Left Hand of God (audiobook) by Paul Hoffman Cale is raised by the brutal monks of the Sanctuary of the Redeemers. When Cale and his friends discover a dark plot, they grab the chance to escape.
Dark Run by Mike Brooks Reminded me of Firefly. The crew of a smuggling job are hired to sneak a package past customs and are betrayed. Everyone has a dark past they don't like talking about. Colorful characters.
Down Station by Simon Morden When London is bombed, an unlikely group of subway workers discover a door that takes them to the magical land of Down. They struggle to understand this new world and to survive.
Axiom's End by Lindsay Ellis So far so good. A woman and her alien friend travel around the SW United States.