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First Contact (In Her Name, Book 1)

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In the first book of the In Her Name: The Last War trilogy, the Terran survey ship Aurora makes a startling discovery in an uncharted star system: two planets inhabited by an advanced, and decidedly unfriendly, non-human civilization. Disabled by gigantic alien warships before it can escape, the Aurora is boarded by nightmarish blue-skinned warriors with claws and fangs who slaughter the crew in ritual combat using primitive weapons. The sole survivor, Midshipman Ichiro Sato, is returned to Earth as a messenger bearing a device that warns of an impending attack.

For that is the way of the Kreelan Empire, which has waged war against civilizations across the stars in its quest for a savior, one not of their own blood, foretold in an ages-old prophecy. With only a few generations left before their ancient species faces extinction, the Kreelans will wage their last war against humanity, hoping against hope for redemption of sins long past.

If you’re new to the In Her Name series, here is the author’s recommended reading order:

The Last War Trilogy
— First Contact
— Legend Of The Sword
— Dead Soul

The Redemption Trilogy
— Empire
— Confederation
— Final Battle

The First Empress Trilogy
— From Chaos Born
— Forged In Flame
— Mistress Of The Ages

Customer Reviews


When's the movies coming out. This books are great!! Once I started reading, I couldn't put it down. If you like Star Wars, Star Trek, Etc, Etc.... you will love this series. I can't believe I haven't heard about this book or Author till now. I think all Star Wars/Star Trek fans have been waiting for something new. Well fellow fans, hear it is!! I hope they turn this books into a movie/TV Series. (Hopefully Movies) READ THIS SERIES, You won't be disappointed!!

Worth your time

A very entertaining tale that both spurs your imagination while at times tugging your heart strings. The author weaves a tale of a first contact that is not E.T. and I found it difficult to stop myself from reading the complete book in a single setting.

You won't be sorry selecting this sifi thriller, enjoy!

First Contact (In Her Name: The Last War, Book 1)

Great science fiction. There is a lot of fantasy to read and very little good science fiction. I bonded with the characters and could not believe that some of them died. I cried for them.

First Contact (In Her Name, Book 1)
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  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Epic
  • Published: May 31, 2010
  • Publisher: Michael R. Hicks
  • Seller: Smashwords
  • Print Length: 623 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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