Star Force

13 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,336 ratings

Swarm Summary

Earth arms marines with alien technology and builds its first battle fleet! Kyle Riggs is snatched by an alien spacecraft sometime after midnight. The ship is testing everyone it catches and murdering the weak. The good news is that Kyle keeps passing tests and staying alive. The bad news is the aliens who sent this ship are the nicest ones out there.

A novel of military science fiction by best-selling author B. V. Larson, Swarm is the story of Earth's annexation by an alien empire. Long considered a primitive people on a backwater planet, humanity finds itself in the middle of a war - and faced with extinction.

©2010 B.V. Larson (P)2011 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Swarm

    • Star Force, Book 1
    • By: B. V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 627
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 579
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 577

    Kyle Riggs is snatched by an alien spacecraft sometime after midnight. The ship is testing everyone it catches and murdering the weak. The good news is that Kyle keeps passing tests and staying alive. The bad news is the aliens who sent this ship are the nicest ones out there.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Such a shame

    • By Londongirl on 26-05-17

    Regular price: £18.79

  • Book 2

    • Extinction

    • Star Force, Book 2
    • By: B. V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340

    In the second book of the Star Force series, Kyle Riggs has another bad year. The Nano ships have a new mission--one that sentences their pilots to death. Meanwhile, the governments of Earth want to steal Star Force's Nano technology for their own. Worst of all, Earth has made a promise to the Macros, and the machines are coming to collect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By Paul c on 07-08-18

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 3

    • Rebellion

    • Star Force, Book 3
    • By: B. V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293

    Rebellion is the turning point in the great interstellar war between all living creatures and the machines. Star Force is on the side of the machines...but for how long? In the third book of the Star Force series, Kyle Riggs learns just what kind of war Earth is caught up in. At the mercy of the Macros, his marines fight against new alien races, big and small. They battle the innocent and the vile alike, until their situation becomes grim. Rebellion is a military science-fiction novel by best-selling author B. V. Larson.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another great entry.

    • By Neil on 07-04-13

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 4

    • Conquest: Star Force, Book 4

    • By: B. V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289

    Conquest is the next chapter in the great interstellar war between all living creatures and the machines. Star Force must stop the machine invaders once again - but how?

    In the fourth book of the Star Force series, Kyle Riggs has freed Earth from the chains of the Macros - but at what cost? The Macros no longer trust him. He is a mad dog that must be put down - and all Star Force must be stamped out with him. The war expands in this story, and mankind is once again faced with annihilation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By KarlH on 08-05-18

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 5

    • Battle Station

    • Star Force, Book 5
    • By: B. V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265

    In Battle Station, Kyle Riggs faces new challenges, new alien fleets, and learns the secrets behind the war he has been fighting for years. In the fifth book of the Star Force Series, the Eden system is in humanity's grasp, but can they keep it? Star Force is weak after a long war, and many yearn to go home. Knowing the machines will return with a new armada eventually, Riggs seeks a more permanent solution. Along the way, worlds are won and lost, millions perish, and great truths are revealed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Star Force Consolidates

    • By S. Morris on 27-10-15

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 6

    • Empire

    • Star Force, Book 6
    • By: B. V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228

    Kyle Riggs has been away from Earth for a long time.... What’s happening back home? In Empire, the sixth book of the Star Force Series, the story moves in a new direction. Earth falls quiet, and the few reports coming out of the homeworld are increasingly strange. Isolated in the Eden system, Riggs realizes his enemies are forming an alliance against him. Crushed between two monstrous fleets, the last defenders of Star Force must forge their own alliance with the biotic aliens. But which alien race can Riggs truly trust?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fantastic series. But.

    • By Benny butthead on 02-05-18
    • Star Force, Book 6
    • By: B. V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 08-01-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 248 ratings

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 7

    • Annihilation

    • Star Force, Book 7
    • By: B. V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224

    Kyle Riggs is in for a rough ride. In Annihilation, the seventh book of the Star Force Series, nothing goes as planned. The three fledgling human colonies in the Eden System are beginning to take hold, but the forces threatening to root them out are many. The Crustaceans are calling for help, despite the fact they are the sworn enemies of Star Force. Are they potential allies, or vicious tricksters? And why are the oceans of their world heating up?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but....

    • By R.L.Redworth on 30-03-14

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 8

    • Storm Assault

    • Star Force, Book 8
    • By: B.V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    In Storm Assault , the eighth book of the Star Force series, the story moves in a new direction. Massive fleets are built by both Star Force and the Imperials - but there is a third player in the game: the Blues.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • almost an ending

    • By david on 26-01-18

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 9

    • The Dead Sun

    • Star Force, Book 9
    • By: B. V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185

    Kyle Riggs sits uneasily upon Earth’s throne. He’s liberated his homeworld from a tyrant, only to replace him. In The Dead Sun, the ninth book of the Star Force Series, the Great War between life and the machines reaches its final chapter. Both sides have new technology and expanded industrial bases. Star Force and the machines attempt to exterminate one another in a final, glorious conflict. Along the way, Riggs finally learns who his real friends and enemies are. The Dead Sun is a military science fiction novel by best-selling author B. V. Larson. To read the first book in this series, look for Swarm, by B. V. Larson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Final Battle

    • By S. Morris on 24-01-16

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 10

    • Outcast

    • Star Force, Book 10
    • By: B. V. Larson, David VanDyke
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    Star Force is called to arms again! Outcast is a new beginning, the first book in a new spin-off series. Many peaceful years have passed since the Macro Wars ended. Most of those who fought against the heartless machines have aged - but not the ingenious artificial construct known as Marvin. His insatiable curiosity is as strong as ever, and he’s brought home fresh perils to humanity’s doorstep.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By S. Morris on 30-01-16

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 11

    • Exile

    • Star Force, Book 11
    • By: B.V. Larson, David VanDyke
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    Lost and cut off from Earth, the crew of the starship Valiant seeks a way home. In the 11th book of the Star Force series Cody Riggs collides with the overwhelming power of the Ancients. They fly incomprehensible ships and consider humans to be curiosities. Caught between ghosts of the past and demons of the present, Cody is abandoned by everyone. His girl, his crew, and even his ships change sides, exiling him in the cold depths of space.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Ripping Yarn

    • By S. Morris on 05-02-16

    Regular price: £23.49

  • Book 12

    • Demon Star

    • Star Force, Book 12
    • By: B. V. Larson, David VanDyke
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    Three stars, three worlds, three civilizations...one massive war. In a triple star system, not all planets are equal. When the Demon Star swings closest in her orbit, the Insectoids always invade. They raid the inner worlds with grim regularity, riding hordes of stealth ships in ever-growing waves. Their mission is to destroy all opposition - alien, human or otherwise. Cody Riggs, lost among an endless chain of interstellar rings, flies his task force of starships into the middle of an eternal struggle for survival.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not Quite Right ...

    • By S. Morris on 16-02-16

    Regular price: £23.49

    • Army of One

    • A Star Force Story
    • By: B.V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    B.V. Larson, a master of military science fiction, presents Army of One, a harrowing tale of high-tech mayhem. The Macros of the Star Force series have invaded from the skies, forcing a nanotized assassin into a deadly decision. One man attempts to stay neutral...and realizes how hard it can be to avoid an interstellar war.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great addition to the saga but overpriced

    • By C Carmichael on 15-06-15

    Regular price: £6.79