• Fred Patten reviews When Diplomacy Fails … When Diplomacy Fails … Author: Michael Z. Williamson Publisher: Baen Books ISBN-10: 1-4516-3790-X ISBN-13: 978-1-4516-3790-8 This is the seventh novel in Williamson’s Freehold interstellar action-adventure science-fiction series, which started with Freehold in 2003; or the third novel in his Ripple Creek Security subseries, which began with Better to Beg Forgiveness …. The series is set […] Fred Patten No responses October 27, 2012
  • Fred Patten Reviews Coup d’Etat Coup d’Etat Author: Harry Turtledove Publisher: Ballantine Books ISBN-10: 0-345-52465-9 ISBN-13: 978-0-345-52465-2 Harry Turtledove is “The Master of Alternative History”, proclaims the cover of this book. The title page says: The War That Came Early: Coup d’Etat. The list of “Books By Harry Turtledove” includes four other multivolume alternate history series, although three of these […] Fred Patten No responses August 25, 2012
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Road of Danger The Road of Danger Author:  David Drake Publisher: Titan Publishing ISBN-10: 1-4516-3815-9 ISBN-13: 978-1-4516-3815-8 “#9 in the national best selling RCN space adventure series. Captain Daniel Leary with his friend–and spy–Officer Adele Mundy are sent to a quiet sector to carry out an easy task: helping the local admiral put down a coup before it […] Fred Patten No responses June 5, 2012