Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Book Review: One Way by S.J. Morden

I guess comparisons with Andy Weir’s The Martian are inevitable for S.J. Morden’s near-future Mars thriller, One Way. I can’t really make those comparisons directly though as I’ve only seen the film and not read the book of The Martian.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Book Review: Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu

Another of renowned Chinese author Cixin Liu’s novels has been translated for our enjoyment by Joel Martinsen in the form of Ball Lightning, a hard-SF, physics-based tale of obsession, complicated mathematics and the force of nature.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

Friday, August 03, 2018


My 16,000 word novelette Quivira, co-written with Jonathan Gillespie, is now available at The Society of Misfit Stories.

Described (by me) as Avatar meets Lord of the Rings, I'm hoping it will be picked up by a major film director!

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Book Review: Planetside by Michael Mammay

Set around two millennia in the future in a society of planetary colonisation and terraforming, Planetside is Michael Mammay’s debut novel of mystery and conspiracy against the backdrop of a prolonged planetary war.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.