GenreScience fiction, military science fiction EducationUnited States Naval Academy NominationsGoodreads Choice Awards Best Science Fiction BooksGuardian, The Lost Fleet: Fearless, The Lost Fleet: Dauntless, The Lost Fleet: Valiant, The Lost Fleet: Victorious
Jack campbell interview john g hemry author of the lost fleet series
John G. Hemry (LCDR, USN ret.) is an American author of military science fiction novels. Drawing on his experience as a retired United States Navy officer, he has written the Stark's War and Paul Sinclair series. Under the name Jack Campbell, he has written six volumes of the Lost Fleet series. He has also written over a dozen short stories, many published in Analog magazine, and a number of non-fiction works.
Hemry has continued the Lost Fleet series with a spin-off: Beyond the Frontier, focusing on the main characters from the Lost Fleet. A second series called The Lost Stars, focuses on the collapse of the Syndicate Worlds.
Awards and honors
Winner of 2006 Anlab vote for best short story
The series follows a conflict between US Army soldiers and their leadership during a campaign that takes place on the Moon. Faced with increasingly outrageous disregard for their survival, the enlisted soldiers mutiny under the leadership of Sergeant Stark who then faces an uncertain path in dealing with the civilian colony they are based next to, as well as the Pentagon and US Government.
Stark's War (April 2000)
Stark's Command (April 2001)
Stark's Crusade (March 2002)
Paul Sinclair (JAG in Space)
The publisher promotes this series descriptively as "JAG, set in space". The title character is a junior officer aboard the USS Michaelson, a military spaceship in peacetime conditions. While he faces the trials of maturing as a line officer, Sinclair also serves as his commanders' legal advisor—a role that brings him into close contact with the military legal system.
A Just Determination (May 2003)
Burden of Proof (March 2004)
Rule of Evidence (March 2005)
Against All Enemies (March 2006)
Hemry, John G. (October 1997). "One Small Spin". Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy. A4.