(See all my Book Reviews and Author Interviews) – Eric Warren is the author of two dozen novels. Caspian’s Fortune was published in 2019, and is the first book in his Infinity’s End series. It is the 28th book I completed reading in 2023.
I received an ARC of this book through https://www.netgalley.com with the expectation of a fair and honest review. Opinions expressed here are unbiased and entirely my own! Due to scenes of violence and mature language, I categorize this novel as R. The primary character is Caspian Robeaux.
Robeaux was once on track for a successful military career. He had been XO of the Sovereign Coalition of Aligned Systems starship Achlys. But then he was court-martialed as part of a government cover-up. Now he is barely able to sustain himself flying the odd mission for Veena.
Lt. Commander Evelyn Diazal of the Coalition approaches Robeaux. She has been ordered to take him back to Coalition Space. The Achlys has disappeared, and the Coalition wants Robeaux to help recover it.
Robeaux desperately wants to avoid returning to the Coalition. He is behind in repayments to Veena, and she will not easily let him off. He must decide which is the lesser evil.
I enjoyed the 6.5 hours I spent reading this 287-page science fiction novel. This was a good space opera novel. I like the chosen cover art. I give this novel a rating of 4 out of 5.
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