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Powdered Souls – Dixon Reuel

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September 18, 2019

Survival

Powdered Souls is the second short story I’ve read from Dixon Reuel that is set in the same world to that of Harmemoric Asylum – one covered in snow. This is a science fiction story where machines have advanced capability and humans revert to the strongest will survive mentality, with…


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Fantasy Science Fiction Short Stories

Harmemoric Asylum – Dixon Reuel

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September 10, 2019

Resonance

Dixon Reuel has written a thought-provoking short story that manages to create a cold dystopian world and a tale with a deeper meaning. I imagined the images from ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ and ‘2012’ and wondered how implausible another ice age is. It is perversely entertaining to consider how…


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Cadaver Dog – Doug Goodman

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September 2, 2019

I do not usually talk about this, but I am a zombie-fiction-a-holic. Oh, yes, I do love my zombie books. ‘I’ve loved them for years, and I think they are probably one of the best parts of sci-fi and dystopian fiction when done well.

Today’s review is on Doug ‘Goodman’s…


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The Line Between – Tosca Lee

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August 22, 2019

I love stories that are flavored with reality and fiction. The reason I enjoy that kind of stories primarily is that there is just enough to believe and allow my mind to suspend the rest of my beliefs in the tale. Today, I have a book that I am…


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Science Fiction Thriller War

Our War – Craig DiLouie

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August 15, 2019

I want to thank the incredible team behind Craig DiLouie for asking me to read this book. I picked it up on NetGalley whom I also would like to thank for helping reviewers read books. “Our War” is a book that has some very significant relevance in the current…


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Mystery Science Fiction Thriller

Insynnium – Tim Cole

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July 29, 2019

Opinion

Tim Cole was so kind and asked me to review his book “Insynnium,” and he even sent me a copy of it to read. I want to state publically, Tim is a kind and patient individual, and I want to thank him for being so. This is a book…


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Recursion – Blake Crouch

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July 9, 2019

Rescission

Recursion is an outstanding contemporary science fiction thriller that is a great adventure full of suspense and power struggles and demonstrates how we can corrupt ourselves in controlling history. When you realise you’ve made a mistake can you go back and erase it, or does that compound the mistake?

The concept…


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Fantasy Science Fiction

Demons of Time: Race to the 7th Sunset – Varun Sayal

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April 27, 2019

Temporal

Demons of Time is a unique fantasy sci-fi adventure that involves time-travel and a mission to stop human extinction.

In 3077 BC, two Time-Demons, Kumbh and Vetri are chasing an escaped mother, Dhara and her son, Tejaswi (Tej), into the Dandak Forest in India. As they capture the two runaways, an…


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Rapier – R.A. Correa

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February 12, 2019

SwashbucklingRapier is a brilliantly blended recipe of old fashioned pirates, sci-fi adventure and tender romance. It is a story of honour and duty, a novel packed with space battles and brutal violence, and a tale of devotion and love. 

Kathy Masters is without money having nearly everything she owned confiscated by…


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The Unfortunate Expiration of Mr. David S. Sparks – William F. Aicher

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November 10, 2018

Artificial

The Unfortunate Expiration of Mr. David S Sparks is a thought-provoking and unpredictable search for answers amidst a post-apocalyptic world that has witnessed devastation from chemical warfare. The surviving factions have deep divisions and a polarised belief of what life and society’s recovery should look like. Within this environment, David…

Peter Donnelly
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Founder of The Reading Desk, supporting readers, authors, publishers and book industry. Top Reviewer on Amazon, Goodreads, and NetGalley peter@thereadingdesk.com

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