• Fred Patten Reviews Virtues of War Virtues of War Author: Bennett R. Coles Publisher: Titan Books ISBN-13: 978-1-7832-9420-6 Disclosure: A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. The dust jacket blurb quotes a review: “Top–notch […] Fred Patten No responses July 25, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews War Over Lemuria & The Man from Mars: Ray Palmer’s Amazing Pulp Journey War over Lemuria: Richard Shaver, Ray Palmer and the Strangest Chapter of 1940s Science Fiction, by Richard Toronto.  Illustrated.   Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Co., April 2013, trade paperback $45.00 (vi + 256 pages), Kindle $16.19. Now It Can Be Told!? When I was a teenager in the 1950s, I read a lot of science […] Fred Patten No responses September 21, 2013
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Best of Alter Ego, Volume 2 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. The Best of Alter Ego, volume 2 Editors:  Roy Thomas and Bill Schelly Publisher:  TwoMorrows Publishing ISBN-10:  1-6054-9048-2 ISBN-13:  978-1-6054-9048-9 […] Fred Patten No responses June 10, 2013
  • The Originals   The Originals Author: Cat Patrick Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (May 7, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 0316219436 ISBN-13: 978-0316219433 Trust Cat Patrick to write something wild and crazy, told in the most normal of voices.  I first came into contact with her work when I read Revived and was completely blown away.  […] Gina Ruiz No responses March 28, 2013
  • 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 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
  • Fred Patten Reviews Infinite Space, Infinite God Infinite Space, Infinite God Editors:  Karina and Robert Fabian Publisher: Twilight Times Books ISBN; 10: 1-933-35362-7 ?ISBN; 13: 978-1-933-35362-3 http://www.amazon.com/Infinite-Space-God-Karina-Fabian/dp/1933353627/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1197925255&sr=1-1   This anthology of 15 stories, some reprints but most written especially for this book, is intended as a celebration of Roman Catholic science fiction.  It projects the Catholic Church into the future and outer […] Fred Patten No responses December 19, 2007
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Alchemist’s Apprentice                           The Alchemist’s Apprentice Author: Dave Duncan Publisher: Ace Books ISBN: 10: none ISBN: 13: 978-0-441-01479-8   Dave Duncan has been a major author of imaginative fantasy adventure novels for the past two decades. In The Alchemist’s Apprentice, the first in a new […] Fred Patten No responses June 30, 2007
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Gladiator                           The Gladiator Author: Harry Turtledove Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates/Tor Books ISBN: 10: 0-7653-1486-X ISBN: 13: 978-0-7653-1486-4 The Gladiator is the fifth in Turtledove’s Crosstime Traffic series of Young Adult alternate history s-f novels. The premise is that about a hundred years from […] Fred Patten No responses June 30, 2007
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Heart of Valor The Heart of Valor Author: Tanya Huff Publisher: DAW Books ISBN 10: 0-7564-0435-5 ISBN 13: 978-0-7564-0435-2 This third novel in Huff’s Confederation military s-f series can be read on its own, but it is a direct sequel to the second novel. DAW Books has just published A Confederation of Valor, a combined edition of the […] Fred Patten No responses June 20, 2007
  • The Lighthouse Land The Lighthouse Land Author: Adrian McKinty Publisher: Amulet Books ISBN-10: 081095480X ISBN-13: 978-0810954809 Jamie O’Neill and his mother have it rough. Jamie’s lost his arm to bone cancer and since the amputation isn’t speaking. His parents divorced while he was sick and now he and his mother live in a leaky apartment in Harlem. Things […] Gina Ruiz No responses April 8, 2007
  • Fred Patten Reviews Command Decision   Command Decision Author: Elizabeth Moon Publisher: Del Rey/Ballantine Books ISBN; 10: 0-345-49159-9 ISBN; 13: 978-0-345-49159-6 This is the fourth annual novel in Moon’s “Vatta’s War” series, following Trading in Danger, Marque and Reprisal, and Engaging the Enemy.  I have been enjoying this series, so I eagerly dove into Command Decision, and I was not […] Fred Patten No responses March 29, 2007