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: 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: 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: Point of Divergence, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-The Original Series Series: Seekers (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 351 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 3/5   The crews of the Sagittarius and the Endeavour face an escalating and deadly crisis as the Tomol people give in to theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Point of Divergence, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore”

BOOK REVIEW: Second Nature, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-The Original Series Series: Seekers (#1) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 301 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 3/5   With the threat posed by the Shedai at an end, Starfleet can return to its roots: Exploration. The Taurus Reach still holdsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Second Nature, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Rosetta, by Dave Stern

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 4 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF/Space Opera Pages: 407 Publication Date: 2006 Verdict: 5/5 Enterprise has been recalled to Earth for a meeting that will make history, but first they have one final mission. The Confederacy is an ancientContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Rosetta, by Dave Stern”

BOOK REVIEW: RUR & War With the Newts, by Karel Čapek

-spoilers, but this was written a hundred years ago- Publisher: Gollancz Genre: Social SF Pages: 349 Publication Date: 1920 (RUR), 1936 (War With the Newts) Verdict: 4/5 (RUR), 1/5 (War With the Newts)   In RUR, the invention of robots leads to a new golden age for humanity, but when robots rebel, the future ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: RUR & War With the Newts, by Karel Čapek”

BOOK REVIEW: By the Book, by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 1 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 252 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 First contact is the reason Jonathan Archer travels, but what do you do when communication with aliens is impossible? And when there are two aliens onContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: By the Book, by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch”

BOOK REVIEW: The Buried Age, by Christopher L. Bennett

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: The Lost Era/ Pre-Next Generation Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 433 Publication Date: 2007 Verdict: 4/5   Jean-Luc Picard. Once captain of the Stargazer, now taking a leave of absence from Starfleet. As the Alpha Quadrant grows ever more dangerous, all PicardContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Buried Age, by Christopher L. Bennett”

BOOK REVIEW: Bear Head, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

-spoilers for Dogs of War- Publisher: Head of Zeus Series: Dogs of War (#2) Genre: Social SF Pages: 389 Publication Date: 05/01/2021 Verdict: 3/5 Life on Mars is tough, even when you’ve been engineered to live there. And Jimmy’s life is about to get even worse, because an AI claiming to be a bear isContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Bear Head, by Adrian Tchaikovsky”