Tag Archives | Jaine Fenn

Jaine Fenn. The Martian Job. (Newcon Press 2017)

Read in The Year’s Best Science Fiction Thirty Fifth Annual Collection (Dozois, 2018). Published by Newcon Press 2017. I liked the opening pages of this longer story, introducing an intriguing female protagonist with a back story and dodgy family to match. However the story moved into a relatively routine heist story, of the ‘procedural’ type […]

Subterfuge. Edited by Ian Whates, Newcon Press. 2008

Ian Whates latest collection under the NewCon imprint comes in a variety of flavours : paperback, hardback, and special (extra stories!) limited-edition, signed hardback. It is the latter of these reviewed here. And Whates has provided another strong collection, bigger than previous volumes, and worth looking out for. The standard of writing, and the invention in the stories, is almost uniformly excellent, and is strongly recommended