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Discovery of the Saiph (The Saiph Series Book 1) by [PP Corcoran]
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Discovery of the Saiph (The Saiph Series Book 1) Kindle Edition

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Book 1 of 4: The Saiph Series

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From the Author

Discovery of the Saiph is about about human's sudden ability to explore space at will. During these explorations they find a secret database buried deep in an alien world. This leads to the realisation that in the distant past an alien benefactor assured his prominence in the Darwinian chain of life.

I wrote this book with the idea that I wanted to offer a radically different view to the Johnny Appleseed theory of evolution. I was inspired after years of reading science fiction with which I was becoming jaded, I thought I could write something a bit different. I chose the course of an ensemble cast, mixed with high action and, of course, technology, it should appeal to military SF / science fiction and space opera fans.

I love science fact as much as science fiction and have tried to incorporate some of these facts into my fiction, for example the science of the 'fold' system in the gravity drive, the alcubierre drive and the different weapons systems such as plasma rifles and PEP pistols which are based on real technology.

To my readers I say:
Thank you for buying my book and thank you for taking the time to write wonderful reviews. Without my readers, I would not be where I am now - a full time writer - and I am eternally grateful for this opportunity. Please keep in contact with me, I'm open to ideas, questions (and criticism) and you can get me at the usual hangouts. I'm not hard to find search 'ppcorcoran'

Paul

From the Inside Flap

"the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle." - Edmund Burke

"Suit, call Alonso." A pause followed by a double tone informed Alec that his suit couldn't establish a link to Alonso, instead it automatically searched for the next active ranking marine.

"Go for Semple." The voice sounded strained and distracted. Alec's face paled as he did a quick mental calculation. Semple was something like tenth in the chain of command.

"Sitrep, Sergeant?"

"The situation is... let's call it fluid at the moment Sir... Wait. Jonas on your six! Two enemy on... Shit!"

On Alec's display Marine Jonas' name flashed red then disappeared as Semple came back on the link.

"Sir I have fifty-three KIA and virtually everyone else has an injury of some sort. The initial entry went as planned but as soon as we cleared the airlocks we were assaulted by enemy marines in full-up armor. They were using some sort of plasma grenade. The suits can take a lot of damage but plasma in a confined space you can imagine..." Semple paused, Alec heard the stress in his voice.

"Sergeant! Can you hold?"

- from Discovery of the Saiph by PP Corcoran

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00IMP3HB4
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Castrum Press; 5th edition (February 23, 2014)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 23, 2014
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 4294 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 338 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.3 out of 5 stars 256 ratings

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