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EXCULSIVE: Excerpt from The Queen of Days by Greta Kelly

From The Gentlemen Bastards to Silver Queendom, the Grimdark team loves a good heist story. Which is why we are incredibly excited to present an exclusive excerpt from Greta Kelly’s new epic fantasy heist...

REVIEW: The Silver Queendom by Dan Koboldt

In Old Queendom, even weary travellers avoid the Red Rooster Inn. Featuring an ale better served as a cleaning agent and terrible service, it’s small wonder this inn lacks patronage. As smoke and mirrors,...

REVIEW: The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks

Azoth’s days are numbered. Stuck within a city with no culture but street culture and a guild controlled by a sadistic thug, young Azoth fights for survival. Driven by fear and desperation, he seeks...

REVIEW: The Liar’s Knot by M.A. Carrick

If the defining term for The Masks of Mirrors by M.A. Carrick is ‘subterfuge’, then its sequel, The Liar’s Knot can summarily be defined by ‘found family’—specifically, the main characters and their bond between...

REVIEW: The Mask of Mirrors by M.A. Carrick

The closest parallel of M.A. Carrick’s (who are also known as the duo of Alyc Helms and Marie Brennan) debut novel, The Mask of Mirrors is probably The Lies of Locke Lamora. Both deal...

REVIEW: Dungeons and dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves made me tear up a bit at the end. It was an involuntary reaction, I certainly didn’t intend for it to happen, but it’s something that occurred nevertheless....

REVIEW: Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch

Scott Lynch’s second novel in The Gentlemen Bastards Sequence, Red Seas Under Red Skies, picks up two years after the events at the end of The Lies of Locke Lamora. A new city brings...