CassaStorm by Alex J. Cavanaugh
Approx. 83,370 words.
Published on September 17, 2013 by
Dancing Lemur Press LLC.
As a galaxy-wide war approaches, Byron's caught between the Tgrens and the Cassans. The declaration of war between races triggers nightmares in his son, the ancient alien ship transmits a code that might signal the end of all life, and the probe that almost destroyed Tgren years ago might be returning. As Byron’s world begins to crumble, he suspects a connection. The storm is about to break…