Review – Binary System by Eric Brown

Rating: 7.2 (out of 10) Eric Brown’s Binary System is as old fashioned as sci-fi adventure gets. Its cliffhanger thrills and heroic derring-do recall the pulp-era storytelling of Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers comic strips of the 1930s, though the mostly hand-wavey science is convincing enough to pass the post-golden... Continue Reading →

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Review – Paradox Bound by Peter Clines

Rating: 6.1 (out of 10) Peter Clines’ Paradox Bound reads like an extended pitch for a tv series. The silly-but-catchy premise has a pair of time travelers zipping around American history in search of the American Dream (literally), pursued by faceless monster-men who want to stop them. Along the way they predictably encounter figures from... Continue Reading →

Review – The Stargazer’s Embassy by Eleanor Lerman

Rating: 7.9 (out of 10) On the surface, the mythology surrounding alien abduction is no different from any other conspiracy theory: the complete lack of physical or circumstantial evidence, wild speculation in place of verifiable fact, sophisticated (but easily debunked) pseudo-scientific hypotheses, and, most importantly, a deep emotional attachment by conspiracy theorists to their “truth” – a... Continue Reading →

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