the Cassan space fleet. Poised at the top of his class, only one
situation holds him back–his inability to work with anyone in the
cockpit. Byron’s excellent piloting skills won’t be enough
without a good navigator…
young man with a troubled past and rebellious attitude, his
cockpit skills are his only hope. Slated to train as a Cosbolt
fighter pilot, Byron is determined to prove his worth and begin a new
life as he sets off for the moon base of Guaard.
notice of the young pilot. Haunted by a past tragedy, Bassa
eventually sees through Byron’s tough exterior and insolence. When a
secret talent is revealed during training, Bassa feels compelled to
help Byron achieve his full potential.
a navigator of exceptional quality to survive, and Bassa must
make a decision that could well decide the fate of both men. Will
their skills be enough as they embark on a mission that may
stretch their abilities to the limit?
as well as the excitement of space opera epitomized by the many Star
Wars novels. Fast-paced military action and a youthful
protagonist make this a good choice for both young adult and adult
fans of space wars.” – Library Journal
Cosbolt fighters are over. He has kept the promise he made to his
fallen mentor and friend – to probe space on an exploration vessel.
Shuttle work is dull, but it’s a free and solitary existence. The
senior officer is content with his life aboard the Rennather.
planet of Tgren. If their scientists can decipher the language, they
can unlock the secrets of this device. Is it a key to the Tgren’s
civilization or a weapon of unimaginable power? Tensions mount as
their new allies are suspicious of the Cassan’s technology and
strange mental abilities.
themselves; the strongest of which belongs to a pilot named Athee, a
woman whose skills rival Byron’s unique abilities. Forced to train
her mind and further develop her flying aptitude, he finds his
patience strained. Add a reluctant friendship with a young scientist,
and he feels invaded on every level. All Byron wanted was his
behind him. As a galaxy-wide war encroaches upon the desert planet,
Byron’s ideal life is threatened and he’s caught between the
Tgrens and the Cassans.
within his own family. The declaration of war between all ten races
triggers nightmares in his son, threatening to destroy the boy’s mind.
end of all life in the galaxy. And the mysterious probe that almost
destroyed Tgren twenty years ago could return. As his world begins to
crumble, Byron suspects a connection. The storm is about to break,
and Byron is caught in the middle…
J. Cavanaugh combines high powered space battles and the challenges
of family dynamics to provide readers a space opera with heart.” –
Elizabeth S. Craig, author of the Southern Quilting and Myrtle Clover mysteries
design, graphics, and technical editing. A fan of all things science
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author of Amazon Best-Sellers CassaStar, CassaFire, CassaStorm, and
Dragon of the Stars. The author lives in the Carolinas with his wife.
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