Category: SF news

Top 5 SF movies of 2017

The year is drawing to a close, and it’s time to look back on the highs of science fiction… For me, this has been a strange year so far as SF on the big screen is concerned. There have been some incredible films, sure, but they seem to have been few and far between. I’ve…


Top 10 of 2017: PARIAH makes the cut!

As the year draws to a close, lots of us are probably reflecting on our favourite books of the year. I’m doing just the same, while trying to cram in another few reads before we close on 2017. Earlier this year, I reported Liz Loves Books was kind enough to give me one of my…


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…


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,…


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…


Book review: THE BASTARD LEGION by Gavin Smith

THE BASTARD LEGION is Gavin Smith’s latest novel, and part one of the new BASTARD LEGION trilogy. Smith’s debut novel was VETERAN, but many readers will recognise him from the acclaimed AGE OF SCORPIO. A penal legion in space, a crazy Marxist computer virus, and corporate espionage: this is quality SF, with Gavin Smith’s trademark…


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