BOOK REVIEW: Saviour of the Imperium, by Sandy Mitchell

Commissar Ciaphas Cain returns to action once again. His deeds are legendary, but can even the magnificent Cain stand against the multitude of the Imperium’s enemies? With orks, tyranids, and tau aplenty, there’s never been a worse time to be a coward . . . Reviewing a lengthy series is a difficult proposition. If you’veContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Saviour of the Imperium, by Sandy Mitchell”

BOOK REVIEW: Defender of the Imperium, by Sandy Mitchell

Ciaphas Cain is a name known throughout the Imperium. He is a commissar. A warrior. A hero. But behind the legend lies a man. Here in his own words, is the continued story of self-professed coward Ciaphas Cain . . . The first Ciaphas Cain omnibus, Hero of the Imperium, marked the end of myContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Defender of the Imperium, by Sandy Mitchell”

TBR & BEYOND: September 2022

Autumn has rolled around quickly, bringing us kicking and screaming into the last third of the year. But while the months continue to rush by, there’s still a lot to look forward to. It’s time to dive into this month’s reading schedule. TBR My TBR stack has grown so rapidly that I can no longerContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: September 2022”

BOOK REVIEW: The Wraithbone Phoenix, by Alec Worley

The first Baggit and Clodde novel Part of the Warhammer Crime range Published by Black Library Released on 20/08/2022 A Crime Caper 404 pages Baggit and Clodde are in hiding, with a bounty on their heads. Whiel working to pay off the bounty, Baggit learns of a treasure known as the Wraithbone Phoenix. But whileContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Wraithbone Phoenix, by Alec Worley”

MILITARY SF: Is It Worth A Shot?

Introduction Military Science Fiction, sometimes called MilSF but hereafter referred to as Military SF, is a genre that comes loaded with assumptions. In terms of the wider SF community, Military SF often ends up relegated to a niche, where few people from outside enter, and those within are regarded with some suspicion. Military SF hasContinue reading “MILITARY SF: Is It Worth A Shot?”

BOOK REVIEW: Deathwatch, The Omnibus

Features the novels Deathwatch, Kryptmann’s War, Storm of Damocles, plus short stories Focuses on the Deathwatch Published by Black Library in 2021 Grimdark SF 957 pages There is no greater threat to humanity than the tides of xenos filling the galaxy. And there is no greater defence against the xenos than the Deathwatch. But whenContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Deathwatch, The Omnibus”

TBR & BEYOND: August 2022

The months continue to tick along at an alarming rate, and so we have come to August. I’m hoping that my reading picks up a bit this month, which is should do, as I have no major engagements planned. I’m still in a semi-storage position due to renovations, but that will hopefully wrapped up byContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: August 2022”

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: July 2022

As predicted, July has been a slow month here At Boundary’s Edge. Renovations have slowed down my blogging pace, and I took a short break from science fiction at the start of the month to catch up on my review backlog. Nevertheless, I got a fair bit done, so lets recap. BOOK HAUL July onlyContinue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: July 2022”

BOOK REVIEW: Catachan Devil, by Justin Woolley

A Standalone Novel Focuses on the Astra Militarum Published by Black Library in 2022 Military SF 326 pages When Ted Torvin is tithed into the Astra Militarum, he is sent straight into a brutal jungle war against the orks. After his unit takes heavy losses, Torvin is forced to work alongside the Catachan 57th, whoContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Catachan Devil, by Justin Woolley”

BOOK REVIEW: The Helwinter Gate, by Chris Wraight

Space Wolves/Jarnhamar Pack (#3) Focuses on the Space Wolves Published by Black Library in 2020 Space Opera 421 pages The Imperium stands on the brink of ruin, with Cadia under siege and the servants of Chaos spilling through the Eye of Terror. Into this inferno comes the Jarnhamar pack, who may just have accumulated tooContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Helwinter Gate, by Chris Wraight”