An Interview with Laura Purcell

Laura Purcell has made a name for herself in gothic fiction. I particularly enjoyed The Whispering Muse, a story set around a theatre where the plays come to life more...
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An Interview with Laura Purcell

REVIEW: Dagon

There's something to be said for B-movie horror, even if it's often designed to gross you out, titillate, and kill people (sadly most often women) in gruesome fashions. I'm not...
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REVIEW: Dagon

An Interview with Sebastien de Castell

Sebastien de Castell is no stranger to Grimdark Magazine. Back in issue #28 of the magazine (we're now on #38, so quite a while ago!) we published his short story...
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An Interview with Sebastien de Castell

REVIEW: A Memory of Song by Scott Palmer

Pitched as Braveheart meets A Song of Ice and Fire, Scott Palmer’s A Memory of Song is a sweepingly epic yet intimately character-driven Norse-flavoured fantasy that will make any dark...
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REVIEW: A Memory of Song by Scott Palmer

REVIEW: Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw

Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw is a rare gem in what I've always felt should have been a larger genre: the Cthulhu Mythos detective novel. I've played a few...
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REVIEW: Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw

REVIEW: Conan the Barbarian Battle of the Black Stone by Jim Zub (W) and Jonas Scharf (A)

Set some years after the events of the current Conan the Barbarian story arc, Conan is shown working out of Fort Tuscelan, defending the frontier outpost from incessant attacks by...
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REVIEW: Conan the Barbarian Battle of the Black Stone by Jim Zub (W) and Jonas Scharf (A)

REVIEW: A Grave for Us All by Michael Roberti

Chaos now rules the kingdom of Harfal. The Reach is swarming with bandits and AWOL soldiers. Death has spawned horrors from the Sparse Forest. As its government is caught in...
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REVIEW: A Grave for Us All by Michael Roberti

Richard Swan announces Grave Empire, a new trilogy to follow The Empire of the Wolf

Richard Swan will be releasing a follow-up series to his extremely popular Empire of the Wolf trilogy, Orbit announced today. In news that is sure to delight the growing Swan...
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Richard Swan announces Grave Empire, a new trilogy to follow The Empire of the Wolf

REVIEW: Fallout: A Tale of Mutation by Erwan Lafleuriel

Fallout: A Tale of Mutation by Erwan Lafleuriel is a book available on Kindle Unlimited that details the creation of the first four Fallout games (no real information on Fallout 76...
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REVIEW: Fallout: A Tale of Mutation by Erwan Lafleuriel

REVIEW: The Savage Sword of Conan #2 Jim Zub (W), Richard Pace (A), and Patch Zircher (W, A)

Following a strong first issue, the second bimonthly installment of Titan Comics revived version of The Savage Sword of Conan has arrived. The eye-catching painted cover illustration by veteran artist...
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REVIEW: The Savage Sword of Conan #2 Jim Zub (W), Richard Pace (A), and Patch Zircher (W, A)
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REVIEW: Dagon REVIEW: Dagon
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Total War: WARHAMMER

Interview: Andy Hall, writer of Total War: Warhammer

Andy Hall is the Lead Writer on the highly anticipated Total War: Warhammer from Creative Assembly. He was kind enough to take a few minutes off to chat with us about the game that...

The Great Ordeal by R. Scott Bakker

Excerpt: The Great Ordeal by R. Scott Bakker

It’s here! After a five year hiatus, R. Scott Bakker is storming back onto bookshelves. We’ve been chatting (begging) with Overlook to try and nab an excerpt and without any further ado, I present the...

Nightwise by R.S. Belcher

Review: Nightwise by R.S. Belcher

Urban fantasy is a mixed-breed animal. Horror, dark fantasy, romance, hard-boiled detective fiction, police procedural – urban fantasy pairs them off, lets them get comfy, and then births its own unique lineages of weird...

Wrong Place Wrong Time by Joe Abercrombie

Excerpt: Wrong Place Wrong Time by Joe Abercrombie

I don’t know about you, but I’m deadset chomping at the bit to get my hands on the next foray into Joe Abercrombie’s First Law world, the short-story collection, Sharp Ends. Full of reprints and new short...

GdM #7

GdM #7 featuring Victor Milan, Gav Thorpe and Django Wexler!

We’re really excited to bring you Grimdark Magazine #7. This quarter we have some stellar fiction for you, an article calling the First Law Trilogy the anti-Lord of the Rings, interviews, reviews and an...

Black Tea and Other Tales by Samuel Marolla

Review: Black Tea and Other Tales by Samuel Marolla

Black Tea and Other Tales by Samuel Marolla is compared to ‘A box of lovely dark chocolates’ in a foreword by Gene O’Neill. Gene’s recommendation had me ready to devour the three dark and...

Michael R. Fletcher

Interview: A Beer or Three with Michael R. Fletcher

A couple of months back I was lucky enough to grab Michael R. Fletcher for a chin wag and a beer from half the world away. We had a brilliant chat about Beyond Redemption, what...

The Summer Goddess by Joanna Hall

GdM Battle-off Winner Joanne Hall Claims Her Cover Art Prize!

A few more than a few months back the GdM Battle-off wrapped up with Joanne Hall taking the top spot and cleaning out an absolute swag of prizes. One of those prizes was a...

The Wheel of Osheim by Mark Lawrence

Review: The Wheel of Osheim by Mark Lawrence

In The Wheel of Osheim, the final instalment of Mark Lawrence’s The Red Queen’s War Trilogy, Jalan Kendeth, lover of wine, women and slacking off somehow finds himself lost the bowels of Hell itself,...

The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan

Review: The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan

Having not had the chance to read as many books as I wanted to in 2015, I feel like it’s been ages since an author really grabbed me by the collar and dragged me...