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October 12, 2021

Republic Falling: Advent of a New Dawn

Book #1of the Wars of the New Humanity Series

Cover by Ida Jansson: http://www.amygdaladesign.net/

Paperback ISBN: 9781737929307
Ebook ISBN: 9781737929314
Library of Congress Control Number: 2021918972

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What happens to your psychological state if you're Linked (joined in mental communion) with your mother as she's atomized from existence? Not too many people get to find out. Randal Scott is one of the unfortunate few, and he wouldn't wish that hell upon anyone. Who would?

Randy enlists into the Commonwealth Defense Force (CDF) to deliver retribution to the man who killed his mother and mentally scarred him for life, his father, Arson Scott. After establishing a wonderful life for his family and nurturing his son into manhood, Arson mysteriously joined the insurgency that threatens to collapse humanity's intergalactic republic and partook in his wife's murder.

Now Randy proceeds with deployment to Colony Four, where his father operates his insurgent faction. Alongside his lover and comrade, whom he shares a Link with, Stacie Spencer, Randy forges ahead with his quest to enact revenge. However, the path to vengeance is not a straightforward one for Randy. He becomes entangled in a web of violent conflict, lies, and conspiracies that have him questioning both of the combat forces in opposition, the CDF and the insurgency known as the Coalition of Rebel Factions.


"Extraordinary and cohesive, this novel sets a brilliant start to an incredible story. While the topic of the fight between the upper class and the lower, less privileged is a common topic, very few authors have the skill to tackle it with grace and clarity. Author Michael J Brooks introduces some fantastic technology while keeping everything real and believable (something I loved tremendously). Kudos!"

—Reviewed by Rabia Tanveer for Readers’ Favorite (5 stars)

"Michael J Brooks has created a well-developed world with Republic Falling: Advent of A New Dawn. The story moved at a good pace and I enjoyed learning about this new world. I think it would be enjoyed by sci-fi fans and possibly thriller fans too as there is a lot going on in the story. I would recommend it."

—Reviewed by Samantha Gregory for Readers’ Favorite (4 stars)

"Republic Falling has an emotional center and intelligent angles that make it an irresistible read."

—Reviewed by Vincent Dublado for Readers’ Favorite (5 stars)

“A satisfying sci-fi thriller, the plot is evenly paced and the conflict is engaging.”

“Action scenes are exciting and enjoyable.”

“The fictional universe . . . features plenty of supporting details and technologies that flesh out the world.”

“The characters are . . . presented with a sufficient complexity and internal conflict to help propel the plot and action satisfactorily.”

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Humanity's intergalactic republic, the Commonwealth, was to be a haven of peace, comfort, and happiness but is plagued by conflict between the ruling class and the downtrodden fighting to liberate themselves from systematic oppression. Within the chaos of this domestic crisis, Randal Scott and Stacie Spencer, whether as Guardians of the Commonwealth Defense Force or private citizens, play their part in bettering the New Humanity.

The Wars of the New Humanity series is a page-turning sci-fi thriller that explores socioeconomic hierarchies, class warfare, ascribed status, group identity, war politics, and more, in a world where humanity wages battle in mechanized combatwear called Shells, humans Link in mental communion, and life throughout the universe is vast.

A fusion of sci-fi military action, romance, and suspense, this series is sure to keep readers enthralled.