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Challenger's Hope

by David Feintuch

The second installment of the Seafort Saga finds Nick Seafort heading back to Hope Nation, but danger isn't far behind . . .After his heroics aboard the Hibernia in Midshipman's Hope, Nicholas Seafort wins command of his first ship, the Challenger, and joins Admiral Tremaine's task force. Their first meeting is a rude awakening, however, as Tremaine demotes him to a smaller, overcrowded ship and blatantly ignores Seafort's report of alien life on Hope Nation. Above all, Seafort is anxious for his pregnant wife, who's due to have their baby on the journey. After an alien attack and an admiral's betrayal, a wounded Seafort is left stranded aboard a ship short of weapons and fuel. Hundreds of lives hang in the balance as Seafort must find a way to survive.

Challenger's Hope (Nicholas Seafort #2)

by David Feintuch

An alien attack and an admiral's betrayal leave a wounded Commander Nicholas Seafort stranded aboard a doomed ship of arrogant colonists and violent street children. His crew is rebellious, his ship short of weapons, fuel, food. Easy prey for the alien predators now massing to attack. Only Nick Seafort's will stands between his charges and violent death. But is he merely postponing their end?

Children of Hope

by David Feintuch

The Seafort Saga continues with the shocking return of the predatory aliens and a powerful and unexpected new ally for Nick SeafortThe planet of Hope Nation has always loomed large in Nicholas Seafort's life. It was there that he built a name for himself, saving the planet from civil war and from the insatiable, fishlike aliens. But not everyone in that colony appreciated Seafort's efforts. Randy Carr, son of Seafort's old friend Derek Carr, blames him for his father's death and wants Seafort to pay for this bitter loss. Trouble brews for Seafort on Earth and on Hope Nation. A religious group called the Patriarchs fight to gain political control of Earth. The aliens suddenly reappear with an astonishing claim: They have peaceful intentions. As the aliens and their new human allies advance on Earth, hoping to calm its civil unrest, Nick Seafort must fight for the planet's future one final time.

Children of Hope (Nicholas Seafort #7)

by David Feintuch

Seventh book of the Seafort Saga. A young boy avenges his father's death on the alien invaders called Fish.

Fisherman's Hope

by David Feintuch

Nick Seafort returned to Earth expecting a court martial but instead he's tapped by the Naval Academy. This is no ordinary desk job . . . Luck has always run in both directions for Naval Commandant Nicholas Seafort. While he has managed to save the Hope Nation colony from alien attack, he and his friends have paid a heavy price. Most recently, his exploits have earned him a dignified position as an instructor at the United Nations Naval Academy. But, as Seafort suspects, trouble isn't far behind. A return to Earth means a return to his roots, some of which he wishes would remain buried. He's uncomfortable with fame and can't always restrain his temper as the political machine shifts around him. But when the fishlike aliens mount an attack, Seafort is the only man Earth can count on. Now he must decide whether he has the courage and fortitude to make a terrible choice . . .

Fisherman's Hope (Nicholas Seafort #4)

by David Feintuch

Naval Academy Commandant Nicholas Seafort is a legend to the masses, an idol to his hundreds of teen cadets. They don't see the tormented soul of a man who believes that merciless duty has led him to betray every friend he ever loved, every ideal he ever cherished. After a lifelong ordeal, Seafort needs time. Time to reflect. Time to heal.<P>Instead he is pulled into a maelstrom of crisis, corruption, and danger as the helpless, unprepared Earth faces annihilation from a horde of alien attackers. Alone at the center of a cosmic apocalypse, Nick Seafort must face his final battle... and his most unforgivable sin.

The King

by David Feintuch

Rodrigo has won the throne of Caledon and mastered the Still's magic. Now comes the real challenge: He must rule.When Rodrigo took control of the mystical powers of the Still, he gained the knowledge of his forefathers. On the battlefield, the Still is a potent weapon and Rodrigo proves to be a gifted strategist. But the Still doesn't make him perfect, and even the wisdom of generations of Caledonian rulers can't prepare Rodrigo for what will come next. A sudden betrayal costs Rodrigo the life and companionship of the person he loves most. With the savage King Hriskil advancing on the north, hoping to seize Caledon, Rodrigo must press on toward an earth-shattering magical confrontation.

The King (Prince Rodrigo #2)

by David Feintuch

This is the second book in the Rodrigo of Caledon series of epic fantasy novels and follows the Still.

