Book Review: The First Casualty (Jump Universe #1) by Mike Moscoe

Military sci-fi is not a sub-genre I’ve been naturally drawn to – or so I’ve thought. Renowned for its emphasis on tech and less on character development than your standard space opera, it’s been something I’ve tended to shy away from. But then again, when I think about it, some of my favourite sci-fi stories […]

Book Review: Caliban’s War by James S.A. Corey

The second book in the Expanse series of space opera goodness by James SA Corey (the pen name for co-authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck), Caliban’s War continues the exploits of likely lad, Jim Holden, and his crew of misfits as they wreak merry carnage across the galaxy. Since the first book, things have become […]

The Pulp Review: THIS IS THE QUICKEST WAY DOWN by Charles Christian

THE BLURB: Set primarily in the present day, or very near future, THIS IS THE QUICKEST WAY DOWN gives everyday existence a gentle nudge into the realms of the fantastic, the weird, the erotic, the supernatural, the horrific, the arcane and the surreal. These are stories where a casual sexual encounter can embroil a person […]