BOOK REVIEW: The Ashes of Tomorrow, by James Swallow

Book Two of the Coda trilogy Part of the Litverse Published by Gallery Press in 2021 An apocalyptic Space Opera 342 pages The end of the universe is nigh, but no one is willing to do what is necessary. No one, except Jean-Luc Picard. Calling in every favour and every friend and ally he has,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Ashes of Tomorrow, by James Swallow”

BOOK REVIEW: Sight Unseen, by James Swallow

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#8) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 385 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 3/5   The newly promoted Admiral Riker has received his new orders. no more exploration of unknown space, but to oversee frontiers closer to home. WithContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sight Unseen, by James Swallow”

BOOK REVIEW: The Poisoned Chalice, by James Swallow

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: The Fall (#4) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 372 Publication Date: 2013 Verdict: 4/5   Recalled to Earth amid the political fallout of President Bacco’s assassination, William Riker finds himself promoted to Admiral, and immediately plunged into aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Poisoned Chalice, by James Swallow”

BOOK REVIEW: Synthesis, by James Swallow

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#6) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 391 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 4/5   The USS Titan is pledged to seek out new life and new civilisations. But what of cultures that are not alive? When a salvage missionContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Synthesis, by James Swallow”

BOOK REVIEW: The Complete Rafen Omnibus, by James Swallow

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Rafen (#1-4) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 828 Publication Date: 2019 Verdict: 3/5 The Blood Angels are among the more famous chapters of Warhammer 40,000’s Space Marines. Maybe not quite as famous as the Ultramarines, but if you’ve ever walkedContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Complete Rafen Omnibus, by James Swallow”

BOOK REVIEW: The Dark Veil, by James Swallow

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– –spoilers for Season 1 of Star Trek: Picard– Era: Pre-Picard Publisher: Gallery Genre: Space Opera Pages: 321 Publication Date: 02/01/2021 Verdict: 5/5   The Federation has fallen on hard times, and Captain William Riker of the USS Titan finds himself wondering what hisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Dark Veil, by James Swallow”

BOOK REVIEW: The Latter Fire, by James Swallow

-this review contains mild spoilers, continue at your own risk- Era: The Original Series/The Animated Series Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Social SF Pages: 384 Publication Date: 10/03/2016 Verdict: 5/5 Kirk and the Enterprise are on a mission to initiate diplomatic relations with a newly-spacefaring species. But when they arrive for the talks, they find thatContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Latter Fire, by James Swallow”