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Planet Scumm Issue #13: Something Up Ahead

Planet Scumm is such a nicely produced magazine. The print issue comes in a lovely compact, pocket sized soft bound edition with a full colour cover, and both the print and ebook contain Maura Mcgonagle’s beautiful illustrations, which add a lot to the stories. This issue is packed full of delightfully dark speculative horror fiction.… Continue reading Planet Scumm Issue #13: Something Up Ahead

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Alien Safari by Robert Appleton

Ferrix Vaughn is the most trust worthy Omicron detective - he arrested his whole family for terrorism - and also the least trusted - he arrested his whole family for terrorism! When a fellow agent asks him to investigate a crash on a wildlife planet, Hesperidia, in the Herculean-L system, Vaughn agrees, little knowing that… Continue reading Alien Safari by Robert Appleton

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Blackthorn Book Tour: Riebeckite by O R Lea

About the book Dangerous spores gather on Earth after an asteroid strikes the moon. Humanity watches the skies…but the real danger is at their feet. After an asteroid strike on the moon, a strange blue dust began to flow down through Earth’s atmosphere. It’s harmful to breathe, but at least the microscopic creatures within the… Continue reading Blackthorn Book Tour: Riebeckite by O R Lea

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The Case of the Half-Baked Mummies by Iain Benson

When mummified murder victims crop up around London, New Scotland Yard puts Louise Sargant and Jay Neeland on the job because of their prior experience with the strange. With writing that can turn friends into enemies, and strangers into lovers, have Louise and Jay a chance of stopping the killer before more women die? This… Continue reading The Case of the Half-Baked Mummies by Iain Benson

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Giveaway: Plague Birds by Jason Sanford

Finalist for the Nebula Award for Best Novel and the Philip K. Dick Award, Plague Birds by Jason Sanford was one of my favorite reads from last year. Set in a distant future where humanity has suffered from genetic enhancements and is looked after by AI, it sits firmly within the science fiction genre while… Continue reading Giveaway: Plague Birds by Jason Sanford