THE ROOKIE

Galactic Football League

Book 1
Empty Set Entertainment
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Free Science Fiction Space Opera Adventure

Set in a lethal pro football league 700 years in the future, THE ROOKIE is a story that combines the intense gridiron action of "Any Given Sunday" with the space opera style of "Star Wars" and the criminal underworld of "The Godfather." Aliens and humans alike play positions based on physiology, creating receivers that jump 25 feet into the air, linemen that bench-press 1,200 pounds, and linebackers that literally want to eat you. Organized crime runs every franchise, games are fixed and rival players are assassinated. Follow the story of Quentin Barnes, a 19-year-old quarterback prodigy that has been raised all his life to hate, and kill, those aliens. Quentin must deal with his racism and learn to lead, or he'll wind up just another stat in the column marked "killed on the field."

In the Galactic Football League, wars are no longer fought in space, but on the gridiron. If you like aliens and football then I suspect you're unlikely to find a better combination than than THE ROOKIE.

Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Science Fiction Space Opera Series:

Mike Lupica

Tim Green

Buzz Bissinger

Joe Haldeman

Orson Scott Card

David Webber

Richard K Morgan

George Lucas

Robert A. Heinlein

Daniel Arenson

Nathan Lowell

Scott Westerfeld

 

Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Sci Fi Saga:

Star Wars

Guardians of the Galaxy

Starship Troopers

Altered Carbon

Mech Warrior

Jurassic Park

Star Trek

Hitchhikers Guide

Aliens

Friday Night Lights

Any Given Sunday

Draft Day

 

Keywords related to the Galactic Football League Young Adult Science Fiction Series: Free Space Opera, Free Science Fiction, Free SciFi, Alien Contact, Supernatural, Humorous Science Fiction, Box Set, Bundle, Series, Omnibus, Epic, Saga, Monsters, Dinosaurs, Sports, Football, Mech, Robots, Battlebots, AI, Future, Futuristic, Space Travel, Krakens, Xenomorph, Galaxy, Galaxies, Star, Stars, Space Opera Books, Science Fiction Books, Best SciFi

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Scott Sigler reinvented the alien-invasion story in his bestselling novels Infected and Contagious… rebooted the biotech thriller in Ancestor…now, in his most ambitious, sweeping novel to date, he works his magic on the paranormal thriller, taking us inside a terrifying underworld of subterranean predators that only his twisted mind could invent.
 
Homicide detective Bryan Clauser is losing his mind. 
 
How else to explain the dreams he keeps having—dreams that mirror, with impossible accuracy, the gruesome serial murders taking place all over San Francisco? How else to explain the feelings these dreams provoke in him—not disgust, not horror, but excitement? 
 
As Bryan and his longtime partner, Lawrence “Pookie” Chang, investigate the murders, they learn that things are even stranger than they at first seem. For the victims are all enemies of a seemingly ordinary young boy—a boy who is gripped by the same dreams that haunt Bryan.  Meanwhile, a shadowy vigilante, seemingly armed with superhuman powers, is out there killing the killers.  And Bryan and Pookie’s superiors—from the mayor on down—seem strangely eager to keep the detectives from discovering the truth. 
 
Doubting his own sanity and stripped of his badge, Bryan begins to suspect that he’s stumbled into the crosshairs of a shadow war that has gripped his city for more than a century—a war waged by a race of killers living in San Francisco’s unknown, underground ruins, emerging at night to feed on those who will not be missed. 
 
And as Bryan learns the truth about his own intimate connections to the killings, he discovers that those who matter most to him are in mortal danger…and that he may be the only man gifted—or cursed—with the power to do battle with the nocturnals.
 
Featuring a dazzlingly plotted mystery and a terrifying descent into a nightmarish underworld—along with some of the most incredible action scenes ever put to paper, and an explosive, gut-wrenching conclusion you won’t soon forget—Nocturnal is the most spectacular outing to date from one of the genre’s brightest stars.
From the acclaimed author of Infected comes an epic and exhilarating story of humanity’s secret battle against a horrific enemy.

Across America, a mysterious pathogen transforms ordinary people into raging killers, psychopaths driven by a terrifying, alien agenda. The human race fights back, yet after every battle the disease responds, adapts, using sophisticated strategies and brilliant ruses to fool its pursuers. The only possible explanation: the epidemic is driven not by evolution but by some malevolent intelligence.

