I love the increasing accessibility of novellas via ebook these days. Two in the science-fiction genre I’ve read recently are Displaced by J F Slade and Brisk Money by Adam Christopher. Displaced Synopsis : What will you justify for peace? In a not-so-distant future, genetically engineered super soldiers keep the peace by freezing criminal offenders and displacing them in […]
From the Wreck Synopsis : From the Wreck tells the remarkable story of George Hills, who survived the sinking of the steamship Admella off the South Australian coast in 1859. Haunted by his memories and the disappearance of a fellow survivor, George’s fractured life is intertwined with that of a woman from another dimension, seeking refuge on Earth. This […]
An intergalactic odyssey of love, ambition, and self-discovery Spaceman of Bohemia Synopsis : Orphaned as a boy, raised in the Czech countryside by his doting grandparents, Jakub Procházka has risen from small-time scientist to become the country’s first astronaut. When a dangerous solo mission to Venus offers him both the chance at heroism he’s dreamt of, and […]
Perhaps I was expecting too much from a title that started life as a short story published on Twitter. Slade House Synopsis : Turn down Slade Alley – narrow, dank and easy to miss, even when you’re looking for it. Find the small black iron door set into the right-hand wall. No handle, no keyhole, but at your […]
We seem to have an inadvertent ‘fiction based on facts’ theme going on this week. The Unfortunate Victim by Greg Pyers [ Amazon | Book Depository ] This historical detective novel from Greg Pyers based on a true story, is one of the 2017 releases by Aussie Authors I’ve been particularly looking forward. Recent release, review copy from Scribe Publications.
Debut novel from Aussie author AK Alliss Frame Synopsis : How far would you go to save someone who was already dead? Hidden in the frame of a single photo, a content producer for social media sensation, Mathew Albrecht, discovers his possible ties to a global terrorist organisation. Could her client’s involvement also be linked to the […]
As She Climbed Across The Table Synopsis : What if your lover left you for nothing? Literally Nothing? From the author of Motherless Brooklyn, this is a strange, hilarious love story about a man, a woman, and the space between them. Physicist Alice Coombs has made a great discovery – a hole in the universe, a true […]
Quick reviews of two recent additions to book series I am a faithful follower of: L J M Owen’s Intermillennial Sleuth Dr Elizabeth Pimms and Matthew Reilly’s Jack West Jr. Mayan Mendacity Synopsis : Dr Elizabeth Pimms has a new puzzle. What is the story behind the tiny skeletons discovered on a Guatemalan island? And how do […]