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Tag: Janet Edwards

Hurricane: Hive Mind 3: by Janet Edwards (book review).

May 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hurricane: Hive Mind 3: by Janet Edwards (book review).

When the fans clamour for the next book before it can be scheduled by a mainstream publisher and an author writes faster than the big publishers can cope with, it makes sense to independently publish the books. For a newcomer to the writing business this could be a dangerous move but, when the quality is […]

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Defender: Hive Mind 2 by Janet Edwards (book review).

November 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Defender: Hive Mind 2 by Janet Edwards (book review).

One of the biggest problems in creating a future society is to balance the need to tell an exciting story and the desire to expound the benefits and doubts that the society offers. A perceived utopia is a bigger problem than a tyranny. There is also a need to balance the constraints of the type […]

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Scavenger Alliance: Exodus One by Janet Edwards (book review).

December 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Scavenger Alliance: Exodus One by Janet Edwards (book review).

There is a school of thought that considers that writing for the young adult market is easy. For a lot of publishers, this is a growing market and the temptation is to persuade established authors to write for it. The problem is that not all, authors and publishers alike, know exactly what a Y/A novel […]

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Earth Flight (Earth Girl trilogy book 3) by Janet Edwards (book review).

October 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Earth Flight (Earth Girl trilogy book 3) by Janet Edwards (book review).

Jarra is back! The sign of a good series is that when the next book appears, there is an enthusiastic audience awaiting it. The downside in this case is that this is the third book in a trilogy and once it is finished, Jarra and the reader must part company. Jarra bounced onto the scene […]

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Earth Star (book 2) by Janet Edwards (book review).

November 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Earth Star (book 2) by Janet Edwards (book review).

Big dangers and problems face any author of a trilogy. Many know exactly where the story began and what will happen at the end but the journey of getting there is fraught. In some cases, the middle book sags badly. Partly this is because it is daunting to contemplate the physical length of such a […]

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An Interview with Janet Edwards.

October 28, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
An Interview with Janet Edwards.

(originally published in the Birmingham SF Group Newsletter) Janet Edwards is a talented new writer and her first novel ‘Earth Girl’ came out from HarperCollins Voyager imprint in August and is reviewed here this month. To find out more about this author go to www.janetedwards.com The interview was conducted by Pauline Morgan. Pauline Morgan: When […]

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Earth Girl by Janet Edwards (book review).

October 28, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Earth Girl by Janet Edwards (book review).

Just as the boundary between Fantasy and SF, Horror and Crime can be blurred, so that between a Young Adult and an adult book can be equally problematic especially as a YA is regarded as someone over sixteen who has a number of rights not permitted to those under that age but, at the same […]

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