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REVIEW: Torrent – Lindsay Buroker

(self-published e-book, 2013) Book 1 in Rust and Relics series Delia and Simon are wandering around Arizona in their campervan using Delia’s archaeological knowledge (and her Indiana Jones-ish bullwhip skills) and Simon’s tech wizardry to locate and retrieve historical artefacts … Continue reading

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Fables: Legends in Exile – Bill Willingham et alia

(Vertigo 2002) (drawn by Lan Medina, inked by Steve Leialoha and Craig Hamilton) Legends in Exile collects the first five issues of the award-winning Fables comic, which form a good introduction to the ‘Fables’ universe and also a coherent story … Continue reading

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Komarr – Lois McMaster Bujold

(Baen 2008, originally published 1998) Komarr is another of Bujold’s series of SF books featuring Miles Vorkosigan, set at a time in Miles’ life when he has had to give up his military career in ImpSec (Imperial Security). Newly appointed … Continue reading

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McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime – Misha Glenny

Glenny is known as a journalist and foreign correspondent, particularly for eastern Europe, and has previously written about the Balkans and the fall of Yugoslavia. McMafia is a fascinating study of the way organised crime has spread throughout the world, … Continue reading

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