John G. Hemry writes modern space opera, science fiction, military science fiction and fantasy under the pen name Jack Campbell.
John is a retired U.S. Navy officer and 1978 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. His experience in the U.S Navy informs his best-selling science fiction novels and stories. He has written more than 18 novels including The Lost Stars: Perilous Shield, just published in October 2013. More about John Hemry / Jack Campbell.
Just published in October, 2013, The Lost Stars: Perilous Shield is a thrilling spin-off from Jack Campbell's Lost Fleet series. Now the New York Times bestselling author returns with the next chapter in the overthrow of the Syndicate Worlds' oppression. Read more about The Perilous Shield.
John's Lost Fleet series follows "Black Jack" Geary, a reluctant hero who fought a desperate last stand against overwhelming odds. In The Lost Stars series, former leaders of the Syndicate Worlds defeated by Black Jack try to rebuild something better from the ruins of that interstellar empire.
In the Stark's War series, micro-management and politics have grown to rule the US military with disastrous results during a war on the Moon, while in the Sinclair/ JAG in Space series, a young Naval space warfare officer has to learn leadership as he confronts attacks, terrorist acts, spies and other threats that lead to court-martials in the best tradition of legal thrillers.
Jack has also written numerous short stories about time travel, alternate universes, space and the future.
Admiral Geary's First Fleet of the Alliance has survived the journey deep into unexplored interstellar space, a voyage that led to the discovery of new alien species, including a new enemy and a possible ally.
Now Geary's mission is to ensure the safety of the Midway Star System, which has revolted against the Syndicate Worlds empire — an empire that is on the brink of collapse. Read more.