REVIEW: The Storm Beneath the World by Michael R. Fletcher

In Michael R. Fletcher's The Storm Beneath the World we get another full-swing-warhammer-to-the-chest of Fletcher's wild imagination. In a world made up of insect queendoms living and warring on the backs...
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REVIEW: The Storm Beneath the World by Michael R. Fletcher

The 2024 short fiction submission window is open!

The 2024 Grimdark Magazine open window for short fiction is here! You have just under two weeks to get your short fiction submitted to our team to review for placement...
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The 2024 short fiction submission window is open!

REVIEW: Prince of the City by Keith Herber

Prince of the City by Keith Herber is both a prequel as well as sequel to the book Dark Prince by the same author. It is one of the early...
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REVIEW: Prince of the City by Keith Herber

REVIEW: Gyeongseong Creature

Continuing my obsession with South Korean silver screen productions, I recently watched Gyeongseong Creature from Netflix, a retelling of late WW2 Japanese occupation of South Korea and the horrific actions...
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REVIEW: Gyeongseong Creature

Exclusive excerpt of Tomorrow’s Children by Daniel Polansky

Every now and then, we get to do something really cool. Today, you get to join us in checking out some of Daniel Polansky's February 27th, 2024 release from Angry Robot...
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Exclusive excerpt of Tomorrow’s Children by Daniel Polansky

REVIEW: The Ruptured Sky by Jessica A. McMinn

Filled with morally grey characters, rich yet mystifying lore, and thrilling action sequences, Jessica A. McMinn delivers everything you could ever wish for from a dark and gritty multi-POV epic...
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REVIEW: The Ruptured Sky by Jessica A. McMinn

REVIEW: Dark Prince by Keith Herber

Dark Prince by Keith Herber is the first full-length novel for the World of Darkness and, more specifically, Vampire: The Masquerade setting. It was published in 1994 and introduced the...
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REVIEW: Dark Prince by Keith Herber

REVIEW: Halo Season 1

Halo is one of the all-time most successful video game franchises. It's also a very well-developed science fiction setting with the books including some of my favorite outside of Stark...
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REVIEW: Halo Season 1

REVIEW: Monarch: Legacy of Monsters

The latest explosion of Godzilla stories has brought us Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, a story spins off from director Gareth Edwards' (The Creator, Rogue One, Monsters) brilliant Godzilla film that...
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REVIEW: Monarch: Legacy of Monsters

REVIEW: The Way of Unity by Sarah K. Balstrup

Religion and politics collide in The Way of Unity, the dark fantasy debut from Sarah K. Balstrup and a semi-finalist in Mark Lawrence’s ninth Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO9). A psychic...
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REVIEW: The Ebon Mask by Richard Lee Byers

The Ebon Mask by Richard Lee Byers is a novel set in the Wraith: The Oblivion gameline. I was never a fan of Wraith while it was being printed but am reasonably familiar with...

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 and what they call...

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 reviewer loved Flames of Mira,...

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 by Beth Lansdown, a...

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 Soldier world and reunites us...

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 hunting fantasy you’re looking...

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 two brothers. The last...

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 stories from Mark Lawrence’s...

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 being what it seems,...

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 bright pink and shows...