Thursday, May 28, 2020

Book Review: Critical Point by S.L. Huang

Critical Point is the third Cas Russell novel by S.L. Huang, a mathematics graduate and stuntwoman who has used her experience to create the unlikely yet fabulously effective mathematical genius mercenary/private detective Cas Russell.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Observers Audio Version

The audio version of my flash fiction story Observers is out now at Tall Tale TV

This is my third story there, following on from Escapades in Time and The Righteous Indignation of the Naked Mole Rat last year, all read by the entertainingly talented Chris Herron.

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Book Review: Sea Change by Nancy Kress

In the not-too-distant future, the world is looking rather fragile following an economic crash, rising sea levels and massive food shortages that have followed on from a backlash against genetically modified organisms.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Book Review: The Disestablishment of Paradise by Phillip Mann

A book of wonderful imagery and almost mystical storytelling, Phillip Mann’s The Disestablishment of Paradise takes us on a magical journey of the far future where one of mankind’s colony worlds is being abandoned and left to nature. It’s not for the sake of nature that this disestablishment of the colony is taking place. After three generations of mining and agriculture and the extinction of several large species, it comes down to economics. The colony is to be deconstructed and all humans relocated.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

Friday, May 08, 2020

Venus of Venus

I'm very pleased to have sold my 5000 word story Venus of Venus to Shelter of Daylight magazine, where it will appear in July. It's a story about an interplanetary expedition and reality TV.

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Book Review: Of Ants and Dinosaurs by Cixin Liu

Cixin Liu is well known for his big concept novels, hard Science Fiction and far-future extrapolations: The Three Body Problem, Ball Lightning and The Supernova Era being the novels already translated into English. His latest work to be translated, Of Ants and Dinosaurs comes as somewhat of a surprise then.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.