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Award-Winning Author Gary Caplan Releases New Sci-Fi Novel, 'Sheppard's Quest'
Galactic civilization collides with political intrigue in volume three of Gary Caplan's Alliance of Worlds science fiction series
Set against the backdrop of a futuristic galactic civilization, Commodore Sheppard is called to action when a powerful new ally, the Talcon, request assistance with a puzzling occurrence: animals have disappeared from the Talcon's colossal spaceship, Starcity. Ready to fulfill his duty to promote order in space, Sheppard, his crew, his fleet and Alliance of Worlds alien allies begin their expedition in search of answers, and engage with formidable, malevolent alien enemies in a battle of advanced technologies, weapons of mass destruction and consolidation of galactic powers.
'Sheppard's Quest' is a fast-paced sci-fi thriller brimming with wormholes, particle-beam weapons, nanotechnology, starships, drones, xenophobic aliens and invisible cloaks. Sci-fi fans will not be disappointed in this well-developed, suspenseful epic of intergalactic proportions.
"I have been interested in science fiction since I was a young boy," explains Caplan. "'Sheppard's Quest' will be entertaining for anyone with an interest in Star Trek, Star Wars or Battlestar Galactica."
'Sheppard's Quest' is published in ebook format by eBookIt.com and is now available at popular online retailers including Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com and Apple's iBookstore.
Review copies of 'Sheppard's Quest' are available to media contacts upon request. Gary Caplan is available for interviews.
About the Author
Gary Caplan has been interested in fantasy and science fiction novels ever since he was a young boy growing up near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Caplan received three bachelor's degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. He later earned his medical degree, eventually specializing in occupational medicine and has worked as a preventative medicine officer in the reserves. He holds the rank of colonel. Caplan is also the 2011 Indie Excellence Award winner in Fantasy for Return of the Ancient Ones.
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