BOOK REVIEW: Vaults of Obsidian

A multi-author Anthology Set in the Blackstone Fortress Published by Black Library in 2019 Grimdark Science Fiction 415 pages ⭐⭐⭐ The Blackstone Fortress is a labyrinth like no other. Forever changing, and infinite in possibilities, the Blackstone calls to the adventurous and the heretical alike. Drawn from across and beyond the Imperium, those foolhardy enoughContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Vaults of Obsidian”

BOOK REVIEW: Force and Motion, by Jeffrey Lang

A standalone novel Part of the Litverse Deep Space Nine Relaunch Published by Pocket Books in 2016 Space Opera with a dash of Horror 337 pages ⭐⭐ Responding to a call from an old friend, Miles O’Brien visits Robert Hooke station, where science and danger go hand in hand. But what exactly is The Mother?Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Force and Motion, by Jeffrey Lang”

BOOK REVIEW: Venus, by Ben Bova

A standalone novel Part of the Grand Tour universe Published by Tor in 2000 Hard SF 405 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Alex Humphries died on Venus, and now his brother is going to bring the remains home. But Van has more to worry about than one of the deadliest world in the solar system, because he isContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Venus, by Ben Bova”

BOOK REVIEW: Da Gobbo’s Revenge, by Mike Brooks

A standalone novella An Orks novella Published by Black Library in 2021 A grimdark comedy 107 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Fingwit doesn’t expect much from his miserable existence. As a grot, his purpose is to be bullied by the orks he serves. To live and die by their whims. But then chance drops an opportunity into hisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Da Gobbo’s Revenge, by Mike Brooks”

BOOK REVIEW: The Exiled Fleet, by J. S. Dewes

Hold up, this is a sequel! Find my review of the previous book by clicking on this link. Book Two of The Divide Published by Tor in 2021 Space Opera 420 pages ⭐⭐⭐ The universe isn’t as big as it used to be. Literally. And that’s a problem for Adequin Rake and her crew, whoContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Exiled Fleet, by J. S. Dewes”

BOOK REVIEW: The Last Watch, by J. S. Dewes

Book One of The Divide Published by Tor in 2021 Space Opera 474 pages ⭐⭐⭐ The Divide. It stands at the edge of the universe, marking the line between existence, and the infinite void beyond. Stationed here at the edge of reality are a handful of soldiers, who would rather be anywhere else . .Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Last Watch, by J. S. Dewes”

BOOK REVIEW: Resistance, by J. M. Dillard

Click here for more Star Trek content A standalone novel Part of the Litverse The Next Generation Relaunch Published by Pocket Books in 2007 Space Opera 306 pages ⭐⭐⭐ Returning to diplomatic duty after the rise and fall of Praetor Shinzon, the Enterprise and its crew are ready to put the past behind them. ButContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Resistance, by J. M. Dillard”

BOOK REVIEW: Steel Tread, by Andy Clark

A Standalone Novel An Astra Militarum Novel Published by Black Library in 2021 Military SF 343 pages ⭐⭐⭐ 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 .Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Steel Tread, by Andy Clark”

BOOK REVIEW: Return to Mars, by Ben Bova

Hold up, this is a sequel! You can find my review of the previous book by clicking on this link. Book Two of the Mars Trilogy Part of the Grand Tour universe Published by Avon in 1999 Hard SF 403 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Jamie Waterman has returned to Mars with a new team of scientists. ButContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Return to Mars, by Ben Bova”

BOOK REVIEW: Mars, by Ben Bova

Book One of the Mars Trilogy Part of the Grand Tour universe Published by Bantam in 1992 Hard SF 549 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Mars. The next logical stopping point for human exploration of space. A world ripe for investigation, but also exploitation. When the first crewed mission to Mars touches down, will their goal be science,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Mars, by Ben Bova”