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The Lost Fleet

Dauntless (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier #1)

Jack Campbell

Mass Market

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The first novel in the New York Times bestselling Lost Fleet series!

The Alliance has been fighting the Syndics for a century—and losing badly. Now its fleet is crippled and stranded in enemy territory. Their only hope is a man who's emerged from a century-long hibernation to find he has been heroically idealized beyond belief....

Captain John “Black Jack” Geary’s exploits are known to every schoolchild. Revered for his heroic “last stand” in the early days of the war, he was presumed dead. But a century later, Geary miraculously returns and reluctantly takes command of the Alliance Fleet as it faces annihilation by the Syndics.

Appalled by the hero-worship around him, Geary is nevertheless a man who will do his duty. And he knows that bringing the stolen Syndic hypernet key safely home is the Alliance’s one chance to win the war. But to do that, Geary will have to live up to the impossibly heroic “Black Jack” legend....

Praise For The Lost Fleet: Dauntless (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier #1)

"DAUNTLESS is the best space navy book that I've ever read."—Michael Mammay, author of Planetside

Praise for Jack Campbell's Lost Fleet series
“Jack Campbell has written the most believable space battles I’ve ever seen anywhere—David Sherman, coauthor of the Starfist series

The Lost Fleet is some of the best military science fiction on the shelves today.”—SF Site

“Fast-paced and enjoyable.”—SFRevu

“Will grip the audience...Black Jack is a fascinating hero.”—Alternative Worlds

Ace, 9780441014187, 304pp.

Publication Date: June 27, 2006

About the Author

Jack Campbell” is the pen name of John G. Hemry, a retired naval officer who graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis before serving with the surface fleet and in a variety of other assignments. He is the New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Fleet series and The Lost Stars series, as well as the Stark’s War, Paul Sinclair, and Pillars of Reality series. He lives with his indomitable wife and three children in Maryland.