BOOK REVIEW: Black Legion, by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: The Black Legion (#2) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 364 Publication Date: 2017 Verdict: 4/5 Iskandar Khayon continues his tale of tragedy and horror. The dreaded Abaddon has claimed leadership of the traitor Legions, but that role is far fromContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Black Legion, by Aaron Dembski-Bowden”

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: Red Rising, by Pierce Brown

-spoilers beyond this point- Series: Red Rising (#1) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 382 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 4/5   Darrow toils under the surface of Mars to make a better world, beaten down and oppressed by the rulers of his world. But a person can only take so much, and soonContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Red Rising, by Pierce Brown”

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: Armageddon Saint, by Gav Thorpe

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Last Chancers (#4) Genre: Military SF Pages: 319 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5   Lieutenant Kage of the 13th Legion is dead, having thrown himself into the flames in pursuit of the enemy. But from the ashes rises theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Armageddon Saint, by Gav Thorpe”

BOOK REVIEW: Dead Men Walking, by Steve Lyons

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content–   Publisher: Black Library Genre: Military SF Pages: 414 Publication Date: 2010 Verdict: 5/5 The Death Korps of Krieg are among the most infamous Imperial soldiers. Bred for war and determined to die for the God-Emperor, they are utterly without mercy. Now theyContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Dead Men Walking, by Steve Lyons”

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”