REVIEW: See S2

In one of the coolest, most visually appealing, and different pieces of SF I've watched in a while, See S2 really ramps up the scale of risk, the family drama,...
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REVIEW: See S2

An Interview With Author Zoje Stage

Pittsburg native and former filmmaker Zoje Stage is a USA Today and international bestselling author of Baby Teeth, Wonderland and now her newest release Getaway. A story where two sisters,...
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An Interview With Author Zoje Stage

REVIEW: Spear by Nicola Griffith

Spear by Nicola Griffith is a gorgeous queer Arthurian novella out from Tor.com in April 2022. And if it sounds even the slightest bit like something you’d enjoy, this is...
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REVIEW: Spear by Nicola Griffith

REVIEW: Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky

I know Adrian Tchaikovsky best from works like Children of Time, Children of Ruin and Dogs of War where he uses other creatures, often affected by humanity’s meddling to talk...
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REVIEW: Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky

REVIEW: Warhawk by Chris Wraight

Warhawk is the sixth (of eight) in the Siege of Terra series and 60th Horus Heresy novel in Black Library’s ongoing marathon exploring and expanding the foundational myth of the...
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REVIEW: Warhawk by Chris Wraight

A public apology to authors recently published by GdM

When I started Grimdark Magazine I was a self-published author whose attempts at short story sales and books had not gone well. Whatever the reasons, I wanted to set up...
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A public apology to authors recently published by GdM

REVIEW: Hammer and Bolter Episode 4: Fangs

In episode 4 of Warhammer TV's Hammer and Bolter, Fangs, we finally get to my favourite 40k faction, the Space Wolves space marines. On the death world of Fenris three veteran...
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REVIEW: Hammer and Bolter Episode 4: Fangs

REVIEW: Dark Dawn by Brian O’ Sullivan

Brian O' Sullivan's “Dark Dawn” is a work of interactive fiction about a dying man and a desperate final stand. Set in the world of the author’s Fionn series, readers/players...
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REVIEW: Dark Dawn by Brian O’ Sullivan

REVIEW: Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling

Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling started incredibly strong with great atmospheric detail and a very creepy vibe but puttered out and ended with a whimper.  Evelyn Perdanu is a shipping...
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REVIEW: Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling

REVIEW: Beasts & Beauty by Soman Chainani

Beasts & Beauty by Soman Chainani is an interesting collection. It's probably the youngest book I've reviewed for Grimdark Magazine, as these retold fairy tales sit between middle grade and...
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REVIEW: Beasts & Beauty by Soman Chainani
REVIEW: See S2 REVIEW: See S2
An Interview With Author Zoje Stage An Interview With Author Zoje Stage
REVIEW: Spear by Nicola Griffith REVIEW: Spear by Nicola Griffith
REVIEW: Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky REVIEW: Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky
REVIEW: Warhawk by Chris Wraight REVIEW: Warhawk by Chris Wraight
A public apology to authors recently published by GdM A public apology to authors recently...
REVIEW: Hammer and Bolter Episode 4: Fangs REVIEW: Hammer and Bolter Episode 4:...
REVIEW: Dark Dawn by Brian O’ Sullivan REVIEW: Dark Dawn by Brian O’...
REVIEW: Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling REVIEW: Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling
REVIEW: Beasts & Beauty by Soman Chainani REVIEW: Beasts & Beauty by Soman...
Nightwise by R.S. Belcher

Review: Nightwise by R.S. Belcher

Urban fantasy is a mixed-breed animal. Horror, dark fantasy, romance, hard-boiled detective fiction, police procedural – urban fantasy pairs them off, lets them get comfy, and then births its own unique lineages of weird...

Wrong Place Wrong Time by Joe Abercrombie

Excerpt: Wrong Place Wrong Time by Joe Abercrombie

I don’t know about you, but I’m deadset chomping at the bit to get my hands on the next foray into Joe Abercrombie’s First Law world, the short-story collection, Sharp Ends. Full of reprints and new short...

GdM #7

GdM #7 featuring Victor Milan, Gav Thorpe and Django Wexler!

We’re really excited to bring you Grimdark Magazine #7. This quarter we have some stellar fiction for you, an article calling the First Law Trilogy the anti-Lord of the Rings, interviews, reviews and an...

Black Tea and Other Tales by Samuel Marolla

Review: Black Tea and Other Tales by Samuel Marolla

Black Tea and Other Tales by Samuel Marolla is compared to ‘A box of lovely dark chocolates’ in a foreword by Gene O’Neill. Gene’s recommendation had me ready to devour the three dark and...

Michael R. Fletcher

Interview: A Beer or Three with Michael R. Fletcher

A couple of months back I was lucky enough to grab Michael R. Fletcher for a chin wag and a beer from half the world away. We had a brilliant chat about Beyond Redemption, what...

The Summer Goddess by Joanna Hall

GdM Battle-off Winner Joanne Hall Claims Her Cover Art Prize!

A few more than a few months back the GdM Battle-off wrapped up with Joanne Hall taking the top spot and cleaning out an absolute swag of prizes. One of those prizes was a...

The Wheel of Osheim by Mark Lawrence

Review: The Wheel of Osheim by Mark Lawrence

In The Wheel of Osheim, the final instalment of Mark Lawrence’s The Red Queen’s War Trilogy, Jalan Kendeth, lover of wine, women and slacking off somehow finds himself lost the bowels of Hell itself,...

The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan

Review: The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan

Having not had the chance to read as many books as I wanted to in 2015, I feel like it’s been ages since an author really grabbed me by the collar and dragged me...

Hassebrand by Jason Deem

Excerpt: At the Walls of Sinnlos by Michael R. Fletcher

After reading Michael R. Fletcher’s Beyond Redemption, I immediately approached the author to see if we could nab a short story for you. We were lucky enough to grab a polished-up version of one of...

The Bloody Quarrel by Duncan Lay

Excerpt: The Bloody Quarrel by Duncan Lay

When I found out an Aussie grimdark author that hails from the own back yard of my youth on the central coast of New South Wales, Australia, to say I was excited was an...