Joseph P. Velasquez’s New Book Unravels One Man’s Extraordinary Mission

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“Sygnas Confrontation” is a highly intriguing tale of inventions that explore the mysteries of outer space and beyond.

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A brilliant mind can build great things, and at the same time, create destruction that might get out of hand. Author Joseph P. Velasquez crafts a fantastic sci-fi adventure that will captivate the readers’ senses and send them into the vast world of the outer space in his new publication, Sygnas Confrontation.

It all started one summer in their youth when friends John, Tim, Kevin and Joe played paintballs in the hills. They are having the time of their lives, devising strategy in order to set up an ambush for their pursuers. Through the excitement of the moment, John separated from his friends and climbed a steep hill to conceal his appearance from the group hot on his heels. He was enjoying the beautiful view perch above the golden maple tree when all of a sudden, he was swallowed by the opened ground and he came sliding into the unknown.

His freefall ended him into the bottom of the chute. There he met Crat, a computer with a holographic image of a six feet tall, thin man who offered him a proposition. Sixteen years later, John is ready to set his business in motion, a business that involves his brilliant inventions that they can use to operate in the outer space. He hires his three buddies Tim, Kevin and Joe. Together, they embark on a mission to prove how successful the fruit of John’s labors is with a demonstration and involving the President of the United States.

Everything seems to be going well until an assault in daylight endangered John’s life. His friends pull the most selfless act in order to protect him. Joe sacrificed his life for John. Not long after, Tim set off into a mission outside earth and discovers the construction base in the Dendura System. When Tim returns home to confront John about his findings, he is sent on another mission. A mission that will leave him stranded on a strange world, with a developing problem in his mind due to the trainer from the Celestia. What secret is John hiding from them?

In this thrilling novel, friendship will be tested, and decisions that can affect many lives must be weighed well. Fast-paced and exciting, Sygnas Confrontation will give a real treat to the sci-fi enthusiast.

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About the Author
Joseph P. Velasquez lives in Omaha, Neb. He is married and has four children, and now has a grandchild. He lived there his entire life with the exception of the four years he was enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He loves to write and entertain and he hopes readers enjoy reading this book.

Sygnas Confrontation * by Joseph P. Velasquez
Publication Date: January 10, 2013
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 309 pages; 978-1-4797-7442-5
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 309 pages; 978-1-4797-7443-2
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4797-7444-9

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