Time’s Children (Islevale) by D.B. Jackson

Portal fantasies have long been a favorite and the time travel which is central to the story creates myriad plot loopholes which can be very difficult to write well, and D.B. Jackson does so with aplomb and great style. @DavidBCoe @angryrobotbooks

Drones by Rob J. Hayes

Excellent near future dystopian SciFi, this stand alone is a fast-paced page turner. Rob J. Hayes has a real talent for taking mediocre characters with selfish tendencies and turning them into someone that readers will care about. The protagonist, James Garrick, for me, is instantly relatable. As a drone, he has his reasons for choosing …