Starship Victory is on its loneliest mission yet. Captain Maddox and his crew are thousands of light-years from Earth, searching for the dreaded Swarm Imperium. But there are androids among them seeking to use the starship for hidden purposes. Maddox and the crew are on their own, facing perils inside the ship and terrifying alien dangers outside in one of the remotest regions of the Orion Arm. Then they stumble upon the darkest secret of all. Unless the A.I. Galyan, Meta, Sergeant Riker and the others can help their beleaguered captain, Victory is doomed and Earth will never learn of the terrible threat gathering in the stellar darkness. THE LOST PATROL is the fifth book in the LOST STARSHIP SERIES.
Earth’s last Assault Troopers target the oldest being in existence. In the fourth book of the Extinction Wars series, Abaddon commands a Karg-Jelk Super Fleet bent on annihilating humanity. Years of intense terraforming has healed the Earth from the ravages of alien hell-burners and a deadly bio-terminator. The homeworld thrives, reseeded and repopulated, with heavy layers of defensive systems to make sure the Earth is never harmed again. But Abaddon has incredibly advanced technology, including a vast moon-sized ship able to teleport to any place in the galaxy. If Creed hopes to save humanity, he’ll need more than fierce determination and savage fighting skills. He has to go the galactic core to find out the truth about Abaddon, the Jelk and the terrible secret of the human race. The knowledge will help to strengthen Fortress Earth, but will it be enough to win?
The doomsday machine is coming, an ancient superweapon capable of destroying entire planets… Starship Victory runs into a vast machine trapped inside an ion storm. Captain Maddox doesn’t know it yet, but the meeting isn’t an accident. There’s a traitor aboard ship, implementing a secret plan, threatening to destroy everything Star Watch has achieved against the New Men. Now begins a deadly race against a hidden enemy. Captain Maddox, the crew and Galyan are pitted against the masters of a centuries-old conspiracy. Human existence lies in the balance. THE LOST DESTROYER is the third book in the LOST STARSHIP SERIES.
Ten thousand years ago, a single alien super-ship survived a desperate battle. The vessel's dying crew set the AI on automatic to defend the smashed rubble of their planet. Legend has it the faithful ship continues to patrol the empty battlefield, obeying its last order throughout the lonely centuries. In the here and now, Earth needs a miracle. Out of the Beyond invade the New Men, stronger, faster and smarter than the old. Their superior warships and advanced technology destroy every fleet sent to stop them. Their spies have infiltrated the government and traitors plague Earth’s military. Captain Maddox of Star Watch Intelligence wonders if the ancient legend could be true. Would such an old starship be able to face the technology of the New Men? On the run from killers, Maddox searches for a group of talented misfits. He seeks Keith Maker, a drunken ex-strikefighter ace, Doctor Dana Rich the clone thief stuck on a prison planet and Lieutenant Valerie Noonan, the only person to have faced the New Men in battle and survived to tell about it. Maddox has to find a place hidden in the Beyond and bring back a ship no one can enter. If he fails, the New Men will replace the old. If he succeeds, humanity might just have a fighting chance…
The Earth died when aliens rained thermonuclear warheads on her cities and sprayed the surface with a bio-terminator. A deadly poison drifted to every corner of the planet, threatening the last survivors with annihilation.
For a soldier in Antarctica like Creed, there is only one way to keep breathing untainted air. He must bury his hatred of the extraterrestrials and join the Jelk Corporation as an assault trooper, leaving the planet for outer space. In return for his and other people's services, the corporation will house the last humans for as long as the assault troopers keep winning.
For the price of living and the chance to save humanity, Creed has to wear a shock chip in his neck--Jelk discipline is harsh--and he has to don a symbiotic battlesuit that feeds off his sweat. Human life is cheap in the vast alien war. The assault troopers are little more than suicide soldiers, but for humanity to escape extinction, they must survive. But Creed didn't agree to the bargain in order to remain a dog to the aliens. He has a plan, and he'll need all his cunning to beat these star-born bastards and begin the road to freedom for the human race.
