“Fast-paced, gripping hard SF with death in hard vacuum waiting at every turn.”
"Gripping, intense, military SF. Stunning and urgent."
– Anna Smith Spark, author of the Empires of Dust series
“Space battles, sabotage, and treachery envelop a gripping whodunit, as Captain Ellisa Shann strives to identify a murderer among her crew and save her ship, the Khidr, from imminent destruction. Fearless is a fabulous read from a writer who knows how to deliver.”
– Ian Whates, Author of Dark Angels Rising and 2019 Winner of the Karl Edward Wagner Award
“Fearless is a brilliant achievement, and one of the best science-fiction novels I have read in a very long time."
"The depths of outer space test the strength of a dynamic heroine’s inner resolve in Stroud’s smart, introspective space opera set in the year 2118. [...] With an attention to detail that will please hard science fiction fans, Stroud raises fascinating questions about the politics of space exploration. This is one to be savored."
Rigorous hard SF with a powerful but flawed protagonist and a fascinating historical background, 'Fearless' is a treat for just about any Analog reader."
– Analog Science Fiction & Fact
“A wonderful, modern, inclusive and clever science fiction that deserves to be a part of anyone’s collection.”
– SF Book
"[Allen Stroud] also brings a Clarkian feel that grounds the story in the best tradition of science fiction. He keeps the action going, and does a fine job of showing the difficulties of conflict in space. Highly Recommended.”
“Allen Stroud tells a hard sf tale with white knuckle stress that doesn’t let up till the end. I want more.”
– Henry Lazarus
“With a large cast of characters, lots of suspects, space battles and plenty of action to keep even the most ardent fans of sci-fi thoroughly entertained. Brilliant.”
– The Bookwormery
“Allen Stroud’s Fearless has elements of those classics of an earlier era. He takes science seriously. The plot is gritty and full of twists.”
“Fearless offers the reader a great piece of smart science fiction that fans of space opera and spaceship battles will enjoy immensely. Expect lots of tension and a group of characters you soon get invested in.”
– Runalong the shelves