Extinction

What if Jurassic Park was real? But instead of dinosaurs, extremely large extinct animals like woolly mammoths, are recreated. Would you visit? Would you agree with the morality of man becoming godlike? All that is part of Extinction, the latest book by one of the authors of the Lincoln PendergastContinue Reading

Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits is a collection of award-winning short stories by the great twentieth century science fiction writer, Harlan Ellison. If you are jaded and think you have read every plot imaginable, read some Harlan Ellison. The man was completely bonkers! His stories are totally original. They do take some gettingContinue Reading

Womb City

Womb City is set in a future African city. Women are treated atrociously. Really badly. The book includes the following trigger warning on its copyright page: “Content notice: Womb City contains depictions of blood, body horror, car accident, child death, death, death of a parent, domestic abuse, drug use, emotionalContinue Reading

The Blue, Beautiful World

I avoid reading books in a series if I’ve missed the first entry. I also don’t read reviews before selecting books because I don’t want to read any spoilers. That did not serve me well in deciding to read The Blue, Beautiful World. Imagine my surprise when I discovered thisContinue Reading

The Ferryman

The author of The Passage has written a standalone door stop of a novel called The Ferryman. The plot is part science fiction, part fantasy and part mystery. For someone who loves genre mashups, did the entire book thrill me as much as its blurb? The Plot Prospera is aContinue Reading

Antimatter Blues

Mickey7 is back but he has the Antimatter Blues. Despite being an Expendable, who was previously just painfully regenerated whenever his missions were too much for his frail human body, he has been accepted into the colony on planet Niflheim. However, some of his actions to achieve that status (madeContinue Reading

The Drift

Three groups of people are trapped on a stopped sky cable car, an overturned chartered bus, and at a rural resort working on a secret science project. While the snowstorm is not helping, the raging pandemic making huge swaths of the population both epically contagions and into modern zombies isContinue Reading

The Stranded

The Arcadia is a cruise ship carrying hundreds of passengers. The passengers and their ancestors have been stuck on the ship for over forty years. War and a pandemic forced The Stranded onto a destination free voyage. It is survival but at what cost? Teenagers Esther and Nik both hopeContinue Reading

Wormhole

Wormhole is a police procedural set on a world far far away and also an almost ruined Earth. Cold case detectives on Earth must solve an eighty-year-old case that was recently revived after a spaceship thought lost arrives at a new planet. The spaceship sets up a quick path toContinue Reading