December 9, 2019

Review: 23 Years on Fire by Joel Shepherd


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Don’t mess with Cassandra Kresnov.

Next week, everyone’s favorite techno-android assassin is back in a fast-paced science fiction thriller that’s sure to impress.

In 23 Years On Fire by Joel Shepherd out in early September from Pyr Books, we are hurled along with Cassandra and crew into a military technological juggernaut spanning multiple future human worlds. [Read more...]

Review: Tiger by the Tail by John Ringo and Ryan Sear

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Always count on a spec ops team to get the job done. Or, as in the case of this week’s review, deliver the goods on action and adventure. Tiger by the Tail by John Ringo and Ryan Sear is a first rate, no-holds-barred action-fest that spans Southeast Asia. Out from Baen Books, the book is a standalone work in the Paladin of Shadows series. [Read more...]

Review: Starship: Flagship by Mike Resnick.

The saga continues…Starship:Flagship is the final installment in the Wilson Cole Starship saga. Out this month courtesy of Pyr books, this last chapter by prolific author Mike Resnick sees a wind up of the Starship series. I must admit , now that we’re semi-into it, it’s a shame to see it end! Fans of this site will remember the luke-warm reception we gave Starship:Rebel a few months back; much of what we said still applies to Flagship. Laser blasts fly, warp engines (OK, wormholes) are engaged, and furry green alien creatures are real furry green alien creatures, and of course, most punches are pulled…but hey, this is a space opera!

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Review: Starship:Rebel By Mike Resnick.

Ah… everyone wants to pen the next great space opera these days. From Star Wars to Dune spin-offs, the market is rife with sagas vying to be the next big hit. Starship: Rebel by Mike Resnick from Pyr Books is the latest installment (book four, to be precise) in the Republic/Wilson Cole saga. I must confess, I haven’t read the first three, but I found Rebel easy enough to pick up on. Other than a short story or two, I also believe that this is the first full-length Resnick I’ve read. Fairly amazing, you might say, because of the accolades he’s received…

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