Over 4 years ago, I wrote an essay that caused me to seriously think about writing something like Johnny Came Home. At the time, I was writing Øtherworld, a sci-fi tale with fantasy overtones. I was having a hard time finishing it, so I wrote this essay to sharpen my focus a bit. The idea was … More Faith-based Sci-Fi as Exploratory Apologetic (Revisited)
Allan Reini, author of Flight of the Angels, has offered this long and thoughtful review on Amazon: “From its opening line, Johnny Came Home draws you into the world of its reluctant, damaged, and super-charged hero. And what a fast paced, dark, and intriguing world it is! Author Tony Breeden lays a firm foundation for … More Another 5-Star Amazon Review: A Wounded, Reluctant & Super-Charged Hero!
“Tony Breeden has created an adventure that addresses many of the most important issues that face every generation. Johnny Came Home teaches lessons on responsibility, acceptance, exclusion, & loyalty from a Godly perspective. I highly recommend this book for adventure spirited people that want stories that have good nuggets of Biblical principles.!” -“Buddy” (Amazon review … More Another 5-Star Amazon Review: Birth of a New Class of Hero
“This was an awesome book with a mixture of action and personal relationships. It included sound biblical truths without being preachy. It definitely leaves you wanting a followup. The characters are well rounded and believable. Tony has a unique writing style that keeps you on the edge of your seat. I couldn’t put it down!” … More Our Newest 5-Star Amazon Review
For reasons unfathomable [OK, I was reading one of Tim Chaffey’s Truth Chronicles novels], I found myself thinking about time travel the other day. Whether it has occurred to you or not, time travel is a bit tricky to deal with in a Christian novel. Why? Because whether we’re dealing with the past or future, … More Christian Science Fiction: The Limits of Time Travel
“We need more science fiction,” writes Paul Chiariello for The NewHumanism.org in a post called Science Fiction vs. The Bible. As a Christian author who happens to be a rabid sci-fi fan, I couldn’t agree more with that statement. At face value anyway. I could not disagree more with his insistence that this necessarily requires an abandonment … More Science Fiction Vs. The Bible: An Unnecessary Dichotomy