Galactic Alliance (Book 1) - Translight! by Doug Farren
Series: Galactic Alliance.
Approx. 138,690 words.
Published on December 28, 2009.
(3rd edition) Earth has developed a stardrive. The stars are now ours - or so we think. Others have gotten there before us. Facing isolation within our own star system, Earth is forced to form a united government and join the Consortium. Humans, however, have a knack for getting into trouble and it doesn't take long before things start to unravel. This is book one of the Galactic Alliance series