Star Carrier

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The first book in the epic saga of humankind's war of transcendence.

There is a milestone in the evolution of every sentient race, a Tech Singularity Event, when the species achieves transcendence through its technological advances. Now the creatures known as humans are near this momentous turning point.

But an armed threat is approaching from deepest space, determined to prevent humankind from crossing over that boundary - by total annihilation if necessary.

To the Sh'daar, the driving technologies of transcendent change are anathema and must be obliterated from the universe - along with those who would employ them. As their great warships destroy everything in their path en route to the Sol system, the human Confederation government falls into dangerous disarray. There is but one hope, and it rests with a rogue Navy Admiral, commander of the kilometer-long star carrier America, as he leads his courageous fighters deep into enemy space towards humankind's greatest conflict - and quite possibly its last.

©2010 William H. Keith, Jr. (P)2011 HarperCollins Publishers
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  • Volume 1 de la série

    • Earth Strike

    • Star Carrier, Book One
    • De : Ian Douglas
    • Lu par : Nick Sullivan
    • Durée : 12 h et 17 min
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    There is a milestone in the evolution of every sentient race, a Tech Singularity Event, when the species achieves transcendence through its technological advances. Now the creatures known as humans are near this momentous turning point. But an armed threat is approaching from deepest space, determined to prevent humankind from crossing over that boundary - by total annihilation if necessary.

    Prix : 21,12 €

  • Volume 2 de la série

    • Center of Gravity: Star Carrier, Book Two

    • De : Ian Douglas
    • Lu par : Nick Sullivan
    • Durée : 13 h et 15 min
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    On the far side of known human space, the Marines are under siege, battling the relentless servant races of the Sh'daar aggressor. With a task force stripped to the bone and the Terran Confederation of States racked by dissent, rogue Admiral Alexander Koenig must make the momentous decision that will seal his fate and the fate of humankind.

    Prix : 21,12 €

  • Volume 3 de la série

    • Singularity

    • Star Carrier, Book 3
    • De : Ian Douglas
    • Lu par : Nick Sullivan
    • Durée : 12 h et 51 min
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    There is an unseen power in the universe - a terrible force that was dominating the galaxy tens of thousands of years before the warlike Sh'daar were even aware of the existence of Sol and its planets. As humankind approaches the Singularity, when transcendence will be achieved through technology, contact will be made. In the wake of the near destruction of the solar system, the political powers on Earth seek a separate peace with an inscrutable alien life form that no one has ever seen.

    Prix : 28,67 €

  • Volume 4 de la série

    • Deep Space

    • Star Carrier, Book Four
    • De : Ian Douglas
    • Lu par : Nick Sullivan
    • Durée : 12 h et 14 min
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    Humanity had appeared to fend off the Sh'daar assault once and for all, though they never learned why the alien empire was driven to halt Earth's advancement toward technological Singularity. But in this war of worlds, victory is always elusive. And now a new battle begins. After 20 years of peace, not one but two fragile truces are unraveling. Alexander Koenig, the former Navy commander whose heroics forced the Sh'daar into submission, has won a second term as President of the United States of North America. But pursuing his mandate - sovereignty from the centuries-old Earth Confederation - becomes a risky proposition....

    Prix : 28,23 €

  • Volume 5 de la série

    • Dark Matter

    • Star Carrier, Book Five
    • De : Ian Douglas
    • Lu par : Nick Sullivan
    • Durée : 11 h et 52 min
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    The United States of North America is now engaged in a civil war with the Earth Confederation, which wants to yield to the demands of the alien Sh'daar, limit human technology, and become a part of the Sh'daar Galactic Collective. USNA President Koenig believes that surrendering to the Sh'daar will ultimately doom humankind. But when highly advanced, seemingly godlike aliens appear through an artificial wormhole in the Omega Centauri Cluster 16,000 light years from Earth, President Koenig is faced with a tremendous choice.

    Prix : 28,23 €

  • Volume 6 de la série

    • Deep Time

    • Star Carrier: Book Six
    • De : Ian Douglas
    • Lu par : Nick Sullivan
    • Durée : 11 h et 40 min
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    Once rebels find themselves facing off against the Earth Confederation, the United States of North America is now the dominant force in negotiations with the interstellar Sh'daar Collective. But just as the marines root out the last violent dissenters, an alien ship of unknown origin suddenly flees Earth's orbit. Is it mere coincidence...or a terrifying omen?

    Prix : 28,23 €

    • Deep Time

    • Star Carrier, Book 6
    • De : Ian Douglas
    • Lu par : Nick Sullivan
    • Durée : 11 h et 40 min
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    The sixth book in this action-packed, New York Times bestselling science fiction series - Star Carrier. The clock is ticking in the struggle for galactic independence. Once rebels fighting all-out civil war with The Earth Confederation, over the demands of the Interstellar Sh'daar Collective, the United States of North America is now the dominant force in negotiations with the Sh'daar. But as the Marines root out the last violent dissenters, an alien ship of unknown origin suddenly flees Earth's orbit.

    Prix : 13,29 €

  • Volume 7 de la série

    • Dark Mind

    • Star Carrier, Book Seven
    • De : Ian Douglas
    • Lu par : Nick Sullivan
    • Durée : 12 h et 55 min
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    2425. The civil war between the United States of North America and the Pan-European Confederation is over. But before a new era of peace on Earth can begin, humankind must martial its interstellar forces as one fleet to engage in a war against an alien entity in Omega Centauri. Without provocation, it destroyed a Confederation science facility inhabited by 12,000 people, and it must be neutralized before it sets its sights on Earth.

    Prix : 30,63 €

  • Volume 8 de la série

    • Bright Light

    • Star Carrier: Book Eight
    • De : Ian Douglas
    • Lu par : Nick Sullivan
    • Durée : 12 h
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    Trevor Gray has been stripped of his command of the starship America and is unsure what to do with his life. Having dedicated so much of himself to the service, he knew following the super-AI Konstantin’s advice could have severe consequences. He just never thought he would be out of the fight. Because that’s what Earth is in: a fight against a sinister alien force that is so technologically advanced, there seems little hope. That’s why he had disobeyed his orders in the first place: to figure out a way to stop them. But now he’s beached - just what Konstantin wanted.

    Prix : 27,65 €