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New Stephen Hunt novel, In Dark Service, for £1.99 if you pre-order now.

New Stephen Hunt novel, In Dark Service, for £1.99 if you pre-order now.

My British publisher Gollancz are reducing the price of their digital e-Book editions debuts this year to £1.99 … for the first week of publication and on any pre-orders as well. My next novel – the first in my new Far-Called series – ‘In Dark Service’ is one of those being included in their scheme. […]

March 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Lord of the Rings in Lego

Lord of the Rings in Lego

Only 9000 more Lego pieces to go tomorrow and Chris Hails‘ attempt to become the Kiwi James May is complete! Oh, the things those New Zealanders will do for kicks!

July 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Prometheus, Russian ship.

Prometheus, Russian ship.

Here’s a new trailer for Prometheus; clearly demonstrating that it’s the Russians who are getting to land on the first offworld away mission, da comrade?

April 17, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Leonard Nimoy in new The Big Bang Theory

Leonard Nimoy in new The Big Bang Theory

If you, like me, are a fan of The Big Bang Theory, you will be glad to see this clip of Leonard Nimoy guest starring in the current episode showing in the USA this week. Sadly, in the UK, this geeking moment will have to wait for the latest series to screen here… and for […]

March 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
First Dr Who pic of Jenna-Louise Coleman

First Dr Who pic of Jenna-Louise Coleman

Here’s the first Doctor Who picture of Jenna-Louise Coleman, looking rather Richard Branson-like in her big jumper. They’re obviously trying to de-sex her a little to tone down the babe within. Good luck with that.

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Meet the new jungle water-world, says NASA

Meet the new jungle water-world, says NASA

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has come up with a new class of planet, a waterworld enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere. It’s smaller than Uranus but larger than Earth. Zachory Berta of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and colleagues made the observations of the planet GJ1214b. “GJ1214b is like no planet we know of,” Berta […]

February 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
New Avengers movie poster

New Avengers movie poster

Here’s the new poster for the Avengers movie – coming your way May this year with an ensemble cast including Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson. Should be good.

January 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
From the Deep of the Dark

From the Deep of the Dark

Now, time for an announcement, one made with mixed feelings. The release of From the Deep of the Dark early in Feb 2012 will be the last of my novels set in the Jackelian world for a while, as I’m currently working on the first in a major new fantasy(ish) trilogy. More on that later… […]

January 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Author Anne McCaffrey dies.

Author Anne McCaffrey dies.

Very sad news, fantasy and sci-fi author Anne McCaffrey, the creator of Dragonriders of Pern, died on Tuesday the 21st November 2011. No exact news yet on how, but I suspect it was old age. Anne McCaffrey was born on the 1st April 1926. She published nearly 100 books, mainly fiction, the first in 1967. […]

November 23, 2011 | By | Reply More
Victoria’s Secret’s superhero range

Victoria’s Secret’s superhero range

Victoria’s Secret’s models have been hitting the catwalk and trying to catch the geek vote with their superhero-styled ladies of badassness look. Well, they’ve got this geek’s vote… just as long as my wife doesn’t find out.

November 11, 2011 | By | Reply More