BOOK REVIEW: Sisters of Battle, by James Swallow

Publisher: Black Library Series: Sisters of Battle (#1-2) Genre: Military SF Pages: 750 Publication Date: 21/09/2018 Verdict: 5/5 The Sisters of Battle are the iron fist of the Imperial church. ┬áPious, unrelenting and utterly dedicated to the God Emperor, they are sworn to root out the enemies of mankind wherever they may be found. . … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Sisters of Battle, by James Swallow

BOOK REVIEW: Rites of Passage, by Mike Brooks

Publisher: Black Library Genre: Space Opera/Grimdark Pages: 266 Publication Date: 07/09/2019 Verdict: 5/5 Her husband dead (by her own command) Chettamandey Brobantis faces an uphill battle to emerge as the new leader of her Navigator House. And when planets start disappearing, things only get more complicated . . . Mike Brooks' debut Warhammer 40,000 novel … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Rites of Passage, by Mike Brooks

AUDIO REVIEW: Our Martyred Lady, by Gav Thorpe

Series: Our Martyred Lady (#1-4) Genre: Grimdark SF Publisher: Black Library Runtime: 4hrs 15mins Cast: Catherine Tate, Emma Gregory, Cliff Chapman, Steve Conlin, Andrew Fettes, Matthew Hunt, Toby Longworth, Carla Mendonca, Richard Reed, David Sibley, Ramon Tikram, Jo Woodcock Verdict: 4/5   The Imperium of Man is facing a time of great upheaval. As heresy … Continue reading AUDIO REVIEW: Our Martyred Lady, by Gav Thorpe

AUDIO REVIEW: Red & Black, by James Swallow

Series: Standalone Genre: Grimdark SF Publisher: Black Library Runtime: 1hr 11mins Cast: Beth Chalmers, Lisa Bowerman Verdict: 5/5   I'm generally not a fan of audiobooks. For non-fiction I think they're great. After all, who doesn't love a good documentary? But for fiction they've always seemed a little slow for my tastes. Audio dramas, on … Continue reading AUDIO REVIEW: Red & Black, by James Swallow

BOOK REVIEW: Anarch, by Dan Abnett

-This review contains spoilers for ALL previous Gaunt's Ghosts novels. Proceed with caution- Publisher: Black Library Series: Gaunt's Ghosts (#15) Genre: Military SF/Grimdark Pages: 420 Publication Date: 24/01/2019 Verdict: 4/5   In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war. Commisar Ibram Gaunt and his men have survived three decades of war … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Anarch, by Dan Abnett