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A thousand years ago, we built the Border. It was meant to protect the United States from the growing threat of destruction in a world overrun by marauding warlords.

Yet some of the greatest threats lie within, and the protection came at a price. The crumbling government turned to the wealthiest families in the nation for help…families with voracious ambition and money to burn. Now these powerful families–known as Dynasties–use their influence to control the five remaining city-states in the country.

With the rise of these families came the creation of a new policing force. Known simply as The Company, it is subcontracted by the government to do everything in its power to maintain the peace. The division charged with regulating Dynasty law is called the Elite Task Forces. The most efficient and highly-trained of these units is Elite Task Force One.

Chicago, 3481.

When the son of the most powerful king in Chicago is charged with high treason and kidnaps the daughter and sole heir of a rival Dynasty, the city-state teeters on the brink of war. Elite Task Force One is ordered to bring her back alive before the ensuing violence rips the city apart.

As a madman holds the city by the throat, rumors begin to circulate of a warlord on the move–a warlord who, until recently, has held a tenuous truce with the encapsulated United States.

The soldiers in Elite Task Force One must risk everything to save not just the city, but an entire nation on the edge of chaos. 

City of Kings combines elements of military and high-tech science fiction to bring you an action-packed adventure full of futuristic weapons, vehicles, and gadgets.

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What readers are saying about City of Kings (from Amazon.com):

“…an action packed ride that will take you through a dying nation, one that was once great and is now struggling to stay alive. Any sci-fi, military, action reading fan should be able to happily enjoy this novel.” — Aj Bradley

“The plot was very engaging, with a nice balance of action and intrigue. Characters were well built, revealed over time to have real human qualities and personal back stories.” — Keith Telle

“I am an avid reader of the Mil-Scifi genre…so when I say I liked this book you should understand that I have read the best and the worst authors of this genre. I have dealt with slogging through the repetitive plot structures, the redundant character references…I have muddled through the same old tropes of the anti-hero, the strong but silent and brooding type…This author and his book suffer from none of these.” — Thaddeus