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Science Fiction Thrillers

Science Fiction Thrillers

My latest space opera novel, The Returning, follow up to last year’s The Worker Prince, wound up being modeled after thrillers like Robert Ludlam’s Bourne novels and got me thinking a lot about great science fiction and fantasy thrillers. Obviously science lends itself well to the thriller genre, and the thriller genre is one of the easiest and most fun to cross-mix with other genres. So based in part on Amazon listings and recommendations from friends …


Alien Science Fiction Books

Alien Science Fiction Books

Books Let it be said from the start that this list is neither comprehensive nor an attempt to rank the “greatest” aliens. I truly feel the odds are highly in favor of there being more alien races in the universe than science fiction could possibly imagine (and we haven’t met a single one of them yet). But the field has certainly given it the old college try in imagining what they might be like. As such, this list is nothing more or less than some …


Names of Science Fiction Books

Names of Science Fiction Books

And if you pay more than the average, you ll get two bonus books. That s a lot of good reading material for cheap. If you like reading, bundles, science fiction, fantasy, and/or supporting charity, today s your lucky day. The folks at Humble Bundle, who regularly serve up indie games on the cheap, have created the Humble eBook Bundle, a collection of six sci-fi/fantasy e-books for whatever price you want to pay. That means you can literally drop a …

Books on Science Fiction

Books on Science Fiction

This was a virtually impossible task. Put together a list of 50 must-read science fiction books and don’t make anyone angry. Science fiction is the most discussed and argued over genre in literature but it actually goes way beyond books and into film, TV, video games and even toys. Here are the criteria we used. One book per author, so that was hard on the big three of science fiction – Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov and Arthur C Clarke, who each have …

Free Science Fiction e Books

Free Science Fiction e Books

Check out this excerpt from Peter Watts science fiction book, Starfish: A lot of it happened while he was sleeping. Every night they d give him an injection, to help him learn, Scanlon said. Afterwards a machine beside his bed would feed him dreams. He could never exactly remember them but something must have stuck, because every morning he d sit at the console with his tutor — a real person, though, not a program — and all the text and diagrams …