Building just enough back story to establish key characters in the lead-up to pivotal events, it’s relentlessly intense with one of the key strengths of “Verses Of The Void” being its deliberate pacing. It’s certainly not slow to start, and Clark is quick to build momentum, establishing the rationale for war from opposing perspectives.
Highly Entertaining and thought-provoking, The Price Of Rebellion proves a poignant lilt on the ways technology connects us to the world, but can also isolate us with Bland posing some intriguing questions about currently evolving technology.
With the second book in his ‘Chronicles of Remedy’ series, MJ McCoy takes us deep into a newly formed fantasy world where the Grove, a settlement formed after Armageddon-style destruction by dark energy, grows rapidly into a functioning society.
When Jim meets Sophie, a fellow member of the liberation movement ‘The Underground’, his life begins to take on even more meaning. After a failed attempt at infiltrating the Elite leaders ends in tragedy, Jim turns to his scientific studies, specifically a porthole into other dimensions, to right the wrong.
Hot on the heels of book 1 in the Liberty Trilogy, ‘Where Liberty Lies does not disappoint, with Nathaniel. M. Wrey keeping his readers on their toes as Finbarl and Aminatra negotiate life outside Athenia. A keenly awaited and worthy addition to the Liberty Trilogy, ‘Where Liberty Lies’ is another 5-star must-read.
Resolver is not just about the story it’s about style with Whippler succeeding in freshening the genre formula. It’s fast and tight and playful even when it’s sadistic and violent, which is often, and whilst a relatively short novel at 250 pages it feels longer in a good way because every page is packed tight with action and intrigue.
A notably original and assuredly paced novel, O’Joseph certainly knows how to build a visually intricate and gripping tale. From conception to execution his plot is wholly engaging as he confidently navigates multiple threads, proving it’s not impossible to give readers both a puzzle-box narrative and an exploration of what it means to be human in an alien world.
Ignition 2084 is an angry beast with a crazy collide-o-scope plot that bristles with intelligence. A kinetic combination of visual style, amazingly detailed characterizations and original combat tech in ‘Hanzo Gear’ and the Reikiken “Aura Sword” that practically jumps off the page!
Mind-bogglingly imaginative and wholly addictive Tomorrow’s End: The path of a savior proves a superb debut from G R Morris and one which will leave fans of the Hard Science Fiction genre salivating for more!
Few science fiction authors are capable of marrying ideas and entertainment—one is often sacrificed for the other—but Watters peppers one gripping “dream sequence” after another with cutting details that more often than not are ferociously intense and furiously kinetic.