REVIEW: The True Bastards by Jonathan French

The True Bastards from author Jonathan French continues the tale started in his wonderful The Grey Bastards novel that began as a self-published title before strong word of mouth and...
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REVIEW: The True Bastards by Jonathan French

REVIEW: Bayou Baby by Renee Miller

New Orleans and its surrounding swamps form the setting for Bayou baby, a highly original and disturbing novel by Canadian author Renee Miller, who mainly writes grim, dark stories that...
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REVIEW: Bayou Baby by Renee Miller

REVIEW: Godzilla vs Kong Movie

It felt a bit strange to pay a hefty £15.99 for a movie that I was going to watch at home, but in this time of pandemic lockdowns I wanted...
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REVIEW: Godzilla vs Kong Movie

REVIEW: The Sin of America by Cathrynne M. Valente

What is the sin of America?  "There's a woman outside of Sheridan and she is eating the sin of America." That is the question of The Sin of America by...
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REVIEW: The Sin of America by Cathrynne M. Valente

Top 5 Warhammer 40k Lore Youtube Channels

The first pieces of Warhammer 40,000 lore were taken from the existing Warhammer Fantasy Battle setting, but pushed into a far future science fiction setting with the Warhammer 40,000: Rogue...
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Top 5 Warhammer 40k Lore Youtube Channels

REVIEW: Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Andy Weir, the author of The Martian and Artemis, brings us another dose of science fiction fun with Project Hail Mary. And when I say fun, I mean fun. His stories aren’t light and...
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REVIEW: Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

REVIEW: The Demon by Douglas Nicholas

I heard from another reader that this story was quite short, although it also sounded quite compelling. After reading it I wrongly assumed (due to it being so short) that...
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REVIEW: The Demon by Douglas Nicholas

5 Things to Look Forward to in Mike Shel’s Idols Fall

Mike Shel’s dark fantasy Iconoclasts series has been filling readers with dread since Aching God crept onto the scene in 2018 and earned a top-ten finalist spot in the prestigious...
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5 Things to Look Forward to in Mike Shel’s Idols Fall

The Future is Grimdark: The rise of streaming in TV and film and what it means for fans of grimdark

Ten years have passed since Game of Thrones hit our screens. Ten years since the world was introduced to a grimdark story on a big budget. The weekly shows produced...
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The Future is Grimdark: The rise of streaming in TV and film and what it means for fans of grimdark

REVIEW: Church by Renee Miller

The last book I read by Renee Miller was Eat The Rich, an amusing and thought-provoking account about aliens taking over Earth. It was a yarn as packed with intrigue...
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REVIEW: Psycho Killers In Love by C.T. Phipps

Have you heard of C.T. Phipps and Psycho Killers in Love? No? How about Straight out of Fangton and I was a Teenage Weredeer? If not, you are in for a treat because let me tell you about...

Grimdark Magazine Issue #26 out now!

As Australia shifts from fire, to plague, to flood, and apparently now just waits for famine to drop its six pack into the esky and join the party, I am so happy to bring...

REVIEW: Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is a film that I was approaching with mixed feelings. The DC Cinematic Universe has a reputation as something of a train wreck. Both Batman vs. Superman and Justice League‘s...

REVIEW: The Shadow of the Gods by John Gwynne

I received an uncorrected proof copy of The Shadow of the Gods in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to John Gwynne and Orbit Books. The Shadow of the Gods is a gritty...

REVIEW: Knight and Shadow by Flint Maxwell

Reading Flint Maxwell’s Knight and Shadow feels like you are reading and paying homage to the wonderful storytelling of Steven King and the classic fantasy hero story. Knight and Shadow is the story of...

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REVIEW: Deep Blue by David Niall Wilson

One of the most famous stories of music is the legend of Robert Johnson, blues player who supposedly sold his soul to the Devil at the crossroads for supernatural skill at his chosen craft....

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REVIEW: Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey

Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey is a queer western with dystopian roots and a whole lot of moxie.  “She wanted that satisfaction. She wanted it for herself wanted it like a half-starved alley-rat watching...

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REVIEW: Hardwired by Walter Jon Williams

Hardwired by Walter Jon Williams is one of the foundational works of cyberpunk and something that was instrumental for the creation of Mike Pondsmith’s Cyberpunk 2020 (later Cyberpunk 2020) as well as spin-off Cyberpunk...

REVIEW: The Tangleroot Palace by Marjorie Liu

The Tangleroot Palace is the new, debut short story collection from multi-award winning author Marjorie Liu, who is best know for her Monstress graphic novel series. It comprises six short stories and a novella,...

REVIEW: The Fury of Magnus by Graham McNeill

The Fury of Magnus novella is the latest instalment in the ongoing Siege of Terra series as Black Library’s centrepiece project pushes towards a conclusion. As a novella, Fury of Magnus is more of...