Tag Archives: Military Sci-Fi

Hellfire by Jean Johnson – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk takes a look at the third Theirs Not To Reason Why military science fiction series from Jean Johnson.

“With all the setup over, we now move into the opening skirmishes of the new Salik War, and Ia returns with full force at the helm of a story that is both highly entertaining and extremely involving in equal measure.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Recon One-Five: A Nineteen Galaxies Novel by John Charles Scott – Book Review [Bellarius]


Taking a break from major publishers, Bellarius reviews the science fiction military novels Recon One-Five by John Charles Scott.

“A flawed gem of a novel which is the epitome of love it or hate it” – The Founding Fields

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Deathwatch by Steve Parker – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings returns to the grimdark far future with Steve Parker’s Deathwatch, published by Black Library.

“A book that is great fun to read. Steve Parker crafts an entertaining, action packed read that reminds us why the very idea ofa Deathwatch novel is so awesome.” ~The Founding Fields

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An Officer’s Duty by Jean Johnson – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the second novel in the Theirs Not To Reason Why hard military SF series from Ace/Roc Books.

“I expected this book to be better than the first one, sure. I didn’t expect it to be so damn amazing.” ~Shadowhawk

A Soldier’s Duty by Jean Johnson – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first novel in the Theirs Not To Reason Why hard military SF series.

“This is military science fiction at its best, filled to the brim with some excellent action scenes and a heavy dose of military jargon, rounded off with an excellent protagonist and a great narrative. A must-read.” ~The Founding Fields

Nineteen Galaxies: Ghosts of Earth by John Charles Scott – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings reviews John Charles Scott’s Ghosts of Earth, the military sci-fi follow up to The Legend of Adam Caine, self-published and set in the same Universe as Scott’s Recon One-Five.

“JCS keeps improving with every novel he writes. This is an example of why you shouldn’t dismiss self-publishing – it can provide some great novels, such as this one.” ~The Founding Fields

Subterrene War Trilogy: Chimera by Tc McCarthy – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings reviews the thrilling conclusion to the military sci-fi Subterrene War Trilogy, entitled Chimera, written by T.C McCarthy and published by Orbit books. 

“A fast paced, gripping novel that delivers an explosive, satisfying conclusion to Tc McCarthy’s Subterrene War Trilogy. Amazing stuff.” ~The Founding Fields