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…


Blu ray review: LOGAN

LOGAN is the tenth movie in the X-MEN film franchise, and also the third solo big screen outing for the Wolverine. By now, we’re all pretty familiar with Hugh Jackman’s portrayal of James Howlett (Logan’s real name). The character is a favourite amongst comic book fans, but many feel that the cinematic version of this…


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…


Sneak peek: THE ETERNITY WAR – PARIAH in September 2017

This week I’m proud to reveal a glimpse into the not-too-distant-future… Here’s the draft retail packaging for THE ETERNITY WAR: PARIAH! I thought that THE LAZARUS WAR covers were amazing, but this latest cover is some pretty strong competition! This is the draft UK retail package, showing the UAS Santa Fe as it advances through the…


Movie review: TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT

Michael Bay is a man who likes spectacle. He loves his effects, he loves his big character moments, and he loves his robots. If you’ve seen any of the TRANSFORMERS movies, you’ll know what to expect with THE LAST KNIGHT. Despite the promise of a “reboot” when AGE OF EXTINCTION was released (the predecessor to…


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