Descent of Angels by Mitchel Scanlon – A Book Review

Blurb: The planet of Caliban exists much as it has for thousands of years – the knightly orders protect the common people, fighting back the beasts that lurk in the depths of the seemingly endless forests. Young Zahariel and Nemiel aspire to join the greatest of the orders, led by the example of mighty Lion…… Continue reading Descent of Angels by Mitchel Scanlon – A Book Review

False Value by Ben Aaronovitch – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: Peter Grant is facing fatherhood and an uncertain future with equal amounts of panic and enthusiasm. Rather than sit around, he takes a job with émigré Silicon Valley tech genius Terrence Skinner’s brand-new London start-up – the Serious Cybernetics Company.  Drawn into the orbit of Old Street’s famous ‘silicon roundabout’, Peter must learn how…… Continue reading False Value by Ben Aaronovitch – An Audio Book Review

His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: A brutal triple murder in a remote Scottish farming community in 1869 leads to the arrest of 17-year-old Roderick Macrae. There is no question that Macrae committed this terrible act. What would lead such a shy and intelligent boy down this bloody path? Presented as a collection of documents, His Bloody Project opens with a series…… Continue reading His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet – An Audio Book Review

The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix – A Book Review

Blurb: In horror movies, the final girl is the one who’s left standing when the credits roll. The one who fought back, defeated the killer, and avenged her friends. The one who emerges bloodied but victorious. But after the sirens fade and the audience moves on, what happens to her? Lynnette Tarkington survived a massacre…… Continue reading The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix – A Book Review

The Remaining by D. J. Molles – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: In a steel-and-lead-encased bunker 20 feet below the basement level of his house, a soldier waits for his final orders. On the surface, a plague ravages the planet, infecting over 90% of the populace. The bacterium burrows through the brain, destroying all signs of humanity and leaving behind little more than base, prehistoric instincts.…… Continue reading The Remaining by D. J. Molles – An Audio Book Review

24 Hours in Ancient China by Yijie Zhuang – A Book Review

Blurb: Spend 24 hours with the ancient Chinese. Travel back to AD 17, during the fourth year of the reign of Wang Mang of the Han dynasty, a vibrant and innovative era full of conflicts and contradictions. But as different as the Han culture might have been to other great ancient civilizations, the inhabitants of…… Continue reading 24 Hours in Ancient China by Yijie Zhuang – A Book Review

Skitarius by Rob Sanders – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: The skitarii are the soldiers of the Machine God, the tireless legions of the Adeptus Mechanicus. Holy warriors, they carry the word of the Omnissiah across the galaxy, destroying the impure machines of aliens and renegades and spearheading the Quest for Knowledge. A discovery of ancient technology sends a skitarii legion, commanded by Alpha…… Continue reading Skitarius by Rob Sanders – An Audio Book Review

Old Man’s War by John Scalzi – An Audio Book Review

Blurb: At 75 years old, John Perry is after a fresh start – so, naturally, he joins the army. Earth’s military machine can transform elderly recruits, restoring their lost youth. But in return, its Colonial Defence Force demands two years of hazardous service in space. This is how Perry finds himself in a new body…… Continue reading Old Man’s War by John Scalzi – An Audio Book Review

Embers of War by Gareth L. Powell – A Book Review

Blurb: The warship Trouble Dog was built and bred for calculating violence, yet following a brutal war, she finds herself disgusted by conflict and her role in a possible war crime. Seeking to atone, she joins the House of Reclamation, an organisation dedicated to rescuing ships in distress. But, stripped of her weaponry and emptied…… Continue reading Embers of War by Gareth L. Powell – A Book Review

The Crimson Script by SJ Hull – A Book Review

Blurb: Abys-Luthil is a city that stands upon the brink of civil war. Its halls of power darken with growing plots, and rival gangs terrorise its aged streets. Criminals raid stately homes in search of arcane artifacts, as the city’s nobles withdraw behind their household guards. Within this city of masks and deceit, Lyra Alpheri…… Continue reading The Crimson Script by SJ Hull – A Book Review