Joel Shepherd
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Joel Shepherd

Joel Shepherd is the author of 14 Science Fiction and Fantasy novels, including 'The Cassandra Kresnov Series' and 'A Trial of Blood and Steel'. He lives in Australia, has a degree in International Relations, and is a keen cyclist and traveler.

His books have been published in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Poland and now Germany, where the Cassandra Kresnov series has been published by Fischer Tor as 'Die Androidin'.

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    • Renegade

    • Spiral Wars, Book 1
    • By: Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 17 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,679
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,566
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,562

    One thousand years after Earth was destroyed in an unprovoked attack, humanity has emerged victorious from a series of terrible wars to assure its place in the galaxy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Politics?

    • By ochoavida102 on 06-18-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Croma Venture

    • The Spiral Wars, Book 5
    • By: Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287

    Upon the ancient drysine moon/city of Defiance, the UFS Phoenix is being rebuilt, but her crew cannot do so in peace. Parren factions jostle for control of not only Defiance, but of the drysine data-core that Phoenix won at such an awful price....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A big universe just got bigger

    • By Wendell Yamada on 11-07-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Drysine Legacy

    • Spiral Wars, Book 2
    • By: Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 18 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,180
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,102

    The legendary battle-carrier UFS Phoenix is on the run in Outer Neutral Space. Lieutenant Commander Erik Debogande and Major Trace Thakur are determined....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book 2 in Excellent Space Opera / Military Sci-Fi

    • By C. Hartmann on 10-17-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Kantovan Vault

    • Spiral Wars, Book 3
    • By: Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 17 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 888
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 825
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 822

    The UFS Phoenix is on a mission to find a lost data-core that may contain the secret to defeating the alo-deepynine alliance. But the means to find the data-core is hidden deep in tavalai space....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ready for book 4

    • By Skipper on 04-08-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Defiance

    • The Spiral Wars, Book 4
    • By: Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 727
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 682
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 674

    The UFS Phoenix is hunting for the long-lost drysine data-core. Within it lie the secrets to saving humanity from the resurgent deepynine machine-race....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Drifting further from humanity and back in time

    • By Michael G Kurilla on 10-28-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Crossover

    • Cassandra Kresnov, Book 1
    • By: Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 406
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 369
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 368

    Crossover is the first novel in a series which follows the adventures of Cassandra Kresnov, an artificial person, or android, created by the League, one side of an interstellar war....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The SERIES as a whole is EXCELLENT!

    • By Trip Williams on 05-22-16

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Breakaway

    • Cassandra Kresnov, Book 2
    • By: Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 246

    Cassandra Kresnov is a highly advanced hunter-killer android. She has escaped the League and fled to Callay, a member of the Federation....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Thoughtful Sci Fi packed with fast action

    • By Mike on 03-08-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Killswitch

    • Cassandra Kresnov, Book 3
    • By: Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168

    Two years after the un-hatching of Callayan President Neiland’s plot to make the capital city of Tanusha the center of the Federation, Callay is under siege....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this author and this series.

    • By Frank on 03-17-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Operation Shield

    • Cassandra Kresnov, Book 5
    • By: Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139

    In 23 Years on Fire, Cassandra discovered that the technology that created her has been misused in her former home and now threatens all humanity with catastrophe....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best in the series.

    • By Frank on 04-12-14

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Haven

    • A Trial of Blood and Steel, Book 4
    • By: Joel Shepherd
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 23 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    The Army of Regent Arrosh advances on the forces loyal to Saalshen, homeland of the serrin people, as the serrins' friends are in full retreat....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect ending to a great series!

    • By Kindle Customer on 06-19-17

    Regular price: $39.99

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