Standing against this unimaginable threat is a small group, assembled under the strictest secrecy. Their best weapon is hulking former football star Perry Dawsey, left psychologically shattered by his own struggles with this terrible enemy, who possesses an unexplainable ability to locate the disease’s hosts. Violent and unpredictable, Perry is both the nation’s best hope and a terrifying liability. Hardened CIA veteran Dew Phillips must somehow forge a connection with him if they’re going to stand a chance against this maddeningly adaptable opponent. Alongside them is Margaret Montoya, a brilliant epidemiologist who fights for a cure even as she reels under the weight of endless horrors.

These three and their team have kept humanity in the game, but that’s not good enough anymore, not when the disease turns contagious, triggering a fast countdown to Armageddon. Meanwhile, other enemies join the battle, and a new threat — one that comes from a most unexpected source — may ultimately prove the most dangerous of all.

Catapulting the reader into a world where humanity’s life span is measured in hours and the president’s finger hovers over the nuclear button, rising star Scott Sigler takes us on a breathtaking, hyper-adrenalized ride filled with terror and jaw-dropping action. Contagious is a truly grand work of suspense, science, and horror from a new master.
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Empty Set Entertainment
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Dec 3, 2010
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9780983196310
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THE STARTER is the sequel to THE ROOKIE, a hard-hitting, bone-crunching YA sports/scifi novel described as "Any Given Sunday" meets "The Godfather" meets "Star Wars." It's high-stakes, win-or-die football action in the far future, as aliens and humans fill positions based on physiology and leave their blood, sweat and tears on gridirons across the galaxy. Last season, 19-year-old rookie quarterback Quentin Barnes overcame his racism and unified his team. He led the Ionath Krakens to a lower-tier championship, a championship that earns them promotion into the meat grinder known as "Tier One." Now, he and the Krakens have to compete against the greatest football teams ever assembled and do far more than just survive each game. As he rebuilds the team in his own image, Quentin's quest for a Tier One championship begins in THE STARTER.


Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Science Fiction Space Opera Series:

Mike Lupica

Tim Green

Buzz Bissinger

Joe Haldeman

Orson Scott Card

David Webber

Richard K Morgan

George Lucas

Robert A. Heinlein

Daniel Arenson

Nathan Lowell

Scott Westerfeld

 

Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Sci Fi Saga:

Star Wars

Guardians of the Galaxy

Starship Troopers

Altered Carbon

Mech Warrior

Jurassic Park

Star Trek

Hitchhikers Guide

Aliens

Friday Night Lights

Any Given Sunday

Draft Day

 

Keywords related to the Galactic Football League Young Adult Science Fiction Series: Alien Contact, Supernatural, Humorous Science Fiction, Box Set, Bundle, Series, Omnibus, Epic, Saga, Monsters, Dinosaurs, Sports, Football, Mech, Robots, Battlebots, AI, Future, Futuristic, Space Travel, Krakens, Xenomorph, Galaxy, Galaxies, Star, Stars

THE ALL-PRO is the third book in the Galactic Football League series, following on THE ROOKIE and THE STARTER. Seven centuries into the future, aliens and humans compete for the greatest prize in the universe: the Galaxy Bowl trophy. Quarterback Quentin Barnes enters his third season at the helm of the Ionath Krakens. He's re-shaped the team in his image, and the time for excuses is over -- it's win, or be replaced. Quentin's championship quest carries he and his teammates across the galaxy in a brutal twelve-game season fraught with injury and death.But he faces more than just on-field challenges. As he enters a free-agent year, several franchises vie for his services. Will he play for a new team, or will he remain with his beloved Krakens. And then there's the slight distraction that someone, somewhere, is trying to assassinate him - and he doesn't know why.The GFL series is described as "STAR WARS" meets "REMEMBER THE TITANS" meets "THE GODFATHER." Join the Krakens as they fight to take the title and achieve immortality.


Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Science Fiction Space Opera Series:

Mike Lupica

Tim Green

Buzz Bissinger

Joe Haldeman

Orson Scott Card

David Webber

Richard K Morgan

George Lucas

Robert A. Heinlein

Daniel Arenson

Nathan Lowell

Scott Westerfeld

 

Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Sci Fi Saga:

Star Wars

Guardians of the Galaxy

Starship Troopers

Altered Carbon

Mech Warrior

Jurassic Park

Star Trek

Hitchhikers Guide

Aliens

Friday Night Lights

Any Given Sunday

Draft Day

 

Keywords related to the Galactic Football League Young Adult Science Fiction Series: Alien Contact, Supernatural, Humorous Science Fiction, Box Set, Bundle, Series, Omnibus, Epic, Saga, Monsters, Dinosaurs, Sports, Football, Mech, Robots, Battlebots, AI, Future, Futuristic, Space Travel, Krakens, Xenomorph, Galaxy, Galaxies, Star, Stars

THE MVP is the fourth book in the Galactic Football League series, following on THE ROOKIE, THE STARTER and THE ALL-PRO. Set in a lethal American professional football league seven centuries in the future, THE MVP puts huge humans on the field with four alien races, creating a game that is faster, stronger and deadlier than anything we know today. Star quarterback Quentin Barnes has spent three seasons putting together a hard-hitting, hard-fighting team that combines rookies, rejects, discarded free agents and seasoned veterans from all five species. He has fought against racism and bound his team together through shared sacrifice, blood, tragedy and victory. But this season, Quentin faces the biggest challenge yet - the deadly threat of the mysterious Prawatt, who seized the ship carrying Quentin, and his teammates. As THE MVP begins, the Ionath Krakens face certain death at the hands of this unknown race. The GFL series combines science fiction, crime and blistering sports action to create a non-stop, pulse-pounding adventure that you can't put down until the last second ticks off the clock.

Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Science Fiction Space Opera Series:

Mike Lupica

Tim Green

Buzz Bissinger

Joe Haldeman

Orson Scott Card

David Webber

Richard K Morgan

George Lucas

Robert A. Heinlein

Daniel Arenson

Nathan Lowell

Scott Westerfeld

 

Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Sci Fi Saga:

Star Wars

Guardians of the Galaxy

Starship Troopers

Altered Carbon

Mech Warrior

Jurassic Park

Star Trek

Hitchhikers Guide

Aliens

Friday Night Lights

Any Given Sunday

Draft Day

 

Keywords related to the Galactic Football League Young Adult Science Fiction Series: Alien Contact, Supernatural, Humorous Science Fiction, Box Set, Bundle, Series, Omnibus, Epic, Saga, Monsters, Dinosaurs, Sports, Football, Mech, Robots, Battlebots, AI, Future, Futuristic, Space Travel, Krakens, Xenomorph, Galaxy, Galaxies, Star, Stars

Galactic Football League (GFL) Series: 
Book I: THE ROOKIE
Book II: THE STARTER
Book III: THE ALL-PRO 
Book IV: THE MVP
Book V: THE CHAMPION
GFL Novellas:
THE REPORTER
THE DETECTIVE
TITLE FIGHT
THE RIDER (Spring 2015) 
THE GANGSTER (Spring 2015)

THE CHAMPION - BOOK Five: After his most successful season yet on the field, Quentin sister - his only family - is lost in the Portath Cloud, an area considered to be the "Bermuda Triangle" of the galaxy. To save her, Quentin and his teammates must first escape team owner Gredok the Splithead, and acquire a ship capable of surviving the unknown dangers that await. Quentin's leadership and intelligence are put to the test as Becca, the Tweedy Brothers, Denver and more risk their lives to save his sister. Set against the backdrop of a professional American football franchise seven centuries in the future, the Galactic Football League puts huge humans on the field with five alien races to create a game that is faster, stronger and deadlier than anything we know today. Quarterback Quentin Barnes has grown from a racist, small-town standout into a proven leader, a uniter of peoples, and the Galaxy's most-famous athlete. Willing to do anything for his team, his Ionath Krakens have bound together through shared sacrifice, tragedy, devastating losses and thrilling victories. The GFL series combines science fiction, crime and blistering sports action to create a non-stop, pulse-pounding adventure that you can't put down until the last second ticks off the clock.


Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Science Fiction Space Opera Series:

Mike Lupica

Tim Green

Buzz Bissinger

Joe Haldeman

Orson Scott Card

David Webber

Richard K Morgan

George Lucas

Robert A. Heinlein

Daniel Arenson

Nathan Lowell

Scott Westerfeld


Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Sci Fi Saga:

Star Wars

Guardians of the Galaxy

Starship Troopers

Altered Carbon

Mech Warrior

Jurassic Park

Star Trek

Hitchhikers Guide

Aliens

Friday Night Lights

Any Given Sunday

Draft Day


Keywords related to the Galactic Football League Young Adult Science Fiction Series: Alien Contact, Supernatural, Humorous Science Fiction, Box Set, Bundle, Series, Omnibus, Epic, Saga, Monsters, Dinosaurs, Sports, Football, Mech, Robots, Battlebots, AI, Future, Futuristic, Space Travel, Krakens, Xenomorph, Galaxy, Galaxies, Star, Stars

Undefeated galactic heavyweight champion Korak the Cutter has defeated all challengers, destroying everyone in his path, but the wins aren't as easy as they used to be. After a decade of perfect fighting, his age is catching up with him. For a Quyth Warrior, that means he's slowing down, and speed is the name of the game in mixed martial arts.

At this late stage in his career, he faces a nightmare savage and unpredictable Chiyal "The Heretic" North. As crime lords and promoters try to fix the fight, and as managers cling to dreams of lost glory, Korak and Chiyal must find their way into the octagon to decide once and for all who is the greatest of all time.

Co-written with Parsec Award-winning author Matt Wallace, TITLE FIGHT delivers a scifi/mma one-two knockout.

This novella is part of the Galactic Football League series, which is described as THE BLIND SIDE meets THE GODFATHER meets STAR WARS.

Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Science Fiction Space Opera Series:

Mike Lupica

Tim Green

Buzz Bissinger

Joe Haldeman

Orson Scott Card

David Webber

Richard K Morgan

George Lucas

Robert A. Heinlein

Daniel Arenson

Nathan Lowell

Scott Westerfeld

 

Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Sci Fi Saga:

Star Wars

Guardians of the Galaxy

Starship Troopers

Altered Carbon

Mech Warrior

Jurassic Park

Star Trek

Hitchhikers Guide

Aliens

Friday Night Lights

Any Given Sunday

Draft Day

 

Keywords related to the Galactic Football League Young Adult Science Fiction Series: Alien Contact, Supernatural, Humorous Science Fiction, Box Set, Bundle, Series, Omnibus, Epic, Saga, Monsters, Dinosaurs, Sports, Football, Mech, Robots, Battlebots, AI, Future, Futuristic, Space Travel, Krakens, Xenomorph, Galaxy, Galaxies, Star, Stars

THE DETECTIVE is a bit of back story for Frederico Esteban Guissepe Gonzaga and his search for the family of Quentin Barnes.

THE DETECTIVE takes place from roughly March 2683, to March 2684. Where applicable, the chapters are named to map to the action in THE ALL-PRO (Book III in the Galactic Football League series). The story actually begins, however, on unknown dates during Book II, THE STARTER. In terms of the GFL timeline, THE DETECTIVE runs from roughly Week Seven of the 2683 regular season in THE STARTER through Week Ten of the 2684 regular season in THE ALL-PRO.

This novella is part of the Galactic Football League series, which is described as THE BLIND SIDE meets THE GODFATHER meets STAR WARS.

Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Science Fiction Space Opera Series:

Mike Lupica

Tim Green

Buzz Bissinger

Joe Haldeman

Orson Scott Card

David Webber

Richard K Morgan

George Lucas

Robert A. Heinlein

Daniel Arenson

Nathan Lowell

Scott Westerfeld

 

Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Sci Fi Saga:

Star Wars

Guardians of the Galaxy

Starship Troopers

Altered Carbon

Mech Warrior

Jurassic Park

Star Trek

Hitchhikers Guide

Aliens

Friday Night Lights

Any Given Sunday

Draft Day

 

Keywords related to the Galactic Football League Young Adult Science Fiction Series: Alien Contact, Supernatural, Humorous Science Fiction, Box Set, Bundle, Series, Omnibus, Epic, Saga, Monsters, Dinosaurs, Sports, Football, Mech, Robots, Battlebots, AI, Future, Futuristic, Space Travel, Krakens, Xenomorph, Galaxy, Galaxies, Star, Stars

Technology is changing football. In the history of the game, it has never been easier to gather scheme and strategy information. Top secret plays, game plans, and play call sheets that were once reserved for coaches at the highest-level can easily be found on the internet. Analytics and algorithms fed into super machines are challenging the thought process of traditional game plan and play calling theory. However, the surge of information that is meant to help human decision making is harming it. Dub Maddox continues the journey from Headset to Helmet and Adapt or Die. In What is Open? he shows coaches and players simple game planning and play calling process that accelerates answers in finding “open.” 

