BOOK REVIEW: Citadel, by Marko Kloos

-Hold up, this is a sequel! Find my reviews of Book 1: Aftershocks and Book 2: Ballistic, by clicking on the links.- Series: The Palladium Wars (#3) Publisher: 47North Genre: Space Opera/Military SF Pages: 320 Publication Date: 10/08/2021 Verdict: 5/5   In the wake of the nuclear attack on Rhodian soil, the Alliance clamps downContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Citadel, by Marko Kloos”

BOOK REVIEW: Brinkmanship, by Una McCormack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#7) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 334 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 4/5   The independent territory of the Venette Convention becomes the latest flash-point in the cold war between the Federation and the Typhon Pact. YetContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Brinkmanship, by Una McCormack”

BOOK REVIEW: Chapter House Dune, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Guild Publishing Series: Dune Chronicles (#6) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 374 Publication Date: 1986 Verdict: 3/5   The Honored Martres have taken control of humanity, and the ancient order of the Bene Gesserit are forced into hiding. The choice before them is simple: FightContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Chapter House Dune, by Frank Herbert”

Faith of the Heart: Celebrating Twenty Years of Star Trek: Enterprise

On September 26th 2001, Star Trek went where it had never been before. To a prequel, chronicling the voyages of the first starship Enterprise in the middle of the twenty-second century. A hundred years before Kirk, and two hundred before the trio of shows that had just finished their epic fourteen year journey. The show ranContinue reading “Faith of the Heart: Celebrating Twenty Years of Star Trek: Enterprise”

BOOK REVIEW: Raise the Dawn, by David R. George III

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#6) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 394 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 3/5   Deep Space Nine is no more. Destroyed by agents of the Typhon Pact, the venerable station’s final legacy may be nothing less thanContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Raise the Dawn, by David R. George III”

BOOK REVIEW: Plagues of Night, by David R. George III

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#5) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 385 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 3/5   Deep Space Nine has weathered many troubles, not least the Dominion War, but now it once again becomes a flashpoint of galactic politics.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Plagues of Night, by David R. George III”

BOOK REVIEW: Night Lords: The Omnibus, by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Night Lords(#1-3) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 942 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5 The Night Lords, once under the leadership of Konrad Curze but now turned to the path of Chaos, roam the dark places of the Galaxy. Plagued byContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Night Lords: The Omnibus, by Aaron Dembski-Bowden”

WRITING UPDATE: The Start of Something Good

At 80,047 words, An Empire For Yesterday is complete, and I have another draft novel under my belt. As has become tradition, I’ve sat on it for a few days to reflect on what I learned from writing it. I’m to going to break the novel down into its base elements, and have a lookContinue reading “WRITING UPDATE: The Start of Something Good”

BOOK REVIEW: Fallen Dragon, by Peter F. Hamilton

Publisher: Pan MacMillan Genre: Space Opera Pages: 808 Publication Date: 2001 Verdict: 3/5 Lawrence Newton has given everything to the Zantiu-Braun company, and has received nothing in return. Finally growing tired, he sets off on a rogue mission to make himself the richest man in the galaxy . . . Peter F. Hamilton is one ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Fallen Dragon, by Peter F. Hamilton”