# SciFi


Z-Day 2

“You’ve got red on you”  – Shaun of the Dead, 2004 If you’ve been around this blog for a while you may have noticed that I am drawn to post-apocalyptic fiction. Indeed, during the twitterview I had with Dan Haight (author of Flotilla) we ended up talking about the zombie apocalypse and contingency plans.  The thing is, I was only half joking. A few months ago I wrote a little about my fear of zombies.  The idea that humans could become infected with some sort of man-made contagion is perfectly plausible to me. 28 Days Later  (with it’s fast moving Rage infected/fuelled “zombies”) is […]


Review: Code Breakers Series (Beta to Delta) 1

So back at the beginning of the year I reviewed the first in Colin F. Barnes’ Code BreakersAdystopian post-apocalypse cyberpunk series and I’ve been intending to review the rest of the series ever since.  Now I downloaded the Complete Series Kindle edition and it’s the cheapest and easiest way to read the whole series.  If you want to purchase the whole series in paperback, you’ll have to buy the books individuallyA. A slight drawback, especially as, at time of writing, an individual paperback costs significantly more than its electronic sibling! Economics aside, I have to say I did enjoy this series.  The story shifts away from […]


Code Breakers: Alpha (Review) 4

Before Christmas I took advantage of one of the numerous Black Friday week offers a certain online bookstore has for its ebooks and purchased Code Breakers Complete Series: Books 1-4.  I have never read any of Colin F. Barnes‘ work before, or even knowingly read any cyberpunk fiction (despite being a massive sci-fi fan), but I was intrigued and thought I would give it a go.  Nothing ventured, nothing gained.  I started reading it not long after and I’m currently on the second book.  I thought I would review them as I go… As the first in the series, this is […]