Category Archives: Grimdark

A DRINK BEFORE WE DIE

A Drink Before We Die by  Daniel Polansky Genre: Fantasy Series: Low Town #0.5 Publisher: Self Published (December 22, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 28 pages My Rating: 4 stars After enjoying The Builders, I was eager to read something else from Daniel Polansky, and his Low Town … Continue reading

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WHERE LOYALTIES LIE

Where Loyalties Lie by Rob J Hayes Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Best Laid Plans #1 Publisher: Self-Published (May 26, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter | FB Length: 371 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars Where Loyalties Lie is the first book in the Best Laid Plans duology from Rob J. … Continue reading

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EVIL IS A MATTER OF PERSPECTIVE

Evil Is A Matter of Perspective edited by Adrian Collins Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Anthology Publisher: Grimdark Magazine (June 16, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 522 pages My Rating: 4 stars Grimdark lovers gather around! Followers of the most foul follow my lead! … Continue reading

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FIRE & FLESH

Fire & Flesh by Michael R. Fletcher Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Manifest Delusions Stand Alone Short Story Publisher:  Self-Published (October 24, 2016) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 17 pages My Rating: 4 stars Michael R. Fletcher’s Manifest Delusions series is one of the … Continue reading

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DEATH AT THE PASS

Death at the Pass by Michael R. Fletcher Genre: Fantasy Series: Stand Alone Short Story Publisher: Heroic Fantasy Quarterly (October 1, 2011) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 12 pages My Rating: 4 stars Death at the Pass is a damn fun read. A short … Continue reading

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INDIE WEDNESDAY: TY ARTHUR

Along my reading journey, I’ve made a conscious decision to include self-published, indie, and small press works in my reading schedule.  But it is difficult to know where to start: So many new authors and books to examine to find … Continue reading

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THE TEN THOUSAND

The Ten Thousand by Paul Kearney Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: The Macht #1 Publisher:  Solaris (August 26, 2008) Length: 465 pages My Rating: 4 stars   The Ten Thousand is a grimdark fantasy penned by Paul Kearney.  Inspired by the historical journey of ten … Continue reading

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FUNDAY MONDAY, OR THE BOOKS THAT WILL HELP ME SURVIVE THE WEEK AHEAD (APRIL 17, 2017)

Another week begins.  I quickly slip into my business suit and head back into the office to save a few innocent people. But while I try to fool myself into being excited about the promise of a new year and … Continue reading

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STORM WITCH

Storm Witch by Eric S. Fomley Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: The Exiled Crown #2 Publisher:  Self-published  (2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length:  25 pages My Rating:  3 stars   Continuing his episodic series about a badass princess, Eric Fomley delivers another short and entertaining adventure with … Continue reading

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THE MIRROR’S TRUTH

The Mirror’s Truth by Michael R. Fletcher Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Manifest Delusions #2 Publisher: Self Published (December 15, 2016) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 455 pages My Rating:   1000 Proof Distilled Madness   It is damn difficult to top perfection. And … Continue reading

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