SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet The Contestants

The inaugural SPSFC (Self Published Science Fiction Competition) is getting under way! The judging teams have their books assigned, and we are chomping at the bit to get started. The At Boundary’s Edge team have spent the past few weeks sorting out the technical details, and while we’re a little way off our reviews yet,Continue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet The Contestants”

BOOK REVIEW: Greater Than The Sum, by Christopher L. Bennett

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 350 Publication Date: 2008 Verdict: 4/5 Jean-Luc Picard is trying to start a new life with his wife Beverly, but the past will not let go so easily. The crew of the Enterprise may change,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Greater Than The Sum, by Christopher L. Bennett”

TBR & BEYOND: August 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: August 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: Bloodlines, by Chris Wraight

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Genre: Crime/Grimdark Pages: 311 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 4/5 In the sprawling city of Varangantua, lawman Agusto Zidarov is tasked with finding the missing son of a wealthy family. But this missing person case leads Zidarov into the murky worldContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Bloodlines, by Chris Wraight”

BOOK REVIEW: Sword of Damocles, by Geoffrey Thorne

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#4) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Time Travel Pages: 370 Publication Date: 2006 Verdict: 2/5   Titan finds itself in orbit of a world where time is not as we know it. The anomaly known as The Eye had brought fearContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sword of Damocles, by Geoffrey Thorne”

BOOK REVIEW: The Winds of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Pocket Books Series: Heroes of Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 448 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 4/5 Paul Atriedes is gone, lost to the sands of Dune following the death of his beloved Chani. In his wake he leaves newborn twins, and anContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Winds of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

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”