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REVIEW: Freakslaw by Jane Flett

Jane Flett’s debut, Freakslaw, is an odd duck. Revelling itself in the weird (and sometimes non-sensical), this circus-set novel is more Stephen King than wholesome family entertainment. It’s not quite a horror novel or...

REVIEW: Daughter of Calamity by Rosalie M. Lin

Rosalie M. Lin’s debut, Daughter of Calamity is set in the glittering world of Shanghai in the 1920s. A cultural melting pot thanks to the influence of colonialism, the Jazz Age seems to have...

An Interview with Sebastien de Castell

Sebastien de Castell is no stranger to Grimdark Magazine. Back in issue #28 of the magazine (we’re now on #38, so quite a while ago!) we published his short story “The Sword of Seven...

REVIEW: The Thick and the Lean by Chana Porter

Chana Porter’s The Thick and the Lean is one of those rare stories that continue living in your brain rent-free long after the last page. This is slow, delicious literary SFF, a story about...

REVIEW: Redsight by Meredith Mooring

All Korinna wants to do is stay alive. And live in peace. But she’s a Redseer, a blind priestess with the power to manipulate space and time. In the hostile world of Meredith Mooring’s...

REVIEW: A Season of Monstrous Conceptions by Lina Rather

Bisexual Sarah is a widow and a midwife. But she’s also one of those born with monstrous deformities. Most often, these children get killed at birth due to fear of the unknown and the...

REVIEW: A Cavern of Black Ice by J.V. Jones

A Cavern of Black Ice is an impressive opening entry in J.V. Jones’ dark and snowy fantasy epic, Sword of Shadows. I was invested from the start and gripped throughout as numerous hardships, betrayals,...

An Interview with Jacqueline Carey

Jacqueline Carey’s Kushiel’s Dart can only be described as a cult classic of dark fantasy, and its foundational influences are still visible in today’s romantasy trend. Centred around a courtesan in a Renaissance-inspired world,...

REVIEW: The Anatomy of Songs by Megan White

Megan White’s debut The Anatomy of Songs drew me in with a stunning cover and great copy, only to make me fall in love with the writing on the very first pages. Published by...

An Interview with Sunyi Dean

Sunyi Dean’s debut novel, The Book Eaters was an instant #2 Sunday Times Bestseller in the UK and is a firm favourite among the Grimdark Magazine team (read our review HERE). She is currently...

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