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A Desert Called Peace (Baen Science Fiction)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

1.  First in an exciting new military science fiction series.

2.  Advertising in Locus, National Review Online, more

3.  New cover treatment, emphasizing military action

4.  Tom Kratman is co-author, with John Ringo, of Watch on the Rhine and Yellow Eyes, two novels in the New York Times best-selling Posleen War series.

5.  A military veteran, he brings first-hand experience and expertise to bring both military personal and their battles to vivid, colorful life.

Five hundred years from now, humankind has found a link to a remarkably Earth-like planet and settled there, dividing –as humans will — into dozens of nation-states.  The Federated States of Columbia has consolidated power and risen against the oppression of Earth's corrupt Caliphate. But when Salafi madmen bent on a new jihad kill FSC Captain Patrick Hennessey's family in a cowardly attack, they create an enemy that will show even less mercy than they do.

 

            A legendary warrior is born:  Carrera, the scourge of Salafism. He will forge an army from the decrepit remains of a military in a failing state.  He will find those who killed his family. He will destroy them utterly. And he will try like hell to not become exactly like the enemy he is fighting.  

 

            Only when he is finished will there be peace: the peace of an empty wind as it blows across a desert strewn with the bones of Carrera's enemies.

Synopsis:

From the author of "A State of Disobedience" comes the first novel in an exciting new military science fiction series. Five hundred years from now, humankind has settled on an Earth-like planet. In the conflict between two factions, a legendary warrior is born.

Synopsis:

Hard hitting military SF adventure from a retired infantry commander.

HE RAISED AN ARMY AGAINST THOSE WHO TOOK EVERYTHING FROM HIM

They should have picked their enemies more carefully.

Five centuries from now, on a remarkably Earthlike planet that is mankind's sole colony in space, religious fanatics called the ""Salafi Ikhwan"" have murdered the uncle of former colonel Patrick Hennessey. That was their first mistake, because uncle was rich and Hennessey was rather a good colonel. But they also murdered Hennessey's wife, Linda, and their three small children, and that was their worst mistake for she was the only restraint Hennessey had ever accepted.

From the pile of rubble and the pillar of fire that mark the last resting place of Linda Hennessey and her children arises a new warrior—Carrera, scourge of the Salafis. He will forge an army of ruthless fanatics from the decrepit remains of failed state's military. He will wage war across half a world. He will find those who killed his family. He will destroy them, and those who support them, utterly, completely, without restraint or remorse.

Only when he is finished will there be peace: the peace of an empty wind as it blows across a desert strewn with the bones of Carrera's enemies.

About the Author

Tom Kratman, in 1974 at age seventeen, became a political refugee and defector from the PRM (People's Republic of Massachusetts) by virtue of joining the Regular Army. He stayed a Regular Army infantryman most of his adult life, returning to Massachusetts as an unofficial dissident while attending Boston College after his first hitch. Tom is currently an attorney practicing in southwest Virginia. Baen published his first novel, A State of Disobedience and two collaborations with John Ringo in the Posleen War series, Watch on the Rhine and Yellow Eyes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416555926
Author:
Kratman, Tom
Publisher:
Baen
Subject:
Science Fiction - Military
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Science Fiction - Adventure
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Baen Science Fiction
Publication Date:
20081230
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
1024
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 14.525 oz

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Product details 1024 pages Baen Books - English 9781416555926 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From the author of "A State of Disobedience" comes the first novel in an exciting new military science fiction series. Five hundred years from now, humankind has settled on an Earth-like planet. In the conflict between two factions, a legendary warrior is born.
"Synopsis" by , Hard hitting military SF adventure from a retired infantry commander.

HE RAISED AN ARMY AGAINST THOSE WHO TOOK EVERYTHING FROM HIM

They should have picked their enemies more carefully.

Five centuries from now, on a remarkably Earthlike planet that is mankind's sole colony in space, religious fanatics called the ""Salafi Ikhwan"" have murdered the uncle of former colonel Patrick Hennessey. That was their first mistake, because uncle was rich and Hennessey was rather a good colonel. But they also murdered Hennessey's wife, Linda, and their three small children, and that was their worst mistake for she was the only restraint Hennessey had ever accepted.

From the pile of rubble and the pillar of fire that mark the last resting place of Linda Hennessey and her children arises a new warrior—Carrera, scourge of the Salafis. He will forge an army of ruthless fanatics from the decrepit remains of failed state's military. He will wage war across half a world. He will find those who killed his family. He will destroy them, and those who support them, utterly, completely, without restraint or remorse.

Only when he is finished will there be peace: the peace of an empty wind as it blows across a desert strewn with the bones of Carrera's enemies.

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