Empire Rising

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 207 ratings

Stand into Danger Publisher's Summary

It's AD 2439.

Human nations have been thrown into competition for the resources of nearby star systems.

The Russian Star Federation decides to make a move for one of humanity's most important colonies.

Returning home after a training exercise, Captain Jonathan Somerville and his ship, HMS Achilles, stumble into the middle of the warzone. Stranded behind enemy lines, the crew of Achilles must fight their way through occupied territory if they are to link up with coalition forces and help turn back the invaders.

Stand into Danger is a military science-fiction novella and introduction to the Empire Rising military sci-fi series.

©2015 D. J. Holmes (P)2016 D. J. Holmes
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  • Book 0.5

    • Stand into Danger

    • An Empire Rising Novella
    • By: D. J. Holmes
    • Narrated by: Liam Owen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Returning home after a training exercise, Captain Jonathan Somerville and his ship, HMS Achilles, stumble into the middle of the warzone. Stranded behind enemy lines, the crew of Achilles must fight their way through occupied territory if they are to link up with coalition forces and help turn back the invaders.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great flahback

    • By K. Cote on 07-24-18

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 1

    • The Void War

    • Empire Rising Book 1
    • By: D. J. Holmes
    • Narrated by: Liam Owen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 117

    It's the year 2465, 200 years since the stars were opened to humanity by the invention of the shift drive. So began the First Interstellar Expansion Era, catapulting humanity into a deadly race for the limited resources of navigable space.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Looking forwatd to the next book in the hopefully long series.

    • By Spencer on 01-03-16

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • A King's Ship

    • Empire Rising, Book 2
    • By: D. J. Holmes
    • Narrated by: Liam Owen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    The war with China is over. But for Captain James Somerville there is a task still unfinished. Former Politburo Intelligence Minister Chang has evaded capture and escaped from Chinese space. Declared a war criminal by the UN and British law courts, James is given the Royal Space Navy's newest exploration cruiser and sent after Chang.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I could not even finish it

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-08-16

    Regular price: $24.95