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by John Charles Scott (Goodreads Author)
It's the 41st Century, Terra has been gone for more than a century, but mankind has already spread across the stars, encountering millions of species, and become masters of space, their military might and superior technology used in the name of peace and universal stability. But now a relatively unknown race has conquered a large sector of Terran space and slaughtered bill ...more
Kindle Edition, 208 pages
Published March 2012 by createspace.com
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John knocks it out of the park with another action packed story. I'm enjoying this brand of Sci-Fi because it's not so heavy on the science that I feel as if I need an advanced course in quantum physics to understand what's going on. Basically, John's managed to write the perfect action films in book form.
Set part way through the war raging across the Andromeda galaxy in the 41st century, Recon One-Five is intended to be an entry point to the Nineteen Galaxies novels. Explaining the events of the war thus far and not quite as continuity heavy as some previous instalments, it focuses upon a single operation on one world. An effort by an isolated platoon of Terrans to break a deadlock with the alien Jalic, turning the tide in a two hundred day conflict which has cost the lives of billions.
Warped by many years of gratuitous violence and mayhem, and owing my writing to many more years of reading books and being more warped, am now living in Somerset, married to a wonderful wife and living with a multitude of amazing kids. Occasionally i like to write a bit and spar with madmen (Rowland, Ploss and Abhinav) and dabble some reading... If you've read my stuff, let me know...More about John Charles Scott...