REVIEW: The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison is many things; a novel about elves and goblins, a story with mages and magic, and a book with a steampunk aesthetic. Yet, these...
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REVIEW: The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

REVIEW: A Quiet Place Part II

A Quiet Place Part II picks up from the shocking events of the 2018 horror film directed by John Krasinski. Following the death of Lee, the Abbott family move through...
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REVIEW: A Quiet Place Part II

REVIEW: Deadlands – The Weird West

Deadlands: The Weird West is a roleplaying game that ranks up there with Vampire: The Masquerade and Call of Cthulhu as my all-time favorites. Coincidentally, those are some of the...
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REVIEW: Deadlands – The Weird West

Artist spotlight: Carlos Diaz

When Carlos Diaz responded to our last cover artist open window after the departure of Jason Deem, his was one of the first submission emails I opened, and he was...
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Artist spotlight: Carlos Diaz

REVIEW: The Girl and the Mountain by Mark Lawrence

I received a review copy of The Girl and the Mountain from the author in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to Mark Lawrence and Ace Books. The Girl...
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REVIEW: The Girl and the Mountain by Mark Lawrence

REVIEW: 3:33 AM by Luke Hindmarsh

3:33 AM by Luke Hindmarsh is an occult horror novel that I picked up immediately upon release. I was a big fan of Mercury's Son by the same author, so...
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REVIEW: 3:33 AM by Luke Hindmarsh

An Interview with Terry Miles, Author of Rabbits

Undoubtedly, if you are into podcasts as a long-form of storytelling you know of Terry Miles and by extension Tanis, and Minnow Beats Whale. Miles is a writer, producer, and...
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An Interview with Terry Miles, Author of Rabbits

EXCLUSIVE: The King Must Fall book trailer

With our The King Must Fall Kickstarter anthology only eight days away I am so stoked to show you the book trailer by the awesome Pen Astridge. We have some...
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EXCLUSIVE: The King Must Fall book trailer

REVIEW: Sins of Empire by Brian McClellan

A decade on from the events of the magnificent Powdermage trilogy we return to Brian McClellan’s brilliant world of military flintlock fantasy in Sins of Empire. The Adran-Kez war is...
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REVIEW: Sins of Empire by Brian McClellan

REVIEW: Fate of Madness by Jesse Teller

Here we go, the final doorstop of a volume in the massive tetralogy by Jesse Teller, Fate of Madness. After the first three tomes, Onslaught of Madness, Wrath of Madness,...
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REVIEW: A Quiet Place Part II REVIEW: A Quiet Place Part II
REVIEW: Deadlands – The Weird West REVIEW: Deadlands – The Weird West
Artist spotlight: Carlos Diaz Artist spotlight: Carlos Diaz
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REVIEW: 3:33 AM by Luke Hindmarsh REVIEW: 3:33 AM by Luke Hindmarsh
An Interview with Terry Miles, Author of Rabbits An Interview with Terry Miles, Author...
EXCLUSIVE: The King Must Fall book trailer EXCLUSIVE: The King Must Fall book...
REVIEW: Sins of Empire by Brian McClellan REVIEW: Sins of Empire by Brian...
REVIEW: Fate of Madness by Jesse Teller REVIEW: Fate of Madness by Jesse...

EXCLUSIVE: Cover Reveal for The King Must Fall

On the 15th of June 2021, the Grimdark Magazine team be kicking off our new Kickstarter anthology project, The King Must Fall. 14+ stories by some of the best and brightest names in dark...

REVIEW: Peculiarities by David Liss

Peculiarities is a celebration of the strange and the absurd. This alternative historical novel poses the question- what would happen if occult magics were real? Author David Liss answers this question in an immersive read that is...

An Interview with Alicia Wanstall-Burke and Graham Austin-King

Two of the biggest legends in the indie author crew are getting married. They write dark fantasy, they are a great laugh, and they are from opposite sides of the planet. I caught up...

EXCLUSIVE: Excerpt from Priest of Gallows by Peter McLean

We loved getting back into Ellinburg, getting back into the Pious Men, and chatting with Peter McLean about his books and this magnificent story he’s building. Peter has built a brilliant world based around...

REVIEW: Threadneedle by Cari Thomas

Visually, the proof of Threadneedle by Cari Thomas is one of the most stunning advance copies I’ve been sent. The cover looks like embroidery, to match main character Anna’s magic, based on threads and...

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REVIEW: A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark

P. Djèlí Clark writes lush masterworks, his newest book to his collection of stories in The Dead Djinn Universe is A Master of Djinn. And, much like his other short-form works, A Master of...

REVIEW: Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach by Kelly Robson

Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach is not a simple story. There is nothing subtle and simple about a middle-aged scientist with prosthesis octopus-like legs, time travel, ecological restoration, and culture dynamics. Nor is...

ANNOUNCEMENT: The King Must Fall dark fantasy anthology kickstarter

The Grimdark Magazine team and I are incredibly excited to announce our next major anthology project, The King Must Fall. Featuring 14+ stories about kings and leadership figures being deposed, and written by some of...

REVIEW: Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder by T.A. Willberg

I received a review copy of Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to T.A. Willberg and Trapeze Books for the opportunity and for inviting us to...

REVIEW: Anno Dracula by Kim Newman

Anno Dracula is the modern vampire classic by Kim Newman (The Vampire Genevieve). Set in the Victorian Era, it goes completely off the rails from the beginning as it has Dracula taking over the...