Dr. James N. Browne (jbrowne@austarmetro.com.au)

Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (18 of 19)
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
In My Own Words:
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia (Canberra, is the national capital of the Commonwealth of Australia).

Whatever my initial motivation, I never gave up my dream of government service. It led me to earn both a commission in the U.S. Naval Reserve and a Ph.D. in political science (1980). Last academic qualification was a Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Administration (1999).

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New York Nights (Gollancz S.F.) by Eric Brown
18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
I had not read any of Eric Brown's previous works, prior to being invited to review this book. It is truly a delight being able to review novels by Authors, whom I would otherwise not have had the opportunity to read or even would be aware of their individual work.
I found his new novel truly enjoyable. "New York Nights" is a fast-moving yet thought-provoking SF thriller. It is a novel that examines the real human costs of isolation and escapism in a future that offers wild possibilities.
In the year 2040, New York City is crowded with the lost. Refugees from the radioactive eastern seaboard, the splintered remains of a society in freefall, the lonely souls looking for… Read more