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Critical Failures
3.89
Critical Failures is an interesting blend of a novel. The story starts with a group of lads Tim, Cooper, Julian and Dave awaiting the arrival of a new ...more
Mar 2013
Feb 22, 2013
 
The Search For Ethan
4.69
One of the things I enjoy about this fantastic indie publishing era is that you can come across a little gem of a novel like this around every corner. ...more
Oct 06, 2014
Sep 24, 2014
 
Drunk on the Moon
4.41
In this unique and interesting anthology Paul D. Brazill has gathered together a collection of the finest crime and horror writers and brought you som ...more
May 20, 2012
Jul 06, 2011
 
The Humans
4.06
When an alien comes to Earth with a mission and deadly intent it finds that inhabiting a male human body gives more insights into the primitive specie ...more
Mar 20, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
 
Plastic Fantastic (The Konstantin Novellas #2)
4.71
Plastic Fantastic is the second novella featuring the mysterious tramp/spy/agent Konstantin. The hapless Russian who features in Nixon's excellent nov ...more
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
 
Holiday of the Dead
4.03
A fantastically varied range of stories by some very talented writers. There's every possible take on the zombie condition imaginable. A great antholo ...more
Sep 19, 2011
Jun 19, 2011
 
Angel of Death (Steel City #2)
4.16
Sheffield's Rebus?

A young woman hell bent on revenge. A detective determined to self-destruct. A sinister cabal of powerful people who will keep their
...more
Jul 24, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
 
Hey, That Robot Ate My Baby (Volume 1)
4.64
There’s nothing quite like a good old fashioned Sci-fi anthology. However, Zelmer Pulp’s Hey, That Robot Ate My Baby is nothing like a good old fashio ...more
May 12, 2013
May 10, 2013
 
Frank's Wild Years
4.27
Caffeine Nights are rapidly making a name for themselves as a publisher of quality fiction. Triplow's offering is an intelligent and thoughtful charac ...more
Apr 06, 2012
Apr 02, 2012
 
Just Like That
3.60
Being a Brit the toughest thing about reading Just Like That was understanding some of the slang used in the novel. However, it wasn't a major hurdle ...more
Oct 10, 2012
Oct 04, 2012
 
13 Shots of Noir
4.49
Somewhere in a small dark room, possibly in an underground bunker, there is a man. This man studies, with an intelligent gaze, a bank of video screens ...more
Dec 17, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
 
Off The Record
4.53
Luca Veste should be applauded for putting together such a huge charity project that encompasses thirty Eight writers from the USA and the UK. All pro ...more
Dec 25, 2011
Nov 27, 2011
 
The Buddhas of Borneo
4.59
Buddhas of Borneo is a lovely and captivating read that fans of the author's Tollesbury books will really enjoy. I don't know how he does it, but Stua ...more
Oct 17, 2013
Oct 17, 2013
 
California
4.13
Ray Banks has done it to me yet again. A straightforward linear tale. No intermingled plot lines. No unexpected surprises. Yet once again I felt total ...more
Dec 28, 2011
Dec 28, 2011
 
Raising Steam (Discworld, #40)
3.85
Raising Steam is Pratchett's usual mix of humour and humanity. It's largely the story of the age of steam coming to the Discworld, in the form of the ...more
Mar 02, 2014
Jan 01, 2014
 
Twelve Mad Men
4.31
I was proud to be one of the contributors to this outstanding project. Ryan Bracha has shown extraordinary vision in creating something so very differ ...more
Sep 08, 2014
Jul 31, 2014
 
Criminal Thoughts - A Short Story Collection
4.12
What I like the most about reading this kind of short story collection is that you can read, enjoy and digest a whole story on your morning commute. T ...more
Dec 07, 2013
Dec 07, 2013
 
Wool (Wool, #1)
4.12
I had heard of the novel before I bought it, I knew that it had critical acclaim but as always I chose to just plunge in and form my own opinion. Post ...more
Apr 2014
Mar 21, 2014
 
News From the Squares
3.85
In News from Gardenia Robert Llewellyn explored the idea of a society more advanced than our own. We saw through the eyes of Gavin Meckler, an enginee ...more
Mar 10, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
 
The Dark Winter (Aector McAvoy, #1)
3.60
David Mark brings Hull screaming and kicking to violent life in his debut novel The Dark Winter. A police procedural novel that is drawn with vivid ch ...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
 
Paul Carter is a Dead Man
4.54
As I often do when purchasing Kindle books I downloaded Paul Carter is A Dead Man with no preconceptions and having only briefly read the blurb. I was ...more
Apr 07, 2015
Mar 08, 2015
 
Roman Dalton - Werewolf PI
4.37
If you like noir then you’ll love this. If you like supernatural fiction you’ll love this. If you like great descriptive prose you’ll love this. Paul ...more
Aug 24, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
 
The Long Earth (The Long Earth, #1)
3.70
Critics of Pratchett and Baxter’s Long Earth have said that it’s slow going and contains no new ideas. I’d argue vehemently on both points. It was enj ...more
Aug 21, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
 
Abide With Me
4.38
Right from the start this novel was a delight to read. The author’s razor sharp perception sees all. He relays every little nuance in the lives of his ...more
Mar 27, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
 
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
3.79
I of course downloaded this story because the title was a story in and of itself. I hoped against hope that the title wasn't a Gimmick and that the st ...more
Apr 11, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
 
The Bird That Nobody Sees
4.19
A story of angels and anger of alienation and friendship. A novel with a serious message but which also contains plenty of good humour. The Bird That ...more
Aug 03, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
 
The Magical Tragical Life of Edward Jarvis Huggins
4.71
I suspect Stuart Ayris will collect a cult following. A following of those seeking a little more from this brief life that can, at times, be filled wi ...more
Jul 25, 2014
Jun 13, 2014
 
The Long War (The Long Earth, #2)
3.52
An interesting sequel to the Pratchett and Baxter’s The Long Earth. We return to the character of Joshua a generation after the events in the original ...more
Feb 09, 2015
Jan 12, 2015
 
Saints of the Shadow Bible (Inspector Rebus, #19)
4.10
The past might feel like ancient history, but no one knows better than Rebus how it has a habit of catching up with you.

When politics and policing mix
...more
Oct 21, 2014
Oct 13, 2014
 
Flare
3.86
A read that had an old fashioned feel to it. An enjoyable read, with a well defined sense of tension and clearly drawn interesting characters.

The aut
...more
Jun 09, 2014
May 05, 2014
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