BOOK REVIEW: Malleus, by Dan Abnett

-Click here for a full index of my Black Library/Warhammer 40,000 reviews-   Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 431 Publication Date: 2001 Verdict: 3/5 Gregor Eisenhorn has spent his life eradicating the heretics who threaten the Imperium. Now he hunts a deadly foe, one who lurks within the ranks of the Inquisition itself.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Malleus, by Dan Abnett”

BOOK REVIEW: Demon In White, by Christopher Ruocchio

–Spoilers for Empire of Silence and Howling Dark– Publisher: Gollancz Series: The Sun Eater (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 746 Publication Date: 30/07/2020 Verdict: 5/5 Hadrian Marlowe has risen far in the ranks of the Sollan Empire, spearheading the war against the Cielcin. Yet not all threats are as obvious as the alien aggressors. InContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Demon In White, by Christopher Ruocchio”

BOOK REVIEW: The Firmament of Flame, by Drew Williams

-Spoilers for The Stars Now Unclaimed and A Chain Across The Dawn– Publisher: Simon & Schuster Series: The Universe After (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 366 Publication Date: 20/08/2020 Verdict: 5/5   Esa and Jane are on a mission: To find a way to stop the Cyn, the energy-based aliens currently wreaking havoc across the Galaxy.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Firmament of Flame, by Drew Williams”

BOOK REVIEW: Prelude to Foundation, by Isaac Asimov

-spoilers for the entire Foundation universe- Publisher: Guild Publishing Genre: Social SF Series: Foundation Prequels (#1) Pages: 461 Publication Date: 1988 Verdict: 5/5 Hari Seldon has come to Trantor to present his latest paper: a mathematical treatise on his bold new theory of psychohistory. But while Seldon sees his paper as little more than aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Prelude to Foundation, by Isaac Asimov”

BOOK REVIEW: The Lesser Devil, by Christopher Ruocchio

-minor spoilers for Empire of Silence– Publisher: Self Published Genre: Space Opera Pages: 171 Publication Date: 25/02/2020 Verdict: 5/5 Hadrian Marlowe, the Sun Eater, is famous throughout the Sollan Empire and beyond. But what of his family? What of the brother he left behind? When Crispin Marlowe is the target of an assassination attempt, heContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Lesser Devil, by Christopher Ruocchio”

BOOK REVIEW: Road to Redemption, by Mike Brooks

Publisher: Black Library Genre: Dystopian SF Pages: 302 Publication Date: 02/04/2020 Verdict: 4/5 Zeke of House Cawdor has lost everything in a fire. When it becomes clear that the fire was no accident, and that his loved ones may still be alive, he is left with no choice but to strap on his guns onceContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Road to Redemption, by Mike Brooks”

BOOK REVIEW: Lord of the Dark Millennium, by Dan Abnett

Publisher: Black Library Genre: Various Pages: 667 Publication Date: 23/01/2020 Verdict: 4/5 In the grim darkness of the forty-first millennium, there is only war. From Commissars and Inquisitors to guardsmen and space marines, the war consumes all. Everyone has a part to play, and everyone has a story to tell . . . I don’tContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Lord of the Dark Millennium, by Dan Abnett”

BOOK REVIEW: Mark of Faith, by Rachel Harrison

Publisher: Black Library Genre: Military SF/Space Opera Pages: 310 Publication Date: 2019 Verdict: 4/5 One of the few survivors of a devastating attack by the forces of Chaos, there is no rest for Sister Evangeline. Forced to work alongside a secretive Inquisitor, Evangeline is sent to the far side of the Galaxy in search ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Mark of Faith, by Rachel Harrison”

BOOK REVIEW: The Macharian Crusade, by William King

Publisher: Black Library Series: The Macharian Crusade (#1-3) Genre: Military SF Pages: 878 Publication Date: 09/02/2017 Verdict: 5/5 Solar Macharius has begun his conquest of the heretical parts of the Galaxy. A war that could outlive him, yet driven by his force of personality alone. But the greatest enemy may not be the heretics, norContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Macharian Crusade, by William King”

BOOK REVIEW: Crown of Slaves, by David Weber & Eric Flint

-Major spoilers abound for previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Crown of Slaves (#1) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 710 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 The nation of Erewhon’s ties to Mantciore have never been weaker. Overlooked by the current parliament, rebellion is brewing. As bothContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Crown of Slaves, by David Weber & Eric Flint”