The Buchanan Campaign [NOOK Book]

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Rick Shelley’s Federation War trilogy begins with a novel that takes you through the barracks corridors and the trenches of war, bringing the war of the future home with a combination of battlefield action and home-town heroics.

For Doug Weintraub of the Buchanan Planetary Commission, it begins with a fuzzy call, quickly cut off. Federation troops have invaded his world. The battle they’ve long feared and tried to avoid is coming. Now it’s ...
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The Buchanan Campaign

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Overview

Rick Shelley’s Federation War trilogy begins with a novel that takes you through the barracks corridors and the trenches of war, bringing the war of the future home with a combination of battlefield action and home-town heroics.

For Doug Weintraub of the Buchanan Planetary Commission, it begins with a fuzzy call, quickly cut off. Federation troops have invaded his world. The battle they’ve long feared and tried to avoid is coming. Now it’s time to seek help, to launch a rocket into Q Space and hope for Second Commonwealth troops to arrive -- and soon.

Aboard the Starship Victoria, it begins differently. It’s a short, unexpected message on the screen for Sergeant David Spencer of the Royal Marines. New orders, surprising ones, that will send him and his men to an independent frontier world that’s become a new front in the war between the Commonwealth and Federation.

Doug Weintraub and David Spencer soon find themselves in unexpected roles, a skilled warrior in the Royal Marines side-by-side with a back-world farmer. They’ll need each other to keep the Federation at bay.

PRAISE FOR RICK SHELLEY:

“Rick Shelley was a soldier at heart, and his books were written from the heart. They carry the real feel of the sweat, blood, and camaraderie of those on the front lines.” --Jack Campbell, author of the New York Times bestselling LOST FLEET series
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013847354
  • Publisher: Jabberwocky Literary Agency
  • Publication date: 12/15/2011
  • Series: Federation War , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 173,356
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Rick Shelley was a member of the United States army and the author of a number of fantasy and military science fiction novels.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2002

    Military Science Fiction

    If you like military science fiction, with edge, you will like this book. At the same time, it is familiar, and not familiar. War is Hell, it is future hell. It is also character driven. It tells a story, that has a past, and a future.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2013

    Very good read

    Starts slow but then I couldnt put it down till I finished it. An enjoyable read.

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