BOOK REVIEW: Raise the Dawn, by David R. George III

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#6) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 394 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 3/5   Deep Space Nine is no more. Destroyed by agents of the Typhon Pact, the venerable station’s final legacy may be nothing less thanContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Raise the Dawn, by David R. George III”

BOOK REVIEW: Plagues of Night, by David R. George III

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#5) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 385 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 3/5   Deep Space Nine has weathered many troubles, not least the Dominion War, but now it once again becomes a flashpoint of galactic politics.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Plagues of Night, by David R. George III”

BOOK REVIEW: Night Lords: The Omnibus, by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Night Lords(#1-3) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 942 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5 The Night Lords, once under the leadership of Konrad Curze but now turned to the path of Chaos, roam the dark places of the Galaxy. Plagued byContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Night Lords: The Omnibus, by Aaron Dembski-Bowden”

WRITING UPDATE: The Start of Something Good

At 80,047 words, An Empire For Yesterday is complete, and I have another draft novel under my belt. As has become tradition, I’ve sat on it for a few days to reflect on what I learned from writing it. I’m to going to break the novel down into its base elements, and have a lookContinue reading “WRITING UPDATE: The Start of Something Good”

BOOK REVIEW: Fallen Dragon, by Peter F. Hamilton

Publisher: Pan MacMillan Genre: Space Opera Pages: 808 Publication Date: 2001 Verdict: 3/5 Lawrence Newton has given everything to the Zantiu-Braun company, and has received nothing in return. Finally growing tired, he sets off on a rogue mission to make himself the richest man in the galaxy . . . Peter F. Hamilton is one ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Fallen Dragon, by Peter F. Hamilton”

BOOK REVIEW: Forgotten History, by Christopher L. Bennett

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Department of Temporal Investigations (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Time Travel Pages: 346 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 4/5   The Department of Temporal Investigations has weathered a new front in the Temporal Cold War, but now they must face theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Forgotten History, by Christopher L. Bennett”

BOOK REVIEW: Heretics of Dune, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Gollancz Series: Dune Chronicles (#5) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 508 Publication Date: 1984 Verdict: 2/5 Long after the death of the Tyrant Leto Atreides, the human race still follows his Golden Path. But now the ancient order of the Bene Gesserit face aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Heretics of Dune, by Frank Herbert”

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”

BOOK REVIEW: Fallen Gods, by Michael A. Martin

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#7) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 345 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 5/5   Following his mind-meld with a terraforming device, Tuvok is plagued by the knowledge of planetary creation and destruction. But as Titan searches for answers, theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Fallen Gods, by Michael A. Martin”