AUDIO REVIEW: The Terra Nostra

A Big Finish production Full cast, including Michael Keating, Sally Knyvette, Abigail Hinton, and Karl Howman Written by James Kettle, Peter Anghelides, and Robert Valentine Approximately 3 hours Released in December 2021 In a Federation rife with corruption, there are few groups as insidious as the Terra Nostra. Weapons, drugs, lives. There is nothing inContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: The Terra Nostra”

BOOK REVIEW: Grim Repast, by Marc Collins

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews = Publisher: Black Library Genre: SF Crime Pages: 330 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 4/5   There are no xenos in Varangantua. No daemons prowl the streets at night. But that does not mean there are no monsters. The city is rife with killers, from crimes ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Grim Repast, by Marc Collins”

BOOK REVIEW: Sanction & Sin

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: SF Crime Pages: 357 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 4/5   It is well known that there are no good men in Varangantua, for the sprawling crime-ridden city consumes all. But what of the women of Varangantua? Are they as dangerous as theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sanction & Sin”

BOOK REVIEW: Broken City

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: SF Crime Pages: 438 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 4/5   Return once more to Varangantua, a city rife with crime and corruption. A city where the enforcers of the law are as dangerous as those who break it, and the tangled webContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Broken City”

BOOK REVIEW:No Good Men

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: SF Crime Pages: 331 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5   Welcome to Varangantua, a hive city where the criminals outweigh the innocent, and where death and danger lurk around every corner. Probators and enforcers fight for justice, but no man can holdContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW:No Good Men”

BOOK REVIEW: Bloodlines, by Chris Wraight

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Genre: Crime/Grimdark Pages: 311 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 4/5 In the sprawling city of Varangantua, lawman Agusto Zidarov is tasked with finding the missing son of a wealthy family. But this missing person case leads Zidarov into the murky worldContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Bloodlines, by Chris Wraight”

BOOK REVIEW: Flesh and Steel, by Guy Haley

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Genre: Crime/Grimdark Pages: 312 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 5/5   Symeon Dymaxion-Noctis is a lawman hiding from his own noble heritage. Rho-1 Lux is a tech-priest investigating potential heresies. When a murder implicates the tech-priests of Steelmound in a conspiracy,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Flesh and Steel, by Guy Haley”

AUDIO REVIEW: Kevin + Abi and the Secret of the Golden Pendant, by Paul Shapera

Genre: Crime, Time Travel Runtime: 1hr 15mins Release Date: 23/02/2021 Cast: Paul Shapera, Kerttu Aarnipuu, Oliver Marsh, Kiera-Marie Somers, Lauren Osborn, Hayley Warner, Verdict: 5/5 The third volume in Paul Shapera’s trilogy of intricate and long-titled ‘secret’ New Albion albums has been out for less than two months, but it’s already my favourite of the set.Continue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Kevin + Abi and the Secret of the Golden Pendant, by Paul Shapera”

BOOK REVIEW: A Hard Rain, by Dean Wesley Smith

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: The Next Generation Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: SF Noir Pages: 233 Publication Date: 2002 Verdict: 3/5 Dixon Hill is the greatest detective the city by the bay has ever known. He is also a hologram, the gumshoe alter-ego of Jean-Luc Picard.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: A Hard Rain, by Dean Wesley Smith”

AUDIO REVIEW: The Original, by Brandon Sanderson & Mary Robinette Kowal

Genre: SF Crime Publisher: Mainframe Runtime: 3hrs 24mins Narrator: Julia Whelan Release Date: 14/09/2020 Verdict: 4/5 Holly Winseed wakes up in a hospital to find that her husband is dead, and that she was the killer. Or at least, her original was. The new Holly is a clone, and now has only days to bringContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: The Original, by Brandon Sanderson & Mary Robinette Kowal”