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Ballistic by Travis S Taylor

Ballistic

Written by: Travis S. Taylor
Cover Artist: Kurt Miller
Format: Hardcover

RELEASES AUGUST 2, 2022

AN INTERNATIONAL CADRE OF MERCENARIES DOES THE UNTHINKABLE—HIJACKS THE ISS AND HOLDS THE WORLD HOSTAGE IN A BLAZING NEAR-FUTURE TECHNOTHRILLER FROM TRAVIS S. TAYLOR 

Don’t mess with our astronauts! 

A Russian ICBM site is attacked just north of the Ukraine boarder. The nuclear warheads are missing! A Special Operations and Intelligence Community Task Force is rapidly put together to respond, but where it should deploy is unclear. A fire ravages a cosmonaut training facility in which five spacesuits disappear. And the Task Force finds a cache of detailed schematics of highly complex rocketry systems.The Task Forces reaches out to Dr. Amy Sue Harrington of the Missiles and Space Intelligence Center in Huntsville, Alabama. To Dr. Harrington, it all adds up to the unthinkable: someone—someone extremely well-funded—is taking aim at the International Space Station.

But Colonel Vladimir Lytokov and his team of mercenaries aren’t planning to bring the ISS crashing to Earth. They’re taking the fight to orbit, boarding the station and hijacking it. As the ISS traces its path across the heavens, Lytokov rains down destruction from above, effectively holding the entire globe hostage.

With all the rockets capable of reaching the ISS currently out of commission, the terrorists are untouchable in their orbital perch. But Lytokov and his men have overlooked one crucial aspect of their intricate plan: that astronaut Major Allison Simms is on board the ISS—and you don’t mess with American astronauts!  But can one astronaut hold out until the Task Force can come to the rescue?


The Crossing by Kevin Ikenberry

The Crossing

Written by: Kevin Ikenbarry
Cover Artist: Kieran Yanner
Format: Hardcover

RELEASES AUGUST 2, 2022

A NEW NOVEL OF ALTERNATE HISTORY FROM A RISING STAR OF MILITARY SF

Behind enemy lines and displaced in time!

Before the Battle of Trenton, George Washington reputedly threw a coin across the river. What if that coin was a bicentennial quarter?

When a squad of ROTC cadets training at Fort Dix, New Jersey, in November 2008 find themselves transported to December 1776 in the days before the Battle of Trenton, they find a Continental Army in disarray and General George Washington contemplating the potential of a bleak future. To make matters worse, they’ve lost a modern M-16 rifle to a roving Hessian patrol. Understanding the ramifications of such a discovery, the cadets have no choice but to report to General Washington. Without ammunition or their own meager supplies, can Cadet Sergeant Jameel Mason and his friends steel Washington’s courage and set the infancy of the United States of America back on track?


Trouble Walked in by Mike Kupari

Trouble Walked in

Written by: Mike Kupari
Cover Artist: Dominic Harman
Format: Softcover

RELEASES AUGUST 2, 2022

A search for a missing woman exposes a conspiracy that could threaten an entire planet.

Cassandra Blake, an employee for the Ascension Planetary Holdings Group—the largest and most powerful corporation in Nova Columbia—has gone missing. And her sister wants to know why. When questions need answering on Nova Columbia, Detective Ezekiel “Easy” Novak is the man folks turn to. He gets results—one way or another. 

But what begins as a routine missing person case quickly turns into something much bigger and more sinister, with implications that could affect the entire planet. It seems Cassandra wasn’t just investigating her employer. She had uncovered a secret effort to excavate and exploit an ancient alien artifact known only as The Seraph.  

Soon, Easy finds himself trying to unravel a conspiracy that may implicate not only Ascension, but the cultlike Cosmic Ontological Foundation—and the highest echelons of the Terran Confederation itself.


Saving Proxima by Travis S. taylor and Les Johnson

Saving Proxima

Author: Travis S. Taylor and Les Johnson
Cover Artist: Dave Seeley
Format: Paperback

RELEASES JULY 26, 2022

A MESSAGE FROM SPACE LEADS TO A DESPERATE RACE AGAINST TIME AND ACROSS SPACE TO OUR NEAREST STELLAR NEIGHBOR IN A NEW HARD SCIENCE FICTION THRILLER FROM TRAVIS S. TAYLOR AND LES JOHNSON

2072. At the lunar farside radio observatory, an old-school radio broadcast is detected, similar to those broadcast on Earth in the 1940s, but in an unknown language, coming from an impossible source—Proxima Centauri. While the nations of Earth debate making first contact, they learn that the Proximans are facing an extinction-level disaster, forcing a decision: will Earth send a ship on a multiyear trip to render aid? 

Interstellar travel is not easy, and by traveling at the speeds required to arrive before disaster strikes at Proxima, humans will learn firsthand the time-dilating effects of Einstein’s Special Relativity and be forced to ponder ultimate questions: What does it mean to be human? What will it take to share the stars with another form of life? What if I return younger than my own children? The answers are far from academic, for they may determine the fate of not one, but two, civilizations.. .


World Breakers by Tony Daniel and Christopher Ruocchio

World Breakers

Edited by: Tony Daniel and Christopher Ruocchio
Cover Artist: Dominic Harman
Format: Paperback

RELEASES JULY 26, 2022

AWESOME STORIES OF MILITARY SF FROM TOP AUTHORS DAVID WEBER, LARRY CORREIA, WEN SPENCER, TONY DANIEL, CHRISTOPHER RUOCCHIO, AND MANY MORE!

Brute force. Intransigent defiance. Adamantine will. 

These are the hallmarks of the AI tank. Formed from cold steel and superpowered computing brains, these gigantic tanks with the firepower of an entire army have been the decisive factors in interplanetary battle. But are humans worthy of the extraordinary instruments of war that they have created? Are the world breakers the greatest protector of human liberty, or its worst threat? For, while these world breakers very definitely have minds of their own, the question remains: within their iron and superluminal quantum breasts, does there lie a faithful heart? Stories of world breakers and world makers in the great tradition of Keith Laumer’s Bolos from David Weber, Larry Correia, Wen Spencer, and more!

With stories by:
David Weber
Larry Correia
Wen Spencer
Kevin Ikenberry
Patrick Chiles
Tony Daniel
Hank Davis
Kacey Ezell
Christopher Ruocchio
Monalisa Foster
Robert E. Hampson
Lou J Berger

Monster Hunter Bloodlines by Larry Correia

Monster Hunter: Bloodlines

Author: Larry Correia
Cover Artist: Alan Pollack
Format: Paperback

RELEASES JULY 26, 2022

MONSTER HUNTER INTERNATIONAL IS BACK IN AN ALL-NEW NOVEL BY BEST-SELLING AUTHOR LARRY CORREIA

In a business like monster hunting, it’s all about setting priorities.

The chaos god Asag has been quiet since the destruction of the City of Monsters, but Monster Hunter International knows that he is still out there somewhere—plotting, waiting for his chance to unravel reality. 

When Owen and the MHI team discover that one of Isaac Newton’s Ward Stones is being auctioned off by Reptoids who live deep beneath Atlanta, they decide to steal the magical superweapon and use it to destroy Asag once and for all. But before the stone can be handed off, it is stolen by a mysterious thief with ties to MHI and the Vatican’s Secret Guard.

It’s a race against time, the Secret Guard, a spectral bounty hunter, and a whole bunch of monsters to acquire the Ward Stone and use it against Asag. For as dangerous as the chaos god is, there is something much older—and infinitely more evil—awakening deep in the jungles of South America.


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