BOOK REVIEW: Oblivion’s Gate, by David Mack

Book Three of the Coda trilogy Part of the Litverse Published by Gallery Press in 2021 An apocalyptic Space Opera 422 pages It’s the end of everything. As the Devidians devour all of creation, the survivors of Starfleet prepare for one last stand. But when even victory means the end of their universe, will thisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Oblivion’s Gate, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Embedded, by Dan Abnett

A standalone novel Published by Angry Robot in 2011 Military SF 363 pages Lex Falk is a journalist on a mission. To uncover the truth of the escalating conflict on the colony Eighty-Six. The higher-ups claim it is a local matter, but Falk knows it goes deeper than that. Just how deep will shock everyoneContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Embedded, by Dan Abnett”

BOOK REVIEW: The Kaiju Preservation Society, by John Scalzi

A standalone novel Published by Tor in March 2022 A monster-filled alternate history 268 pages Jamie Gray is out of a job, and the Coronavirus pandemic is only making life more difficult. So when a chance encounter with an old friend leads to a job interview, Jamie grabs the opportunity with both hands. But theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Kaiju Preservation Society, by John Scalzi”

BOOK REVIEW: Daedalus’s Children, by Dave Stern

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 2 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 370 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 Stranded and held prisoner in a universe that is slowly poisoning them, Archer and the Enterprise crew find themselves being used as pawns in an alien war. But theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Daedalus’s Children, by Dave Stern”

BOOK REVIEW: The Doors of Eden, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Publisher: Tor Genre: Thriller/Hard SF Pages: 597 Publication Date: 20/08/2020 Verdict: 3.5/5 People go missing. Sometimes they come back. Sometimes, they bring others back with them. The walls around our reality are breaking down, and if they cannot be fixed, who knows what might come through next . . ? Time and time again, AdrianContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Doors of Eden, by Adrian Tchaikovsky”

BOOK REVIEW: The Redemption of Time, by Baoshu

Translator: Ken Liu Publisher: Head of Zeus Genre: Space Opera Series: Remembrance of Earth’s Past (4) Pages: 339 Publication Date: 16/07/2019 (this translation) Rating: 4/5   When Earth sent the brain of Yun Tianming into space, they had no idea what the result would be. Tortured and brutalised by the Trisolarans, Yun Tianming eventually foundContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Redemption of Time, by Baoshu”

BOOK REVIEW: Gunpowder God, by H. Beam Piper

  Publisher: Sphere Genre: Time Travel Pages: 189 Publication Date: 1965 Verdict: 5/5   Calvin Morrison is lost in time. Finding himself in another reality where his knowledge makes him the most powerful man on the planet, he soon rises from nothing as the famous Lord Kalvan. But while his people love and revere him,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Gunpowder God, by H. Beam Piper”