In this Book You Will Learn How to…

• Identify key frames of reference that read the reality of space advantage

• Structure mental models that develop an intuition of open space

• Utilize a verbal brevity code that accelerates communication of open space

• Implement three core run and pass scheme strategies that every play should possess

• Include different personnel and formations to increase structural strain on a defense

• Implement progression platforms that sequence plays into a storyboard format

• Advance the ability to game plan an opponent using the R4 grid

• Apply concept grids into a work_ow that becomes the R4 play call sheet

• Assign an organized practice script that covers every play and situation in a game

• Create a championship culture that can empathize and empower any level of coach

THE STARTER is the sequel to THE ROOKIE, a hard-hitting, bone-crunching YA sports/scifi novel described as "Any Given Sunday" meets "The Godfather" meets "Star Wars." It's high-stakes, win-or-die football action in the far future, as aliens and humans fill positions based on physiology and leave their blood, sweat and tears on gridirons across the galaxy. Last season, 19-year-old rookie quarterback Quentin Barnes overcame his racism and unified his team. He led the Ionath Krakens to a lower-tier championship, a championship that earns them promotion into the meat grinder known as "Tier One." Now, he and the Krakens have to compete against the greatest football teams ever assembled and do far more than just survive each game. As he rebuilds the team in his own image, Quentin's quest for a Tier One championship begins in THE STARTER.


Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Science Fiction Space Opera Series:

Mike Lupica

Tim Green

Buzz Bissinger

Joe Haldeman

Orson Scott Card

David Webber

Richard K Morgan

George Lucas

Robert A. Heinlein

Daniel Arenson

Nathan Lowell

Scott Westerfeld

 

Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Sci Fi Saga:

Star Wars

Guardians of the Galaxy

Starship Troopers

Altered Carbon

Mech Warrior

Jurassic Park

Star Trek

Hitchhikers Guide

Aliens

Friday Night Lights

Any Given Sunday

Draft Day

 

Keywords related to the Galactic Football League Young Adult Science Fiction Series: Alien Contact, Supernatural, Humorous Science Fiction, Box Set, Bundle, Series, Omnibus, Epic, Saga, Monsters, Dinosaurs, Sports, Football, Mech, Robots, Battlebots, AI, Future, Futuristic, Space Travel, Krakens, Xenomorph, Galaxy, Galaxies, Star, Stars

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For fans of The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Red Rising comes a gripping sci-fi adventure in which a group of teenagers wake up in a mysterious corridor with no knowledge of who they are or how they got trapped. Their only hope lies with an indomitable young woman who must lead them not only to answers but to survival.
 
“I open my eyes to darkness. Total darkness. I hear my own breathing, but nothing else. I lift my head . . . it thumps against something solid and unmoving. There is a board right in front of my face. No, not a board . . . a lid.”
 
A teenage girl awakens to find herself trapped in a coffin. She has no idea who she is, where she is, or how she got there. Fighting her way free brings little relief—she discovers only a room lined with caskets and a handful of equally mystified survivors. Beyond their room lies a corridor filled with bones and dust, but no people . . . and no answers.
 
She knows only one thing about herself—her name, M. Savage, which was engraved on the foot of her coffin—yet she finds herself in charge. She is not the biggest among them, or the boldest, but for some reason the others trust her. Now, if they’re to have any chance, she must get them to trust one another.
 
Whatever the truth is, she is determined to find it and confront it. If she has to lead, she will make sure they survive. Maybe there’s a way out, a rational explanation, and a fighting chance against the dangers to come. Or maybe a reality they cannot comprehend lies just beyond the next turn.

