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REVIEW: Shadows of Nyn’Dira by H.C. Newell

H.C. Newell mines new emotional depths in Shadows of Nyn’Dira, the third entry in her dark epic fantasy series, Fallen Light. Shadows of Nyn’Dira builds upon her already strong worldbuilding and character development from...

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 Shadow Casket by Chris Wooding

This novel is one of those rare and wonderful occasions when the sequel of a top-drawer fantasy epic matches and at times exceeds its predecessor. Suffice to say that The Shadow Casket, follow-up to...

An Interview with Mariely Lares

Mariely Lares is a Mexican-American debut autor who has swept us away with her novel Sun of Blood and Ruin. A historical fantasy set in a post-conquest Mexico, full of strong characters, mythology and...

REVIEW: Sun of Blood and Ruin by Mariely Lares

Set in post-conquest Mexico, Mariely Lares’ Sun of Blood and Ruin is a fast-paced, smart historical fantasy. It is built around a multi-layered reimagining of the Zorro legend – the masked vigilante, the sorceress...

REVIEW: The Banished by H.C. Newell

H.C. Newell captures the brutal aftermath of Curse of the Fallen with her novella, The Banished, which is essential reading for fans of Newell’s dark epic fantasy series, Fallen Light. While the main books...

REVIEW: The City of Marble and Blood by Howard Andrew Jones

Book 2 in Chronicles of Hanuvar, The City of Marble and Blood picks up shortly after the conclusion of Lord of a Shattered Land. Defeated general and master strategist Hanuvar continues his undercover efforts...

REVIEW: The Shadow Gate by L.L. MacRae

The Shadow Gate is Book Two in the Dragon Spirits series by L.L. MacRae, following up on her excellent first volume, The Iron Crown, which was a finalist in Mark Lawrence’s 7th Self-Published Fantasy...

REVIEW: Forged by Blood by Ehigbor Okosun

Ehigbor Okosun debuts her refreshing new voice in a tale following Dèmi, a young woman who has had everything taken from her in an empire that wants her dead. Magic-users, known as Oluso, are...

Cover for Lord of a Shattered Land

REVIEW: Lord of a Shattered Land by Howard Andrew Jones

Lord of a Shattered Land opens immediately after the decisive conclusion of a brutal, genocidal war. After two previous conflicts were fought to stalemate, the expansionist Dervan Empire has finally succeeded in crushing Volanus....

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