ASSAULT TROOPERS is a tale of human extinction and ultimate desperation, written by bestselling author Vaughn Heppner.
An ancient, alien technology that will change what it means to be human... A conspiracy begun before the first pyramid was built... and a world threatened by an unimaginable horror. Deep in the Indian Ocean, Dr. Selene Khan enters an underwater dome thousands of years old, one that is fully operational. She barely escapes to the surface, only to discover that her research vessel has vanished. Can she make it to shore one hundred miles away? On the other side of the world, Agent Jack Elliot uncovers an impossible 900 grams of antimatter. The trail leads him to Egypt, betrayal and a sinister brainwashing facility. There, in a desperate move, he rescues Dr. Selene Khan, fleeing with her into the desert. Together, Selene and Jack race to unravel a global conspiracy and learn the truth about an ancient, alien artifact...and how civilization really began. Two people must summon the courage and extraordinary ability to stop the world's oldest plan from plunging humanity onto a twisted, evolutionary path. ARTIFACT is a lightning-paced adventure...utterly unpredictable right up to its stunning conclusion.
Earth needs a miracle. Out of the Beyond invade the New Men, stronger, faster and smarter than the old. Star Watch sends a massed battle fleet to stop them. It’s a disaster. Admiral Fletcher barely escapes annihilation by heading at sub-light speed for a nearby star system. His battered ships are running out of food, fuel and missiles. He knows the New Men will use jump gates, waiting for him six months from now at his destination. Star Watch Command frantically searches for a way to rescue the vessels. Earth has an ancient alien starship in the Oort cloud, with a suspicious AI refusing to cooperate with the scientists. The vessel has powerful weapons—if anyone could figure out how to make them work after ten thousand years. Star Watch summons Captain Maddox, an unorthodox Intelligence officer who makes things happen. He is given command of Victory and told to fix the ancient weapons, rescue Fletcher’s ships and help them battle home again.
His name was Lord Acton. He was from Earth, and he was rich, arrogant and superlatively brilliant. He had two Lithian bodyguards—giant blue-skinned savages—and he needed a spaceship with a captain willing to go to the galactic rim. Centurion Tanner was about as down on his luck as a man could be. The space station’s tax police had impounded his ship. His navigator had Rigellian Fever, running up exorbitant medical costs, and bounty hunters working for Coalition Intelligence were waiting to take him. Tanner agreed to Lord Acton’s terms. What other choice did he have? But that’s when things really turned nasty, beginning with a missile attack a billion kilometers before they could enter hyperspace. Tanner wanted out once he learned that he and his crew had been hired to help stop an interstellar plot of genocidal magnitude. By then it was too late. He hated Acton but reluctantly admired the man’s gall. Now, Tanner would have to use everything he’d ever learned to save himself, his crew and ship and possibly the rest of the human race. STAR RAIDER is a 400+ page action-packed Military SF novel by bestselling author Vaughn Heppner.
Now, he needs Starship Victory-an ancient, alien spacecraft-the AI Galyan, Meta, Sergeant Riker and the others to help him tear the greatest secret of all from the enemy.Maddox and his crew must succeed or humanity will drown in a sea of ...
The invasion of Alaska has begun. And the Third World War may not be far behind. In this controversial book, Vaughn Heppner explores the theme of a shattered America facing the onslaught of the new colossus in the East: Greater China. The time is 2032, and the Chinese are crossing the polar ice and steaming through the Gulf of Alaska. They have conquered oil-rich Siberia and turned Japan into a satellite state. Now a new glacial period has begun, devastating the world’s food supply. China plans to corner the world’s oil market and buy the needed food for their hungry masses. A weakened America uses old technology against the next generation of military hardware. The invasion unleashes the Hell of battle as two armies turn the snowfields of Alaska red with blood. INVASION: ALASKA is a thundering techno-thriller of vast scope, written by bestselling author Vaughn Heppner.
