REVIEW: Not Saying Goodbye by Boris Akunin

Not Saying Goodbye is the last of the Erast Fandorin books by Boris Akunin. It must operate thus both as a farewell and a fitting capstone for a long running...
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REVIEW: Not Saying Goodbye by Boris Akunin

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #2

Vampire: The Masquerade the comic is a new series by Tim Seeley and published by Vault comics that is set in the World of Darkness setting. The World of Darkness...
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REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #2

Where to read your favourite authors for free (without being a pirate bastard)

Let's face it, if you download people's books without paying for them, and without the author or publisher's permission to download them for free, you are a pirate bastard. It's...
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Where to read your favourite authors for free (without being a pirate bastard)

REVIEW: The Reverie by Peter Fehervari

The Reverie by Peter Fehervari was released (fittingly!) on the 31st of October, the first of his novels in the Warhammer Horror line. As with all Peter Fehervari's work, it...
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REVIEW: The Reverie by Peter Fehervari

REVIEW: The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: Volume One ed. Paula Guran

It’s just past spooky season and there’s no better time for an anthology of The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror. Paula Guran has been editing The Year’s Best Dark...
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REVIEW: The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: Volume One ed. Paula Guran

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #1

Vampire: The Masquerade is one of the seminal tabletop RPGs, ranking up there with Dungeons and Dragons or Call of Cthulhu for cultural influence among geeks. It created the Gothic Punk...
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REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #1

REVIEW: Seraphina’s Lament by Sarah Chorn

Seraphina's Lament is a grimdark novel written by longtime book reviewer and blogger Sarah Chorn (Bookworm Blues). I've always been a fan of her reviews and was interested in what...
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REVIEW: Seraphina’s Lament by Sarah Chorn

REVIEW: Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne

Kevin Hearne kicks off his latest series with the impressive Ink & Sigil; an urban fantasy set in modern-day Glasgow. Although taking place in the same world as his Iron...
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REVIEW: Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne

REVIEW: Nophek Gloss by Essa Hansen

Nophek Gloss is a story that pushes the boundlessness of the reader's imagination. It is innovative, harsh, extraordinary, and it is science fiction at its best.  I am not sure...
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REVIEW:  Nophek Gloss by Essa Hansen

Interview with dark fantasy legend Steven Erikson

Ask somebody about dark fantasy to rival the epic scale of Game of Thrones and I'd be pretty surprised if somebody didn't mention Steven Erikson's Malazan Book of the Fallen...
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Interview with dark fantasy legend Steven Erikson
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COVER REVEAL: Plight of Madness by Jesse Teller

First I’d like to thank Grimdark Magazine for hosting the Plight of Madness cover reveal. I’m excited to have such an important institution to the grimdark world so willing to showcase my work.  Working with Jenny Zemanek at...

REVIEW: The Talon of Horus by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

The Talon of Horus is the tale of how the Black Legion came about in the aftermath of the galaxy-spanning Horus Heresy. It is recollected by Iskander Khayon, a former Thousand Sons sorcerer who...

Grimdark Magazine Issue #23 is out now!

This week, the last four months, and hell, this year has just been absolutely full on, across so many parts of the SFF community. So, I’ll be honest, it feels a bit odd to...

REVIEW: Camp Ghoul Mountain Part VI by Jonathan Raab

Camp Ghoul Mountain Part VI is something I’ve rarely encountered in my years of reviewing books: a horror comedy that works. Better still, it’s a horror comedy that focuses on slasher movies and specifically...

REVIEW: Exuma by Mark Brendan

It’s always a rare privilege to be offered the ARC (advance review copy) of a novel – or, in this case, a novella – before it heads to print and the big bad world....

ANNOUNCEMENT: Neon Leviathan now on Audible

T.R. Napper’s barnstorming collection Neon Leviathan–described by reviewers as “at once gritty and vertiginous and close-focus human in the way only the best SF can manage” by Richard K. Morgan (Altered Carbon) and “a deft...

REVIEW: Along the Razor’s Edge by Rob J. Hayes

“Handshakes are a dangerous business in some parts of the world.” This quote from Along the Razor’s Edge stuck with me, though Hayes meant it in a different light than how it pertains to...

REVIEW: Dark Imperium by Guy Haley

To me, Guy Haley’s Dark Imperium, the highly anticipated advancement of decades of Warhammer 40K storyline by the Black Library, is the story of what should have been. This should have been a book that...

Another Ten Indie Grimdark Novel Recommendations

The indie fantasy market is something that has been very good to grimdark authors. It provides a global audience for those who want to tell stories that might not be right for traditional publishers....

REVIEW: Toreador by Stewart Wieck

The Vampire: The Masquerade Clan Novel series is something that I enjoyed a great deal when I was eighteen years old and it was 1999. My taste in fiction was not quite as refined...