Category: Sci-fi

‘Domain’ by James Herbert

Domain Following a nuclear war, a handful of survivors struggle to stay alive away from the devastation and radioactive dust. In a government hideaway, helicopter pilot Culver and a disparate group of engineers, doctors and civil servants begin fighting among themselves as the pressure of being cooped up underground threatens to tear apart their unstable…

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‘Night’s Tooth’ by Jean Lee

Night’s Tooth In the Mississippi River Valley, during the latter part of the nineteenth century, bounty hunter Sumac seeks shadowy bandit, Night’s Tooth. However, though gifted with magical powers, Sumac isn’t the only one tracking the mysterious outlaw, and he’ll need to keep his wits about him if he aims to get the better of…

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‘The Kraken Wakes’ by John Wyndham

The Kraken Wakes After a series of fireballs rain down from the sky, crash into the oceans of the world and ships begin sinking mysteriously, two journalists, who experience the strange phenomenon from aboard ship, relate the story of the alien ‘invasion’ and humankind’s struggle to survive. Though I’m a big fan of John Wyndham,…

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‘The Monster Collection’ by Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, Robert Louis Stevenson

The Monster Collection (Audiobook) Audio presentation of three classic Gothic tales, including Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Bram Stoker’s Dracula. I read these books as a teenager, though the only one I actually remember reading is Dracula. Given the plethora of film and TV…

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‘Short Stories – Volume Two’ by Neal James

Short Stories – Volume Two In his second serving of short stories, Neal James dishes up tales of crime, horror and science fiction as well as a fair bit of humour. Of the twenty-six tales, I can truly say there is something for everyone. As always in any collection of stories, the author takes the…

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‘Visitor to Blue Lake’ by AC Cooper

Visitor to Blue Lake Leaving her home planet with the aim of making a new life for herself, Jazz Mackinnon soon makes friends in the small-town community of Blue Lake. Investigating the disappearance of a young girl, Detective Slade McGuinness ropes the newcomer into working with a local photographer and soon discovers she has some…

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‘Fallen Princeborn: Stolen, Green Edition’ by Jean Lee

Fallen Princeborn: Stolen Troubled teenage runaway Charlotte escapes her abusive uncle, taking along her whiny sister Anna. When the bus they’re travelling on breaks down, the pair are forced to stay at an old farm where things are not as they appear, and people who aren’t around any more seem to have been erased from…

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‘Eden Chip’ by Scott Cramer

Eden Chip With programmable chips implanted into every human brain, there should be no reason why anyone has to be sad, worried, angry or distressed. But not everyone wants to have their emotions controlled, and eighteen-year-old Raissa sets out change things, ending the power wielded by the mysterious Petrov and his regime. But can she…

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