Gabriel's Return by Steve Umstead
Series: Gabriel Trilogy, Book 2.
Approx. 83,930 words.
Published on August 29, 2011.
On the far-off icebound planet of Poliahu, Commander Evan Gabriel suffered the loss of team members in order to free a native species and save his brother. Now he is being called away on a new mission by a friend in trouble, and by a name from his distant past. He and his surviving team must again travel across the galaxy to the planet where he lost his naval command, and his original team: Eden