"Lots of action, good emotional points and I love the landscape... I left my soft chair and became a love-crossed, beautiful captain of a starship." - Scifi Book Review
"Recommendation: read this if you feel like re-visiting the Golden Age of Sci-Fi." - The British Fantasy Society
"Tension. Betrayal. Love. Lust. Politics. Action. This story has it all." - Robert D. Marion
"This book was a fantastic science fiction thrill ride... This book could very easily become a memorable sci-fi series comparable to Star Trek." - Bookworm Babblings
When Earth Navy Captain Christina Serenity is brutally attacked by a traitor, her life is saved by Security Forces Corporal Michael Carlson. On the heels of her recovery, her ship is attacked by terrorists, and she is thrown into a difficult assignment. She must chase after the only clue they have, a Martian ship called the Phobos, and find out what secrets it hides. To make matters worse, someone still wants her dead.
Her ship, E.S.S. Australia embarks on a mission that leads Serenity on journey of discovery, friendship, betrayal, and revenge. She quickly learns the only thing harder to prevent than war, is love.
Now Serenity must trust her protection crew to keep her alive long enough to solve this puzzle while trying to prevent an interplanetary war.
The line has been drawn. Who will cross first?
Look for the sequel, Illusion of Victory, Available June 2, 2015!
Richard Flores IV is the author of the science fiction novels, Dissolution of Peace, Volition Agent, and Broken Trust. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Plasma Frequency, a bimonthly, semi-pro magazine of speculative fiction. He lives just outside Seattle, Washington with his wife and three children. When not writing, he works a day job where he daydreams about writing. His hobbies include reading, television, video games, blogging, and watching San Jose Sharks hockey.