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Adrian Collins runs Grimdark Magazine and loves anything to do with telling darker stories. Doesn't matter the format, or when it was published or produced--just give him a grim story told in a dark world by a morally grey protagonist and this bloke's in his happy place. Add in a barrel aged stout to sip on after a cheeky body surf under the Australian sun, and that's his heaven.

EXCLUSIVE: The King Must Fall book trailer

With our The King Must Fall Kickstarter anthology only eight days away I am so stoked to show you the book trailer by the awesome Pen Astridge. We have some big things planned for...

REVIEW: Sins of Empire by Brian McClellan

A decade on from the events of the magnificent Powdermage trilogy we return to Brian McClellan’s brilliant world of military flintlock fantasy in Sins of Empire. The Adran-Kez war is over, but new problems...

EXCLUSIVE: Author list reveal for The King Must Fall dark fantasy Kickstarter anthology

With go-live for The King Must Fall Kickstarter only a couple of weeks away, it’s time to bring you in on who is going to be writing these regicidal stories for you. And, by the...

EXCLUSIVE: Cover Reveal for The King Must Fall

On the 15th of June 2021, the Grimdark Magazine team be kicking off our new Kickstarter anthology project, The King Must Fall. 14+ stories by some of the best and brightest names in dark...

EXCLUSIVE: Excerpt from Priest of Gallows by Peter McLean

We loved getting back into Ellinburg, getting back into the Pious Men, and chatting with Peter McLean about his books and this magnificent story he’s building. Peter has built a brilliant world based around...

ANNOUNCEMENT: The King Must Fall dark fantasy anthology kickstarter

The Grimdark Magazine team and I are incredibly excited to announce our next major anthology project, The King Must Fall. Featuring 14+ stories about kings and leadership figures being deposed, and written by some of...

REVIEW: Alpharius: Head of the Hydra

The Alpha Legion are probably the most mysterious faction in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Seeing the world through the eyes of their primarch Alpharius in Mike Brooks’ Alpharius: Head of the Hydra is a...

REVIEW: Blood Sacrifice by Peter McLean

Corporal Cully returns to the page in Blood Sacrifice by Peter McLean. Another entry in Black Library’s new (ish) horror line of fiction, Blood Sacrifice really plays up the horror aspect significantly more than...

REVIEW: Baphomet by Night by Peter McLean

In Baphomet by Night by Peter McLean Corporal Cully drops onto forged world Baphomet with two other experienced leaders and a couple of squads of green troops fresh out of boot camp for a...

REVIEW: The Warmaster by Dan Abnett

It’s been a good while since I’ve picked up a Gaunt’s Ghosts novel, a series of books I’ve long described as Band of Brothers meets Warhammer 40,000 and one of the best jump-in series for new...