So after checking out the first Fabius Bile book in the 40k catalogue, I decided I wanted to try some others, and the Horus Heresy saga has always been interesting to me. So I asked a few friends and they came up with a reading list, somewhat predictably starting with book 1. This is the … Read moreReview Blog – Horus Rising by Dan Abnett
This book is my very first foray into the literary world of the 40k universe. I’ve played a bit of tabletop in my youth, and enjoyed both the Spacehulk, and Dawn of War video games, but I’ve never stepped into the literature because… well, I expected it to be trash. Part of this is baseless … Read moreReview Blog – Fabius Bile: Primogenitor by Joshua Reynolds
So this post is just going to serve as a how things are going and what to expect from me in the near future. Because I’m writing… A LOT! All my books are now back under my control. I am once again completely self published! I feel there should be some fireworks here. OK, I … Read moreState of the Union
Dramatic title, I know. This is going to be my “What to expect from Rob J. Hayes in 2017” post. There’s a lot going on for me at the moment so first things first I’ll say why. As some of you may already know, I have recently started proceedings to split from Ragnarok Publications and … Read more2017 – The Year I Take Back What is Mine!
I think I was bought this book as a present a while back. It’s certainly not the type I’d pick off the shelf. Not because of the cover or the blurb or anything, but because it’s popular. I have one of those odd personalities where if someone says to try something popular, I scream “I’m … Read moreReview Blog – Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Jacked by Kirk Dougal is a YA sci-fi thriller with a very interesting concept. The idea is that almost all electronics (or tech) has shut down after the Crash. At the same time, the majority of the population either died or went brain dead. A bunch of religious zealots (Black Shirts) are now in charge … Read moreBook Review: Jacked by Kirk Dougal
On the recommendation of friend and fellow authory-type, Charles “The Great Devourer”Phipps, I decided to give Syfy’s Canadian Space Adventure a go. Some slight spoilers may follow. So the premise is that out there in space somewhere, humans are living on a system of planets called the quad. These planets (and their populations) are heavily … Read moreReview Blog – Killjoys
Just over a month after release and I have done it! I have beaten Destiny. I have reached the level cap. I have completed every strike and mission. I have ignored a terrible PvP experience. I have completed The Vault of Glass. I have become legend. I have… run out of things to do. I’m … Read moreReview Blog – Destiny