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.

This science fiction series is sure to keep adult male and female readers enthralled!

Coming in 2022!

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Wars of the New Humanity book #2

Republic Under Siege: Threat from Within

After siding with the Coalition of Rebel Factions and taking part in the Battle of the Quad, Randal Scott became a hero to some and a treasonist to others. Returning to the Commonwealth Defense Force from a much-needed respite, he now finds himself a pariah among men and women once his brothers and sisters-in-arms. But a Guardian named Akane Sugimori seems to be the one ally he can foremost rely on to have his back, as he becomes entangled in a violent shadow war that may have a seismic impact on the New Humanity's future. Or can she be trusted?

Wars of the New Humanity book #1

Republic Falling: Advent of a New Dawn

Randal Scott 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 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.

Released October, 2021

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Praise for Republic Falling:

"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."
—Reviewed by Rabia Tanveer for Readers' Favorite


"Michael J Brooks has created a well-developed world with Republic Falling: Advent of A New Dawn. It [the novel] would be enjoyed by sci-fi fans and possibly thriller fans too . . . I would recommend it."
—Reviewed by Samantha Gregory for Readers' Favorite

"Republic Falling has an emotional center and intelligent angles that make it an irresistible read."
—Reviewed by Vincent Dublado for Readers' Favorite
"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."

The BookLife Prize
"The plot was very interesting. The idea that humans have created a space to flourish among extraterrestrial beings and are in an alliance with them felt new and interesting . . . The technological advances of modifying humans, creating colonies and artificial islands were intriguing to read."
—Fangirling Over Frappes, a Reedsy Discovery reviewer