Tag Archives: near-future

Rocket Girl #1 by Brandon Montclare – Friday Flash Review [Shadowhawk/Bane of Kings]

Rocket Girl 01

Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the first issue of a new series from Image Comics by Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder.

“An unexpectedly wonderful first issue. Want more!” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

The start of an interesting new series with a fun concept and stellar art, Rocket Girl is certainly one to watch out for.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Gemsigns by Stephanie Saulter – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews one of the latest debut novels from Jo Fletcher Books.

“A great exploration of the ethical and moral dilemma regarding genetically engineered humans and how they fit into society, Gemsigns is one novel you can’t afford to miss reading this year.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

The Curve of The Earth by Simon Morden – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

The Curve of The Earth

Shadowhawk reviews the latest Samuil Petrovich novel from Orbit Books.

“Vivid, snarky and immensely fun, this makes me want to go read the trilogy that precedes this since I want more of Samuil Petrovich’s adventures in the Metrozone!” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Germline by T. C. McCarthy – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first book in T. C. McCarthy’s Subterrene War near-future SF series.

“Relentless, ambitious and disturbingly dark, Germline is one of the most interesting novels I’ve read, but it also leaves something to be desired.” ~The Founding Fields

Cover Reveal: Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey


Shadowhawk brings you another cover reveal from Angry Robot Books, although this is not an exclusive, revealed earlier today at the This Is Horror blog.

“So utterly dark, and yet so hopeful, definitely one of the best Angry Robot covers to date.” ~The Founding Fields

Earth Unaware by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston – Advance Review [Shadowhawk]

Earth Unaware

Shadowhawk reviews the first novel in the First Formic War trilogy, the prequel to the highly popular Ender’s Game novel, soon to be given the cinematic treatment.

“Masterful world-building and a great start to an alien invasion, but the experience still leaves something to be desired.” ~The Founding Fields

Amortals by Matt Forbeck – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews another Matt Forbeck title, in which the author tackles the near future where those in power have a bent for cloning and resurrection.

“Incredibly gripping and a downright science-fiction thriller, Amortals is a non-stop roller-coaster ride.” ~The Founding Fields

Omega Point by Guy Haley – Advance Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the second Richards and Klein novel by Guy Haley, Omega Point, continuing the story of Richards and Otto Klein as the two try to save the world.

“A novel that is incredibly unconventional, Omega Point continues the misfit adventures of the Class Five AI Richards and his cyborg partner Otto.” ~The Founding Fields

Reality 36 by Guy Haley – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first Richards and Klein novel by Guy Haley, Reality 36, a deep and thoughtful novel that is rare in science-fiction, at least in my experience.

“If ever I get tired of reading about cyborgs and androids in SF, then it will be Guy Haley’s first Richards and Klein novel that I turn to get a refreshing perspective on things.” ~The Founding Fields

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