Carter Evans is founder and editor-in-chief of Astounding!—a formerly popular spec fiction magazine currently in its death throes. Not only can he do nothing to save it, but stuck in a rathole apartment with few interpersonal connections, he can’t seem to do much to rescue his future either. And... show more
Carter Evans is founder and editor-in-chief of Astounding!—a formerly popular spec fiction magazine currently in its death throes. Not only can he do nothing to save it, but stuck in a rathole apartment with few interpersonal connections, he can’t seem to do much to rescue his future either. And certainly all the booze isn’t helping. He snaps when he receives yet another t
Pages no: 210
Edition language: English
This is classic Kim Fielding, which means it's well-written, has engaging characters, lots of charm and fluffiness. It's a nice comfy read. The basic conflict set up was like Motel. Pool. though, so if you've read that one, this one doesn't really have the same impact. The third act also dragged out...
The title Astounding! refers to a (slightly subversive) pulp science fiction magazine run by one of the main characters. I enjoyed how the author evoked a pulp scifi mood and tropes in the story (also subverted!) Fun and romantic. Includes a road trip, sexually transmitted [spoiler] alien abilit...
Astounding by Kim fielding was so right up my alley. When it comes to Kim Fielding I don't read up what the books about. I just buy it and read it cold right out of the gate. Nine times out of ten I'm beyond satisfied. Carter Evens is the kind of character I’d like to go to him and wrap myself aroun...
STUNNING!!!! I adore this book! And Carter and John simply blew me away! This is a must read from Kim Fielding who continues to amaze with her wonderful writing.
3.5 starsI think I can always count on Kim Fielding to deliver a solid work -- her romance emphasizes on progress (both relationship and characters) and she never uses sex scenes as a device to lure more readers (which fits to my heart's content).Astounding! is another example. It's a gentle and swe...
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