PTSD Meets Military Sci Fi in this Brand New Series


"When I was asked to pitch an idea to Solaris Books, I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I've never seen PTSD handled well in a sci fi novel. This was my chance to fix it. So I created a battalion of PTSD sufferors who were selected specifically because of their PTSD because it enables them to better fight the invading aliens. This is a chance to see PTSD heroes, not negatively-portrayed PTSD sufferors. We were worried that it would be too dark and bleak. In fact, Solaris said that these are the bleakest novels they've ever published. We were worried that no one would buy the books. We couldn't have been more wrong" - Weston Ochse, award-winning author of Grunt Life and Grunt Traitor

REVIEW: Weston Ochse’s GRUNT LIFE was one of my favorite novels released in 2014. It was also one of the finest Military SF novels I’d read, and I’ve been anticipating the sequel ever since. After the follow-up novel, GRUNT TRAITOR, arrived I took it with me on a plane trip…and ended up reading the whole novel that day.To put it mildly, GRUNT TRAITOR was a page-turner. GRUNT TRAITOR delivered on it all, making it the best Military SF I’ve read in years, and a huge step up (somehow) from the first book in the series. -Elitest Book Reviews

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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)


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"Ochse's writing finds the beauty in the language of brutality, which will appeal to fans of Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy." - Booklist on Burning Sky



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