Hope County, Montana is the land of the free and home of the brave, but also the headquarters for the fanatical doomsday cult known as The Church of Eden’s Gate. Fighting them lets Far Cry: Absolution take us on a brilliant journey that bodes well for the coming Far Cry 5 game.
The PrettyBoy Must Die novel tells the angst ridden tale of a kid who is also a CIA agent living deep undercover. That is, until someone posts a picture of him running track late at night. Now he’s earned a terrible nickname, and the wrath of several hitmen.
The utopian vision of Starfleet takes a beating in Drastic Measures, a novel set at the time of the Star Trek: Discovery television show. Governmental mistakes compound suffering for one planet, and shape the destiny of several Star Trek characters.
Things start off slow for October Daye in The Brightest Fell. But then her mother starts taking hostages, and Daye must work with some previous enemies to solve one of the greatest mysteries still plaguing their world.
Although obviously not written by Jules Verne, Nemo Rising remains surprisingly faithful to the source material, while adding a lot of modern action. Nemo Rising is a great read for any fiction fan.
It’s been a little while since we covered the October Daye series. Once Broken Faith is actually book ten in the series. This one dives deep into sleazy Fae politics, but also has a quite a lot of action. If you have not been following this series, consider starting with this one.
Inspired by the future imagined in the 1939 World Fair, the zany Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom: A Novel of Retropolis by writer and artist Bradley W. Schenck is utterly unlike anything else in science fiction.
A neat if unusual fantasy, The Dinosaur Lords book has been described as Game of Thrones with dinosaurs, which is not all that inaccurate. The book is filled with bloody intrigue and political plotting, which also happens to involve dinosaurs.
Quite a change of pace from author Christopher Keene’s uplifting Dream State Saga, his new book, Gods of the Mountain is a grim and dark fantasy tale. But we think that fans will enjoy the change of pace, and a walk on the darker side of fantasy.
A novel for our times, Child of a Mad God features a female protagonist named Aoleyn, who is raised in a terrible tribe that mistreats women. Of course she begins to overcome these obstacles in what will likely be an amazing series.