THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME: Upcoming SF in 2020

As we head into the futuristic space year 2020, it's time to look ahead at what sort of SF we're going to be treated to. This list is by no means comprehensive, as I'm not the omniscient superbeing I'd like to be. But here's a sampling of what we can look forward to. All dates … Continue reading THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME: Upcoming SF in 2020

BOOK REVIEW: Double Eagle, by Dan Abnett

-Potential spoilers for the early Gaunt's Ghosts novels- Publisher: Black Library Genre: Military SF Pages: 428 Publication Date: 2004 Verdict: 5/5 The Phantine XX are the Imperial Army's elite flight unit. But even they cannot hope to stand against the forces of Chaos for long. Fortunately, they are not alone. Unfortunately, neither are the enemy. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Double Eagle, by Dan Abnett

Quick Reviews: The November Black Libary Round-Up

Black Library has put out some excellent novels this year, of which I have reviewed some.  But in November, their best releases were of a shorter nature. Here's a quick round-up of four novellas and two audio dramas I think you should try out. Fresh from her debut Honourbound, rising star of the forty-first millennium Rachel … Continue reading Quick Reviews: The November Black Libary Round-Up

BOOK REVIEW: Honourbound, by Rachel Harrison

Publisher: Black Library Genre: Military SF Pages: 491 Publication Date: 03/09/2019 Verdict: 4/5   Imperial Commissar Severina Raine leads her regiment in the Bale Stars crusade. But after years of fighting the ranks of the Sighted, it seems that the deadliest threat may come from within . . . Honourbound was one of the most … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Honourbound, by Rachel Harrison

BOOK REVIEW: Sisters of Battle, by James Swallow

Publisher: Black Library Series: Sisters of Battle (#1-2) Genre: Military SF Pages: 750 Publication Date: 21/09/2018 Verdict: 5/5 The Sisters of Battle are the iron fist of the Imperial church.  Pious, unrelenting and utterly dedicated to the God Emperor, they are sworn to root out the enemies of mankind wherever they may be found. . … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Sisters of Battle, by James Swallow