The October Man – Ben Aaronovitch

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"In late September, as the nights close in, a strange madness possesses my father." After seven books following PC Peter Grant in London, Ben Aaronovitch takes a slight detour with this novel. we are introduced to Tobias winter, Peter's German counterpart, sent to the town of Trier to investigate - you guessed it - somewhat … Continue reading The October Man – Ben Aaronovitch

Walking to Aldebaran – Adrian Tchaikovsky

"Today I found something I could eat and something I could burn to keep back the darkness." In our not too-distant future, astronaut Gary Rendell is part of an international team sent to explore the mysterious object discovered at the edge of our solar system. Instrument readings show it should be the size of a planet; … Continue reading Walking to Aldebaran – Adrian Tchaikovsky

Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds – Brandon Sanderson

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"My name is Stephen Leeds, and I am perfectly sane. My hallucinations, however, are all quite mad." Many Lives... gathers the three Legion novellas together in one volume. I received the first of these, Legion, from NetGalley, and it worked: I was hooked, and had to go grab the full book and remaining two stories. The first … Continue reading Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds – Brandon Sanderson

Agents of Dreamland – Caitlin R Kiernan

"Here's the scene: It's Thursday evening, and the Signalman sits smoking and nursing a flat Diet Dr Pepper, allowing himself to breathe a stingy sigh of relief as twilight finally, mercifully comes crashing down on the desert." Mysterious meetings in small town desert diners, shocking photographs, secret agents, time travel, space fungus, kool-aid cults... for … Continue reading Agents of Dreamland – Caitlin R Kiernan