Weston Ochse is a former intelligence officer and special operations soldier who has engaged enemy combatants, terrorists, border crossers, narco-bad guys, and human smuggling punks. His personal war stories include performing humanitarian operations over Bangladesh, being deployed to Afghanistan, and a near miss being cannibalized in Papua New Guinea. A writer of more than 26 books in multiple genres, his military supernatural series SEAL Team 666 has been optioned to be a movie starring Dwayne Johnson. His military sci fi series, which starts with Grunt Life, has been praised for its PTSD-positive depiction of soldiers at peace and at war.
Released 5 August 2015
Their spies were among us for years. They mapped our infrastructure, learned our weaknesses, until, finally, they flipped the switch and threw us back into the Dark Ages.
Only OMBRA and its battalions around the world seem capable of defending Earth from the next wave of attack—terraforming.
But at what price can we gain our freedom? The Crays are pushing the human race to the edge of extinction, and we will have to learn new ways of living to defeat this threat.
This is a time for heroes. For killers. For Grunts.
Benjamin Carter Mason will question his identity, his beliefs and his mission as he dives deep into the heart of an alien transformed Los Angeles. And in the end, he might be the last person on Earth defending not just our lives, but our humanity.
“Weston Ochse writes hard-nosed fiction with more grit and imagination than most authors could ever hope to muster. When he turns his skills to tales of the military, the words sing with the truth of personal experience.”
-Christopher Golden, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Snowblind.
“Weston Ochse is the new voice of action science fiction.”
-Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of Code Zero and Fall Of Night.
“Ochse writes with assurance and confidence, and that shines through in this superb military SF novel. Brutal, bloody, and brilliant.”
-Tim Lebbon, award-winning author of Coldbrook.
UK: 9781781083574 | £7.99 | 13 August 2015
US: 9781781083581 | $7.99 | 28 June 2015