Wednesday, October 17, 2012

author discovery

I discovered a new author recently: K.A. Bedford.
K.A. Bedford has a very good series which starts with Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait. I know, how could it not be good with a title like that? The hero is Aloysius "Spider" Webb, a disgraced police officer, who fixes time machines and hates his job. The story really begins with Spider finding a time machine hidden within another broken time machine containing a dead body. What starts as a simple curiosity that his former police training can't ignore, grows to encompass alternate time-lines, future versions of himself... Well, I don't want to give too much away. Suffice it to say, the plotting, world-building, and characterization will have you hooked.
Paradox Resolution continues the adventure. The blurb says, Aloysius ‘Spider’ Webb fixes time machines for a living. He’s a hard working ­Australian bloke — a good man in a bad ­situation who is willing to do almost anything to regain his self-respect and the affection of his nearly ­ex-wife, Molly; a mad sculptress on her way to international fame and fortune. Spider’s new boss at the Time ­Machines Repaired While-U-Wait franchise needs help: his ­secretly built, totally ­illegal, ­radically over-clocked, hotrod time ­machine has been stolen, and Spider is the right man to get it back before it falls into the wrong hands, or worse, inadvertently destroys the entire universe.
You can even read chapter one here.
Have you discovered any new authors lately?


  1. I did just discovered a new writer, a guy I attended high school and am FB friends with: Matt Solomon. His book is in one of my fav spec fic genres, zombies. Deck Z: The Titanic. Here's his GoodReads listing: . Even better than dinosaurs on a spaceship!

  2. Thanks, RenataH. I'll have to check him out!

  3. Hi Leslie ... just read your story, 'The Number Two Rule' on DSF ... nicely done!

  4. Thanks a lot, widdershins!
    I appreciate it. :)