BOOK REVIEW: Huron Blackheart: Master of the Maelstrom, by Mike Brooks

A Standalone Novel Focuses on the Chaos Space Marines Published by Black Library in 2022 A Grimdark Space Opera 200 pages Once a servant of the Imperium, Huron Blackheart now makes his own way as a devotee of the Chaos Gods. But while the Warmaster and the reborn Primarch wage their endless war, Blackheart gathersContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Huron Blackheart: Master of the Maelstrom, by Mike Brooks”

BOOK REVIEW: Blood Rite, by Rachel Harrison

A Standalone Novella Focuses on the Blood Angels Published by Black Library in 2019 A Grimdark war story 152 pages The Blood Angels. Masterful warriors, and heroes of the Imperium. But these legendary soldiers are beset by an enemy they cannot overcome. A darkness within their own blood, passed down through generations, and rearing itsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Blood Rite, by Rachel Harrison”

AUDIO REVIEW: Terminal Overkill, by Justin D Hill

Narrated by Emma Noakes A Standalone Novel Focuses on Necromunda Published by Black Library in 2019 A Grimdark Coming-of-Age 9hrs 5mins When her mother is murdered during a brutal gang war, young Brielle finds herself lost in the Underhive. But if there’s one thing her mother taught her, it’s how to survive. And if there’sContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Terminal Overkill, by Justin D Hill”

BOOK REVIEW: The Triumph of Saint Katherine, by Danie Ware

A Standalone Novel Focuses on the Sisters of Battle Published by Black Library in 2022 A Grimdark war story 181 pages In a galaxy aflame with war, faith is more powerful than any weapon. The blessed Saint Katherine knew this, but now she is fallen. Yet through the power of faith, Katherine may be reborn.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Triumph of Saint Katherine, by Danie Ware”

BOOK REVIEW: The Deacon of Wounds, by David Annandale

A standalone novel in the Warhammer Horror range Focuses on the Imperial clergy Published by Black Library in 2021 A slow, psychological horror 203 pages Theotokos is a world on the brink of death. First comes the drought that wipes out all cities but one. Then comes the deadly sickness known as the Grey Tears.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Deacon of Wounds, by David Annandale”

BOOK REVIEW: Assassinorum: Kingmaker, by Robert Rath

A standalone novel Focuses on the Officio Assassinorum Published by Black Library in 2022 A grimdark espionage thriller 359 pages When a distant yet crucial world threatens to secede from the Imperium, the Officio Assassinorum dispatches a group of its finest agents to replace the planet’s monarch with someone more favourable. But when you’re workingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Assassinorum: Kingmaker, by Robert Rath”

Where To Start With Black Library?

Black Library have been publishing Warhammer 40,000 books for a little over twenty years now. As you can expect, there are several hundred novels set in the universe, plus novellas, anthologies, and audio dramas. A lot of them cross-over or reference one another, and tackling this sprawling franchise can be more than a little daunting.Continue reading “Where To Start With Black Library?”

BOOK REVIEW: Ghazghkull Thraka: Prophet of the Waaagh!, by Nate Crowley

A standalone novel Focuses on the Orks Published by Black Library in 2021 A grimdark comedy 263 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Ghazghkull Thraka is a name feared throughout the galaxy. This ork warlord, the self-proclaimed prophet of his xenos gods, has his mind set only on slaughter. But where did this ork come from? And will theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Ghazghkull Thraka: Prophet of the Waaagh!, by Nate Crowley”

BOOK REVIEW: Day of Ascension, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

A standalone novel Focuses on the Genestealer Cults and the Adeptus Mechanicus Published by Black Library in 2022 Grimdark SF 196 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Ascension Day nears, and the Adeptus Mechanicus are ready to enjoy their moment of triumph. But their control over the forge world of Morod is not as secure as they believe. InContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Day of Ascension, by Adrian Tchaikovsky”

BOOK REVIEW: The Bookkeeper’s Skull, by Justin D Hill

A standalone novel A Warhammer Horror novel Published by Black Library in 2022 SF Horror 200 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ It’s Rudgard Howe’s first day on the job. As an enforcer, it’s his duty to ensure all Imperial tithe’s are gathered on time. But this year’s harvest is not going to plan. Something malevolent stalks the farmsteads.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Bookkeeper’s Skull, by Justin D Hill”