BOOK REVIEW: The Lesser Devil and Other Stories, by Christopher Ruocchio

Publisher: Planet 9 Press Genre: Space Opera Pages: 459 Publication Date: 21/09/2021 Verdict: 5/5   Everyone knows the tale of Hadrian Marlow. But what of his brother Crispin, left to continue the family name on Delos? And what of the other men and women who populate the Sollan Empire? Here at last are their storiesContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Lesser Devil and Other Stories, by Christopher Ruocchio”

AUDIO REVIEW: Tempest Runner, by Cavan Scott

-For more Star Wars content, click on this link- Genre: Space Opera Publisher: Penguin Runtime: 6hrs 5m Release Date: 31/08/2021 Cast: Jessica Almasy, Dan Bittner, Orlagh Cassidy, Sullivan Jones, January LaVoy, Kathleen McInerney, Tara Sands, Vikas Adam, Neil Hellegers, Saskia Maarleveld, Soneela Nankani, Marc Thompson, Shannon Tyo Verdict: 3/5 Lourna Dee, a Tempest Runner ofContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Tempest Runner, by Cavan Scott”

TBR & BEYOND: October 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of TBR & BEYOND, a new regular feature where I take a look at my TBR, run through my reading plans for the month ahead, and talk about science-fiction related things I’m excited about for the coming month. A fair bit of this is similar to the previous month, butContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: October 2021”

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”

AUDIO REVIEW: Killing Time, by James Goss & Lou Morgan

Series: The War Master (#6) Genre: Time Travel Publisher: Big Finish Runtime: 5hrs 14m Release Date: 31/08/2021 Cast: Derek Jacobi, Alexandria Riley, Katy Manning, Sarah Sutton Verdict: 4/5   The Stagnant Protocol. A time-locked region of space in which no one is ever born, and no one ever dies. Until now. Because the Master hasContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Killing Time, by James Goss & Lou Morgan”

TBR & BEYOND: September 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of TBR & BEYOND, a new regular feature where I take a look at my TBR, run through my reading plans for the month ahead, and talk about science-fiction related things I’m excited about for the coming month. A fair bit of this is similar to the previous month, butContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: September 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: Ten Low, by Stark Holborn

Publisher: Titan Genre: Space Western Pages: 332 Publication Date: 01/06/2021 Verdict: 3/5   Ten Low is in hiding, scrounging a living as a medic on Factus, a world at the edge of the universe. But then the universe comes to her, falling from the sky in the form of a child claiming to be aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Ten Low, by Stark Holborn”

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: Shards of Earth, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Series: The Final Architecture (#1) Publisher: Tor Genre: Space Opera Pages: 533 Publication Date: 27/05/2021 Verdict: 5/5 The Architects destroyed Earth, and nearly eradicated the human race. Idris helped end that war. A generation has passed since then, and now Idris is being sought by powers that want to use him as a weapon. There areContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Shards of Earth, by Adrian Tchaikovsky”