BOOK REVIEW: Orion’s Hounds, by Christopher L. Bennett

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 379 Publication Date: 2006 Verdict: 3/5   Titan‘s journey takes it into the breeding grounds of the star-jellies first encountered at Farpoint Station. But where there are animals, there are hunters,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Orion’s Hounds, by Christopher L. Bennett”

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”

BOOK REVIEW: The Red King, by Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 362 Publication Date: 2005 Verdict: 3/5 Flung across the Galaxy and beyond, Titan finds itself in the territory of a species known as the Neyel. But these are no aliens. The NeyelContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Red King, by Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin”

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”

BOOK REVIEW: Dune Messiah, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Dune Chronicles (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 293 Publication Date: 1971 Verdict: 4/5   Paul Atreides is Emperor of the known universe. But total victory has come at a terrible price. Billions are dead, worlds are in ruins, andContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Dune Messiah, by Frank Herbert”

BOOK REVIEW: All That’s Left, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-The Original Series Series: Seekers (#4) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 369 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 4/5 An archaeological dig is the unlikely target of an unknown alien vessel. Rushing to the rescue, the crew of the Endeavour find themselves facingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: All That’s Left, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore”

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”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet The Team

In defiance of all logic, I am a judge for the inaugural SPSFC. This is going to be a lot of fun, but it’s also a big responsibility. More, you might say, than one man alone can handle. Well, I’m not so sure about that, but I have nevertheless assembled a crack team of bloggersContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet The Team”

BOOK REVIEW: Long Shot, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-The Original Series Series: Seekers (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 318 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 5/5   The USS Sagittarius stumbles across an odd energy reading, leading them to a planet on the brink of scientific revolution. But this newContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Long Shot, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Golden Son, by Pierce Brown

-Hold up! This is a sequel. Find my review of Red Rising here- Series: Red Rising (#2) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 442 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 4/5   Darrow has infiltrated Gold society, and now rises rapidly through their ranks. But even a Gold is not safe from danger, and conspiraciesContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Golden Son, by Pierce Brown”