REVIEW: The Creator

Directed by Gareth Edwards (Monsters, Rogue One, Godzilla), The Creator is a bold and entirely original sci-fi tale set in a future where the Western world is fighting against AI...
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REVIEW: The Creator

Exclusive cover reveal for Clay Harmon’s Into the Rift

With Into the Rift, book two in Clay Harmon's The Rift Walker series, only months away releasing on July 2nd 2024, we are ramping up our excitement for its release. Our...
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Exclusive cover reveal for Clay Harmon’s Into the Rift

REVIEW: Candle Children by M.J. Baker

Gangs of orphaned children provide flickers of light amidst the dark world of Candle Children, M.J. Baker’s bleak paranormal fantasy. The largest of these gangs, the Candle Children, is led...
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REVIEW: Candle Children by M.J. Baker

REVIEW: What Feasts at Night by T. Kingfisher

What Feasts at Night is the latest folk horror offering from the reigning Queen of creepy novellas, the one and only T. Kingfisher. What Feasts at Night is the second story in Kingfisher’s Sworn...
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REVIEW: What Feasts at Night by T. Kingfisher

REVIEW: The Hidden Legion by Snorri Kristjánsson

Rome gets the dark fantasy treatment in Snorri Kristjánsson’s latest release, The Hidden Legion. Full of mythical creatures and action and found family, this is definitely the cozy dark monster...
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REVIEW: The Hidden Legion by Snorri Kristjánsson

REVIEW: The Builders by Daniel Polansky

In Daniel Polansky's The Builders, the Captain is getting his crew back together for another tilt at the job they failed to complete ten years ago during the war of...
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REVIEW: The Builders by Daniel Polansky

REVIEW: Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft

Senlin Ascends is the masterful debut novel by Josiah Bancroft and the first volume of his Books of Babel tetralogy. Initially self-published, Senlin Ascends is one of the greatest success...
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REVIEW: Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft

REVIEW: The One Hand #1

The One Hand #1 offers an opening issue that grabs you by the throat and never lets go.  A subtly written story, twisting back and forth on itself, never quite...
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REVIEW: The One Hand #1

REVIEW: The Poisons We Drink by Bethany Baptiste

It is brilliant to see grimdark main characters in places you don’t expect them. Bethany Baptiste’s debut novel, The Poisons We Drink is one of those stories. The cover is...
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REVIEW: The Poisons We Drink by Bethany Baptiste

REVIEW: Tonight, I Burn by Katharine J. Adams

Katharine J Adams’ debut novel Tonight, I Burn has much to recommend it to a grimdark audience. You would think burning at the stake is horrible enough that no one...
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REVIEW: Tonight, I Burn by Katharine J. Adams
REVIEW: The Creator REVIEW: The Creator
Exclusive cover reveal for Clay Harmon’s Into the Rift Exclusive cover reveal for Clay Harmon’s...
REVIEW: Candle Children by M.J. Baker REVIEW: Candle Children by M.J. Baker
REVIEW: What Feasts at Night by T. Kingfisher REVIEW: What Feasts at Night by...
REVIEW: The Hidden Legion by Snorri Kristjánsson REVIEW: The Hidden Legion by Snorri...
REVIEW: The Builders by Daniel Polansky REVIEW: The Builders by Daniel Polansky
REVIEW: Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft REVIEW: Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft
REVIEW: The One Hand #1 REVIEW: The One Hand #1
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REVIEW: Tonight, I Burn by Katharine J. Adams REVIEW: Tonight, I Burn by Katharine...
Omnicide Publishing

Announcement: Omnicide Publishing Joint Venture

Grimdark Magazine and Dirge Magazine are combining top-shelf dark fiction with the best in engaging new media to create Omnicide Publishing. The joint venture’s goal is to create something new in the fields of:...

Path of Flames by Phil Tucker

Interview: Phil Tucker

There are some amazing self-published authors out there who really drive the product and production excellence of the indie publishing industry. Phil Tucker is one of those authors. I sat down with Phil to...

Path of Flames by Phil Tucker

Review: Path of Flames by Phil Tucker

The Path of Flames by Phil Tucker, the first installment of the Chronicles of the Exile, is a self-published book that’s been doing well recently in Mark Lawrence’s Self-Published Fantasy Blog-off. It’s a fun,...

The Last Quarrel by Duncan Lay

Review: The Last Quarrel by Duncan Lay

The Last Quarrel is a fun, easy-to-read novel that hits you with some action-filled, staccato-paced chapters and a jolting end. Our two protagonists and main viewpoints are Fallon and Prince Cavan. Fallon is a...

Cthulhu Armageddon by C.T. Phipps

Excerpt: Cthulhu Armageddon by C.T. Phipps

Chapter One The sun blasted against our environment-reinforced uniforms. We were moving through the Great Barrier Desert, a massive Tainted Zone larger than the New Arkham Dust Zone by several orders of magnitudes. Our...

Fae – The Wild Hunt by Graham Austin-King

Review: Fae – The Wild Hunt by Graham Austin-King

Graham Austin-King puts the bite back into the world of fairy tales with the first of the Riven Wyrde Trilogy: Fae – The Wild Hunt. This story is told from the perspective of three...

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

Review: Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

I spotted Leviathan Wakes online touted as Game of Thrones in space. If I’m honest about it, I bought it on a whim based on that and a want to read more sci-fi of...

Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat by Matthew Sylvester

Review: Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat by Matthew Sylvester

Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat tells the story of a British officer fighting in a diesel-punk version of World War I that sees the Germans rise victorious. Told in a series of sequential short stories,...

Snakewood by Adrian Selby

Review: Snakewood by Adrian Selby

Make no mistake: Snakewood is grimdark. It’s grimdark and then some. Moral ambiguity infuses all the major characters, and no clear line is ever drawn between right and wrong, good and evil. Snakewood is...

Evil is a Matter of Perspective

Evil is a Matter of Perspective Author: Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward’s works have appeared in GdM #4 and GdM #8, so it’s safe to say we’re pretty big fans of his short stories. Check out what he has to say about jumping on...