The Unmoving Stars is a fast-paced story that will take readers thousands of light-years away to discover that man’s worst enemy is still man.
Lots of title colons, an accurate book cover(!) and realistic space battle physics. The Lost Fleet series is one its best to start at the beginning.
Steadfast the latest Jack Campbell Lost Fleet novel is out – featuring a cover that actually depicts a scene from the book!
Allies and Aliens Roger Macbride Allen Baen I find it hard to remember, looking back over twenty years, which book served as my first proper introduction to Baen Books. One possible candidate was On Basilisk Station, by David Weber, while the other was Allies and Aliens. On Basilisk Station is the first book in a […]
I had a spurt of reading energy so instead of giving you three weeks of reviews I decided to bundle them altogether into one article. Luckily for me I get to review books from two of my favorite authors. First up is The Place of Dead Kings by Geoffrey Wilson. Sequel to Land of Hope and Glory, […]
Author Paul J. McAuley (author of “A Very British History“, one of my favorite short stories) recently tweeted: The trouble with SF ‘worldbuilding’ is that it too often strives to be dully convincing, instead of amazing. I couldn’t agree more. Take The Lost Fleet series by John G. Hemry under the pen name Jack Campbell. The story follows the protagonist […]