BOOK REVIEW: The Talon of Horus, by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: The Black Legion (#1) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 409 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 3/5   Driven from the Imperium in the wake of the Horus Heresy, the traitor legions lurk within the Eye of terror and wait for theirContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Talon of Horus, by Aaron Dembski-Bowden”

BOOK REVIEW: The Book of Martyrs

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Contributing Authors: Phil Kelly, Danie Ware, Alec Worley Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 294 Publication Date: 15/05/2021 Verdict: 4/5 There is no greater honour than to die in the name of the God-Emperor, and none are more willing to die inContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Book of Martyrs”

BOOK REVIEW: Legacy of Caliban, by Gav Thorpe

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Legacy of Caliban (#1-3) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 940 Publication Date: 2018 Verdict: 3.5/5   For ten thousand years the Dark Angels have guarded a devastating secret, that members of their own chapter are among mankind’s greatest foes. Now,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Legacy of Caliban, by Gav Thorpe”

THE WISHLIST: Black Library 2021 Releases

Black Library have been printing Warhammer 40,000 tie-in fiction for over two decades now, and for the past few years have been making regular appearances on my TBR Tower. They put out dozens of books a year, around a third of which I would say are of interest to me. As well as hardbacks andContinue reading “THE WISHLIST: Black Library 2021 Releases”

BOOK REVIEW: Ahriman, by Jonathan French

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Ahriman (#1-3) Genre: Science Fantasy Pages: 879 Publication Date: 2018 Verdict: 1/5 Ahriman of the Thousand Sons. Insane Sorcerer and traitor to the Imperium? Or something much more disturbing? Follow the exiled Ahriman across space and time as heContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Ahriman, by Jonathan French”

BOOK REVIEW: The Complete Rafen Omnibus, by James Swallow

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Rafen (#1-4) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 828 Publication Date: 2019 Verdict: 3/5 The Blood Angels are among the more famous chapters of Warhammer 40,000’s Space Marines. Maybe not quite as famous as the Ultramarines, but if you’ve ever walkedContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Complete Rafen Omnibus, by James Swallow”

BOOK REVIEW: Penitent, by Dan Abnett

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Bequin (#2) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 346 Publication Date: 04/03/2021 Verdict: 5/5 Beta Bequin continues her investigation of the ancient city Queen Mab. Torn between the warring Inquisitors Gregor Eisenhorn and Gideon Ravenor, Bequin finds herself questioning everything. ButContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Penitent, by Dan Abnett”

BOOK REVIEW: Pariah, by Dan Abnett

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 306 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 5/5 In the ancient and sprawling city of Queen Mab, a young woman named Alizabeth Bequin is about to be drawn into a conspiracy that could reshape the Imperium itself. ButContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Pariah, by Dan Abnett”

TALES FROM THE TBR TOWER: March 2021

There’s an old joke that reading books and collecting books are two very different hobbies, and like so many readers, I buy books long before I get around to reading them. I try and keep on top of things, but newer, shinier books will always come along and push others further down my priority list.Continue reading “TALES FROM THE TBR TOWER: March 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: Sagas of the Space Wolves

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content–   Publisher: Black Library Genre: Space Opera Pages: 933 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5 This omnibus contains the novels Ragnar Blackmane, Legacy of Russ, Curse of the Wulfen, The Hunt for Logan Grimnar, and multiple novellas and short stories. Black Library’s paperback omnibuses areContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sagas of the Space Wolves”