Cable Ties – Bill Conrad

Cable Ties – Bill Conrad

After two enjoyable novels based on unconventional romances with supernatural elements, Bill Conrad has now switched gears and set his sights on a more grounded techno-thriller, and I am happy to say it’s possibly his best work yet. I won’t dive too deeply into the...

If It Bleeds – Stephen King

If It Bleeds is a collection of four novellas with common themes of death, change and the hardship that comes with it, things so prevalent in King’s later works. I wouldn’t say I’m a King superfan, but I have read most of his novels and as an author am somewhat in awe...

Orphans of the Sky by Robert A. Heinlein

I read quite a bit of Heinlein when I was much (much!) younger, and for some reason Universe was one of the short stories I passed on at the time. After hearing about it recently — from Stephen Colbert of all people — I thought I’d give it a try. As with all of...

Killer of Men by Christian Cameron

Killer of Men, the first in the Long War series, is a historical fiction by Christian Cameron, who is rapidly becoming one of my favourite authors thanks to his uncanny ability to mix interesting characters and well-documented historical events without getting bogged...

The God Makers – Guy E. Estes

I enjoyed The God Makers, the fifth book in the Sisters of the Storm series. I must admit things got off to a bit of a rocky start: despite it being billed as a stand-alone novel the reader is thrown into the deep end with little to no explanation as to who the main...