Empire Rising

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 69 ratings

Stand into Danger 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 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    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.

    Regular price: £5.49

  • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    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
    • The Void War

    • By Kevin on 21-06-16

    Regular price: £24.19

  • 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 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    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.

    Regular price: £22.79