“Virtues of War” by Bennett R. Coles won the 1st Place SciFi Military Category of the Cygnus Awards

virtues of war imageChanticleer Book Reviews is honored to award the Cygnus Awards 1st Place for SciFi Military Novel Category  to Bennett R. Coles for Virtues of War.

Virtues of War by Bennett R. Coles

Virtues of War is now eligible to compete for the Cygnus Awards Overall 1st Place Blue Ribbon Award for Best Science Fiction & Fantasy works 2013.

The author, Bennett R. Coles, an officer with plus 15-years experience in the Canadian Navy, demonstrates a crisp writing style, an impressive knowledge of military tactics and techno jargon, and an imagination crossed with a study of physics that has produced believable weaponry and space travel of the future.

[Editor’s Note: A SciFi thriller of physical and psychological combat, Virtues of War sends readers hurtling through space….This is no Star Trek mission of exploration….Drops from space through planetary atmosphere are vicarious thrill rides that get the reader’s heart pumping, and the battle scenes are wrought with suspense. Virtues of War is the first of this SciFi thriller series from author Bennett R. Coles.]

We invite you to read Virtues of War‘s Chanticleer Book Review here.

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  1. Charalee October 5, 2013 at 2:03 pm - Reply

    Seems a fitting book to read in 2013 for Nov. 11 as a tribute to my father, who was a veteran and served in the Canadian navy during WWII.

  2. Tregonsee June 11, 2016 at 5:34 am - Reply

    As a retired USAF officer, much of the military society and aspects ring true. As a retired physicist, I do not remember seeing such incompetent science in a SF novel. Ever. It spoils the fun of reading it because you keep waiting for the next completely avoidable error. Even a bright high school nerd could have fixed most of them in a few minutes. Hopefully in the future he will add someone technically competent to his reviewers.

    • kbrown June 14, 2016 at 1:56 pm - Reply

      Hi Allan, Thank you for your comment. “The Virtues of War” series by Ben Coles was picked up by Titan U.K. for a 3 book deal. Perhaps you read an earlier edition of the work and Titan’s editors caught the physics issues? Books 1 and 2 have been published. I am sure that Ben Coles would like to know if there are issues with the physics construct. http://www.bennettrcoles.com/works/virtues-of-war

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