Category Archives: Book Reviews

Radio Review: Journey into Space

I love radio serials.  I used to listen to them on Springbok Radio in another land, far, far away, but I don’t remember any sci-fi.  Radio 4 Extra (the badly renamed Radio 7) used to have a whole hour of … Continue reading

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Author Review: V. Gomenzi

This was a massive novel to write.  It was intended to be the fourth novel in the Fleet Quintet and encompassed all three earlier novels, beginning before the first one (Commences – yet to be published) and ending after the … Continue reading

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Author Review: Flesh for Sale

When I began FLESH FOR SALE, it was as the next Fleet novella after COMMENCES, at the time the first Fleet novella.  Between the two I had written a short story called Access Denied and it was only while writing … Continue reading

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Author Review: Transference

You’d expect to find brilliantly imaginative technology in your average sci-fi novel.  For some futurist authors, inventing new hardware is probably half the fun.  With TRANSFERENCE, I went in the opposite direction:  the computers are laughable, like something out of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Abominable by Dan Simmons

Before I start this review, let me just say briefly: stick with it – this book explodes into life after a slow start. I read this without having any idea what it was about, without seeing a blurb or any … Continue reading

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Caged: author review

One of the few Exodus stories that was relatively easy to write. Ester Slade turned up in my mind fully formed, right down to the ponytail. I found her voice quickly as well and could see exactly what she could … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Atlantis Gene by agriddle

This book is terrible. Not worth reviewing except to express my utter astonishment that anything can be so bad. How does this kind of garbage get published with such a huge budget while genuinely well-written novels are left languishing in … Continue reading

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