Category Archives: Science Fiction

The Phoenix Conspiracy by Richard L Sanders – Space Opera

Calvin, an intelligence operative, is sent to eliminate a dangerous traitor. But as he chases his prey across the stars, he realizes they are both pawns in a shadowy chess game that threatens humankind everywhere. If he is to uncover the conspiracy he must confront, and embrace, the darkest elements of the galaxy. And throw himself, his career, and everyone he loves into the line of fire. Continue reading

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Irregular Creatures by Chuck Wendig – Speculative Anthology

Chuck Wendig’s Irregular Creatures is yet another feather in the short story collection cap, featuring nine speculative fiction tales that will shock, amuse, bewilder and entertain Continue reading

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Past the Borders by Christopher Ruz — Speculative Anthology

What a rarity: this review is not based on a review copy. That’s right, I splashed out a grand $0.99 for this collection and would gladly have spent more. But less reverence, and more review. Here’s why YOU should be … Continue reading

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Excelsior by George H. Sirois – Science Fiction

As part of the Blog Tour de Force, I was given a review copy of this YA contemporary science fiction novel. Excelsior is Sirois’ second novel, and among the first contemp scifi novels I’ve read, so I was definitely intrigued. … Continue reading

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His Robot Girlfriend by Wesley Allison — Science Fiction

And we’re off! My first review for the Indie Fiction Challenge — and I stole Cassie’s idea for the title format, since I liked it so much. Anyhow, here’s the first letter of the alphabet: His Robot Girlfriend by Wesley … Continue reading

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Dustrunners: Typhoon by MCM — Science Fiction

My review of this book is long, long, long overdue. I read the first draft of this book last October, read a revised version the following December during Free-e-day, and then read the FINAL version a month or so back. … Continue reading

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Searching For Miracles In A Dystopian London

Many thanks to the author for the review copy. The Miracle Inspector by Helen Smith In a near dystopian future, England is partitioned and all those living in London are subject to an oppressive regime. Women cannot work outside the … Continue reading

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TimeSplash by Graham Storrs

Graham Storrs has come up with an original and fascinating take on time travel which — if abused — can go disastrously wrong. What better setting for a science fiction thriller which kept me up reading until 4am in the morning? Continue reading

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City of Lists by Brigid Rose

My rating: This is an odd book, somewhere between The Handmaid’s Tale, Brave New World, and 1984. And yet at the same time it’s unlike anything I’ve read before. It’s the debut novel of Brigid Rose, and is apparently based … Continue reading

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The 27th Day by John Mantley

The book I own is not much to look at it: it’s a 1961 1st Four Square copy, with the binding held together by tape and the pages yellowed with age. But good fiction knows no age, and I devoured this in one day. Continue reading

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Code Walker by G.L. Drummond

My rating: With 13 short-ish parts up, Code Walker is a quick and thoroughly enjoyable read. It’s a “futuristic scifi romp” — it has a mixture of romance and espionage thrill to it, set in a more advanced version of … Continue reading

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Wake Up With the Kimellians by Zoe E Whitten

I couldn’t let Read an eBook Week go by without reviewing at least one ebook, so here goes! * * * * * Wake Up With the Kimellians by Zoe E. Whitten While I’ve read other work by Zoe E. … Continue reading

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