State of Chaos

By JK Franks

His mind has been fractured for years. Now he could be humankind’s only hope of stopping the end of our species…

Special Forces Captain Cade Rearden struggles to control the whispers in his head. Plagued by Multiple Personality Disorder, he nearly spirals into insanity after extremists kill his whole team and hold him captive. Defeated but not broken, he can hardly believe it when an artificial intelligence named Doris rescues him, then recruits him for an impossible mission.

Cade Rearden Thrillers

“State of Chaos is the first book in the riveting Cade Rearden Technothriller series. If you like near-future technology, complex heroes, and high-octane action, then you’ll love JK Franks’ explosive adventure. One reviewer calls it “a slick blend of Robert Heinlein and Brad Thor.”  The genre-bending series skirts seamlessly from pure rock and roll SciFi to straight up Military Thriller. Buy State of Chaos to join the fight against an AI Armageddon today!



JK Franks author of the popular post-apocalyptic Catalyst Series is an admitted tech geek, entrepreneur, cyclist, and bestselling author, JK Franks’ world was formed by a childhood spent in the rural South growing up during the Space Age when he developed a love for writing. He became an avid student of history and science, and aa regular reader of reference books and biographies. Once he discovered science fiction he never looked back.

His work is characterized by meticulous research and a gritty, seldom-matched realism. His first series tells the tale of a near-future apocalyptic solar event, and the survivors’ efforts to hang on to the remnants of a collapsing civilization. His newest work is State of Chaos. The slick techno-thriller launches a new and complex character as the protagonist. Like much of his work, it combines his passion for Hard Science Fiction with well-crafted characters and superb storytelling.

Franks and his wife now live in West Point, Georgia. He is currently working on the next book in the Cade Rearden series. No matter where he is or what’s going on, he tries his best to set aside time every day to answer emails and messages from readers. You can visit him on the web or social media. Please subscribe to his newsletter for updates, promotions, and giveaways. You can also find the author on Facebook or email him directly at

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