Posts Categorized: Sci-Fi

Review: Minder Rising by Carol Van Natta

Review: Minder Rising by Carol Van Natta

Minder Rising (Central Galactic Concordance #2) by Carol Van Natta Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Blurb: A millennium into the future, all children are tested for minder talents, and the best are recruited for the Citizen Protection Service. Agent Lièrén Sòng is recovering from a near-fatal crash. He should want nothing more than to get back to using his talents to interrogate criminals for his covert CPS field unit, but being sidelined gains new appeal when he makes friends with a woman and her son. Imara Sesay, road crew chief and part-time bartender, breaks her ironclad rule never… Read more »

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Review: Evolved by N.R. Walker

Review: Evolved by N.R. Walker

Evolved by N.R. Walker Rating: 3 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Blurb: In 2068, androids are an integrated part of human life. Big Brother no longer just watches from the shadows. It’s in every household. Lloyd Salter has OCD issues with noise, mess, and he’s uncomfortable with human interaction. When his ex claimed the only thing perfect enough to live up to his standards was an android, Lloyd dismissed it. But two years later, after much self-assessment, Lloyd thinks he may have been right. SATinc is the largest manufacturer of androids in Australia, including the Fully Compatible Units known as… Read more »

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Review: Overload Flux by Carol Van Natta

Review: Overload Flux by Carol Van Natta

Overload Flux (Central Galactic Concordance #1) by Carol Van Natta Rating: 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance/ Space Opera Blurb: Two loners fighting to stay alive discover they must now save the galaxy. The only vaccine for a deadly galaxy-wide pandemic is missing … and the only ones who may be able to find it are a powerful talent on the verge of a meltdown, and a security specialist hiding her extraordinary skills in a menial job. Brilliant investigator Luka Foxe must act fast if he’s going to save the civilized planets of the Central Galactic Concordance. For as a… Read more »

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Review: Broken Wide by Susan Kaye Quinn

Review: Broken Wide by Susan Kaye Quinn

Broken Wide (Mindjack: Zeph #3) by Susan Kaye Quinn Rating: 3 stars Genre: Science Fiction/ Dystopian Blurb: All he wanted was peace; all he had was hope. Zeph had spent half his life hiding what he was—keeping his mindjack powers away from dangerous men and running away from everyone he loved to keep them safe. Now that his life is finally coming together—his mom and sister are safe; the girl he loves in his arms—the world is falling apart. The mindreader backlash against jackers is growing daily. Jacker-bigot politicians are stoking fear and gaining power. And jackers on the Fronter’s… Read more »

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Review: Fukusha Model Eight by S.J. Pajonas

Review: Fukusha Model Eight by S.J. Pajonas

About Fukusha Model Eight Fukusha Model Eight (Hikoboshi #3) by S.J. Pajonas Rating: 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: “Being human is the apex of life. It’s the top, not the bottom.” Yumi is pretty sure someone’s trying to kill her… and she can’t remember who. Undercover and alone in one of the most dangerous cities on the Southern Continent, she’s struggling to live through every day until she can find her new allies and get back to Rin. But when the mission goes wrong and Rin is kidnapped and held for ransom, Yumi must act fast. Not only are… Read more »

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Review: Shoot the Messenger by Pippa DaCosta

Review: Shoot the Messenger by Pippa DaCosta

Shoot the Messenger (The Messenger Chronicles #1) by Pippa DaCosta Rating: 4 stars Genre: Space Fantasy/ Reverse Harem Blurb: “Lies aren’t her only weapons against the fae…” In the Halow system, one of Earth’s three sister star systems, tek and magic—humans and the fae—are at war. Kesh Lasota is a ghost in the machine. Invisible to tek, she’s hired by the criminal underworld to carry illegal messages through the Halow system. But when one of those messages kills its recipient, Kesh finds herself on the run with a bounty on her head and a quick-witted marshal on her tail. Proving… Read more »

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Review: The Secret Heir by Siobhan Davis

Review: The Secret Heir by Siobhan Davis

The Secret Heir (Alinthia #2) by Siobhan Davis Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance/ Reverse Harem Blurb: Is it her destiny to save them … or destroy them? Now that Tori finally understands who she is and what’s expected of her, she’s in full-on freak-out mode. How will she save the galaxy from General Arantu’s clutches when she can’t even control her powers? Add that to the lack of retaliation by enemy alien forces, and everyone is on edge. Especially when they uncover evidence of a strange alien symbol with possible links to humans, and the mystery deepens, along… Read more »

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