The Seventh Day of Light:
Part I: Shadows
Historical Fiction Thriller
By Riccardo Bertora
**FREE Feb 5 - 8**
Historical Fiction Thriller set at the height of the cold war space race where Sergei Federev, an ace Russian Test Pilot, is sent on a top secret mission to be the first human in space though he could not imagine the dramatic events that would unfold changing his life where his own government wants him dead.
......The year is 1958, at the height of the cold war between the United States and the Soviet Union. During a top secret mission of becoming the first human in space, the Russian pilot Sergei Federev’s craft is destroyed before completing the first orbit of the planet. Inexplicably, Sergei survives the accident in space and is presumed dead. Regaining consciousness in an unfamiliar environment, he has to search for answers of where he is and what happened to him. Was his experience a dream? Has he been captured by the Americans? Is he suffering hallucinations while being drugged or does the answer lie in the possibility of something else beyond anyone’s imagination.
......Sergei Federev, a prodigy of the Soviet military apparatus, has everything a man in the military could ever want: a beautiful fiancée, a loving family, a rank beyond his years and a reputation for being the best air force pilot in the country. At just 24 the expectation of a government and weight of a nation’s pride and ambitions rests on his shoulders as he is chosen for the top secret mission to be the first human in space. During the first orbit of the Earth, Sergei’s craft is destroyed by meteorites but miraculously, he survives. Regaining consciousness in an unfamiliar environment, he has to search for answers of where he is and what happened to him.
What he discovers is a world beyond anyone's imagination........ ...