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Mike's War

(The second book in the Jesse's Starship series)
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From the International Bestselling Author, Saxon Andrew, come the sequel to Jesse's Starship. Humans have been forced by Aliens to live in peace for fifteen years and things are not going well on the planet. Conditions have not improved and the Elected Leaders are doing little more than lining their own pockets with exorbitant taxes. The crazies are killing people, who no longer have a way to defend themselves and technology has stagnated. Now the Aliens have asked the unthinkable and Mike Sanders is faced with a decision that will divide Earth. Humans are going back to war against an enemy that the Aliens are unable to defeat. Will Earth decide to do their bidding or continue in peace? If they decide for war, it will be Mike's war to win or lose.

Excerpt from; Mike's War
Derek arrived with the three companies at the Gracken Barracks. The Gracken were rushing out of the barracks when he arrived and the companies were firing a barrage of slivers into the building. He shook his head at the speed of the huge Gracken. The ones still in the building were firing their blasters through the openings but slivers would be fired at the source of the beams and they would immediately stop. The large number of Gracken that had escaped before they formed up began attacking from the rear of their formation and from above as they jumped off the buildings on each side of the street. The leapers appeared to have no fear of dying as they dove on the human lines outside their barracks. Derek assigned fire zones to the officers and he watched the buildings. The Gracken actually fell slower than they could run. Derek kept his rifle aimed above the three companies and shot more than twenty huge Gracken who jumped at human formations. The giants would jerk as the slivers punched into their bodies and in a number of instances their dead body would hit one of the soldiers in ranks. The soldier's personal force field would absorb the energy of the fall and push the huge body to the side but the soldier hit would be staggered by the impact.
A Gracken came running at high speed, zig zagging as it approached; it accelerated and hit Lieutenant Patel standing behind Derek. Derek turned, drew his handgun and looked into the contorted face of the Gracken as it ripped Patel's heart out his chest. The Gracken saw Derek's face as he pulled the trigger and it knew there was no time to escape. Its head was blown off its shoulders and the Gracken collapsed. Ten Gracken had fallen into the companies while Derek was dealing with the Gracken and he ordered over the main frequency, "Move a platoon back here to hold off the Gracken coming from the rear." Derek turned back and shot two Gracken falling in on their ranks. Crap, they were fast.
"Sir, we're seeing large numbers of Gracken moving over the roofs. Do we have permission to fire into the buildings?"
Derek knew there were civilians in the buildings but the die was cast and hard decisions had to be made. "Take them out."
Derek saw bright flashes start appearing over the tops of the buildings on each side of the streets. Thank God he had taken the time to train a company to use the force fields to keep them in the air. The foils would flex and generate lift keeping the warrior flying. The Flyers were keeping the casualty rate down. Without them, losses would be incredible.

This review is from: Jesse's Starship (Kindle Edition)
From the beginning, I was glued to this story. I was intrigued by Jesse's tenacity and determination to see to the end the return of whoever or whatever took his family. This story only gets better as you continue to read it. Ten stars to Saxon Andrew for a wonderful story. If only we could live like this....

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June 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Mike's War: Sequel to Jesse's Starship
Author(s): Saxon Andrew
Publisher: Saxon Andrew Publishing LLC.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA