REVIEW: Fallen Angels by Anna Mocikat

Behind Blue Eyes was a fascinating book by Anna Mocikat that followed the adventures of a cybernetically enhanced super-soldier named Nephilim. Working for a corrupt and evil corporation that ruled...
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REVIEW: Fallen Angels by Anna Mocikat

REVIEW: Civilisations by Laurent Binet

Civilisations may rise and fall ,but Civilisations was written by Laurent Binet, translated from the French by Sam Taylor and published in Great Britain by Harvill Secker in 2021. A...
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REVIEW: Civilisations by Laurent Binet

REVIEW: The Escapement by Lavie Tidhar

Lavie Tidhar’s The Escapement is the story of a father’s hopelessness as his son lies dying in a hospital.  The story shifts back and forth between his real world agony...
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REVIEW: The Escapement by Lavie Tidhar

REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2

Game of Thrones S2 continues the intriguing, bloody epic telling of George RR Martin’s hugely popular A Song of Ice and Fire. With the honourable Ned Stark’s death allowing the...
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REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2

REVIEW: Behind Blue Eyes by Anna Mocikat

Behind Blue Eyes by Anna Mocikat is the first book of the same series. It is an independently published book and was mentioned in our recent recommendations of indie cyberpunk...
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REVIEW: Behind Blue Eyes by Anna Mocikat

REVIEW: Half a War by Joe Abercrombie

Half a War is the concluding instalment of Joe Abercrombie’s epic Shattered Sea trilogy. It is a satisfying conclusion to the saga but it is hard to say how without...
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REVIEW: Half a War by Joe Abercrombie

REVIEW: Angels of Death: Awakenings

We continue our episode-by-episode coverage of Warhammer TV's Angels of Death with episode 4, Awakenings. And from the outset, during a flashback, where Kazarion speaks of the Black Rage with...
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REVIEW: Angels of Death: Awakenings

REVIEW: A Ritual of Bone by Lee C. Conley

A little bit fantasy, a little bit horror, A Ritual Bone was a whole lot of awesome. Lee C. Conley crafted an excellent fantasy that is liberally sprinkled with viscera,...
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REVIEW: A Ritual of Bone by Lee C. Conley

Discussing the Wisdom of Crowds with Joe Abercrombie

With The Wisdom of Crowds being released this week, Gollancz gave me the opportunity to interview Joe Abercrombie about the influences for The Age of Madness and Bayaz, the risks of...
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Discussing the Wisdom of Crowds with Joe Abercrombie

REVIEW: The Loop by Jeremy Robert Johnson

The Loop is a freaky story: a little bit War of the Worlds, a little bit Stranger Things, and a little bit, huh?  Have you ever heard of Turner Falls, Oregon? A...
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REVIEW: Civilisations by Laurent Binet REVIEW: Civilisations by Laurent Binet
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REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2 REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2
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REVIEW: Half a War by Joe Abercrombie REVIEW: Half a War by Joe...
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REVIEW: The Book of Yig: Revelations of the Serpent ed. David Hambling and Pete Rawlik

The Book Of Yig: Revelations Of The Serpent: A Cthulhu Mythos Anthology is the long-title of an anthology about Pulp heroes battling against one of H.P. Lovecraft’s lesser known creations: the Serpent Men. More famous...

The Best of the World SF: Volume 1

4 Authors from The Best of the World SF: Volume 1 Discussing the SF Genre

The Best of World SF draws together twenty-six new short stories representing the state of the art in international science fiction. The collection contains authors from twenty-one countries and five continents and presenting a...

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An Interview With Sarah Pinsker

You can tell how much Sarah Pinsker loves science fiction when you read any of her books. She is a Nebula award winner, a Locus nominated author and a Compton Crook Award nominee. She...

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...

MOVIE REVIEW: Mortal Kombat (2021)

MORTAL KOMBATTTTTTTT! *techno music plays* I am an absurdly huge fan of the Mortal Kombat universe, up to and including doing a book-long parody of the franchise in my Tournament of Supervillainy novel. I...

An Interview with Blake Howard

We here at Grimdark Magazine have done a lot of reviewing of Vampire: The Masquerade products since the release of Fifth Edition. We’ve especially been interested in the coverage of Vampire: The Masquerade: Winter’s...

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...