Best First Contact Science Fiction Books
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1. Ice Planet Barbarians: A SciFi Alien Romance
Author: by Ruby Dixon
Ruby Dixon (April 3, 2015)
April 3, 2015
You’d think being abducted by aliens would be the worst thing that could happen to me.And you’d be wrong. Because now, the aliens are having ship trouble, and they’ve left their cargo of human women – including me – on an ice planet.
And the only native inhabitant I’ve met? He’s big, horned, blue, and really, really has a thing for me…
2. Vapor Trails (Terran Scout Fleet Book 3)
Author: by Joshua Dalzelle
July 5, 2021
Marine Lieutenant Jacob Brown was on borrowed time, and he knew it. He was a rogue element, disobeying orders and pursuing mission goals of his own. His Scout Team had been burned, disavowed by his chain of command and the owner of the stolen ship he was flying was after them to get it back.
To make matters even more complicated, the man Jacob had stolen the ship from is an infamous outlaw and mercenary named Jason Burke his father. Being hunted down by both the United Earth Navy and the mercenary group that called itself Omega Force, Jacob has only one chance to keep his team out of a military prison and bring down the head of the One World terrorist faction that always seemed to be three steps ahead of him and that was only if his father didn’t catch him first.
3. The Three-Body Problem
Author: by Cixin Liu
March 12, 2015
Read the award-winning, critically acclaimed, multi-million-copy-selling science-fiction phenomenon soon to be a Netflix Original Series from the creators of Game of Thrones. 1967: Ye Wenjie witnesses Red Guards beat her father to death during China’s Cultural Revolution. This singular event will shape not only the rest of her life but also the future of mankind.
Four decades later, Beijing police ask nanotech engineer Wang Miao to infiltrate a secretive cabal of scientists after a spate of inexplicable suicides. Wang’s investigation will lead him to a mysterious online game and immerse him in a virtual world ruled by the intractable and unpredictable interaction of its three suns.
This is the Three-Body Problem and it is the key to everything: the key to the scientists’ deaths, the key to a conspiracy that spans light-years and the key to the extinction-level threat humanity now faces. Praise for The Three-Body Problem: ‘Your next favourite sci-fi novel’ Wired’Immense’ Barack Obama’Unique’ George R.R.
4. Barbarian Lover: A SciFi Alien Romance (Ice Planet Barbarians Book 3)
Author: by Ruby Dixon
August 28, 2015
As one of the few humans stranded on the ice planet, I should be happy that I have a new home. Human women are treasured here, and one alien in particular has made it clear that he wants me. It’s hard to push away the sexy, flirtatious Aehako, when all I want to do is grab him by his horns and insist he take me to his furs.
But I’ve got a terrible secret – the aliens who abducted me are back, and thanks to the translator in my ear, they can find me. My presence here endangers everyone… But can I give up my new life and the man I want more than anything?
Three-Body Problem Boxed Set: (The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest, Death's End) (The Three-Body Problem Series)
Author: by Cixin Liu
Soon to be a Netflix Original Series! The Three-Body Problem Boxed Set contains all three volumes of Hugo Award-winning author Cixin Liu’s bestselling science fiction trilogy-The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest, and Death’s End-translated by Ken Liu. A secret military group sends signals into space in hopes of establishing contact with aliens – and succeeds.
Picking up their signal is an alien civilization on the brink of destruction who now readies to invade Earth. News of the coming invasion divides humanity like never before. Some want to help the superior beings take over a world they see as corrupt.
Others prepare to fight the invasion at all cost. The Three Body Problem trilogy is a ground-breaking saga of enormous scope and vision. The War of the Worlds for the twenty-first century … Packed with a sense of wonder. The Wall Street Journal A meditation on technology, progress, morality, extinction, and knowledge that doubles as a cosmos- in-the-balance thriller.NPR
6. Stars Dark: The Complete Series (Complete Series Box Sets)
Author: by Joshua James
June 30, 2021
“FUN, PULPY SCI-FI ACTION!”Includes the full series plus an exclusive bonus story! The starship Yellowjacket is no pushover, but when an alien force larger than any in living memory appears out of nowhere, the ship is overwhelmed and left for dead on a hostile world.
Captain Brynn Jameson must face his personal demons when he learns the architect of the invasion has a vendetta against him. Meanwhile, the resourceful crew must find a way to repair the crippled ship, gather allies, and get back in the fight – before there’s no fight left to join.
Note: The Stars Dark series is an homage to thrilling pulp sci-fi of yesteryear. If you’re interested in hard science fiction look elsewhere. But if you’re looking for action-packed adventures on strange worlds with even stranger aliens, this series is for you!
Includes all books in the Stars Dark series:MaroonedLast RunForsakenUnder SiegeJudgmentLost SkyFuryRevengeBonus story: HomeFive star reviews for Marooned, book 1 in the series: “This Space Opera doesn’t let up! It is one continuous action after another.” “I had a great time reading these fun books!” “The action started in the first chapter of the first book and kept up!”
