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Review: My original GOING DARK audiobook review and many others can be found at Audiobook Reviewer. Going Dark, the finale in Linda Nagata’s terrific military science fiction trilogy, “The Red,” returns Lt. James Shelley to the front lines of a war…
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Calling all sci-fi/cyberpunk/thriller NetGalley reviewers – my debut novel, Convergence, is available for request until Feb. 20 right over here.   I’m happy to say I recently received my first bit of feedback from this site, and feel a good deal of…
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Review: If The God’s Eye View had been released even three or four years earlier, it might have carried with it the weight of a technothriller fueled solely by paranoid delusion and conspiracy fluff. In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations regarding…
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"X" Marks The (Sweet) Spot #TheXFiles @thexfiles

This post is coming much later than I had wanted it to, but I guess it’s at least given me some time to digest the return of my all-time favorite television series and organize my thoughts a bit. I remember being a 14-year-old who watched this with his…
This post is coming much later than I had wanted it to, but I guess it's at least given me some time to digest the return of my all-time favorite television series and organize my thoughts a bit. I...
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Review: Lustlocked is the second installment in Matt Wallace’s Sin du Jour Affair series, which revolves around a New York catering company that caters to the supernatural elements of society. In the previous book, Envy of Angels, the chefs and crew…
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Review: SMALL WARS is a short story set in author Matt Wallace’s fresh, new Sin du Jour series. In ENVY OF ANGELS we were introduced to the culinary crew manning the lines and concocting crazy creations for the Sin du Jour catering company, and got a good…
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Review: After viewing a reality TV porn star’s decision to get an abortion of her illicit lover’s baby before getting married on the series, Wedding Star, a conglomeration of artificial intelligences band together to eliminate the human race. Their…
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New ARCs received! Can't wait to dig into these books from @TachyonPub @JoeHill @blakecrouch1

The end of January was very, very good to me in terms of new books and advanced reader copies. Here’s a peek at what is now on my Kindle: Release date: May 17, 2016 Pre-order at Amazon Release date: Aug. 2, 2016 Pre-order at Amazon Release date: July 5,…
The end of January was very, very good to me in terms of new books and advanced reader copies. Here's a peek at what is now on my Kindle: Release date: May 17, 2016 Pre-order at Amazon Release date...
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Book reviewers: Convergence is now on @NetGalley! #amreading #kindle #scifi #cyberpunk

Calling all NetGalley sci-fi, mystery/thriller, cyberpunk reviewers! Convergence is now available for request! Click here! Many, many thanks to my editors at Red Adept Editing (a division of Red Adept Publishing that caters to those who wish to…
Calling all NetGalley sci-fi, mystery/thriller, cyberpunk reviewers! Convergence is now available for request! Click here! Many, many thanks to my editors at Red Adept Editing (a division of Red Ad...
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Review: My original THE HELLBOUND HEART audiobook review and many others can be found at Audiobook Reviewer. Clive Barker is an author that’s been on my to-read list for a number of years, ever since I first saw the movie Lord of Illusions (jesus, twenty…
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Behold - The Deluxe Signed, Numbered NOS4A2 @joe_hill @IDWLimited #amreading

After my son was born in September, I treated myself a New Father gift – this signed and numbered limited edition hardcover from IDW Limited collecting Joe Hill’s NOS4A2 and comic book prequel, The Wraith, into a single volume. I read NOS4A2 when it came…
After my son was born in September, I treated myself a New Father gift - this signed and numbered limited edition hardcover from IDW Limited collecting Joe Hill's NOS4A2 and comic book prequel, The...
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Review: Darren and Lena are the newest chefs to join Sin Du Jour, a highly exclusive catering company with a highly unusual clientele. Overseen by a Michelin award winner, Sin Du Jour operates on government contract to host diplomatic banquets for – wait…
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http://michaelpatrickhicks.com

Michael Patrick Hicks has worked as a probation officer, a comic book reviewer, news writer and photographer, and, now, author. His work has appeared in various newspapers in Michigan, as well as several The University of Michigan publications, and websites, such as Graphic Novel Reporter and Leelanau.com. He holds two bachelor’s degrees from The University of Michigan in Journalism & Screen Studies and Behavioral Science. His first novel is CONVERGENCE.
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CONVERGENCE was an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2013 Quarter-Finalist, and a Kobo Next Science Fiction & Fantasy selection for May 2014.
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  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
    Journalism & Screen Studies, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
    Behavioral science, 1997 - 2001
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