Colony Ship Trailblazer

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 19 ratings

Tracking the Trailblazer Publisher's Summary

Janae and Ken are part of the remnant of humanity which lives in Dome 17, surrounded by the radioactive, toxic wasteland of a dead Earth.

The leadership of the dome has sent out adventurers to explore the other domes, but all they have found are failed domes, and deadly ruins.

Some of those adventurers have self-terminated upon return from those grueling missions.

Only Dome 17 survives, but now, Dome 17 is facing its own failure.

Looking to history, they come up with a plan to try to find the seven lost generational colony ships which left Earth a century before. Those ships had biomes filled with the flora and fauna of Earth, as well as people who would live all their lives inside those ships. However, the colony ship program was considered a failure. Nothing is known about the condition of those huge ships, but they might offer a possible way to save the people of Dome 17. If they still exist. If they can be found. If the people can somehow get to one of them.

The Committee designs a plan using two unproven technologies, faster-than-light scout ships - which can only carry two people - and teleportation.

Will this attempt to find one of those colony ships work? What will be found? And, what threats are waiting, both from Dome 17, and from the Colony Ship Trailblazer?

Janae and Ken set off to track down the Trailblazer, but will they find hope, or more death and destruction?

This is book one of the Colony Ship Trailblazer series, another exciting sci-fi adventure set in John Thornton's Colony Ship Universe. A parallel series to the Colony Ship Eschaton, the Colony Ship Vanguard, the Colony Ship Conestoga, and Battle on the Marathon.

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  • Book 1

    • Tracking the Trailblazer

    • Colony Ship Trailblazer, Book 1
    • By: John Thornton
    • Narrated by: Sylvia St. James
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Janae and Ken are part of the remnant of humanity which lives in Dome 17, surrounded by the radioactive, toxic wasteland of a dead Earth. The leadership of the dome has sent out adventurers to explore the other domes, but all they have found are failed domes, and deadly ruins. Some of those adventurers have self-terminated upon return from those grueling missions. Only Dome 17 survives, but now, Dome 17 is facing its own failure. Looking to history, they come up with a plan to try to find the seven lost generational colony ships which left Earth a century before.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Saving Humanity

    • By Betababe on 01-26-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Tragedy on the Trailblazer

    • Colony Ship Trailblazer, Volume 2
    • By: John Thornton
    • Narrated by: Jaclynn Elfring
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In book two of the Colony Ship Trailblazer series, the adventurers from Dome 17 on the dying Earth are on the old colony ship, but things have not gone as planned. They receive an urgent summons from some unknown entity, proclaiming, “There is a major crisis! People in danger. I need your help to avert a tragedy! There is a major crisis! People in danger. I need your help to avert a tragedy!” Janae and Ken reluctantly answer that call, but what awaits as they venture into some of the unknown reaches of the Trailblazer? What is the nature of the crisis? What people are in danger? And who sent them the message and why? Just exactly what will be revealed as the Tragedy on the Trailblazer?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Baby, It's Cold Outside!

    • By Betababe on 05-19-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • Terror on the Trailblazer

    • Colony Ship Trailblazer, Book 3
    • By: John Thornton
    • Narrated by: Jaclynn Michelle Elfring
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    On the vast Colony Ship Trailblazer, the adventurers Ken and Janae are seeking to find out what is happening. People, animals, and circumstances seem to be turning against them in frightening ways. Strange events are unfolding, and the various groups and habitats are still a mystery. Knowing they need to gain some understanding of the situation and try to restore their broken artificial intelligence system, Kimberly, they set off to get back to their equipment and find some measure of security.  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A gripping series

    • By Rayc on 06-22-18

    Regular price: $24.95