Battleground Mars by Eric Schneider
Approx. 71,180 words.
Published on November 9, 2011 by
Swordworks & Miro Books.
Cal Rahm is a mining engineer who whose research station is destroyed in a terrorist attack. His fiancée is killed, and he loses the will to go on. He signs up for a mission to Mars to extract a vital mineral. Now Rahm has more enemies. Taurons, vicious and brutal aliens. A killer inside Mars Base. And a girl he has to protect from all of them. An intriguing action Sci-Fi thriller.