Spaulding Taylor
Kirkus Star-awarded novelist, ghost writer

Spaulding Taylor

Last Star Standing
JUST longlisted for the prestigious Chanticleer Cygnus Award for science fiction!!

"original worldbuilding, dramatic flair and lively storytelling… brings 2094 Earth to vivid life" 

US Review of Books

"Refreshingly unpredictable… Aiden is a fiery protagonist, making this outlandishly creative novel a pleasure to read."

Independent Review of Books

"A dazzling and chilling vision of the future… makes for  a deeply addictive read" 

"A sharp edge, with plenty of dark humour" 


editorial review

 "Masterful - a rare and engrossing treat."

Readers' Favorite

first editorial review

"An extraordinary tale with a dynamic storyline"

Readers' Favorite second editorial review

second editorial review

"Fast-paced, riveting" 

Readers' Favorite

third editorial review

Humanity’s last chance rests on one man’s shoulders.

Earth, 2094 – and the restless, impetuous Aiden is part of the underground resistance against the alien Xirfell takeover. Despite his imprisonment, his ambition irks the rebel leadership, and he triumphs in freeing ‘the Creature’, only to be confronted by betrayal after betrayal, some going back years.

Gifted with a crucial mission, he and his two comrades are targeted by turncoat rebels, boarded mid-space, neurologically attacked, confronted with treason – only to be disbelieved. There’s a crisis of identity amidst constant action and several plot twists, but by the end of the book Aiden has become the leader he always longed to be.

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