Praise for Alive
 
“Suspenseful . . . [Alive] lives up to its hype, packing plenty of thrills.”—Entertainment Weekly
 
“Fascinating and intriguing . . . a cross between Lord of the Flies and The Maze Runner and yet . . . so much more.”—Fresh Fiction

“A ripping, claustrophobic thunderbolt of a novel, Scott Sigler’s Alive gives us an unforgettable young hero who must find the inner strength to lead without knowing where she is, who she is, and how bitterly the odds are stacked against her.”—Pierce Brown, New York Times bestselling author of Red Rising
 
“Sigler has created a wonderful and engrossing character in M. Savage. Strong and smart, but with the naïveté and misgivings of any teenage girl, she’s someone you’ll definitely want on your side when s*** hits the fan, which it most certainly does.”—Veronica Belmont, host of Sword & Laser
 
“A tense, unsettling page-turner of a story—both deeply strange and wildly compelling.”—Cherie Priest, author of Boneshaker and Maplecroft
 
“From the first page I was hooked. The puzzle unfolds masterfully, right down to the last page.”—Dr. Phil Plait, author of Bad Astronomy
THE ALL-PRO is the third book in the Galactic Football League series, following on THE ROOKIE and THE STARTER. Seven centuries into the future, aliens and humans compete for the greatest prize in the universe: the Galaxy Bowl trophy. Quarterback Quentin Barnes enters his third season at the helm of the Ionath Krakens. He's re-shaped the team in his image, and the time for excuses is over -- it's win, or be replaced. Quentin's championship quest carries he and his teammates across the galaxy in a brutal twelve-game season fraught with injury and death.But he faces more than just on-field challenges. As he enters a free-agent year, several franchises vie for his services. Will he play for a new team, or will he remain with his beloved Krakens. And then there's the slight distraction that someone, somewhere, is trying to assassinate him - and he doesn't know why.The GFL series is described as "STAR WARS" meets "REMEMBER THE TITANS" meets "THE GODFATHER." Join the Krakens as they fight to take the title and achieve immortality.


Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Science Fiction Space Opera Series:

Mike Lupica

Tim Green

Buzz Bissinger

Joe Haldeman

Orson Scott Card

David Webber

Richard K Morgan

George Lucas

Robert A. Heinlein

Daniel Arenson

Nathan Lowell

Scott Westerfeld

 

Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Sci Fi Saga:

Star Wars

Guardians of the Galaxy

Starship Troopers

Altered Carbon

Mech Warrior

Jurassic Park

Star Trek

Hitchhikers Guide

Aliens

Friday Night Lights

Any Given Sunday

Draft Day

 

Keywords related to the Galactic Football League Young Adult Science Fiction Series: Alien Contact, Supernatural, Humorous Science Fiction, Box Set, Bundle, Series, Omnibus, Epic, Saga, Monsters, Dinosaurs, Sports, Football, Mech, Robots, Battlebots, AI, Future, Futuristic, Space Travel, Krakens, Xenomorph, Galaxy, Galaxies, Star, Stars

THE MVP is the fourth book in the Galactic Football League series, following on THE ROOKIE, THE STARTER and THE ALL-PRO. Set in a lethal American professional football league seven centuries in the future, THE MVP puts huge humans on the field with four alien races, creating a game that is faster, stronger and deadlier than anything we know today. Star quarterback Quentin Barnes has spent three seasons putting together a hard-hitting, hard-fighting team that combines rookies, rejects, discarded free agents and seasoned veterans from all five species. He has fought against racism and bound his team together through shared sacrifice, blood, tragedy and victory. But this season, Quentin faces the biggest challenge yet - the deadly threat of the mysterious Prawatt, who seized the ship carrying Quentin, and his teammates. As THE MVP begins, the Ionath Krakens face certain death at the hands of this unknown race. The GFL series combines science fiction, crime and blistering sports action to create a non-stop, pulse-pounding adventure that you can't put down until the last second ticks off the clock.

Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Science Fiction Space Opera Series:

Mike Lupica

Tim Green

Buzz Bissinger

Joe Haldeman

Orson Scott Card

David Webber

Richard K Morgan

George Lucas

Robert A. Heinlein

Daniel Arenson

Nathan Lowell

Scott Westerfeld

 

Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy the Galactic Football League Sci Fi Saga:

Star Wars

Guardians of the Galaxy

Starship Troopers

Altered Carbon

Mech Warrior

Jurassic Park

Star Trek

Hitchhikers Guide

Aliens

Friday Night Lights

Any Given Sunday

Draft Day

 

Keywords related to the Galactic Football League Young Adult Science Fiction Series: Alien Contact, Supernatural, Humorous Science Fiction, Box Set, Bundle, Series, Omnibus, Epic, Saga, Monsters, Dinosaurs, Sports, Football, Mech, Robots, Battlebots, AI, Future, Futuristic, Space Travel, Krakens, Xenomorph, Galaxy, Galaxies, Star, Stars

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