The creator of Dark Star: An interview with Oliver Langmead

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Dark Star is a blend of crime and sci-fi. The story is set in a dark world, in the aftermath of an incredible and dangerous crime. Unsung Stories, the British publisher, launched the book on the day of the solar eclipse in Europe and is masterminding a blog tour with the author Oliver Langmead. Geek […]

An exclusive extract from the Robot Overlords filming diaries

Robot Overlords

Robot Overlords is an independent British film due out this March and staring Gillian Anderson, Ben Kingsley and Callan McAuliffe. The movie follows a group of teenagers coping with the wake of a robot invasion of Earth. Mankind has been confined to their homes and no one knows what the robots want. Two things are […]

Competition: Win Wastelands 2 from George R.R. Martin, Cory Doctorow, et al

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Wastelands 2 is a series of post-apocalyptic short stories from authors such as Game of Thrones’ George R.R. Martin, Cory Doctorow, Junot Diaz, Rudy Rucker, Hugh Howey, Ann Aguirre and others. The 528-paged book is a feast for fans and is the follow up from the critically acclaimed Wastelands collection. The compilation, from Titan Books, […]

Project New World: The first global, interactive, post-apocalytpic comic and novel

Project New World

Project New World is an attempt to create a transmedia work of fiction – a novel written by multiple authors at once and a comic book – set in a bleak post-apocalytpic setting. It’s a flexible funding (funds are collected whether the goal is met or not) over at Indiegogo. [Back this Campaign] Project New […]

Gollancz signs Moorcock for The Whispering Swarm

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Michael Moorcock’s The Whispering Swarm is coming to the UK Via the Orion Publishing imprint Gollancz. The Times named Moorcock was one of the best English writers since 1945 and he’s been compared to the likes of Ian Fleming, J.R.R. Tolkien and even Charles Dickens. This is his first independent book in nearly 10 years. […]

Competition: Sons of Anarchy – Bratva

Sons of Anarchy - Bratva

Sons of Anarchy – Bratva is a tie-in novel for the popular TV show. It has never-before-seen stories and secrets just perfect for fans. The book is co-authored by executive producer Kurt Sutter, the creator of Sons of Anarchy, and the New York Times bestseller Christopher Golden. The story is set during season four. Jax […]

Audio EXP: Previews of some of the best audiobooks out this month

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Welcome to February’s Audio EXP column here on Geek Native. This Friday the 13th you’ve a chance to preview tempting audiobooks from Audible and dip into a micro review of RPG soundtracks from DriveThruRPG. It’s worth noting that many of the audiobooks featured here are available free with a 30 day trial at Audible. All […]

Gothic Prince: A review of The Boy with the Porcelain Blade

Procelain Blade

I’d read a blurb of The Boy with the Porcelain Blade long before the book arrived on my desk as a potential review option and I knew I was interested. There’s a lot in the title; “Porcelain Blade” sounds gothic, interesting, fragile and dangerous. I forgot to consider “The Boy”. Our hero is young. In […]