I have no hesitation in recommending Veteran, I really couldn't put it down and the novel has left a lasting impression that will not fade for some time. (SFBOOK.COM)
Age Of Scorpio announces loud and clear that in Gavin Smith an exceptional talent has arrived to uplift SF. The book is a master class of twisting plot lines that celebrate both the weird and astounding, amid a future that's deeply unnerving yet equally compelling. (Peter F Hamilton)
Gavin Smith's writing is a brutal kaleidoscope of imagination, with the raw energy of a heavy metal album cover: equally dazzling with bloodthirsty ancient Picts and the fallen post-humans of tomorrow. (Hannu Rajaniemi, author of The Causal Angel)
A powerhouse SF debut - a jawdroppingly vivid hell-on-earth future, a brutal war against unknowable aliens and Jake - a harder than all the rest anti-hero it's impossible not to love.See all Product Description
I want to tell fellow readers about great books. Some authors make that easy others make it almost impossible. Gavin G. Smith is somewhere in the middle. Read morePublished 3 months ago by A. Webb
Way into the future, mankind is at war with aliens known as “Them”, Earth is pretty much in decay. Ex special forces NCO is brought out of retirement for a special mission and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Nick Brett
Stop reading this review and buy the book... Simple.
5 stars. I loved it and couldn't put it down!
It was after a long break from science fiction that I was introduced to Veteran and I’ll admit it was with some trepidation that I dived in. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Flailing
A solid action sci-fi based on a good premise that engages from the start till the end. There may be a few rough edges here and there that may remind you it's a début, but... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Baron
I really liked this book, the setting is engaging and well defined. The action sequences are gripping and the pacing is excellent. An easy book to recomend.Published 15 months ago by Dave
Fast-paced, first-person science fiction. The narrator, a traumatised former soldier, is a charismatic guide to a grim and frequently violent future. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Paul
I was a little dubious when I first got this book, but I thought I would give it a go. What an inspired choice that turned out to be!! Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
Came promptly, set in a dystopic future with hostile aliens. Plot is dark, convoluted and brutal. You'll either love it or loathe it...Published 23 months ago by Nik