Exiles (Book One of the Progenitor Trilogy) by Dan Worth
Approx. 212,330 words.
Published on July 14, 2010.
As the human Commonwealth slides towards war with the alien fanatics of the K'Soth Empire, two archaeologists follow a trail of clues to a barren backward planet between the two belligerent powers that point to ancient, forgotten conflicts and mysterious alien technology. As darkness descends; ancient and terrible secrets are about to be uncovered.