Monthly Archives: October 2014

Book Review: W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton

I wasn’t in any particular rush to read this – though once upon a time, I could hardly wait to get my hands on the next Kinsey Millhone book. The last two were immensely disappointing: Sue Grafton hadn’t slacked, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ides of April by Lindsey Davis

I really wanted to like this. I utterly adore the Falco novels and have read every one more than once. Upon rereading Nemesis, I saw more clearly how Albia was being set up as to follow Falco. The first time … Continue reading

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Science fiction – have we forgotten what it should be?

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What makes a story science fiction? Is it an otherworldly location, the science, the time in which it is set? I’m thinking about this because of a review I saw this week of a…

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Accidently got my new book published on Super Thursday!

I wasn’t trying to get V.GOMENZI published on Super Thursday – I didn’t even know the date!  I had dimly thought about it, but then decided it was a marketing gimmick that wouldn’t do me any favours.  After all, I’m … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with Doctor Who?

I’ve tried really hard to like the new series.  In the most recent episode, however, I found myself wandering off to the kitchen to get more chocolate.  I was that bored.  I can’t figure out what’s wrong with it.  Is … Continue reading

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