Spin - Robert Charles Wilson

Engaging and beautifully orchestrated. The plot turns are revealing rather than shocking. Throughout the story, there is a very pleasing linkage between earlier details and later events. Chekov's guns are each fired.

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The Devil's Waters - David L. Robbins

This is a fun, gripping special-ops military adventure. I liked the way Robbins told similar parts of the story from two characters' perspectives, while still keeping the plot developing and the action going.

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Boneshaker - Cherie Priest

Boneshaker is an intriguing steampunk story with a strong female lead. Character development is full enough to fulfil the purpose of the narative, without detracting from the pace of this adventure story. Use of steampunk technologies is carefully reined in, with no exciting props dropped in at the last minute to save the day.

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