flint.
David Weber makes his home in South Carolina with his wife and children.
Richard Fox is a Nebula Award-nominated author and the winner of the 2017 Dragon Award for Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy novel. He is the author of The Ember War Saga, a military science fiction and space opera series, and other novels in the military history, thriller, and space opera genres.
The Ember War comes to its epic conclusion!
The Ibarra Nation launches a final assault to liberate Earth, but the Geist have laid a trap for Ely Hale and the Crusade. The Geist are on the cusp of releasing their dark god Malal onto the galaxy, ensuring doom for every soldier, Armor and sailor fighting for their very souls.
Ely Hale is the fulcrum on which the battle will turn. He is one soldier against a dark tide but he is not alone, for the Saint Lives.
Legends Rise is the finale to the long running military science fiction series, a must read for every fan of battling space fleets and heroic space Marines. Space opera at its finest!
When Earth fell to the Geist, Admiral Valdar was saved from certain death by the Dotari. The aliens hid him away on the planet Takeni and it’s up to Ely Hale and a small Crusade force to find him. Valdar has knowledge the Geist will kill for, and Ely is under strict orders from Lady Ibarra herself to bring Valdar to her. If he can't, then Valdar is too dangerous to be left alive...
While Ely searches for Valdar, the Geist grow ever closer to breaking Marc Ibarra on Earth. He holds the key the Geist need to find Malal. Once free, the evil alien will devour all intelligent life in the galaxy, and the Geist have found a particular vulnerability to Marc’s defenses…
The blood of heroes stains Takeni, and more blood will be shed before the mission ends.
Earth suffers under a brutal alien occupation. But one young man from beyond the galaxy's edge brings hope.
Ely Hale returns to the Earth with a desperate plea from his father: Take his son to Stacy Ibarra and remove the Qa’resh technology embedded in his skull before it kills him. Ely awakens to a world turned prison planet, and the Geist invaders have their own designs on the device he carries.
Only the Ibarra Crusade stands against the darkness, and they are losing the war. When the Crusade’s few remaining agents learn of Ely’s return, they launch a final, desperate attempt to steal him off world and out of the Geist’s clutches.
Ely isn’t a warrior, but the Hale name comes with high expectations…and carries hope for all of humanity.
The Ember War Saga continues with this first novel in the Ibarra Crusade. Military science fiction at its finest with all the mech combat, space marines and pulse pounding battles that Richard Fox is famous for. Read Ashes Fall now!
Ely Hale escaped the Geist, but their hunters are still on his trail and they want him dead or alive.
Linking up with the Crusade was supposed to be Ely’s salvation. Instead, he’s on a world under siege…and with no way out. The Crusade needs every soldier for the fight, even if that means Ely in a suit of Armor he barely knows how to use and with a hunk of alien tech in his skull that’s killing him slowly.
Ely is not Armor, but he’ll fight side by side with the Steel Sworn. His new lance are veteran soldiers, but even their skill and valor may not be enough to protect their newest member when the enemy come for him.
Meanwhile, the Geist get closer and closer to prying a secret out of Marc Ibarra. A secret that will change the galaxy forever.
Read the next action packed adventure of the Ibarra Crusade series. This is military science fiction at its finest, with a space opera story that will leave your jaw on the floor by the final page!
Ely Hale and the Steel Sworn strike out on a dangerous mission. They must save the souls of an unsuspecting world before the evil Geist can harvest them.
A desperate call for help from hidden agents on the planet Roanoke brings an opportunity for the Ibarra Crusade: a Charon transport. The Geist reap colonies under their control, the harvest transported between the stars aboard their soul prisons. Lady Ibarra wants that ship, and sends two lances of Armor and the Scipio to seize her prize.
If Ely fails, and the Geist will grow ever stronger. Can he learn to wield Armor’s fury in battle?
Soul Invictus, the third novel in the latest Ember War series, has all the Armor combat, explosive battles and growing intrigue that military science fiction readers have come to know and love about Richard Fox books.
Read the next exciting chapter of the Ibarra Crusade!
Soren Voss believes in the Republic. But when he puts a promising Navy career on hold to serve as a covert agent, he encounters truths that throw everything he knows into turmoil. After weeks in deep cover living life with ruthless gangs, Soren uncovers a stolen cache of weapons, a mysterious upgraded form of legionnaire armor, and a written oath of loyalty for someone named...Goth Sullus. The agent follows leads that bring him face-to-face with crooked legionnaires, slimy politicians, and a powerful smuggler and gunrunner named Scarpia.
Soren follows a darkening path to the heart of the Republic, and what he uncovers leaves him wondering not only if the Republic can be saved, but if he's even on the right side.
US Army veteran Richard Fox, author of the Ember War Saga, teams up with Anspach & Cole to deliver this thrilling stand-alone set in the aftermath of Galaxy's Edge: Kill Team!
Only an ember of humanity survived the first Xaros invasion. Now, the Xaros return to deliver the final blow to Earth and her defenders.A moon carrying an armada of Xaros drones unleashes its deadly cargo on the solar system. Fortress Mars stands between the enemy and an ill-defended Earth. While the battle rages over the red planet, the Breitenfeld must launch a desperate mission to Pluto to cut off enemy reinforcements.
Earth stands on the brink of ruin, and humanity needs every hero it can find to turn back the tide of destruction.
