Science Fiction

In the Depths of Darnkess by Sean N Fletcher (Book Review #152)

This review was kindly requested by Sean Fletcher. In the Depths of Darkness is the first of its series. It’s a science fiction, space fantasy novel written about Alex Starburn. He gets arrested for stealing and is then given a choice to either rot in backwater or to become a soldier and serve the Earth Alliance. The story is set in the year 2119. Alex begins training only to realize that he and a few others have been chosen for a trial testing. []

The Prophecy (Saga of the Chosen Book 1) by Petra Landon (Book review #152)

This review was kindly requested by Petra Landon. The Prophecy is the first of the Saga of the Chosen series. It is an urban fantasy book written with full of mysteries, action, and adventure. There is a hint of romance embedded within the story giving it an edge. The world is set in a contemporary style, containing Wizards, Vampires, and Shapeshifters. The heroine of this story is from San Francisco. Her name is Tasia, and she is on a mission to investigate []

The Perihelion by David Wozniak (Book Review #154)

This review was kindly requested by David Wozniak. The Perihelion is a science fiction story set in the future. The year is 2069, and the perihelion is about to happen. Chicago is now called Bluecore 1C. There are six protagonists, each with their own story and path striving towards salvation. Humans are hybrids of 99% human DNA and 1% animal (99ers). The world is set in a high-tech form of drones, cabs driven by computers, embedded IDs, futuristic weapons and more.   []

The Footsteps of Cain by Derek Kohlhagen (Book Review #155)

This review was kindly requested by Derek Kohlhagen. The footsteps of Cain is a post-apocalyptic, science fiction story with substantial metaphysical underpinnings. It revolves around a man seeking his freedom. He is controlled by supernatural forces and is given the task of killing humanity only because he has committed a dreadful crime. The layout is divided into two sections. It explains the backstory of how his fate became this way and then it moves towards the future where he has succeeded killing []

Fix by Michael Golvach (Book Review #160)

This review was kindly requested by Micahel Golvach Fix is a paranormal thriller written about David and his girlfriend Juno. They lead a life that is not exactly what they dreamt of growing up. Stuck in a situation where drugs are involved, David is trying to free himself and his girlfriend by working with the police and hustling his way out of the deep hole he has dug for them. As he is trying to drag his drug dealer boss down, things []

Mestlven: A Tale from Perilisc by Jesse Teller (Book Review #161)

This review was kindly requested by Rebeka Teller. Behind every evil, there is a story – there is pain. The abused becomes the abuser. The kind spirited becomes the villain. This tale is the latest book written by the author and I must say that he has left the best to last. Mestlven is the city where Meredith (Sob) lives in. Sob was not in love with Malcolm, her husband; she was in fact, in love with his brother that had died. Sob []

Sand Runner by Vera Brook (Book Review #164)

This review was kindly requested by Vera Brook.  Sand Runner is a Young Adult, Science Fiction novel written about a boy named Kaiden Reed. Kai enters a running competition only to get a kiss from Sara, a girl he is infatuated with. He finishes first and receives his prize but then is invited to compete in the No Limits Race, a race featuring ten runners on ten various tracks in as many days as possible. The prize this time is much grander []

Underneath By M. N. Arzu (Book Review #153)

This review was kindly requested by M. N. Arzu From time to time I receive the odd kind of book that I am not sure if I am going to like. This book brought me to shame for judging it. Underneath is book one of A Merfolk Tale. The story is set in Maine where a merman is found injured on the beach. His wounds are so bad that his tail is cut open and it appears that he has been beaten []