Staff Pick Review by Debra Kinstlers, Chapters
This is an exceptionally strong debut novel by local author Bennet R. Coles. I particularly enjoyed the authentic military tone of this space opera as the story follows four officers who are thrown into the theatre of war. Strong characters populate this story, including one that I really loved to hate! Featuring battles as exciting as David Weber's, but more realistic, this is one of the best space operas I have read in a while.
Coles writes with veracity, with a delicious streak of subversion.
Best-selling author of the "Malazan Book of the Fallen" series