The Nephilim had a plan. They would storm Eden, defeat the guardian Cherub with his flaming sword and eat from the Tree of Life. Then they would rule the Earth as immortal gods. First, they needed armor to resist the flaming sword. Second, they needed a weapon to kill an angel. And third, they had to forge a champion capable of this feat. Their quest could unleash terrible forces upon the Elder Earth, but they were the sons of fallen angels and they would trample anyone who dared to stand in their way. GIANTS is the start of Lost Civilizations. It tells of the war between Nephilim and men in the days before the oceans overran the Pre-Cataclysmic World. GIANTS is a fantasy novel by bestselling author Vaughn Heppner.
Human pioneers fleeing Earth for the promised land of New Eden found hell instead, falling prey to the reptilian Kresh. But street-savvy Cyrus Gant escaped the aliens, rescued master telepath Klane, and began a desperate journey to head off the impending Kresh invasion of Earth.
When the insectile Chirr and human cyborgs join the war, Cyrus suddenly faces a triple threat. Only by absorbing the powerful consciousness of the mortally wounded Klane does he stand a chance against the deadly enemies surrounding him. But when a malevolent alien entity invades his mind, Cyrus must do battle in both outer and inner space to save his soul and his sanity.
In the thrilling sequel to Alien Honor and Alien Shores, Cyrus rolls the dice to win the biggest prize anyone has ever chased: the future of humanity.
2039: World War III begins with the Chinese invasion of the American Midwest. In the third book of the Invasion America Series, bitter glacial cooling has brought the Earth to the brink of starvation, making U.S. soil the most valuable in the world. From Mexico, the Chinese-dominated Pan-Asian Alliance and the South American Federation smash across the Rio Grande. It is the greatest assault in history. With the Rockies on one side and the Mississippi River on the other, the Aggressors plan to race up the Great Plains to the Canadian border, obliterating the U.S. Army and splitting America in half. Meanwhile, German Dominion forces have massed in Cuba, ready to invade the East Coast. Vast armor sweeps, enemy wave assaults, the latest drones, lasers, ultra-modern tanks and jetpack commandos—America has to stop the enemy somewhere, sometime, or the nation will cease to exist. The most desperate hour in U.S. history has arrived. INVASION: COLORADO is a disturbing and controversial technothriller vast in scope, written by bestselling author Vaughn Heppner. To find the first book in the series, search for INVASION: ALASKA.
The invasion of California has begun, threatening to trigger World War III. In the second book of the Invasion America Series, Greater China and its South American allies control Mexico. Their armies are poised on the Rio Grande, ready for the next phase of the North American conquest. It is 2039. The Chinese are launching their secret weapon against the American border fortifications. At the same time, an amphibious fleet steams toward San Francisco. The Chinese have formed the Pan Asian Alliance and signed a war-pact with the South American Federation. Glacial cooling has brought the Earth to the brink of starvation. Now, U.S. soil is the most valuable commodity in the world, and the aggressor powers plan to divide it amongst themselves. America is down but she is not out. The military has some deadly surprises for the invaders, but it may not be enough. Enemy wave assaults, vast armor battles and new drone fighters turn the war into a seething cauldron of mass destruction. INVASION: CALIFORNIA is a disturbing and controversial technothriller vast in scope, written by bestselling author Vaughn Heppner. To find the first book in the series, search for INVASION: ALASKA.
Meanwhile, Marten Kluge learns a secret that could change everything. Unfortunately, he is trapped on Earth, a pawn in a growing civil war. STAR FORTRESS is the story of Solar Armageddon, written by bestselling author Vaughn Heppner.
The brutal war expands to the Jupiter System, in this, the fourth book of the series. As the Mars Campaign ends, stealth-capsules launch from the Neptune System. Months later, they glide into the Confederation of Jovian Moons. Cyborgs emerge to begin phase one among the Homo sapiens. The Jovians follow the Dictates, a perfected philosophy where the rational rule, the spirited fight and the brutish labor. The moons have wealth, a powerful fleet and hardened Secessionists who want freedom from the Dictates. Marten reaches the Jupiter System as phase one of the cyborg campaign nears its completion. Believing himself safe, Marten enters the harshest battle of his life, with mankind’s fate resting on his choices. CYBORG ASSAULT is the story of desperate space marines, meteor-ships and ruthless creatures of symbiotic machine-flesh.