The Ember War enters its final stages in THE SIEGE OF EARTH.
A House Divided
A crisis grows in the heart of the Terran Union, one that threatens to tear the Iron Dragoons apart.
When Roland and his lance rescue an Ibarra crew from a Kesaht attack, those saved become a pawn in a conspiracy that could turn the galaxy against all of humanity. Earth’s senior leaders must sacrifice the captured crew to preserve the peace, or risk war with the Ibarra Nation. But Stacey Ibarra and her lieutenants have plans of their own...
Roland, torn between his duty as a Templar and his loyalty to his home world, is thrust into the struggle between the Ibarras and Earth. He must choose between the factions, and there will be no turning back.
The Last Aeon
War rages across the galaxy. And humanity is losing battle after battle.
The renegade Armor, Roland, seeks the key to victory against the enemy encroaching from all sides. An Aeon guards a secret which will tip the balance of power in the galaxy. But first, Roland, and the Ibarra Nation must defeat her guardians, the Cyrgal.
On another front and amid the tumultuous aftermath of Roland’s defection, Gideon leads a desperate attempt to assassinate a Kesaht general. He is the last hope to turn the tide of the battle, and save the world of Ouranos.
As the war against the Kesaht and their merciless allies grinds on, Gideon and Roland must summon faith and fury to survive.
The war against the Kesaht Alliance enters its final days, and Earth is losing.
The Terran Union must launch one last desperate assault to save itself, but the enemy is legion and ready to crush the battle-weary human forces.
Earth needs the Ibarra Nation to join the fight, but Stacey Ibarra has other plans.
She hunts for a super weapon that will forever alter the balance of power in the galaxy, all the while her mind teeters on the brink of insanity. Roland, her loyal Armor soldier, must decide if she can be trusted to wield the Ark, or if she’s too dangerous to rule the nation he swore to defend.
Gideon, his hatred of his former lance mate as white hot as ever, waits for his chance to exact revenge against Roland for his betrayal.
Can old vendettas be forgotten? Can the Iron Dragoons reunite to save us all?
The second Ember War series rockets to its epic, and tragic, conclusion!
The last free Albion fleet finds temporary sanctuary over a friendly world, but when the Daegon invasion arrives, there is no escape for Commodore Thomas Gage and the last member of the royal family he’s sworn to protect.
With their backs to the wall, a glimmer of hope breaks through the besieging Daegon. Lady Christina, a possible heir to the throne arrives, but with her comes the question: Who has the right to lead Gage's forces?
Amid the schisms opening in the chain of command, Gage will fight to protect young Prince Aiden from the obsessed hunter Tiberian, who has vowed to return the boy to occupied Albion…
Dead or alive.
Finest Hour is the third book in the Exiled Fleet series, a military space opera by the Dragon Award winning author of the Ember War Saga. If you want action packed space battles, intrigue, and fights between cyborg warriors, this is the story for you! Read this epic space fleet book today!
A merciless alien race bent on human extermination has pointed its armada towards Earth. The countdown to their arrival begins.
A mysterious intelligence warns only a young scientist, Marc Ibarra, of our impending doom. Together, the two create a plan for humanity to survive the invasion. Even with the aid of advanced new technology, Marc is faced with a major problem. The plan—if it works—can only save a fraction of us.
Who survives? Who dies? How can humanity win the battle against almost certain annihilation?
With what will only be an ember of humanity left, will it be enough to rekindle our chance for survival and strike back at the Xaros?
The Ember War is the first novel in an epic military sci-fi series. If you like The Legacy Fleet by Nick Webb or Omega Force by Joshua Dalzelle, then you'll love this explosive adventure with nail biting sci fi battles across the stars. Read this now!
Q&A with Richard Fox:
How would you describe The Ember War?
Battlestar Galactica meets Mass Effect. It is a story of first contact with galactic empires, some with our best interests at heart, others that see us as an infestation to be wiped out. Epic space battles, heroes and villains you'll never forget and just the right amount of humor to make you bust out laughing while you're reading in public.
Is the Ember War Saga complete?
The nine book series concludes with The Xaros Reckoning, and that end is both satisfying and uplifting. The Ember War universe continues with Terra Nova, the Dragon Award winning Iron Dragoons and the thrill packed Dotari Salvation.
Where’d you get the idea for The Ember War?
The stars are silent. We’ve had our ear to the sky for decades but we haven’t had a confirmed peep from any alien civilizations. There are three reasonable explanations: no one else is out there, we don’t have the right tools to listen, or something is silencing extraterrestrial civilizations as they start broadcasting.
If the third explanation is the right one, how could humanity save itself from that threat, and what if other aliens could help us?
What makes this unique?
I have a strong military background and that carries into my writing. I spent ten years on active duty in the US Army, and served two combat deployments to Iraq. I try and bring all the fear, doubt and pulse pounding adrenaline from war into my novels, and I hope it shines through for the readers.
If this was a movie, what would it be rated?
PG-13 for some language and intense action.
The Xaros broke against Earth's defenses, but the war may be lost.The alien ships of former allies rule Earth's skies, threatening to obliterate cities and turn the planet into a barren wasteland if humanity refuses their demands.
With their backs to the wall, the scattered crew of the Breitenfeld must work together to foil the enemy's plan before time runs out.
The path to freedom leads through THE CRUCIBLE.