Buying Options

Kindle Price: $8.79
includes tax, if applicable

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

<Embed>
The Cruel Stars (The Cruel Stars Trilogy Book 1) by [Birmingham, John]
Kindle App Ad

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


The Cruel Stars (The Cruel Stars Trilogy Book 1) Kindle Edition

4.8 out of 5 stars 70 ratings

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$8.79

Length: 433 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English
  • Similar books to The Cruel Stars (The Cruel Stars Trilogy Book 1)

Get 90 days FREE of Amazon Music Unlimited
with the purchase of any eligible product. Shop now

Product description

Review

'Fantastic ... A fast-paced, exciting space adventure that I definitely recommend!' Fred Weasley Died Laughing (BookTube). 'Gripping ... Birmingham alternates between gut punches and laugh-out-loud humor, with some gore and thought-provoking philosophy thrown in for good measure ... Plenty of twists, sharp turns, and fateful encounters will keep readers guessing and turning pages. This jarring, engrossing story of a species-wide fight for survival is recommended for all science fiction readers' Publishers Weekly (starred review).

Product Description

They thought the Sturm were dead. They were wrong.

Centuries after their defeat, the enemy has returned with an overwhelming attack on the fringes of human space. On the brink of annihilation, humankind's only hope is a few brave souls who survived the initial onslaught: Commander Lucinda Hardy, thrust into uncertain command of the Royal Armadalen Navy's only surviving warship; Booker3, a soldier of Earth, sentenced to die for treason, whose time on Death Row is cut short by the invasion; Alessia, a young royal of the Montanblanc Corporation, forced to flee when her home planet is overrun and her entire family executed; Sephina L'trel, the leader of an outlaw band who must call on all of their criminal skills to resist the invasion.

And, finally, retired Admiral Frazer McLennan, the infamous hero of the first war with the Sturm hundreds of years ago, who hopes to rout his old foes once and for all – or die trying.

These five flawed, reluctant heroes must band together to prevail against a relentless enemy and near-impossible odds. For if they fail, the future itself is doomed.


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2150 KB
  • Print Length: 433 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0399593314
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus (20 August 2019)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07QH7HP3Q
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 64 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,292 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
click to open popover

Customer reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars
70 customer ratings
5 star
83%
4 star
13%
3 star
4%
2 star 0% (0%) 0%
1 star 0% (0%) 0%

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Read reviews that mention

64 customer reviews

23 August 2019
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
28 August 2019
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
TOP 1000 REVIEWER
25 August 2019
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
20 October 2019
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
8 September 2019
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
TOP 500 REVIEWER
5 December 2019
Format: Kindle EditionVerified Purchase

Would you like to see more reviews about this item?