Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Prefect, Alistair Reynolds (US:Ace/UK: Gollancz)

A review of The Prefect, by Alistair Reynolds (Science Fiction, New Space Opera, Espionage, Mystery, Ripping Yarn, Strong Characters): The Prefect is a stand alone novel and the most recent offering by Reynolds in his Revelation Space Universe. It is also arguably his best novel to date. Continue reading

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SERIES REVIEW: A Song of Fire and Ice: Volumes 1 to 3. George R. R. Martin (US:Bantam Spectra/UK: Voyager)

Book Review – Song of Fire and Ice, Game of Thrones, Clash of Kings, Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin, Fantasy, High Fantasy, series. Continue reading

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Starfist: Double Jeopardy, David Sherman and Dan Cragg. (Del Rey)

A review of the new Starfirst, science Fiction/Military Fiction book by David Sherman and Dan Cragg :;
Science Fiction, Military Fiction, Mil Fic, MilFic, Starfist, Double Jeapardy, Sherman, Cragg Continue reading

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A Corpse in the Koryo: an Inspector O Novel, James Church (Thomas Dunn Books)

Book review of A Corpse in the Koryo: an Inspector O Novel, Inspector O, James Church (Thomas Dunn Books), Mystery, Espionage, Spy, spy novel, North Korea, Thoughtful, strong characters.

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The Use of Weapons, Iain M. Banks (Orbit)

Book Review of Iain M. Banks, the Use of Weapons: Science Fiction, New Space Opera, Espionage, Thoughtful. Continue reading

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