REVIEW: Fallen Angels by Anna Mocikat

Behind Blue Eyes was a fascinating book by Anna Mocikat that followed the adventures of a cybernetically enhanced super-soldier named Nephilim. Working for a corrupt and evil corporation that ruled...
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REVIEW: Fallen Angels by Anna Mocikat

REVIEW: Civilisations by Laurent Binet

Civilisations may rise and fall ,but Civilisations was written by Laurent Binet, translated from the French by Sam Taylor and published in Great Britain by Harvill Secker in 2021. A...
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REVIEW: Civilisations by Laurent Binet

REVIEW: The Escapement by Lavie Tidhar

Lavie Tidhar’s The Escapement is the story of a father’s hopelessness as his son lies dying in a hospital.  The story shifts back and forth between his real world agony...
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REVIEW: The Escapement by Lavie Tidhar

REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2

Game of Thrones S2 continues the intriguing, bloody epic telling of George RR Martin’s hugely popular A Song of Ice and Fire. With the honourable Ned Stark’s death allowing the...
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REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2

REVIEW: Behind Blue Eyes by Anna Mocikat

Behind Blue Eyes by Anna Mocikat is the first book of the same series. It is an independently published book and was mentioned in our recent recommendations of indie cyberpunk...
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REVIEW: Behind Blue Eyes by Anna Mocikat

REVIEW: Half a War by Joe Abercrombie

Half a War is the concluding instalment of Joe Abercrombie’s epic Shattered Sea trilogy. It is a satisfying conclusion to the saga but it is hard to say how without...
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REVIEW: Half a War by Joe Abercrombie

REVIEW: Angels of Death: Awakenings

We continue our episode-by-episode coverage of Warhammer TV's Angels of Death with episode 4, Awakenings. And from the outset, during a flashback, where Kazarion speaks of the Black Rage with...
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REVIEW: Angels of Death: Awakenings

REVIEW: A Ritual of Bone by Lee C. Conley

A little bit fantasy, a little bit horror, A Ritual Bone was a whole lot of awesome. Lee C. Conley crafted an excellent fantasy that is liberally sprinkled with viscera,...
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REVIEW: A Ritual of Bone by Lee C. Conley

Discussing the Wisdom of Crowds with Joe Abercrombie

With The Wisdom of Crowds being released this week, Gollancz gave me the opportunity to interview Joe Abercrombie about the influences for The Age of Madness and Bayaz, the risks of...
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Discussing the Wisdom of Crowds with Joe Abercrombie

REVIEW: The Loop by Jeremy Robert Johnson

The Loop is a freaky story: a little bit War of the Worlds, a little bit Stranger Things, and a little bit, huh?  Have you ever heard of Turner Falls, Oregon? A...
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REVIEW: Spear of the Emperor by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

I’m used to Aaron Dembski-Bowden being the guy that Black Library call in when they need to make a bad guy seem compelling or to mess with our heads with daemonic or alien insanity...

REVIEW: Belisarius Cawl: The Great Work by Guy Haley

When Games Workshop rebooted the Warhammer 40k setting, introduced a whole new kind of Space Marine and casually advanced the timeframe by a few centuries when it had sat at 999.M41 for the best...

Dune trailer gives a glimpse into the future

The trailer for Denis Villieneuve’s long awaited movie adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic Dune has finally dropped and it’s packed with tantalising moments. Dune has been adapted before, with the 1984 David Lynch...

REVIEW: The House of a Hundred Whispers by Graham Masterton

Graham Masterson offers his own unique take on haunted-house horror in The House of a Hundred Whispers. Taking place in the aftermath of their father’s violent death, the Russell siblings and their spouses gather...

REVIEW: Mark of Faith by Rachel Harrison

The Sisters of Battle have been getting some much deserved attention from both Games Workshop and Black Library of late and in Mark of Faith, Rachel Harrison does a really good job of personifying...

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REVIEW: Stoker’s Wilde West by Steven Hopstaken & Melissa Prusi

I received an advance reading copy of Stoker’s Wilde West in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank Steven Hopstaken, Melissa Prusi, and Flame Tree Press. It was great to rejoin...

The GdM team pick their favourite self-published fantasy books

Readers that follow our page will be aware that the Grimdark Magazine review team are big supporters of self-published fantasy works. As it’s Self-Published Fantasy Month we decided to put together a list of...

REVIEW: The Burning Chambers by Kate Mosse

The Burning Chambers is a refreshingly accessible and compulsively readable piece of historical fiction that marks the beginning of the Burning Chambers trilogy. Kate Mosse, of Labyrinth fame, has crafted a wonderful tale that...

REVIEW: Kings of Heaven by Richard Nell

Kings of Heaven by Richard Nell is the third and final book in the Ash and Sand trilogy. The Ash and Sand books chronicle the adventures of a barbarian prophet named Ruka, a sorcerer...

REVIEW: Kings of Ash by Richard Nell

Kings of Ash by Richard Nell is the second book in the Ash and Sand trilogy that follows the adventures of a deformed barbarian named Ruka, an island prince named Kale, and a young...