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The Orion War

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To Fly Sabrina

Long before Sera rescued Tanis, she built and trained her crew. The first hire? A young pilot named Cheeky.

Destiny Lost

Sera leads a simple life. 

A little smuggling, some drinking contests, and captaining her star freighter, Sabrina. But when she picks up a mysterious shipping container on Coburn Station, things begin to go wrong. She finds herself at odds with The Mark, a dangerous pirate organization that wants the cargo on her ship.

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Set the Galaxy on Fire

A Tales of the Orion War Anthology

The battle of Bollam's World is over, but war now looms over the Orion Arm of the galaxy. The arrival of the most powerful ship in human space is about to set the galaxy on fire.

Bollam's War

The battle of the five fleets rages in the space surrounding Kithari in the Bollam's World system. A specter, barely detectable, slips through the battle, sowing dormant missiles and unleashing devastating attacks on the enemy.

New Canaan

Tanis Richards has spent half her life on the Intrepid, guiding the great colony ship, and its two million passengers, across hundreds of light-years. She has risked life, limb and those dearest to her to get this far.

Now she’s within reach of her goal; the New Canaan System, and a normal, stable life. The kind she's only dreamed about. The only remaining hurdle is to strike a deal with the Transcend Alliance and trade the Intrepid’s advanced technology for the star system.

If only things were so easy.

Orion Rising

The war will come—it is inevitable.

After centuries of struggle, the ISS Intrepid has finally brought its colonists to New Canaan, a star system better than any they imagined. They made landfall and began to build their new home, far from the troubles of Sol and the Inner Stars.

Yet no one in the Orion Arm has forgotten that the colonists possess the most valuable technology known to humankind, least of all Tanis Richards—as she secretly prepares to defend New Canaan against any and all aggressors.

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Ignite the Stars

This book is intended to be read after Orion Rising

A look at the days following the Defense of Carthage, and some memories of days gone by. Join Tanis, Joe, their three daughters, and many others across the New Canaan colony as they clean up after the battle with Orion, and prepare for what is yet to come.

The Scipio Alliance

The Battle for New Canaan is over, but the war has just begun…

Tanis and Sera have taken the I2 to Khardine, the new capital of the Transcend, and must now travel to the Inner Stars and meet with Scipian Empress, Diana—who they hope will be an ally to the Transcend.

With the Trisilieds Kingdom, the Hegemony of Worlds, and the Nietzschean Empire all aligned with the Orion Guard—not to mention a civil war brewing in the Transcend—they will need all the help they can get to secure the Inner Stars. 

Attack on Thebes

The drums of war thunder across the stars...

The final negotiations between the Silstrand Alliance and the Scipian Empire are complete, and it's time for Tanis and Sera to part ways. 

War on a Thousand Fronts

The Allied fleet has stopped the Nietzscheans at Pyra, but the battlefront grows wider day by day. 

While Sera distributes the Transcend's fleets to protect the alliance, Tanis must come to grips with what happened to her on Pyra's surface. In addition, Bob conveys a number of hard truths that will force her to re-think her role in humanity's future. 

But the allies' enemies are not sitting idle. General Greer, Justin, the Caretaker, and Airtha are all advancing plans to see their visions of the future come true.

Precipice of Darkness

In the core of the galaxy, a darkness begins to feed....

The Allies have solidified their hold on the Large Magellanic Cloud and turn their sights on the Inner Stars and Perseus Arm. With forces spread thin, they must depend on superior technology and quantum entanglement communication to retain their edge.

But their enemies have not been idle. 

Airthan Ascendancy

Though Xavia has been defeated, new enemies rise to take her place.

Tangel is still reeling from her battle with the ascended AI, but she still needs to complete her negotiations with the League of Sentients and bring them into the Alliance. Once that agreement is in place, the Alliance will be in a position to hit the Hegemony on multiple fronts, beginning the process of defeating humanity's oldest empire. But unbeknownst to Tangel, a force of Widows is present on Lunic station, eager for the opportunity to derail that agreement though Tangel's death.

The Orion Front

Although Airtha has fallen, much work remains…

While Allied forces deal with the aftermath of the Airthan Ascendancy, Tangel turns her gaze to Orion. Stopping their advance on the Transcend and the Inner Stars is the key to ending the war and bringing peace to the galaxy.


The war has become personal…

Tangel leads the I2 to Star City, while Joe follows after the Perilous Dream, desperate to bring his daughters home. Elsewhere Praetor Kirkland prepares for attack, suspecting that the Widows are coming for him.

To top it off, the denizens of Star City make an impossible demand.
When personal need runs up against the Alliance's goals, Tangel is forced to reevaluate what her role is and what she's willing to sacrifice to save her people.

A choice that will demand more from her than she ever expected.

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Return to Kapteyn's Star

Tangel has decided the time is ripe for the ISF to strike out against the Hegemony. Given its significance, there is no better place to start than Kapteyn's Star. With the Lantzer repaired, she gives the mission to Jessica and Sera. It should be a walk in the park....

Race Across Spacetime

The Alliance has suffered an unimaginable loss: Tangel is dead.

The crew of the I2 struggles to carry on, dealing with the impending occupation of New Sol and surrender of the Orion Freedom Alliance. But Bob harbors a suspicion, a kernel of hope, and sends the Falconer in search of additional survivors.

Back at Star City, Finaeus and Earnest reel at the news that Tangel died to save her family and people—until they are visited by a mysterious AI from the past who presents them with a way forward.

Return to Sol: Attack at Dawn

Before the allies bring the fight to Sol, they must prepare the field. That means one thing: Sirius.

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Return to Sol: Star Rise

The final novel in the Orion War series, Return To Sol: Star Rise sees the I2 and her crew return to where it all began...

Join in the final action to see how it's all going to end. You're not going to want to miss this epic conclusion!