Category: Sci-fi

The Furies’ Bog by Deborah Jackson

The Furies’ Bog (The Silent Gene Book 1) Unearthing bog bodies is not an experience archaeology student Felicity enjoys, but lacking fieldwork practice, she has no choice. Then, when she discovers a corpse that could change the theory of human evolution, things start to get dangerous. Meanwhile on Mars, astronaut Lucas has plenty to occupy…

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‘The Enemy Within’ by Scott Burn

The Enemy Within Teenage outsider Max can’t deal with the chaos going on inside his own head, but after a failed suicide attempt he finds himself in an institution. Realising his ‘visions’ aren’t necessarily signs of insanity, he learns he’s not the only one who can see them. When three young people with similar abilities…

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‘Chopin’s Ghost’ by Cary Marc Grossman

Chopin’s Ghost Legendary pianist Fryderyk Chopin haunts would-be rock star Robin Hanley, painting the boy’s dreams with confusing thoughts and images. As Robin grows, his musical talent grows with him, but as he becomes a successful musician, he finds the continuing visions increasingly troublesome. Faced with an unusual talent for changing the weather and the…

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‘Screams in the Woods’ by Michael R Martin

Screams in the Woods Private detective Christine Lynch finds herself immersed in history when she takes on the case of two missing men. Beginning her investigation into a 19th-century mine explosion, she must discover what links the disaster with the men’s disappearance. However, she soon realises that unearthing the truth could put her own life…

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‘Storyworks Monthly – #1’ by Stephen J Carter

Storyworks Monthly #1 In this varied collection of new work, Stephen J Carter has fashioned an interesting series. In the tradition of Dean Wesley Smith (Smith’s Monthly), he presents a handful of stories, a novella, a serial novel and a piece for writers on inciting incidents in movies. Being a fan of Dickens, I liked…

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‘Jurassic Park’ by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park We all know the story – a remote jungle island, genetic engineering that knows no bounds, and a bunch of humans who (mostly) think they’re in control. Naturally, the creatures Hammond and his pals create have other ideas and when given the opportunity to escape their enclosures, carnage and catastrophe can’t be far…

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