BOOK REVIEW: Night Lords: The Omnibus, by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Night Lords(#1-3) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 942 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5 The Night Lords, once under the leadership of Konrad Curze but now turned to the path of Chaos, roam the dark places of the Galaxy. Plagued byContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Night Lords: The Omnibus, by Aaron Dembski-Bowden”

BOOK REVIEW: The Serpent and the Saint, by Matthew Farrer

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Urdesh (#1) Genre: Grimdark Pages: 261 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 3/5 In the forges of Urdesh, a war is raging. A battle such as the Sabbat Worlds Crusade has never before seen. Into this battlefield comes Damocles Squad, pledgedContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Serpent and the Saint, by Matthew Farrer”

BOOK REVIEW: Morning Star, by Pierce Brown

-Hold up! This is a sequel. Find my reviews of Red Rising and Golden Son here– Series: Red Rising (#3) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 518 Publication Date: 2016 Verdict: 2/5   Darrow is a prisoner. As his rebellion rages on, he is tortured by those he thought he could trust. ButContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Morning Star, by Pierce Brown”

BOOK REVIEW: Bloodlines, by Chris Wraight

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Genre: Crime/Grimdark Pages: 311 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 4/5 In the sprawling city of Varangantua, lawman Agusto Zidarov is tasked with finding the missing son of a wealthy family. But this missing person case leads Zidarov into the murky worldContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Bloodlines, by Chris Wraight”

BOOK REVIEW: Flesh and Steel, by Guy Haley

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Genre: Crime/Grimdark Pages: 312 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 5/5   Symeon Dymaxion-Noctis is a lawman hiding from his own noble heritage. Rho-1 Lux is a tech-priest investigating potential heresies. When a murder implicates the tech-priests of Steelmound in a conspiracy,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Flesh and Steel, by Guy Haley”

BOOK REVIEW: Sabbat War, edited by Dan Abnett

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Contributors: Dan Abnett, Graham McNeill, Robert Rath, Marc Collins, Matthew Farrer,  Justin D. Hill, Eduardo Albert, John French, Rachel Harrison Publisher: Black Library Genre: Military SF Pages: 398 Publication Date: 19/06/2021 Verdict: 3.5/5   The Sabbat Crusade is one of the Galaxy’s mostContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sabbat War, edited by Dan Abnett”

BOOK REVIEW: Golden Son, by Pierce Brown

-Hold up! This is a sequel. Find my review of Red Rising here- Series: Red Rising (#2) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 442 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 4/5   Darrow has infiltrated Gold society, and now rises rapidly through their ranks. But even a Gold is not safe from danger, and conspiraciesContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Golden Son, by Pierce Brown”

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”