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Author Archive: EamonnMurphy

Eamonn Murphy is a science fiction, fantasy, horror and graphic novel reviewer who writes a bit. See https://eamonnmurphybooks.wordpress.com
His latest book 'Federation and Empire' is out now - links here
https://nomadicdelirium.wordpress.com/

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Future Science Fiction Digest #8 (e-mag review).

September 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest #8 (e-mag review).

‘Future Science Fiction Digest’ continues its mission to bring exciting SF from other cultures to anglophone readers. Aptly, for a plague year, this issue’s theme is medical Science Fiction and it’s guest edited by RM Ambrose. It’s all fiction apart from ‘Another Reel’ by Paul Levinson, a review of Netflix production ‘Twice Upon A Time’. […]

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Full Throttle by Joe Hill (book review).

September 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Full Throttle by Joe Hill (book review).

The collection ‘Full Throttle’ opens with an introduction in which the author chats about his childhood, his famous father Stephen King and the tons of crap Joe Hill wrote before he learned to do it properly. For no matter whose blood runs in your veins, you have to write a lot to learn to write. […]

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Spine Of The Dragon: Wake The Dragon by Kevin J. Anderson (book review).

August 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Spine Of The Dragon: Wake The Dragon by Kevin J. Anderson (book review).

‘Spine Of The Dragon: Wake The Dragon’ is book one in a new epic fantasy serial by prolific writer Kevin J. Anderson who has written more than 140 books, many of them in the ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Dune’ universes This is an entirely new and original setting and all his own work. Some background information […]

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The Martian Job (NewCon Press Novellas Set 3 Book 1) by Jaine Fenn (book review).

August 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Martian Job (NewCon Press Novellas Set 3 Book 1) by Jaine Fenn (book review).

‘If you’re listening to this, I’m dead.’ That’s the dramatic message Lizzie Choi receives on a chip from her brother Shiv on Mars and the start to her exciting adventure. Ms. Choi works as an administrator for Mister Lau at Everlight, a large Chinese corporation, and she’s good at her job. Her personal life is […]

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The Martian Simulacra: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery Set 3 Book 2 by Eric Brown (book review)

August 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Martian Simulacra: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery Set 3 Book 2 by Eric Brown  (book review)

At the opening of ‘The Martian Simulacra: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery,’ it’s 1907 and Doctor Watson is having breakfast with his old friend Sherlock. Ten years earlier, the Martians returned to Earth, vaccinated against those microbes which had killed them the first time. But they were nice! It turned out that the first invasion was […]

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Tied In: The Business, History And Craft Of Media Tie-In Writing Kindle Edition (ebook review).

July 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Tied In: The Business, History And Craft Of Media Tie-In Writing Kindle Edition (ebook review).

I happened across the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers through an advert on Facebook, no doubt sent my way by its clever algorithms, went to the website and found this book. It was cheap enough and I was curious as the craft interests me. Yes, craft. One does not speak of ‘art’ in this […]

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Best Of British Science Fiction 2019 edited by Donna Scott (book review).

July 15, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Best Of British Science Fiction 2019 edited by Donna Scott (book review).

The best of British is an old-fashioned sort of concept now, especially in the days of coronavirus as the four nations of the not so United Kingdom deal with it in distinctive ways. I grew up British but we have separated over the years which saddens me so I’m glad to see the notion preserved […]

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The Plasm by William Meikle (ebook review).

July 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Plasm by William Meikle (ebook review).

‘The Plasm’ is a novella in the SF/horror genre, a fine old tradition. Here’s what happens. Steve and Sam, a lady, are a salvage team working the Solar System. Sam is bold and daring while Steve is more cautious, wary of danger. When they come across the wreck of the Vordlak, Sam is overcome with […]

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Gotta Wear Eclipse Glasses (SF anthology review).

July 6, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Gotta Wear Eclipse Glasses (SF anthology review).

‘Gotta Wear Eclipse Sunglasses’ is an anthology of optimistic Science Fiction and fantasy from Third Flatiron Publishing and edited by Juliana Rew. It’s available from Smashwords as an eBook on a very enlightened pay-what-you-want basis or from Barnes and Noble as a pay $4.95 Nook Book or from Amazon as a paperback. Check the website […]

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Brush Strokes With Greatness: The Life and Art of Joe Sinnott by Tim Lasiuta (book review)

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Brush Strokes With Greatness: The Life and Art of Joe Sinnott by Tim Lasiuta  (book review)

Joltin’ Joe Sinnott, as he was sometimes known in Marvel’s credit boxes, was an American comicbook artist who worked in both pencils and ink. He passed away on 25 June 2020 at the ripe old age of 93. He worked until March 2019 on the ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ strip for newspapers, as well as odd bits […]

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