Forsaken Worlds: The Strain of Hope

Forsaken Worlds Christian Science Fiction

Captain Sara Falconer pulls off a daring heist, but this time the Rosebud’s cargo is more political and deadly than she realizes. Will it cost her the respect or even the lives of her crew?

Her exploits entangle Michael Dakota, a retired special forces soldier sworn to protect the galaxy. A chance encounter with a former comrade leaves him with a gut-wrenching dilemma: Is stopping the smugglers worth risking the remnants of his battered family?

Caught on opposite sides of this interplanetary chase, Lucas and Laura don’t know if they’ll ever see each other again.  They also wonder if they can complete their mission or if they’ll be ostracized for their beliefs about a planet long since forgotten:

Earth

Intrigued? Check out the short story prequel here.

The novel won first place for unpublished young adult fiction at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference in 2015. It also received third place for unpublished speculative fiction.