Tag: LEGION

THE LAZARUS WAR: ORIGINS – released next week

It’s not long until the third and final part of THE LAZARUS WAR – ORIGINS – is released in the UK and US! The book will be released on 25th August 2016. Unlike previous books in the series, ORIGINS will be released simultaneously in ebook, paperback and audiobook. If you’ve enjoyed the previous books in the…


Book covers, retail packaging and LEGION inbound!

Busy, busy, busy on writing things things week so not much of an update. Having now (just about!) recovered from the recent publication of ARTEFACT, I’m now back at things on Scrivener. Some exciting projects coming in the near future… Following Orbit’s release of the (amazing) cover for ORIGINS, I can now show you this. I’ve…


Happy New Year: ORIGINS inbound for 2016

Happy New Year to one and all! May this New Year be a special one for you and your family instead of just being a chronological change of date and time. For readers of my book, I have some special news: the copy-release for my next release in THE LAZARUS WAR series – ORIGINS. Here is…


THE LAZARUS WAR: ORIGINS – manuscript submitted!

Pretty momentous writing news today: the manuscript of ORIGINS – the third part in THE LAZARUS WAR – has been submitted to my publishers! I’ve been working hard on the MS, to make this the most exciting instalment of the series yet… And if you’ve enjoyed ARTEFACT, LEGION, and REDEMPTION, then I hope that you…


THE LAZARUS WAR: the story so far…

This week marks the third release in THE LAZARUS WAR series – the novella REDEMPTION! These are exciting times for me, with the series moving on at lightspeed. Today I’m going to explain sequence of the books and the order in which you could (and probably should!) read them. So here’s an update on the war…


THE LAZARUS WAR: REDEMPTION released today

  Today is release day for the next instalment in THE LAZARUS WAR series: REDEMPTION! It’s amazing how fast the release date has come around. REDEMPTION is a bit different to the other releases in series so far, featuring a new narrator and a different perspective on the unfolding events of the war. REDEMPTION is…


Cover launch: REDEMPTION – a LAZARUS WAR novella

THE LAZARUS WAR series continues in November with the release of my first novella – REDEMPTION – and today I can reveal the cover… REDEMPTION is a novella set in the world of THE LAZARUS WAR – an explosive new space adventure series perfect for fans of THE EDGE OF TOMORROW, ALIEN and James S….


Retro review: STARSHIP TROOPERS by Robert Heinlein

First published in 1959, Robert Heinlein’s STARSHIP TROOPERS is generally regarded as a modern classic. I first read SST when I was in my late teenage years, and that seems to be the age that many science fiction readers first encounter SST. I’d heard about this crazy, over the top alien war film: that was,…


Michael Cobley on ARTEFACT: “Gripping, gritty and unsentimental”

Michael Cobley, author of the successful HUMANITY’S FIRE series, has read ARTEFACT! Michael wrote SEEDS OF EARTH, THE ORPHANED WORLDS and THE ASCENDANT STARS. This is what Michael has to say about the story: “Gripping, gritty and unsentimental – Sawyer shows us how perilous future war can be.” Whenever I hear that other authors have…


ARTEFACT & LEGION: Anatomy of a book cover

They say that you should never judge a book by its cover. While that’s true, a kick-ass book cover goes a long way. Yesterday, my publisher Orbit ran an article on their website about the covers of ARTEFACT and LEGION. You can read the full article here, but today I’m going to discuss my involvement. First, there…


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