Synopsis An epic, decades-spanning science-fiction mystery from the award-winning author of THE SEPARATION and THE PRESTIGE. A petty thief who called himself John Smith was arrested in 1877 for theft through fraudulent behaviour. He was convicted and sent to prison. In 1852, Adler and Adolf Beck’s father died on a glacier, and their lives separated. […]
Synopsis Control the past. Save the future. One morning, Dr. Sam Anderson wakes up to find that the woman he loves has been murdered. For Sam, the horror is only beginning. He and his daughter are accused of the crime. The evidence is ironclad. They will be convicted. And so, to ensure his daughter goes […]
Synopsis: All legends are born of truths. And just as much lies. These are mine. Judge me for what you will. But you will hear my story first. I buried the village of Ampur under a mountain of ice and snow. Then I killed their god. I’ve stolen old magics and been cursed for it. […]
Synopsis Winner of a 2021 Canada Book AwardQuarter Finalists in SPSFCEditor’s Pick, BookLife/Publisher’s Weekly The year is 2198. Earth has unified under one government — Utopia. War has ravaged the planet, forcing many citizens to immigrate to space stations and colonies. As human life expands into space, the Nexus Point and its abandoned station are […]
Duckett & Dyer is a SPSFC Finalist for the 2021-22 batch! I read it as part of the judging process.
I’ll admit right off the bat that I don’t tend to pick up comedies, so I wasn’t sure how I would get on with this one. But, thanks to the SPSFC, I gave it a go and found that actually I quite enjoyed it! Nair knows how to write comedy and kept throwing unexpected surprises at me through every turn.
Synopsis In the first-ever novel about a cyborg, a machine-enhanced man from a multiverse of the far future visits 1920s England. Overshadowed in its own time by Karel Čapek’s sensational 1923 play R.U.R., about a robot uprising, The Clockwork Man is overdue for rediscovery. Review The Clockwork Man is a book that was way ahead of its time. […]
Synopsis Only by traveling into the past can Jean discover a happy future… Hidden behind back doors of bars and restaurants and theaters and shops all over New York City are shortcuts—secret passageways that allow you to jump through time and space to emerge in different parts of the city. No one knows where they came from, but […]
It’s a sit down and savor sci-fi that reads like one of the Star Trek episodes where they get stuck in some temporal anomaly and spend the entire time doing sciencey stuffs until they get free at the last minute.
Synopsis Fleeing the final days of the generations-long war with the alien Felen, smuggler Jereth Keeven’s freighter the Jonah breaks down in a strange rift in deep space, with little chance of rescue — until they encounter the research vessel Gallion, which claims to be from 152 years in the future. The Gallion’s chief engineer […]
A fun and unique ride in the life of Zaxony Delatree, a world hopper via the means of sleeping.
Synopsis Michael Duckett is fed up with his life. His job is a drag, and his roommate and best friend of fifteen years, Stephanie Dyer, is only making him more anxious with her lazy irresponsibility. Things continue to escalate when they face the threat of imminent eviction from their palatial 5th floor walk-up and find […]
Hello and welcome to my (second) stop on on the Escapist Book Tours book tour for Duckett & Dyer: Dicks For Hire by G.M. Nair! I’ve already kicked off the tour by sharing a spotlight and mini-review over on my IG account, but I wanted to follow that up with a full review of this excellent novel!