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

caliban's war

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 even more volatile, with Earth and Mars going to war and Venus quietly breeding a cross between Ridley Scott’s Alien and George Romero’s zombies. Meanwhile, Holden finds himself wham bam in the middle of it all with a trigger-happy Martian marine, potty-mouthed UN official and wiry little botanist who just wants to find his daughter.

I love these books because they don’t feel like books: it feels more like watching a TV series than reading. And, like all the best TV out there, I just wanted to bomb my way through it all in one sitting.

In short, this is some of the best sci-fi I’ve ever read. If you’re not onboard with this series already, remedy that right now.

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That David Moody one is a character, alright…

More awesomeness coming up on the Wayne Simmons Fan Page…

Following on from the Pitch & Page comp with my agent, Gina Panettieri, we’re delighted to have fellow apoc-horror guy David Moody over to the page to lead a ‘how-to’ workshop.

 

David, of course, is no stranger here: he’s the bestselling author of the AUTUMN and HATER series.

 

He’ll be hosting no fewer than 3 video-led workshops on the subject of writing characters.

Don’t miss out. Get on over to the page right now by following this link!