Kevin J. Anderson

Man of Two Worlds

Written by Brian Herbert, in collaboration with his gifted father Frank Herbert, this tale first started with a germ of an idea way back in 1983, and was published in 2015. Set in the future, the novel opens with an alien Dreen by the name of Rhyll who, bored with his life and wanting to […]

Book Review: Naughty & Nice by Kevin J. Anderson

Tis the season to enjoy the holidays the way fans of zombie stories should – with a nice (and a little bit naughty) compact tale. Naughty and Nice (Dan Shamble, Zombie PI Mini) by Kevin J. Anderson is the perfect stocking (or e-reader) stuffer for that special undead person in your life.

LibertyCon 26 Report

Home from LibertyCon 26, in Chattanooga TN. We put a thousand miles on the little car this weekend, stayed away from home for four days in a sub-standard hotel, but it was worth it. For us, Liberty is as much family reunion get-together as it is SFF convention, as there is almost a con within […]

Sturgeon and Campbell Awards. Photo courtesy of C.J. Harries.

Finding a Path to the Stars at the 2013 Campbell Conference

Friday, June 14, 2013, arrived without much fanfare. My yard gnomes were chained and securely staked in my garden, while the lazy, overweight alligators lounged at the edge of the moat with their mouths open, attempting to bait in birds for a seat. I had a full day planned, working around the tower. Before I […]

Resurrecting the Literary Dead

Though William Faulkner is often attributed with the expression “In writing, you must kill your darlings,” the expression first appeared in a lecture On the Art of Writing by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch as, “Whenever you fell an impulse to penetrate a piece of exceptionally fine writing, obey it – whole-heartedly – and delete it before […]

Five Military SF Novellas by Five Authors

Five by Five Aaron Allston Kevin J. Anderson Loren L. Coleman B. V. Larson Michael A. Stackpole WordFire Press electronic only $4.99 Kindle B&N Kobo Smashwords I thought I’d look at some good old fashioned military science fiction for my first review here at Amazing Stories.  Five by Five is an anthology of five short […]

Review of the Martian War

The Martian War by Kevin J. Anderson is a literary retrospective of writer H.G. Wells. It is a story based on the on the original War of the Worlds invasion premise, but this time around, several characters from other classic works by Wells partake in the adventure.