Saturday, June 30, 2018

Book Review: Nemo Rising by C. Courtney Joyner

It’s a long time since I read 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne, so I don’t remember a great deal about it. Admittedly, it’s even longer than that since Jules Verne wrote it in 1870. Nemo Rising features the return of Captain Nemo and the Nautilus, as well as more sea creatures, marvellously advanced technology and dodgy seamen.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Book Review: Summerland by Hannu Rajaniemi

In a complete change from his high concept, far future Jean le Flambeur trilogy, Hannu Rajaniemi takes us back to 1938 for his latest novel, Summerland. It’s a world of espionage, brewing conflict and political intrigue, set amongst various government departments where Rachel White is trying to discover the truth behind a Russian defector’s claim that there is a traitor in the British government’s security services.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Book Review: After Atlas by Emma Newman

‘Planetfall’ was a fabulously engaging novel of deep characterisation and otherworldy intrigue that left me highly impressed. ‘After Atlas’ and ‘Before Mars’ are both dubbed as ‘Planetfall’ novels, as they are set in the same universe, but the stories are seemingly unconnected other than a shared background and references to the departure of Atlas, the ship that carried the colonists featured in ‘Planetfall’.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

Saturday, June 09, 2018