BOOK REVIEW: Vaults of Obsidian

A multi-author Anthology Set in the Blackstone Fortress Published by Black Library in 2019 Grimdark Science Fiction 415 pages ⭐⭐⭐ The Blackstone Fortress is a labyrinth like no other. Forever changing, and infinite in possibilities, the Blackstone calls to the adventurous and the heretical alike. Drawn from across and beyond the Imperium, those foolhardy enoughContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Vaults of Obsidian”

BOOK REVIEW: Da Gobbo’s Revenge, by Mike Brooks

A standalone novella An Orks novella Published by Black Library in 2021 A grimdark comedy 107 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Fingwit doesn’t expect much from his miserable existence. As a grot, his purpose is to be bullied by the orks he serves. To live and die by their whims. But then chance drops an opportunity into hisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Da Gobbo’s Revenge, by Mike Brooks”

BOOK REVIEW: Steel Tread, by Andy Clark

A Standalone Novel An Astra Militarum Novel Published by Black Library in 2021 Military SF 343 pages ⭐⭐⭐ The war on Croatoas is a bloody one, as the forces of the Astra Miltarum clash with former colleagues who have sworn themselves to Chaos. Across this endless battlefield roll the masters of warfare: the tanks .Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Steel Tread, by Andy Clark”

BOOK REVIEW: Avenging Son, by Guy Haley

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40,000 content Book One of the Dawn of Fire series Published by Black Library in 2020 A Grimdark Space Opera 512 pages, plus a glossary ⭐⭐⭐ The return of Roboute Guilliman brings the light of hope to a beleaguered Imperium. Now the returned Primarch reveals his vision ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Avenging Son, by Guy Haley”

BOOK REVIEW: Brutal Kunnin, by Mike Brooks

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 325 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 4/5   Ere we go ladz! Da orks is coming to Hephaestos, and no humies, no matter how shiny and tek-priesty they may be can stop dem! Except dere’s a whole lot of titansContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Brutal Kunnin, by Mike Brooks”

BOOK REVIEW: Ascension, by Darius Hinks

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Series: Blackstone Fortress (#2) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 445 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5   Rogue trader Janus Draik has a problem. Cut off from support, he’s stuck in Precipice without friends or funds. Worse still, there’s a cult that sees him as theirContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Ascension, by Darius Hinks”

BOOK REVIEW: Nexus + Other Stories

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40,000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 641 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5   Welcome to the grim darkness of the forty-first millennium. A time when humanity is besieged by xenos, and eaten away from within by heresy. Where battles rage on countless worlds, stars burnContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Nexus + Other Stories”

BOOK REVIEW: Inferno! Presents The Inquisition

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40,000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 375 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 4/5   The armies of the Astra Militarum and the might of the Space Marines may be the vanguard of humanity, but not all threats can be defeated by superior force. Some dangers areContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Inferno! Presents The Inquisition”

BOOK REVIEW: Ephrael Stern: The Heretic Saint, by David Annandale

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40,000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: Science Fantasy Pages: 196 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 4/5   Cut off from the Imperium, Ephrael Stern wages war against the forces of Chaos. But an encounter with a member of the Ordo Xenos forces her to reevaluate her crusade, and bringsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Ephrael Stern: The Heretic Saint, by David Annandale”

BOOK REVIEW: Ruin, by Nate Crowley

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Series: The Twice-Dead King (#1) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 283 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 4/5   For ages untold the necrons have slumbered in their tombs, waking only to find the Galaxy a changed place. On one remote world, an exiled noble foreseesContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Ruin, by Nate Crowley”