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Review: Recursion, by Tony Ballantyne

Review: Recursion, by Tony Ballantyne

Ballantyne’s plotting is stunningly impressive, the story unfolding with clarity, precision and a powerful imaginative vision Read More »

Review: Beautiful Intelligence, by Stephen Palmer

Review: Beautiful Intelligence, by Stephen Palmer

Beautiful Intelligence is a bracingly imaginative novel. By choosing to operate within a realistic, post-crash, dystopian cyberpunkish framework Stephen Palmer has written his most accessible and commercial work to-date. Read More »

Review: Exultant, by Stephen Baxter

Review: Exultant, by Stephen Baxter

Exultant is The Dam Busters in space, or Star Wars stripped of its mythopoetic resonances and bolstered by hard physics. Read More »

James Horner – Obituary

James Horner – Obituary

Film composer James Horner has died in a plane crash. Read More »

Review: The Baby Merchant, by Kit Reed

Review: The Baby Merchant, by Kit Reed

The Baby Merchant, an expertly crafted psychological crime drama with a modicum of science fiction, a book which reads with the page-turning magnetism of Stephen King, Thomas Harris or Michael Crichton. Read More »

Review: Naomi’s Room & The Silence of Ghosts, by Jonathan Aycliffe

Review: Naomi’s Room & The Silence of Ghosts, by Jonathan Aycliffe

What keeps someone in a haunted house once the scary stuff starts to happen? Read More »

Review: Crash, by Guy Haley

Review: Crash, by Guy Haley

Who wouldn't be discombobulated, finding oneself expelled from suspended animation amid the remains of a starship scattered across an alien world? Read More »

Review – Intrusion, by Ken MacLeod

Review – Intrusion, by Ken MacLeod

Intrusion is a novel, published in 2012, by Scotland's preeminent writer of serious hard SF. It was nominated for both of the UK's top science fiction awards, the British Science Fiction Association Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Read More »

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement. Read More »

Review – Living Next-Door To The God Of Love, by Justina Robson

Review – Living Next-Door To The God Of Love, by Justina Robson

Living Next-Door To The God Of Love is a hard book to write about without giving away its manifold secrets, and to do so would be to do the novel a disservice, for the greatest pleasure it holds is in the gradual uncovering of the extraordinarily det... Read More »

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