Deepgate Codex #1 The city of Deepgate is suspended by chains above an abyss, but the citys creaking power structure has begun to fall apart. 3 stars In brief: For fans of Mervyn Peake and steampunk.
Shel Shelborne discovers that his missing father had built a time machine, and tries to follow his fathers trail. 3 stars In brief: A disappointment from McDevitt.
Moonworlds Saga #4 Wayfarer Inspector Danolarian gets caught up in what may or may not be time travel. 3 stars In brief: Doesn’t tie up any loose ends, so don’t buy it just for a sense of closure.
A collection of fantasy and science fiction stories. 2 stars In brief: If you can pick it up cheap at a discount bookstore, go to it.
Boreal Moon #1 A complex fantasy series from Julian May. 2 stars In brief: If you enjoy Julian May and epic fantasy, skip this series.
Althalus, thief and reprobate, must save humanity with only the help of a goddess in the shape of a cat. 2 stars In brief: Not worth it.
Witch of Two Suns #2 Brierly, a Sharria healer outlawed by the ruling Allemanii race, knows the truth about what happened to her own people. She and her Allemanii lover must fight prejudice to find peace. 2 stars In brief: Ms. Marcellas is so concerned with her world’s politics as …
Ovid Wiley, a former art dealer turned smuggler, becomes involved with a murder and an international conspiracy. 1 star In brief: Unless you’re a true Zelazny completist, don’t buy this book.
Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny #1 The complete short fiction and poetry of Roger Zelazny. 4 stars In brief: If you’re a Zelazny fan, this collection is well worth your time. Otherwise, it’s not your best introduction.
Commonwealth Saga #1 A look at the use and consequences of genetic therapy for the purposes of regeneration. 3.5 stars In brief: A nice, short novel, that might have been better off as a novella.