One by one, the moons and habitats of the Outer Planets have gone silent: Neptune, Uranus and Saturn. After the cyborg assault against the Jupiter System, the reasons seem obvious. Those of the Inner Planets desperately scan the void for sign of a cyborg invasion fleet. Finally, one man discovers a blip. The blip becomes something terrifying: asteroids hurtling toward Earth. The asteroids bristle with lasers turrets and missiles, and their velocity and heading can only mean one thing. The rocky objects are meant to crash into Earth to annihilate the beleaguered, obsolete Homo sapiens and their Highborn tormenters. Into this grim situation arrives Marten Kluge, envoy from the Jovians and Force-Leader of a meteor-ship. He has elite patrol-boat pilots and his troop-pods are full of veteran space marines. Before this is through, he’s going to need them all. PLANET WRECKER is the story of genocidal cyborgs, arrogant Highborn and desperate men with their backs to the wall, written by bestselling author, Vaughn Heppner.
Humans are the warheads in a lethal contest of missiles vs. long-range beams in deep space. The desperate Homo sapiens of Earth launch their experimental beamship. It’s ultra-tracking and breakthrough technology allows it to out-range the Doom Stars. The Highborn want that ship. They send swarms of missiles, knowing few will reach it. In the nosecones are their secret weapons—Free Earth Corps heroes from the Japan Campaign. Launched from the giant missiles like shells in a shotgun, Marten Kluge and his friends must ride their torps into the particle shields and storm aboard the beamship or die in the cold vacuum of space. BIO-WEAPON is the story of a suicide-ride to hell through a techno blizzard, written by Vaughn Heppner.
The final battle for Earth draws near. The giants have gathered otherworldly weapons to defeat the guardian Cherub before the Tree of Life. If they win, they will rule the world as gods. Lord Uriah marches with a hardy band of warriors to stop them. He has little hope for victory, but he prefers to die fighting. Hope rests on young Joash, a prisoner of the giants. They need him to complete a last task. He meanwhile seeks the answer to the riddle of their power. THE TREE OF LIFE tells of the grim confrontation between Nephilim and men at the gate to the Garden of Eden. THE TREE OF LIFE is a fantasy novel by best-selling author Vaughn Heppner.
Lod the fanatical pit slave ranges the Pre-Cataclysmic Earth to confront the Nephilim, the offspring of the fallen angels. Where once seething Lod has passed, no one who lives forgets. Now, down the trails of past battles, Lod travels again. To the Stadium of Swords in Nod, where a god sits among his beauties, watching the slaughter in his glory. To the choking depths of the mines of Tartarus, where Lod faces a primeval terror that once roamed the stars. To the camp of a slave-hunting giant, seeking the perfect vessel to bear his seed. To the tree of death itself where Lod retrieves a woman to love.
Desiring an invincible beast for his host, Gog sends his offspring Dagon to the Sea of Nur. Dagon has one goal: tame the fabled Behemoth and return it to Shamgar. But the mightiest beast of all lives in the shadow of a lost celestial power and in the primitive lands of the Rovian. The journey will surely tax even those of the blood. Seeking their defeat is Lod, a white-bearded swordsman with burning blue eyes, his frame a twisted mass of muscle from twenty long years as an oar-slave. Lod is driven by his visions, and this is to be the battle of his life. BEHEMOTH is a tale of man versus monster and iron versus sorcery. It occurs in the days before the oceans overran the Pre-Cataclysmic World. BEHEMOTH is a fantasy novel by bestselling author Vaughn Heppner.
An epic unmatched through the ages… An Almighty power unleashed in a lust-drenched world with a terrible and unyielding hammer. With astounding narrative power—bestselling author, Vaughn Heppner—sweeps the reader into the whirlpool of pageantry, passion, splendor, chaos and earth-shattering upheaval that was the world before the Flood. Here is the story of Methuselah, the wealthy patriarch of a rebellious clan, and Noah, a farmer driven mad with a vision of catastrophic disaster. So begins a towering saga of great events and mortal frailties. It is peopled with a vast, and vivid cast of unforgettable men and women—queens and soldiers, temptresses and wives, carpenters and orphans—combined in a richly embroidered human tapestry to bring a remarkable era to bold and breathtaking life.
They summoned a creature from the murky depths to destroy the humans plaguing them. Among the doomed are Herrek the Giant-Slayer, Joash, and Adah of Poseidonis. LEVIATHAN is the second book in Lost Civilizations.
In 2040, a shattered America squares off against the world! Once, America was the most powerful nation on Earth. Then disasters rocked her: a sovereign debt depression, bitter glacial cooling and the greatest military invasion in history out of Mexico--by the Chinese and Brazilian alliances. Now the U.S. reels like a drunken giant. The military fought savage battles in the Midwest last winter, driving the aggressors from Denver, but unable to kick them out of the country. Others have taken note of this, particularly as worldwide famine worsens, with global temperatures continuing to plummet. Like swirling vultures, the German Dominion decides to grab their share of U.S. soil to help feed their hungry peoples. They've shipped a deadly expeditionary force to Quebec and put a tactical genius in charge. He assures the Chancellor of victory as he plans traps within traps. But the genius hasn't counted on the American soldier: ragged, tired and angry as hell. The world is about to witness a battle to the bitter end as failure means mass starvation. INVASION: NEW YORK is a disturbing technothriller of war in 2040, in this, the fourth book of the series. To find the first book, search for INVASION: ALASKA.
The world's end...a new beginning.
In the dawn age, a man of blazing zeal stands against a lust-drenched civilization filled with intrigue, betrayal, love and war. Noah builds the ship of destiny, naming it the Ark.
Nephilim fill the Earth, giant warriors of violence. Women of seductive beauty tempt Noah's sons, and kings plot his death. His vision threatens everyone. He is a muscular farmer with an iron will and delusions of a coming apocalypse.
The sprawling saga begins in the primeval times of plenty, rich in the knowledge of Adam, Methuselah and the champions known as the sons of the gods. With great wealth comes great debauchery, while sorcerers seek to commune with the fallen angels.
After the Flood devastates the Earth, Noah vows to build a new world dedicated to purity. Yet not even the Flood can drown the seeds of lust, pride, greed and jealously planted in the Ark among his sons and their wives. The old evils return, threatening ruin and misery, as the family begins the long climb to a new civilization in a barren world.
NOAH--a strong man with a hardwood staff, his drunkenness will curse his sons.
NAAMAH--the greatest beauty, she breaks everyone's heart, ensuring that nothing can save her own.
RAHAB--sweet woman-child of the Antediluvian world, her passion will capture a warrior's heart and save another from a traitor's wrath.
NIMROD--mighty hero of bloody war, relentless in his vengeance, unyielding in his love.
DEBORAH--beautiful but cunning, she can't decide which of Noah's grandsons should taste her embrace.
HAM--his strength makes him a legend, but his blindness makes him vulnerable to a woman's betrayal and an enemy's treachery.
A rich and absorbing family saga, NOAH is a keen tale of struggle and adventure, a profound human drama, and a masterful work of sheer storytelling.
A particle accelerator experiment goes horribly wrong. The Shop’s cleaners will take care of it. Or will they? Those exposed to dark matter have powers… Gavin Kiel can walk in shadows. He hates sunlight and complications. But he’s in the thick of it now. It’s time for the hunted to become the hunter as he takes matters into his own hands. This time they’ve come for the wrong man. ACCELERATED is a gritty tale written by bestselling author Vaughn Heppner.