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Admiral Geary's First Fleet of the Alliance has survived the journey deep into unexplored interstellar space, a voyage that led to the discovery of new alien species, including a new enemy and a possible ally. Now Geary's mission is to ensure the safety of the Midway Star System, which has revolted against the Syndicate Worlds empire--an empire that is on the brink of collapse. To complicate matters further, Geary also needs to return safely to Alliance space not only with representatives of the Dancers, an alien species, but also with Invincible, a captured warship that could possibly be the most valuable object in human history. Despite the peace treaty that Geary must adhere to at all costs, the Syndicate Worlds regime threatens to make the fleet's journey back grueling and perilous. And even if Geary escorts Invincible and the Dancers' representatives home unharmed, the Syndics' attempts to spread dissent and political unrest may have already sown the seeds of the Alliance's destruction...
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  • Paperback | 414 pages
  • 107 x 170 x 36mm | 204g
  • English
  • 0425260518
  • 9780425260517
  • 114,939

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Praise for The Lost Fleet novels "Military science fiction at its best."--Catherine Asaro, Nebula Award-winning author of Carnelians "It's almost nonstop action and conflict."--SF Site "A series of fast-paced adventure."--SFRevu "Campbell combines the best parts of military SF and grand space opera...Geary's Star Trek-like mission of exploration sets the fleet up for plenty of exciting discoveries and escapades."--Publishers Weekly
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About Jack Campbell

"Jack Campbell" is the pen name of John G. Hemry, a retired naval officer who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis before serving with the surface fleet and in a variety of other assignments. He is the author of The Lost Fleet series (Steadfast, Invincible, Dreadnaught) as well as The Lost Stars series (Perilous Shield, Tarnished Knight) the Stark's War series (Stark's Command, Stark's Crusade), and the Paul Sinclair series (A Just Determination, Burden of Proof). His short fiction appears frequently in Analog magazine. He lives with his indomitable wife and three children in Maryland.
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