Movie review: JUSTICE LEAGUE

JUSTICE LEAGUE continues DC’s attempt at a shared universe, which commenced with 2016’s BATMAN v SUPERMAN. BvS faced a challenging fan reaction, and despite the premise’s promise, it was widely regarded as being overly dark and melodramatic. SUICIDE SQUAD attempted to redress that balance, by bringing some humour and fun back into the mix, but…


Movie review: THOR: RAGNAROK

THOR: RAGNAROK is the latest instalment in the increasingly-broad Marvel Universe, and the third Thor-specific movie. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: the superhero genre is becoming ever-more crowded. A movie in this field has to do something different, and offer something unusual, to justify itself. So, does RAGNAROK succeed, or is…


MCM Comic Con this weekend: 27th to 29th October 2017

So, who’s going to Comic Con at Excel this weekend? If not, then you really should be! MCM Comic Con events are an incredible celebration of all things geeky. From video games to comics, from SF to superhero fiction: Comic Con has it all. You can find out more information here. I’m attending two panels…


SciFiNow article: Top 10 most iconic armour and mech-suits in SF

SciFiNow has just published an article that I wrote for them over on their website, and if SF is your thing then you should most definitely check it out! In the top 10 most iconic armour and mech-suits in SF, I take you on a tour de force of the coolest armoured suits in film,…


Movie review: BLADE RUNNER 2049

BLADE RUNNER 2049 is the most highly-anticipated sequel in SF, if not this decade, then certainly this year. We’re living in a world in which sequels are becoming the norm. We’ve recently been treated to sequels or prequels to many seminal SF series, and nothing seems sacred. BLADE RUNNER is one of those films that…


PARIAH reviewed, and a new competition from Orbit

More exciting book news this week! Firstly, The Eloquent Page has reviewed PARIAH, and here’s what they have to say: “I can heartily recommend THE ETERNITY WAR if you’re looking for science fiction delivered at a breakneck speed. This new series is off to a flying start.” Check out the full review here. I’m particularly…


THE ETERNITY WAR: PARIAH released in UK today

Some very exciting news today – THE ETERNITY WAR: PARIAH is released in paperback, ebook and audiobook in the UK today! Get your copy now! What’s PARIAH about? Well, here’s a summary… The soldiers of the Simulant Operations Programme are mankind’s elite warriors. Veterans of a thousand battles across a hundred worlds, they undertake suicidal…


First sighting of THE ETERNITY WAR: PARIAH

Thanks to an eagle-eyed reader, I can now confirm the first sighting of THE ETERNITY WAR in the wild! And here it is, next to the great John Scalzi! Although the official release date is not until next week, Waterstones often stocks paperbacks early – so if you’re holding out for the release of PARIAH,…


Tattooed Book Geek reviews THE ETERNITY WAR: PARIAH

Thanks very much to Drew over at The Tattooed Book Geek for his review of PARIAH! His rating: Hell Yeah! Here’s an extract: “There’s lots of action in PARIAH, from space battles between starships to gun fights aboard space stations and ships against both the human foe of the Black Spiral and the alien menace…


First review of THE ETERNITY WAR: PARIAH!

Thanks very much to Liz, over at the blog Liz Loves Books, for the first review of PARIAH. Here’s an excerpt: “The story is absolutely stunningly gripping, with spaceships and aliens and simulants and death and more death then some epic battles followed by some contemplation and just a *touch* of romance that isn’t at…


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