Title: Counter Strike (Book Two)
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Colonization, SciFi Space Military
Publication Date: Nov. 21, 2017
Publisher: Chris Stoesen
Format: eBook ASIN: B077BRN7M5 Number of Pages: 48
Tagline: “With her world in dire straits, Captain Duncan has a desperate plan to even the odds.”
With her world in dire straits, Captain Duncan has a desperate plan to even the odds.
Freshly promoted to a new incarnation of the New Glasgow Marines, Rachel Duncan must lead her men in a desperate mission to end the FUP siege on her home world. Her world is in dire straits and she must devise a plan to even the odds before all is lost.
Outnumbered and out gunned, they try to lure in the enemy with thoughts of an easy prize.
Can they force the Union to the bargaining table or will they face the wrath of the largest navy in the known galaxy?
Counter Strike is the second book in the New Glasgow War series.
New Glasgow War Series.
Out of the Ashes – Book 1 (https://www.amazon.comdp/B076JNY156)
Counter Strike – Book 2
Price of War – Book 3 (December 2017 release)
Search Terms/Labels: New Glasgow, war, series, Rachel Duncan, Sci Fi, Science Fiction, soldier, federation, planets, action, adventure, colony, space, military, survival, strong women, platoon, siege, CN Stoesen
Lover of alternative history, zombies, and all things different, CN Stoesen is an expert at weaving factual and fictional subjects into stories that will leave readers on the edge of their seats.
His Science Fiction debut comes alive with Out Of The Ashes: A Story Of The New Glasgow War and is available on Amazon now. The second installment in this exciting series is Counter Strike and is due out sometime in November. He has also written the Thomas Devareaux series, Historical War Game Scenarios, and more under the name Chris Stoesen.
Chris lives in the Atlanta area with his wife, and son.
Receive the prequel to the New Glasgow War series, Free Fall.
Author Web Links:
Counter Strike Sample:
Duncan scanned the room. Her team was in position. All were in their light armor and behind cover. To her right was Jenkin’s group. Three men, two with rifles and Gordo the heavy gunner. They stacked up in the corridor.
The lights flashed over the docking door as the enemy ship sealed the bridge between the two ships and flooded the connection tube with atmosphere. Lights changed from a blinking red, to a stable yellow and finally green.
The doors parted on the Q-Ship. Duncan could make out the legs that were emerging from behind the rising door were unarmored. So far, the intel was correct. They should be able to pull this off.
She sighted down her rifle and as soon as the chests of the FUP navy sailors were visible; she opened fire. Ten shots fired and all four men were on the ground. Jenkin’s had his team sprinting into the airlock across to the enemy ship.
Duncan waved her men forward to join in the assault. As far as she could tell, the enemy didn’t get out a warning before they fell. In a few seconds they had passed the tube and were in the FUP patrol ship. Jenkin’s team headed for the bridge. She was to lead her group to the engine room.
One thing they practiced with was using chalk to mark out their progress. Jenkin’s marked the corridor with an arrow for the direction his team had taken. It conveyed exactly what he did without an electronic transmission the enemy could pick up.
Duncan went the opposite direction from the arrow mark. The ship was a small escort vessel that was being used for inspections. As such, the design was rather straight forward. There was only one deck. The bridge was in the front of the patrol craft with the engine room in the rear. In between were the various crew quarters and functions needed to run the warship.
As they sprinted down the hall, a door opened to the left and an officer stepped out into the corridor. Duncan swung the butt of her rifle up into the forehead of the man and slammed him back into the room he exited. She kept running past towards her objective.
There was a distant booming sound from behind them. That was probably Jenkin’s team breaching the bridge. Ahead was a secure door for the engine room and engineering section. The closed hatch presented a problem. They only had a few seconds to get in before she estimated that the enemy would realize that they were under attack.
Copyright © 2017 CN Stoesen
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without prior written permission, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical reviews and certain other noncommercial uses permitted by copyright law.
This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are products of the author’s imagination, obtained with permission of use, or are used fictitiously and are not to be construed as real. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, organizations, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.
A Story of the New Glasgow War by CN Stoesen
Title: Out Of The Ashes (Book One)
Genre: Sci Fi/Action Adventure and Sci Fi/military
Publication Date: Oct. 24, 2017
Publisher: Chris Stoesen
Format: eBook Word Count: 14,524
Tagline: “In a war torn world, one soldier rises above.”
In a war torn world, one soldier rises above the ashes to take the fight to the enemy.
As the cities of New Glasgow lay largely in ruins, Sergeant Rachel Duncan leads her squad against the mechanized iron fist of the Federated Union of Planets. Short on men and materials, the odds are against them. Help is coming from other planets but with nothing left but strong willed determination, will they be able to hold their ground until it arrives?
In command of an under-armed platoon and ever increasing responsibilities, can Sergeant Rachel Duncan rise to the occasion, or will she crack under the intense pressure of a world under siege?