This site has limited support for your browser. We recommend switching to Edge, Chrome, Safari, or Firefox.



‘It’s a portal to our universe. We have to warn the others.’

To save life as they know it, Tredd Bounty and his superhuman crew seek to reunite the five Shade gods. The only problem is that they are impossible to find, and time is running out.

Doctor Belinda Killock has a different approach: she is creating a new superweapon for the navy. To make it work, she needs a source of deep energy. That’s when Tredd and his fellow FIST operatives start to look less like allies and more like a resource to be exploited.

When the aliens attack, it’s evident that the portal to hell is made of good intentions.

Nobody is ready. Everyone is fighting. But who’s the real enemy?

Stardreamer is the second book in the exhilarating Shades Space Opera series. If you like gritty heroes, alien encounters, and paranormal powers, then you’ll love this action-packed novel.

Buy Stardreamer to ride beyond the universe today!

Print length: 460 pages

Read on any device

Instant delivery of ebooks and audiobooks

Paperback delivery from UK and US



How do I download my e-book?

1. Shortly after completing your purchase, you will get an email with the subject: Here's "the book title" by Rock Forsberg

2. Open the email and click the link to download your copy. 

3. The link will take you to BookFunnel, the book delivery platform. Once you are at the BookFunnel page, click “Get My Book.” 

4. Select the type of device on which you would like to read the book and follow the step-by-step instructions for downloading to your specific device. 

If you have questions or need help, click the “Need Help” button at the top of the BookFunnel page or email 

What is included?

E-book order includes always epub, mobi, and pdf files and interactive guide to help you get the files to your device.

Audiobook order includes audiobook that can be listened to via BookFunnel app or a browser, and everything in the e-book order.

Paperback order includes a paperback book delivered to you, and everything in the audiobook order, and everything in the e-book order.

How do I download my audio book?

NOTE: The audiobooks purchased through this online store will only work in the BookFunnel app or in your browser.

1. Shortly after you type in your email address, you will receive an email with the subject: “Your audiobook has arrived!”

2. Open the email. It will have instructions and a link.

3. Click the link. It will take you to BookFunnel, our book delivery service.

4. Click “Get My Book.” A dialog box will appear. To listen on your device (iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Android tablet, Kindle Fire Tablet, etc.), go to Step 5. To listen in your web browser, go to Step 6.

5. To listen on your device, click “Listen in the BookFunnel App.” A code will appear. Save that code. On your device, open the BookFunnel App. If you do not have the BookFunnel App, you can download it for free. On the screen that appears when you open the BookFunnel app, there will be a box where you will enter the code. Enter the code, tap “Submit Code,” and enjoy!

6. To listen in your web browser, click “Listen in Your Browser.” It will take you to a page that prompts you to log in to your BookFunnel Library or create an account. Log in or create your account. Enjoy!

If you have questions or need help, click the “Need Help” button at the top of the BookFunnel page or email 

Where can I post my book review?

You can write a review right here on this store! Just scroll down to the bottom of the page of the product you would like to review.

In addition, I appreciate reviews on sites like Goodreads or Amazon, which help readers find my work.

Regardless, no matter where you post the review, I am grateful 🙏🏻


Fast shipping

Shipping times depend on which country you're in, and which shipping option you choose at checkout.

Each book is printed and sent to you from independent printers in the UK or US. It can take 10-15 working days to reach you outside these countries.

Order tracking

To track your order, please select Tracked Post or FedEx as your shipping on the checkout

Get in touch

Have questions? Connect with Rock at any time.


Rock Forsberg

Rock loves awe-inspiring stories and writes to create epic worlds and stories of his own. He has also written songs, poems, and short stories, both in English and in Finnish. For him, writing is a long game, with a lifetime of learning and dozens of novels to write.

"I hope you will find the same awe in reading this book as I found writing it."


Long Live Editors!

As any quality-conscious independent publisher, I work with several professional editors and proofreaders.

I strive to deliver the best product possible, but it's impossible to be objective about one's own work, so the editorial support is vital.

The quality of my prose wouldn't be what it is without my editors.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Mayor Mcturd
Edited With Style This Time

Even though I absolutely love the story, I had to give the 1st book 3 stars because of the massive amount of editing errors in it. Not so with this one! There were a few minor errors, but he must have gotten an all new editor for book two. Can't wait to buy book 3 when it comes out! (Reviewed at

 Waiting for the third

I spent long pondering whether the book is 3 or 4 stars. I'll dissect my thoughts as follows:


Mr. Forsberg flavours his pages with a delightfully vast vocabulary conveying the impression that the reader is now in the hands of a practised writer. Disjointed narrative, with frequent jumps between backstories and subplots, is growing into his voice, but is not quite there yet. It could be argued that enhanced capability of some characters is in itself Deus Ex Machina leading into eucatastrophic halts.


Second in the Shades Space Opera -series, the Stardreamer, follows its predecessor into the noirish world of grimy Spit City, corrupt galactic organisations and the quotidian grind of space-faring undesirables. The world is mostly experienced by living it through the minds and senses of the characters. The reader is empowered into a god-like being that could tap into synapses of the characters and observe the nascent affairs in situ. The book inserts a completely new location, Remola, with its indigenous population into the Shades world inventory. This new development could have benefited from more thorough detailing as it was definitely sub-par in the ADVANCE READER COPY -version when compared to earlier locations that had their backdrop and expectations subconsciously set by the well-known mainstream Sci-Fi.


After a sporty start the middle region felt like wading through a muddy backwater while trying to connect detached plots. However, the story manages to ramp-up its engines towards the ending, but I have to say that the cliffhanger felt unsatisfactory.
Putting it bluntly the first book of the Shades Space Opera -series, the Starcrasher, was more balanced and stellar performance. This one felt more rushed and unpolished, which may be a set of qualities pertaining to the ADVANCE READER COPY -version itself, thus I'm willing to round it to 4. (Reviewed at

Kindle Customer
More twists and turns abound as we return to the Shades universe

I thoroughly enjoyed my return to Rock's writing, devouring Stardreamer in a matter of days. The twists and turns were great - I still get chills thinking about one in particular. Character development is well done, and it is interesting to see how all the characters have grappled with their "success" in book 1. Finally, the writing, whilst good in Starcrasher, moves to a new strength in this book and was a joy to read. (Reviewed at

Four stars

Stardreamer is the second instalment in Shades Space Opera Series. It continues the story of Tredd Bounty and his friends, and it is written with the same style and quality as the first book. Therefore, if you liked the first book, you like this one, too. I really liked it. (Reviewed at

Use coupon code WELCOME10 for 10% off your first order.


No more products available for purchase