Category: Science Fiction

Author Copies!

An Island of Light Author Copies Have Arrived!

Greetings!  This week, one of the great events of this author’s career occurred.  It doesn’t happen often for most novelists.  All the months and years …

Readers’ Favorite Reviews An Island of Light!

Readers’ Favorite Reviews An Island of Light!

It’s a Five Star review and is extremely positive.   The reviewer states that this is their favorite of the four books in the series.  A spoiler-free excerpt is below.

The Trailer for An Island of Light is Here!

The Trailer for An Island of Light

Here it is!  I hope you enjoy.  After you see it, please consider supporting me and buying a copy; Purchase links are here.  Thank you to Fitzhenry & Whiteside for acquiring the series and publishing these novels.  The trailer is below:

Fatal Depth in Two Award Competitions

Fatal Depth is Long Listed in 2021 CYGNUS and GLOBAL THRILLER Award Competitions

Exciting news to report for Fatal Depth.  The book, a “Do Or Die Mission” that Fitzhenry & Whiteside released last May, has made the Long List for both of these awards.

A Whirlwind Signing Tour

A Whirlwind Signing Tour

I haven’t been able to do in-person signings due to Covid restrictions in Ontario, but we’ve now moved into reopening retail, and recently I was able to visit some stores and sign copies of my brand new Sci-Fi / TechnoThriller Fatal Depth, just out from Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Ltd.

THE SAVAGE DEEPS by TSJ Wins 2020 CYGNUS Award

The Savage Deeps by TSJ wins 2020 CYGNUS Award

Last Saturday evening, I watched via Zoom as The Savage Deeps achieved First in Category in the 2020 CYGNUS Awards.  I want to express my gratitude to the judges, organizers, my readers, fans, family, and friends.

John Carpenter’s Contribution to Speculative and Science Fiction Redux

John Carpenter’s Contribution to Speculative and Science Fiction Redux*

John Carpenter is my favorite director.

I think that’s pretty obvious if you’re familiar with my blog, Life After Gateway. My post “The Greatest Trifectas in Film History” made it clear that I believe him to be a visionary director whose massive appeal in the SF genre is on par with Cameron, Spielberg, and Abrams.

The Most Iconic Book Covers in the Thriller/Suspense/SF Genres

The Most Iconic Book Covers in the Thriller/Suspense/SF Genres

I’ve recently been re-reading some classic novels from my younger days, and I realized that some of their covers might now be considered iconic — some so notable that the movie marketing machines actually copied the book cover, further cementing the image in our minds. Here are some of those books.