BOOK REVIEW: Steel Tread, by Andy Clark

The war on Croatoas is a bloody one, as the forces of the Astra Miltarum clash with former colleagues who have sworn themselves to Chaos. Across this endless battlefield roll the masters of warfare: the tanks . . . If listening to Sabaton has taught me anything, it’s that nothing can change the tide ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Steel Tread, by Andy Clark”

BOOK REVIEW: Scornful Stars, by Richard Baker

Hold up, this is a sequel! You can find my review of the previous book by clicking this link. Series: Breaker of Empires (#3) Publisher: Tor Genre: Military SF Pages: 459 Publication Date: 2019 Verdict: 3/5   Sikander Singh North’s naval career is on the rise, and now he has a ship of his ownContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Scornful Stars, by Richard Baker”

BOOK REVIEW: The War in the Air, by H. G. Wells

Publisher: Penguin Classics Genre: Military SF/Tomorrow Fiction Pages: 276 Publication Date: 1908 Verdict: 2/5   The dawn of the twentieth century sees the age of a new and dreadful weapon. No longer are fleets bound by the ocean, but may take to the skies and rain death upon soldiers and civilian alike . . .Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The War in the Air, by H. G. Wells”

TV REVIEW: Space: Above and Beyond

Starring: Morgan Weisser, Kristen Cloke, Rodney Rowland, Lanei Chapman, Joel de le Fuente, James Morrison Seasons: 1 Episodes: 23 Genre: Military SF Broadcaster: Fox First Aired: 1995-96 Verdict: 5/5   Talk to a science fiction enthusiast for more than a few minutes and you’re likely to get into the topic of cancelled TV shows. ObviouslyContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Space: Above and Beyond”

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: Traitor Rock, by Justin D Hill

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Cadia (#3) Genre: Military SF Pages: 341 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 5/5   Cadia has fallen, but the Cadians themselves live on. Throwing themselves into war after war in search of an identity, the Cadians now face a seeminglyContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Traitor Rock, by Justin D Hill”

BOOK REVIEW: Boundless, by Jack Campbell

Series: The Lost Fleet: Outlands (#1) Publisher: Titan Genre: Military SF Pages: 498 Publication Date: 23/06/2021 Verdict: 5/5   John ‘Black Jack’ Geary has pent his career defending the Alliance against all enemies. Yet the revelations he now brings regarding illegal military projects could spell disaster. The road to hell is paved with good intentions,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Boundless, by Jack Campbell”

BOOK REVIEW: Sabbat War, edited by Dan Abnett

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Contributors: Dan Abnett, Graham McNeill, Robert Rath, Marc Collins, Matthew Farrer,  Justin D. Hill, Eduardo Albert, John French, Rachel Harrison Publisher: Black Library Genre: Military SF Pages: 398 Publication Date: 19/06/2021 Verdict: 3.5/5   The Sabbat Crusade is one of the Galaxy’s mostContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sabbat War, edited by Dan Abnett”

BOOK REVIEW: The Cruel Stars, by John Birmingham

Series: The Cruel Stars (#1) Publisher: Head of Zeus Genre: Military SF Pages: 482 Publication Date: 2019 Verdict: 4/5 Long after they were assumed defeated, the Sturm have returned to menace human civilisation once again. In a devastating first strike, they unleash chaos across countless worlds. And they are only just getting started . . .Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Cruel Stars, by John Birmingham”

BOOK REVIEW: Last Full Measure, by Michael A. Martin and Andy Mangels

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 3 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Military SF Pages: 336 Publication Date: 2006 Verdict: 4/5   Following the devastating Xindi strike on Earth, Enterprise seeks out the alien aggressors. On this voyage they are armed with a new weapon, the MACOs, elite soldiers whoContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Last Full Measure, by Michael A. Martin and Andy Mangels”