Beyond Mars Crimson Fleet by RG Risch
Approx. 111,440 words.
Published on July 12, 2010.
The story begins with a huge chaotic space battle between the forces of Earth and a revolting Martian Fleet. With no escape possible and faced with the total slaughter of the Martian race by the merciless and technologically advanced Crimson Fleet, the Martians gamble everything on a desperate strategy of surprise and unorthodox tactics.