Ascension

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 64 ratings

Star Shroud Summary

Humanity is about to learn it isn't alone.

Zack Quick has been on the move for 10 years, hacking big corporations and exposing their secrets. Then he stumbles upon one of the biggest discoveries that will forever change the world - and possibly get him killed.

Kaylan Farrow is the pilot for Earth's most advanced spaceship, whose maiden voyage is supposed to take her crew to Titan, but newly released images from a deep space probe threaten to cancel the mission.

Kept secret for 60 years, the discovery of an alien signal forces a NASA pilot and a computer hacker to team up to investigate an alien structure discovered in the farthest reaches of the solar system.

The Star Shroud is the first installment in an action-packed science fiction thriller series. If you like space opera adventure stories with clever heroes, impossible situations, and chilling discoveries, then strap yourself in; you're in for a fun, nonstop thrill ride.

©2016 Ken Lozito (P)2016 Podium Publishing
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  • Book 1

    • Star Shroud

    • Ascension, Book 1
    • By: Ken Lozito
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Zack Quick has been on the move for 10 years, hacking big corporations and exposing their secrets. Then he stumbles upon one of the biggest discoveries that will forever change the world - and possibly get him killed. Kaylan Farrow is the pilot for Earth's most advanced spaceship, whose maiden voyage is supposed to take her crew to Titan, but newly released images from a deep space probe threaten to cancel the mission.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Listen

    • By Poppey on 11-02-17

    Regular price: £22.99

  • Book 2

    • Star Divide

    • Ascension, Book 2
    • By: Ken Lozito
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    After initial contact with an alien entity leaves Kaylan unconscious, she wakes up to discover that she's now in command of the Athena mission stranded in a star system far from Earth. The ship's computer is malfunctioning, and former hacker and astronaut trainee Zack Quick is the only one who can fix it. If he can't figure out what's wrong, they have no hope of getting back home. In order to survive, the crew of the Athena must explore an alien star system to find the species that summoned them.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as the first

    • By carl on 28-02-17

    Regular price: £22.99

  • Book 3

    • Star Alliance

    • Ascension, Book 3
    • By: Ken Lozito
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Held prisoner by a vicious alien whose race is determined to conquer the galaxy, Zack wakes to find that he is cut off from everything. Zack must figure out a way to escape his captors and a prison full of dangerous aliens to get back to his ship. Did his friends even know he was still alive? Kaylan commands the Athena, Earth's most advanced spaceship. The crew is far from home and caught in an intergalactic war. The Boxans demand that they leave the star system, Xiiginn warships are hunting them, and the Athena is hopelessly outclassed.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Same old,

    • By John c on 15-02-18

    Regular price: £23.79

  • Book 4

    • Infinity's Edge

    • Ascension, Book 4
    • By: Ken Lozito
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Commander Kaylan Farrow and her crew are investigating an ancient alien signal from beyond the fringes of known space. After months of searching, the Athena is starting to wear down. It's only a matter of time before a catastrophic failure destroys their ship, but if they return to Earth now, Kaylan knows that humanity will not survive their first contact with hostile aliens. They must find the source of the signal and with it a means to end this war before it has a chance to reach Earth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Next?

    • By John c on 08-12-17

    Regular price: £23.79

  • Book 5

    • Rising Force

    • Ascension, Book 5
    • By: Ken Lozito
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Eight months have passed since the Star Shroud barrier was engaged to protect the Earth, but it won't last, and humanity is scrambling to build a fleet. Cut off from home, the crew of the Athena has taken refuge on the Boxan colony world, a last safe haven for the creators of the Star Shroud. When Kaylan forms a psychic link to a mysterious Boxan soldier fighting gruesome battles on a dying world, she has to act even if the Boxans refuse.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Still interesting

    • By Poppey on 11-10-17

    Regular price: £22.99