Summary: This is one of George Martin’s early forays into Science fiction (1979/80), and this is now a Netflix series. It is about an inter-stellar hunt for knowledge, and tracking down an ancient race. Main Characters: Roy Eris: The captain of the ship, who remains hidden from view for most of the novel, but has … Continue reading Nightflyers – George R. R. Martin
Second in the Kingkiller Chronicles.
Inter-stellar aid comes at a cost. Is humanity willing to pay the price?
Summary: Future dystopian novel set in the Kingdom of Thailand, in a world where calories are king, fast travel is mainly by kink-spring propelled vehicles, and factories are powered by genetically-modified elephants/yaks known as megodonts. Main Characters: Anderson Lake: Calorie-man extraordinaire, ostensibly he is in the Kingdom to run a factory. In reality, he is … Continue reading The WindUp Girl – Paolo Bacigalupi
A world where everyone has a job, no-one is hungry or homeless, and every need is catered for – all they want in return is your freedom.
Summary: A science fiction novel set many, many years into our future, it features a thrown-together group, each with their own personal quest, who unite to solve a mystery. Main Characters: Cal: A drifter, scavenger and deadbeat, he lives on and off the lowest rung of society. Prae: Long-lived human, from the original race of … Continue reading The Fifth Era Of Man – Joshua Barker
One Humanity. Two Alien Races. Can three into one go?
My seventh Author Interview is with Nicholas Conley, who wrote Intraterrestrial, one of the first books I reviewed! Starting at an early age, Nicholas began turning the stories in his head to epic sagas, where he was the hero. Now he is fuelled by cups of coffee, inspired by clay slugs, and a good bit … Continue reading Author Interview – Nicholas Conley
What lies beneath the floorboards can change your world.
Dystopian post-apocalyptic world. First in a trilogy.