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A Desert Called Peace (Baen Science Fiction)by Tom Kratman
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1. First in an exciting new military science fiction series.
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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.
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.
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.
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