Where to read your favourite authors for free (without being a pirate bastard)

Let's face it, if you download people's books without paying for them, and without the author or publisher's permission to download them for free, you are a pirate bastard. It's...
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Where to read your favourite authors for free (without being a pirate bastard)

REVIEW: The Reverie by Peter Fehervari

The Reverie by Peter Fehervari was released (fittingly!) on the 31st of October, the first of his novels in the Warhammer Horror line. As with all Peter Fehervari's work, it...
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REVIEW: The Reverie by Peter Fehervari

REVIEW: The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: Volume One ed. Paula Guran

It’s just past spooky season and there’s no better time for an anthology of The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror. Paula Guran has been editing The Year’s Best Dark...
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REVIEW: The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: Volume One ed. Paula Guran

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #1

Vampire: The Masquerade is one of the seminal tabletop RPGs, ranking up there with Dungeons and Dragons or Call of Cthulhu for cultural influence among geeks. It created the Gothic Punk...
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REVIEW: Seraphina’s Lament by Sarah Chorn

Seraphina's Lament is a grimdark novel written by longtime book reviewer and blogger Sarah Chorn (Bookworm Blues). I've always been a fan of her reviews and was interested in what...
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REVIEW: Seraphina’s Lament by Sarah Chorn

REVIEW: Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne

Kevin Hearne kicks off his latest series with the impressive Ink & Sigil; an urban fantasy set in modern-day Glasgow. Although taking place in the same world as his Iron...
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REVIEW: Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne

REVIEW: Nophek Gloss by Essa Hansen

Nophek Gloss is a story that pushes the boundlessness of the reader's imagination. It is innovative, harsh, extraordinary, and it is science fiction at its best.  I am not sure...
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REVIEW:  Nophek Gloss by Essa Hansen

Interview with dark fantasy legend Steven Erikson

Ask somebody about dark fantasy to rival the epic scale of Game of Thrones and I'd be pretty surprised if somebody didn't mention Steven Erikson's Malazan Book of the Fallen...
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Interview with dark fantasy legend Steven Erikson

REVIEW: Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson

Please note: I don't believe my review includes any spoilers for Rhythm of War, but to be safe: minor spoilers may follow. Rhythm of War picks up events approximately a...
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REVIEW: Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson

REVIEW: Plight of Madness by Jesse Teller

Plight of Madness is Book Three of The Madness Wars, the penultimate volume of this epic sprawl covering a massive military conquest of the warrior nation Drine over its refined...
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The Whitefire Crossing by Courtney Schafer

Interview: Courtney Schafer

Jewel and Tom were lucky enough to grab a few minutes with Courtney Schafer to talk about writing your passions (the pic isn’t your standard author mug shot!), The Shattered Sigil and grimdark. [GdM]...

GdM #5

Grimdark Magazine Issue 5 Lineup

Grimdark Magazine Issue 5 is chock full of grimdark goodness. We’ve pushed the genre boundaries of grimdark a bit more in this issue, with zombie apocalypses and cold-hearted near-future sci-fi to go with the...

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Update from GdM

After wrapping up our first year of Grimdark Magazine, we’re doing everything we can to kick the magazine into the next gear. Below are a few of the things currently being stirred in the...

The Whitefire Crossing by Courtney Schafer

Review: The Whitefire Crossing by Courtney Schafer

Reading The Whitefire Crossing by Courtney Schafer is a bit like climbing a mountain. There is the anticipation of the climb, planning, some struggles, renewed energy and even joy. Then, after the last exciting...

Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley

Review: Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley

When it comes to second installments, especially in the realm of sci-fi and fantasy, The Empire Strikes Back is an oft-compared milestone. Some might even regard it as the best film in the original...

Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan

Review: Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan

It’s pretty rare that I get the first 50 pages into a book and decide on the spot to go purchase the rest of a series, but there are times when you just know...

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Writing About Firearms

Burke ripped his revolver from his holster, diving into cover as his prey opened fire. Rounds sent chips of concrete flying through the air. Ducking round his cover, he blazed away until the hammer...

The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs

Audio Review: The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs

Part alternate history, part western, but all fantasy, The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs is something different that jumps up and bites you like a rattlesnake you never saw coming. Our storyteller is Shoestring,...

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The Grimdark Magazine’s First Anniversary

With Issue 4 out, we’ve hit the end of our first year. We’ve had victories, failures (and a couple of epic fails, like Goodreads giving us the boot), laughs, and managed to get four...

GdM #4

Grimdark Magazine Issue 4 Out Now!

Grimdark Magazine Issue 4 is locked in, and have we got a cracking issue ready for you! Behind another brilliant piece of artwork on the cover, you’ll get short stories, an article, a review,...