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Meet Captain Conrad Harris…

ARTEFACT, book one of THE LAZARUS WAR, will be released in paperback and audiobook on 25th February 2016! I’m gearing up for the release, and cannot wait to share the world I’ve created with you all. The ebook release was of course exciting, but seeing the paperback in the shops (and on Amazon!) is something…


Sci-fi movies for 2016…

2015 is drawing to a close, with only a handful of days left. So what can we expect from 2016? Happily, it looks to be another good year for science fiction. Here are four upcoming SF films hitting the big screen in 2016… X-MEN APOCALYPSE Premium superhero content from Marvel’s X-Men universe. STAR TREK: BEYOND…


5 more sci-fi boardgames for Christmas…

So thanks everyone who got in touch about the best boardgames this Christmas! Because so many people made alternative suggestions, I’m going to do a rundown of five further SF boardgames to keep you entertained over the festive period… FIREFLY by Gale Force Nine (£45) 1-4 players, ages 13+ This was a game recommended by lots…


“Hyper-speed entertainment”: William C. Dietz on ARTEFACT

Some more exciting news today – William C Dietz, author of over fifty novels including the military sci-fi LEGION OF THE DAMNED series, has read ARTEFACT! I’m extra pleased about this, as I’m a real fan of William’s work. Here’s what he has to say about ARTEFACT: “Hyper-speed entertainment from a new master of science fiction!” …


Weekend reads: LEGION is out there…

The weekend is upon us, and the nights are drawing in… Where did the summer go? Fear not: I have the ultimate solution to those early-autumn blues – a summer blockbuster! Not a movie, but a book. Book two of the LAZARUS WAR – LEGION – is out now, and a bigger summer blockbuster you…


GARY GIBSON ON ARTEFACT: “A HIGHLY PROMISING SCI-FI DEBUT… RECOMMENDED”

Very pleased to announce that Gary Gibson – author of ANGEL STATIONS, STEALING LIGHT, and many other SF novels – has read THE LAZARUS WAR: ARTEFACT! This is what he has to say about it: “A highly promising science fiction debut – a fun, gripping adventure story, with a mystery at its core that kept…


LAZARUS WAR: REDEMPTION – NOVEMBER 2015

Some more new on THE LAZARUS WAR series today… I’ve recently delivered book 2, LEGION, to my publisher and we’re in the final stages of editing. LEGION follows up on the events of ARTEFACT, and the return of Captain Harris. Meanwhile, I’ve just finished a novella set within THE LAZARUS WAR. This story features a…


AFTER ACTION REPORT: MCM LONDON COMIC CON MAY 2015

The MCM London Comic Con took place this weekend. Held twice yearly, the Mayt event is the largest of the year. Spread over Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the event covers the best in comics, video games, films, toys and all aspects of alternative culture. I attended on Saturday 23rd May, and as every year the…


THIS WEEK IN SCI FI…

Another week goes by, and another series of exciting developments in the world of science fiction… Newscast 1: Channing Tatum signs up for THE FOREVER WAR Since my teenage years (and yes, they were a long time ago!) I’ve had a near-obsession with Joe Haldeman’s THE FOREVER WAR. It’s one of my top five books of…


BOOK REVIEW: LORDS OF MARS by Graham McNeill

“Pursued by vengeful eldar, Magos Kotov’s Explorator armada heads into a newly revealed area of space in pursuit of ancient secrets. As the Adeptus Mechanicus forces and Black Templars Space Marines tackle the twin threats of the aliens and insurrection aboard the fleet, a greater danger reveals itself…” Book two of the Adeptus Mechanicus series,…


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