Saurday Series Author Interview – Sean McMullen, Australian Fantasy Writer

I discovered Sean McMullen with the release of his Greatwinter Trilogy - Souls in the Great Machine. This post-apocalyptic novel opens my eyes to this genre, and I tore through it, quickly going to look for more. I was lucky enough that Sean had a back catalogue another couple of books. From thereon, I was … Continue reading Saurday Series Author Interview – Sean McMullen, Australian Fantasy Writer

Author Interview – Robert Vardeman, American Writer

Robert Vardeman (who is sometimes called Vardebob) is a living legend in fantasy and science fiction.  I am going to borrow directly from Wikipedia for this: Vardeman's fantasy series include the War of Powers (6 volumes co-authored with Victor Milan), Cenotaph Road (6 volumes), The Swords of Raemllyn (9 volumes co-authored with Geo. W. Proctor), The … Continue reading Author Interview – Robert Vardeman, American Writer

Wednesday Wordsmith Author Interview – K. W. Jeter, American Science Fiction Writer

What can be said about K. W. Jeter.  He blew me away in the 80's and through the 90's with some of the best science fiction/cyperpunk/steampuck that I have read.  I waited for each new Jeter book, and was rewarded with a book I knew I would enjoy.  He wrote sequels to Blade Runner, which were … Continue reading Wednesday Wordsmith Author Interview – K. W. Jeter, American Science Fiction Writer

Review: TekWar by William Shatner

TekWar William Shatner Open Road       Open Road Pub Date                Nov 13 2012 Description In this national bestseller, a private detective in twenty-second-century Los Angeles fights to destroy the synthetic high that nearly ruined him. Not satisfied with the thrills of being one of Greater Los Angeles’ toughest cops, Jake Cardigan turns to Tek, a … Continue reading Review: TekWar by William Shatner

Review: John Brunner by Jad Smith

John Brunner Jad Smith University of Illinois Press       University of Illinois Press Pub Date                Jan 30 2013 ISBN         9780252078811 Description: Under his own name and numerous pseudonyms, John Brunner (1934–1995) was one of the most prolific and influential science fiction authors of the late twentieth century. During his exemplary career, the British author wrote … Continue reading Review: John Brunner by Jad Smith

Author Interview – David Brin, Science Fiction Writer

This is another one of those Interviews that I was amazed to get to do.  David Brin is in the upper echelon of the great American Science Fiction Authors, with Ben Bova, for me.  I started reading his Sundiver books as they were released all those years ago, and have read almost everything from him … Continue reading Author Interview – David Brin, Science Fiction Writer

Review: Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone

Three Parts Dead Max Gladstone Tor/Forge       Tor Description A  god has died, and it’s up to Tara, first-year associate in the international  necromantic firm of Kelethres, Albrecht, and Ao, to bring Him back to life  before His city falls apart. Her  client is Kos, recently deceased fire god of the city of Alt Coulumb. … Continue reading Review: Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone

Review: The Constantine Affliction by T. Aaron Payton

The Constantine Affliction T. Aaron Payton Nightshade Books Description 1864.  London is a city in transition.  The Constantine Affliction–a strange malady that  kills some of its victims and physically transforms others into the  opposite sex–has spread scandal and upheaval throughout society.   Scientific marvels and disasters, such as clockwork courtesans, the  alchemical fires of Whitechapel, electric … Continue reading Review: The Constantine Affliction by T. Aaron Payton