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The Shadow Legions: Crimson Worlds VII

The Shadow Legions: Crimson Worlds VII [Kindle Edition]

Jay Allan
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Book 7 of the bestselling Crimson Worlds series...

The war with the First Imperium is over, and Grand Fleet is limping home from the frontier. Erik Cain, Augustus Garret, and the rest of the high command are grimly satisfied that humanity has been saved from the First Imperium menace. There is no joy, however…no elation at the “victory.” The losses this time were too heavy…too personal…to bear. They did what had to be done to drive back the enemy and save the human worlds from certain destruction. Now they were left to find a way to live with the gut wrenching decisions that victory had required.

Augustus Garret needed time. Time for repairs, time to replace losses, time to learn how to go on in the aftermath of what he’d done. But the fleet wasn’t heading for a well-deserved rest…they were moving into another firestorm. A new menace, one as deadly as the First Imperium, was waiting for them, and it threatened to shatter the fragile alliance of the Earth powers and throw all of human space into another desperate war…one that might be the final confrontation.

On world after world, mysterious forces are invading, taking control of the most vital colonies. The invaders are well-drilled powered infantry, veteran forces that quickly shattered the planetary militias and established brutal occupation regimes.

Garret, Cain, and the leaders of the Alliance’s forces must rally themselves once again to face this new threat…an unknown enemy that is as well trained, experienced, and equipped as the Marines themselves. Indeed, on some colony worlds rumors are already spreading that the invaders are the Marines themselves, that they have come to conquer, to rule…

About the Author

Jay Allan writes science fiction and fantasy from his home in New York City.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 659 KB
  • Print Length: 298 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0615965768
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: System 7 Publishing (30 Jan 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00I6AB5YG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #26,864 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

I currently live in New York City, and I've been reading science fiction and fantasy for just about as long as I've been reading. My tastes are fairly varied and eclectic, but I'd say favorites are military and dystopian science fiction and epic fantasy, usually a little bit gritty.

I write a lot of science fiction with military themes, but also other SF and some fantasy as well. I like complex characters and lots of backstory and action. Honestly, I think world-building is the heart of science fiction and fantasy, and since that is what I've always been drawn to as a reader, that is what I write.

I've been an investor and non-fiction writer for a long time, a fiction author more recently. When I'm not writing I enjoy traveling, running, hiking, reading. I love hearing from readers and always answer emails. I think you stop growing as a writer if you stop listening to readers.

Among other things, I write the bestselling Crimson Worlds series.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another cracking instalment! 2 Feb 2014
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Another cracking instalment to a strong series by Jay Allan, well worth a read, I managed to finish it in one sitting. Well worth the wait, now crack on with the next one, I can't wait....
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5.0 out of 5 stars another blinding read 21 Aug 2014
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Just finished this and it's a great continuation to the series.

Cain needs to become slightly less aloof and robotic as I think it's killing his character off.

Needs the series to conclude soon before it is stretched out too far and gets samey and boring, but another book or two would be fine :-)
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By Dave O
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I just love this series. I hope Jay Allan is working on volume 8 because I am itching for more.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brill read 4 April 2014
By boggle
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The Shadow Legions series is an excellent read and Jay Allan has made a good job in writing this series keep it up
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5.0 out of 5 stars Can't wait for the next installment 21 Mar 2014
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The Shadow Legion another twist in the story and no rest for the good guys. I have only commented on this book but the comments are valid for every book in the series. The whole saga is well written bar a little over repeating which I find annoying and totally unnecessary.
The Story is fast paced and nail biting at times, my kindle’s batteries are burning. Keep up the good work
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4.0 out of 5 stars Quite similar to other books in the series 19 Mar 2014
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If you enjoyed the other books in the series you should enjoy this one. However it is getting a little "samey" to some of the other books.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Rated Jay Allen among the best of SF writers 16 Mar 2014
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Crimson World Series is among the best of the SF series that I have read, couldn't put the book down, it have everything, impatiently waiting for the next one.
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3.0 out of 5 stars was this written in 5 mins 3 Mar 2014
By Gavboy
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well we had to wait ages for this Jay but was it worth it ,well the story is good but the last couple of chapters are awful, you have got characters confused, Stark and Vance get mixed up , inexcusable, terrible spelling errors and grammar, but you get the gist of it, get someone to read it first mate to stop these errors, but love the series please hurry up with the next one..
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