Reviews

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: Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin

George R.R. Martin needs no introduction to fans of grimdark. After all, the subgenre as we know it today may not have been invented by A Song of Ice and Fire, but it certainly...

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 Gunslinger by Stephen King

The Gunslinger, originally written by Stephen King from 1978 to 1982 then revised and re-released in 2003, is the first book in the ambitious Dark Tower series, King’s self described ‘magnum opus’. Having read...

REVIEW: Berek the Blackguard by Frank Thomas

The path to freedom is marked with treachery and death. Frank Thomas’s Berek The Blackguard is an epic fantasy novella that follows one King’s crusade to liberate his kingdom of Alba. Prior to the...

REVIEW: We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor

Oh my heavens. Bob. Bob from We Are Legion might be my spirit animal. You will have to pardon me if I am late for the Bobverse party. This story has been on my...

REVIEW: Dark Harvest by Josh Reynolds

I’ve read a lot of Black Library stuff, but never before in the Warhammer Horror sub-section and only once previously in the Age of Sigmar setting. Dark Harvest is set in the Realm of...

REVIEW: She Dreams in Blood by Michael R. Fletcher

She Dreams in Blood is the sequel to the excellent Black Stone Heart, book one of the Obsidian Path. The first novel is a finalist in the 2021 Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off (SPFBO), and...
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REVIEW: The Helm of Midnight by Marina J. Lostetter

While I can appreciate the writing skill and the fascinating premise in, The Helm of Midnight, the first book in The Five Penalties series, it was a slower read for me which took me out of the action...