7. Green World (Undying Mercenaries Book 15)
Author: by B. V. Larson
Iron Tower Press
May 28, 2021
Rebels build a secret base on Green World. Their plan is to attack Earth and retake all the planets the Humans have conquered. Hegemony starships gather to strike the Rebels first, but where is their base? As the fleets search, Earth warships trespass into Skay space igniting a fresh border conflict between rival Galactics.
When James McGill stumbles onto the rebel camp, they’re forced to step up their plans. The world goes up in flames. Friends are permed and cities are destroyed as everything spins out of control.Can Earth survive? Find out in GREEN WORLD, book #15 of the Undying Mercenaries series.
With over three million copies sold, USA Today Bestselling author B.V. Larson is the king of modern military science fiction.
8. Sandstorm: A Dystopian Science Fiction Story (The Sandstorm Series Book 1)
Author: by T.W. Piperbrook
June 2, 2018
Something is hunting the inhabitants of RavarFor three generations, the colonists on Ravar have been stranded on a harsh planet, forced to survive in a desert environment where only the scrappiest animals and the heartiest plants survive. Most live without the foolish hope that Earth’s supply ships will ever grace the skies again.
Trapped in a sandstorm, Neena Xylance struggles to make her way back to her colony. What she doesn’t know is that she isn’t alone, and what she finds might destroy the last of the fragile life on her planet. Book 1 of the SANDSTORM series.
Book 2 WINDSWEPT available now! Book 3 coming Winter 2018/2019.
9. The Galaxy, and the Ground Within: A Novel (Wayfarers Book 4)
Author: by Becky Chambers
April 20, 2021
National Bestseller! Return to the sprawling, Hugo Award-winning universe of the Galactic Commons to explore another corner of the cosmosone often mentioned, but not yet exploredin this absorbing entry in the Wayfarers series, which blends heart-warming characters and imaginative adventure.
With no water, no air, and no native life, the planet Gora is unremarkable. The only thing it has going for it is a chance proximity to more popular worlds, making it a decent stopover for ships traveling between the wormholes that keep the Galactic Commons connected.
If deep space is a highway, Gora is just your average truck stop. At the Five-Hop One-Stop, long-haul spacers can stretch their legs (if they have legs, that is), and get fuel, transit permits, and assorted supplies. The Five-Hop is run by an enterprising alien and her sometimes helpful child, who work hard to provide a little piece of home to everyone passing through.
When a freak technological failure halts all traffic to and from Gora, three strangersall different species with different aimsare thrown together at the Five-Hop. Grounded, with nothing to do but wait, the trioan exiled artist with an appointment to keep, a cargo runner at a personal crossroads, and a mysterious individual doing her best to help those on the fringesare compelled to confront where they’ve been, where they might go, and what they are, or could be, to each other.
10. The Nanny and the Alien Warrior (Treasured by the Alien Book 5)
Author: by Honey Phillips
July 4, 2021
Can an alien warrior who has given up hope find a new future with the woman and child who need him? Joanna is snatched away from her peaceful academic life and sold to K’herr, a forbidding alien warlord. To her relief, he only wants her as a caretaker for his precocious daughter, Sultavi.
A year later, Lord K’herr is dead, and Joanna and Sultavi are on the run from his killers. Their only hope is to locate a down-on-his-luck mercenary who owes K’herr a debt of honor. Joanna doesn’t expect to find a massive green warrior with the saddest eyes she’s ever seen.
Craxan lost his family and his future in the great plague that decimated the Cire race. Since then, he’s led a hollow life using his warrior skills for anyone who can pay. When the daughter of an old acquaintance appears, demanding his assistance, he reluctantly agrees to help her.
But the delightful little girl – and the enchanting human female who accompanies her – quickly win him over. He promises to take them to safety, but the more time he spends with them, the more he is convinced that they belong with him.
11. Tiamat's Wrath: Book 8 of the Expanse (now a Prime Original series)
Author: by James S. A. Corey
March 26, 2019
NOW A PRIME ORIGINAL TV SERIESTiamat’s Wrath is the eighth book in the New York Times bestselling and Hugo-award winning Expanse series. Thirteen hundred gates have opened to solar systems around the galaxy. But as humanity builds its interstellar empire in the alien ruins, the mysteries and threats grow deeper.
In the dead systems where gates lead to stranger things than alien planets, Elvi Okoye begins a desperate search to discover the nature of a genocide that happened before the first human beings existed, and to find weapons to fight a war against forces at the edge of the imaginable.
But the price of that knowledge may be higher than she can pay. At the heart of the empire, Teresa Duarte prepares to take on the burden of her father’s godlike ambition. The sociopathic scientist Paolo Cortzar and the Mephistophelian prisoner James Holden are only two of the dangers in a palace thick with intrigue, but Teresa has a mind of her own and secrets even her father the emperor doesn’t guess.