BOOK REVIEW: Huron Blackheart: Master of the Maelstrom, by Mike Brooks

A Standalone Novel Focuses on the Chaos Space Marines Published by Black Library in 2022 A Grimdark Space Opera 200 pages Once a servant of the Imperium, Huron Blackheart now makes his own way as a devotee of the Chaos Gods. But while the Warmaster and the reborn Primarch wage their endless war, Blackheart gathersContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Huron Blackheart: Master of the Maelstrom, by Mike Brooks”

TBR & BEYOND: July 2022

July could well be a spotty month so far as blogging is concerned. As well as the usual work hassle, I’ve got a LARP weekend for the end of the month, and as a month-long project I’m renovating my bedroom/library. This means reduced reading time, but also unreliable internet access as I relocate to anotherContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: July 2022”

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: June 2022

We’ve made it to the halfway point of the year. Congratulations, and don’t forget to take a break and read some books. Of course, I’ve been reading books all through the year, and June was no exception. It was also a somewhat remarkable month in that I managed to stick to my planned TBR. Let’sContinue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: June 2022”

BOOK REVIEW: Blood Rite, by Rachel Harrison

A Standalone Novella Focuses on the Blood Angels Published by Black Library in 2019 A Grimdark war story 152 pages The Blood Angels. Masterful warriors, and heroes of the Imperium. But these legendary soldiers are beset by an enemy they cannot overcome. A darkness within their own blood, passed down through generations, and rearing itsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Blood Rite, by Rachel Harrison”

AUDIO REVIEW: Terminal Overkill, by Justin D Hill

Narrated by Emma Noakes A Standalone Novel Focuses on Necromunda Published by Black Library in 2019 A Grimdark Coming-of-Age 9hrs 5mins When her mother is murdered during a brutal gang war, young Brielle finds herself lost in the Underhive. But if there’s one thing her mother taught her, it’s how to survive. And if there’sContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Terminal Overkill, by Justin D Hill”

BOOK REVIEW: The Triumph of Saint Katherine, by Danie Ware

A Standalone Novel Focuses on the Sisters of Battle Published by Black Library in 2022 A Grimdark war story 181 pages In a galaxy aflame with war, faith is more powerful than any weapon. The blessed Saint Katherine knew this, but now she is fallen. Yet through the power of faith, Katherine may be reborn.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Triumph of Saint Katherine, by Danie Ware”

BOOK REVIEW: The Deacon of Wounds, by David Annandale

A standalone novel in the Warhammer Horror range Focuses on the Imperial clergy Published by Black Library in 2021 A slow, psychological horror 203 pages Theotokos is a world on the brink of death. First comes the drought that wipes out all cities but one. Then comes the deadly sickness known as the Grey Tears.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Deacon of Wounds, by David Annandale”

Every Science Fiction Series I’m Currently Reading

There are some readers who will pick up book one in a series, read it cover to cover, then pick up the next book in the series and do the same, rinsing and repeating until they’ve finished the entire series. I am not one of these readers, and quite frankly they scare me. My approachContinue reading “Every Science Fiction Series I’m Currently Reading”

BOOK REVIEW: Assassinorum: Kingmaker, by Robert Rath

A standalone novel Focuses on the Officio Assassinorum Published by Black Library in 2022 A grimdark espionage thriller 359 pages When a distant yet crucial world threatens to secede from the Imperium, the Officio Assassinorum dispatches a group of its finest agents to replace the planet’s monarch with someone more favourable. But when you’re workingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Assassinorum: Kingmaker, by Robert Rath”

TBR & BEYOND: May 2022

We’re a third of the way through the year, and that means only one thing. It’s time for more books! May is looking to be a fairly quiet month, so I should be clear to read more than in April. There’s not much more to say than that, so here we go with this month’sContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: May 2022”