Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
C. Robert Cargill is the author of the acclaimed novel Dreams and Shadows and its sequel Queen of the Dark Things. He wrote for Ain't IT Cool News for nearly ten years. he was also a staff writer for Film.com and Hollywood.com. His first screenplay was for the critically acclaimed hit movie Sinister. He recently co-wrote the screenplay for Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE. He lives in Texas.
Dreams and Shadows has elements of Gaiman, Rothfuss and the Brothers Grimm themselves. But make no mistakes, this is Cargill's novel - a majestic tale of love in the shadows and death in bloody dreams. It's an astounding novel, and hard to believe this is Cargill's debut. (DREAMS AND SHADOWS review) * Fantasy Faction * The author has created a world where genies argue philosophy and complain about booze, and angels use rooftops as a place to perch . . . If you liked American Gods and Some Kind of Fairy Tale, then this will be right up your alley. Undoubtedly one to watch, C. Robert Cargill has penned a thoroughly enchanting debut novel (DREAMS AND SHADOWS review) * STARBURST * After reading the first chapter, you will be left wondering how on earth the remaining 359 pages are ever going to live up to the the ones just turned. C. Robert Cargill's debut crams so much into its first chapter, can there be any more story to tell? Emphatically, the answer is yes (DREAMS AND SHADOWS review) * SciFiNow * For a first novel, it's phenomenal. Deliciously moreish, expect Dreams and Shadows to become modern horror fantasy legend and Cargill's lore to soar (DREAMS AND SHADOWS review) * SFX * Robots with plasma weapons and chain-guns, battling in a post-apocalyptic world . . . what's not to like? * Neal Asher * To tell the human story, use a robot. Suspense, action, a relentless mind and a profound heart: Sea of Rust has it all. * Justina Robson * SEA OF RUST is a 40-megaton cruise missile of a novel - it'll blow you away and lay waste to your heart. It is the most visceral, relentless, breathtaking work of SF in any medium since Mad Max: Fury Road * Joe Hill, Sunday Times bestselling author * Like an AI-centred, desert-bound twist on Children of Men, this is a sensitive and smart novel that surprises you with its depth of feeling. * SCIFINOW * Think WALL-E meets MAD MAX in this rumbumptious but also empathetic turbo-charged tale... Wonderfully evocative, a minor masterpiece and certainly quite different from anything else you've read for a long time. * CRIME TIME * A very exciting page-turner. * FORBIDDEN PLANET * The book itself is a delightful patchwork of the familiar: the author skilfully blends Asimov (with an interesting twist on the laws of robotics), the Borg from Star Trek, Terminator and even a generous slice of Alice in Wonderland for good measure. These are themes we are familiar with, but arranged in such a way that we can never be quite sure what is going to happen next. I read Sea of Rust in a single day, which is testimony to just how engaging the storyline was. * THE BOOK BAG * Like a mecha Mad Max, Sea of Rust follows a band of misfits fighting to survive against a scorched, barren landscape. Drawing on Western and war movie traditions, with a philosophical heart that asks big questions about life, death, and the soul, this is accomplished, technically complex scifi. * SFX MAGAZINE * Sea of Rust is modern, smart fiction that belies it's majesty with a light touch. One of the science fiction books you should read this year. * SF BOOK * Read it for the Mad Max style robot on robot action and the full on nature of the story, stay for sense of loss, the gorgeous prose and the unforgettable yet somehow re-affirming bleakness. Recommended. * STARBURST MAGAZINE *