Sudden Dearth by Gerard A Whitfield
Approx. 60,280 words.
Published on November 24, 2010.
Seven sources of power, demons, unknown heroes and an all-powerful religion clash in a titanic struggle.
Ex-Corporal Walters has been sent to die; abandoned by his own side his only thought is to find a way off-planet, but between him and his goal are two hostile armies. Raw courage, luck and sheer bloody-mindedness combine to deliver an unexpected outcome.