Holy War Book One: Genesis is out today


I spent the first two and a half weeks of May away from writing, doing wildlife photography in Yellowstone National Park, as is my habit every May for the last 15 years. If you want to take a look at the pictures, check out Rick Partlow Photography on Facebook. Which is not connected to the release of my new series except it is an explanation for why you haven’t heard from me here in a while. When I go on this annual trip, I try to concentrate on where I am and what I’m doing and not think about writing.

But now it’s back to the grind and just in time for the release of the first book in my new series, Holy War. Book 1, Genesis, is the story of how the humans of the Commonwealth first met the Tahni…and wound up fighting the First Interstellar War against them.

First contact gone wrong…

It was every starship captain’s nightmare, and for Travis Miller, it was his own personal hell. 

He’d done everything by the book, but when the Tahni had attacked him and his crew, there was no choice but to return fire and destroy the first alien vessel humans had ever encountered. 

Excoriated in the press, his career in shambles, Travis is exiled to a long patrol of the outer colony worlds. Forgotten, except as a bad example…until the Tahni prove him right by declaring war on the human Commonwealth. 

Now, Travis Miller is the tip of the spear. Humanity’s best hope for turning back an overwhelming assault on human space.  Because to the Tahni, humans are infidels and this is a holy war…

Don’t miss the next explosive series from the #1 Amazon Bestselling author of Contact Front, Rick Partlow. This is Military Sci-Fi the way it’s meant to be. It’s perfect for fans of Jay Allan, Jasper T. Scott, and Scott Bartlett.