Midshipman's Hope

by David Feintuch

David Feintuch's acclaimed Seafort Saga begins as Nicholas Seafort sets off on an interstellar naval adventure he will never forgetIn the year 2194, seventeen-year-old Nicholas Seafort is assigned to the Hibernia as a lowly midshipman. Destination: the thriving colony of Hope Nation. But when a rescue attempt goes devastatingly wrong, Seafort is thrust into a leadership role he never anticipated. The other officers resent him, but Seafort must handle more dangerous problems, from a corrupted navigation computer to a deadly epidemic. Even Hope Nation has a nasty surprise in store. Seafort might be the crew's only hope . . . This page-turning science fiction in the vein of Robert Heinlein and Orson Scott Card--with a dash of Horatio Hornblower--marks the captivating debut adventure in Feintuch's hugely popular Seafort Saga.

Midshipman's Hope (Nicholas Seafort #1)

by David Feintuch

A hideous accident kills the senior officers of UNS Hibernia -- leaving a terrified young officer to save three hundred colonists and crew aboard a damaged ship on a seventeen-month gauntlet to reach the colony of Hope Nation.<P>With no chance of rescue or reinforcement, Nicholas Seafort must overcome despair, exhaustion, guilt; he must conquer malfunctions, mutiny, and an alien horror beyond human understanding. He must save lives. And he must take them, in the name of duty.<P>"The most entertaining and best science fiction series in decades."<BR> "LANSING STATE JOURNAL"<P>""Midshipman's Hope" and "Challenger's Hope" are prime examples of excellent science fiction action and adventure. These books are akin to a cross between Captain Hornblower and Ender's Game. I highly recommend Feintuch's works to any of you who enjoy a great story."<BR> "MYSTERY GALAXY BOOKSTORE NEWSLETTER"<P>"Compulsively readable and amazingly engaging. This is one of the best science fiction novels I have read in a long time."<BR> DANIEL KEYS MORAN, AUTHOR OF "THE LAST DANCER"

Patriarch's Hope (Nicholas Seafort #6)

by David Feintuch

U.N. Sec Gen Nicholas Seafort is the most powerful person on Earth, but his merciless sense of honor and faith is about to be tested. The ecology of the planet is on the point of collapse-a crisis Seafort himself helped cause.

Prisoner's Hope

by David Feintuch

Captain Nick Seafort's previous encounter with aliens cost him nearly everything. Now, in the third installment of the Seaford Saga, the only way to save Hope Nation is to commit high treason. While recovering from the physical and emotional wounds he sustained in Challenger's Hope, Nick Seafort is named as the liaison between the wealthy planters of Hope Nation and the United Nations Navy. The lurking, acid-spewing, fish-shape aliens are a real threat, and everyone is on edge. When the fleet returns to Earth, dissent grows among the people of Hope Nation, who feel abandoned by the military and left at the mercy of the alien horde. The Seafort Saga continues as Nick Seafort takes on powerful rebels at home, the cold-blooded aliens, and his own self-doubt. He must make a choice that could save Hope Nation, but would also sentence him to death.

Prisoner's Hope (Nicholas Seafort #3)

by David Feintuch

Assigned to Hope Nation while recovering from injuries, Captain Nicholas Seafort is appointed liaison to the wealthy planters of the verdant colony planet. But, reeling from a savage alien attack, the U.N. space flotilla flees homeward, and the colonists seize their moment to rebel. His beloved wife and closest friends gone, Seafort must halt a revolution and rally the ravaged colony against the inhuman invaders. But to save the world, Nicholas Seafort must forsake his vows--and commit an unthinkable, suicidal act of high treason.

The Still

by David Feintuch

David Feintuch's fantasy debut: the rousing tale of a young man's quest to reclaim his throne and master his own soulRodrigo, Prince of Caledon, is petulant, selfish, and uncaring. When his mother, Queen Elena, dies, he fully expects to inherit the title of king. Instead, his uncle usurps the throne, and Rodrigo is forced out of the kingdom, along with his brother and best friend. In order for Rodrigo to take back his birthright, he must win not only the allegiance of the Council of State, but also the Still, a mystical power that can be channeled by the rightful king of Caledon. To wield that power, Rodrigo must be pure, must be honest, and must be crowned king. Rodrigo's success or failure will determine the fate of not only his homeland, but of his very soul.

Voices of Hope

by David Feintuch

Decades have passed since Nick Seafort battled the vicious aliens. Now, in the fifth installment of the celebrated Seafort Saga, it's trouble on Earth that looms . . .Everyone knows Nick Seafort as "the Fisherman"--the hero who stopped the merciless, fishlike aliens when they attacked Earth. Voices of Hope picks up with Seafort decades later, after he's retired as the Secretary General of the United Nations. Despite his trappings of power, he has been unable to aid the so-called transpops, desperate people who live in the dangerous lower levels of New York City. When Seafort's son, Philip, follows a friend into the streets of New York, he encounters the transpop culture--one evolved to exist in the shadows and operate with ruthless efficiency. The trannies are a powder keg ready to blow, and a water shortage appears to be the spark to prove that humans can be far more dangerous than any outer-space alien. Long ago, Seafort had braved these violent streets to find his wife; now he must return to save his son.

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