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Edmond Barrett is a native of the North-West of England and a resident of Dublin, Ireland. An amateur student of history, a fan of Terry Pratchett and low tech science fiction. He writes military science fiction and urban fantasy. Currently he is working on the final book of the Nameless War Trilogy - The Last Charge which is due for release in October 2014.


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The Nameless War (Nameless ...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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The Job Offer
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Okay, second attempt at writing this entry after accidently kicking the plug out of the computer – twice.


I haven’t been very active on the blog front of late; this is because over the last six weeks I have been busy, very, very busy. This busy-ness has come in the form of attending Loncon, making my panelist debut at Shamrokon, taking on new duties in the day job and of course doing final prep...

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Wool (Wool, #1)
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Hugh Howey is one of the new wave of self published authors who have made it big, so on professional level I was curious to see if it lived up to the hype. The short answer I would say is yes.

The story is set within a vast underground silo, much lik...more
Edmond Barrett said "yes" to attending Eurocon 2014 - Shamrokon
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date: August 22, 2014 04:00PM
location: DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin , Burlington Road, Dublin, Ireland
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"My problem was that in the first book the special forces were billed as a shadowy and ultra efficient but once they were pulled center-stage, they bec...more "
"Ward, I'm not great with computers and I tend to end up swearing a lot at Sketchup but I have managed some reasonable results. You can see some of my...more "
Berezina by J.E. Van Embden
Berezina
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A solid piece of work, this story follows three principal characters in the years leading up to Napoleon's invasion of Russia and the desperate retreat across the River Berezina.

What I think this book does well is give a feel for is what it felt lik...more
The Tyrannicide Brief by Geoffrey Robertson
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This book came to me a Christmas present and would be a period and topic I would have only a fairly passing knowledge of. With the main focus of the book on the man who prosecuted Charles the First of England, the English Civil war(s) get only really...more
A Few Further Tales of Einarinn by Juliet E. McKenna
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Juliet McKenna's first series - Tales of Einarinn - has long been my favorite fantasy series, so this collection of short stories using the characters from that was of immediate interest to me. With the exception of the first, the stories are set in...more
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