The Alliance has been fighting the Syndic for a century, and losing badly. Now its fleet is crippled and stranded in enemy territory. Their only hope is Captain John "Black Jack" Geary - a man who has emerged from a century-long hibernation to find himself heroically idealized beyond belief. Now, he must live up to his own legend.
Read some a few years ago, I quite enjoyed them. I listened to the rest as audiobooks and they were good. By buying these kindle versions, you can also get the audiobooks cheap, right now some of them are 99p too.