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Lake of Darkness is the new hard science fiction novel by Adam Roberts that asks whether an intelligent being could evolve inside the infinite darkness of a black hole. As...
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REVIEW: The Boys Season 4

The Boys are back and this season is as brilliant, disgusting, and insane as the previous seasons – perhaps more disgusting in places and that is certainly a high bar...
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REVIEW: Sundered Moon by Zammar Ahmer

Zammar Ahmer pushes boundaries and takes the concept of grey morality to a whole new level in Sundered Moon, the deliciously dark and exquisitely bittersweet finale to The Book of...
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Review: The Last Shield by Cameron Johnston

If Gemmell had a small crew of protégés, I think Cameron Johnston has placed himself at their forefront with The Last Shield. A heroic dark fantasy with plenty of grit,...
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An Interview with Elizabeth Helen

Elizabeth Helen is the pen name of sister duo, Elizabeth and Helen, authors of a hot new fantasy series inspired by Beauty and the Beast. Fairy tales have traditionally explored...
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Defining Grimdark Fantasy and SF: Moving to an Inclusive Future

Our team is committed to sharing our love of grimdark fantasy and science fiction in all media—be it books, film, TV or games—in the hopes that you might find a...
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REVIEW: Arm of the Sphinx by Josiah Bancroft

Arm of the Sphinx is Josiah Bancroft’s swashbuckling sequel to Senlin Ascends and the second entry in his Books of Babel tetralogy. This second book has a very different feel...
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REVIEW: Lost Souls by Ryan Skeffington

Lost Souls, the debut novel from indie author Ryan Skeffington, is a dark science fiction thrill ride that leaves plenty of emotional devastation in its wake. The novel opens in...
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REVIEW: Conan the Barbarian #12 by Jim Zub (W) and Roberto De La Torre (A)

At the climax of Conan the Barbarian issue #11, the nefarious skull-headed sorcerer Thulsa Doom burst from his crypt, dealing King Kull a devastating sword blow. Master of the alien...
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REVIEW: Freakslaw by Jane Flett

Jane Flett’s debut, Freakslaw, is an odd duck. Revelling itself in the weird (and sometimes non-sensical), this circus-set novel is more Stephen King than wholesome family entertainment. It’s not quite...
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REVIEW: Lake of Darkness by Adam Roberts

Lake of Darkness is the new hard science fiction novel by Adam Roberts that asks whether an intelligent being could evolve inside the infinite darkness of a black hole. As the novel opens, two starships are in orbit around a black hole known as QV Tel. Although the crews have been sent to gather data near the event horizon of the black hole, they are suffering from severe physical and psychological trauma after traveling near the speed of light. The journey takes...

REVIEW: The Boys Season 4

The Boys are back and this season is as brilliant, disgusting, and insane as the previous seasons – perhaps more disgusting in places and that is certainly a high bar to reach. Based on...

REVIEW: Sundered Moon by Zammar Ahmer

Zammar Ahmer pushes boundaries and takes the concept of grey morality to a whole new level in Sundered Moon, the deliciously dark and exquisitely bittersweet finale to The Book of Astea duology. Full of...

Review: The Last Shield by Cameron Johnston

If Gemmell had a small crew of protégés, I think Cameron Johnston has placed himself at their forefront with The Last Shield. A heroic dark fantasy with plenty of grit, high stakes, battles, and...

An Interview with Elizabeth Helen

Elizabeth Helen is the pen name of sister duo, Elizabeth and Helen, authors of a hot new fantasy series inspired by Beauty and the Beast. Fairy tales have traditionally explored the darker aspects of...

Defining Grimdark Fantasy and SF: Moving to an Inclusive Future

Our team is committed to sharing our love of grimdark fantasy and science fiction in all media—be it books, film, TV or games—in the hopes that you might find a story you love. But,...

REVIEW: Arm of the Sphinx by Josiah Bancroft

Arm of the Sphinx is Josiah Bancroft’s swashbuckling sequel to Senlin Ascends and the second entry in his Books of Babel tetralogy. This second book has a very different feel compared to Bancroft’s debut,...

REVIEW: Lost Souls by Ryan Skeffington

Lost Souls, the debut novel from indie author Ryan Skeffington, is a dark science fiction thrill ride that leaves plenty of emotional devastation in its wake. The novel opens in the year 2070 with...

REVIEW: Conan the Barbarian #12 by Jim Zub (W) and Roberto De La Torre (A)

At the climax of Conan the Barbarian issue #11, the nefarious skull-headed sorcerer Thulsa Doom burst from his crypt, dealing King Kull a devastating sword blow. Master of the alien Black Stone that has...

REVIEW: Freakslaw by Jane Flett

Jane Flett’s debut, Freakslaw, is an odd duck. Revelling itself in the weird (and sometimes non-sensical), this circus-set novel is more Stephen King than wholesome family entertainment. It’s not quite a horror novel or...

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