Category Archives: Grimdark

FARLANDER

Farlander by Col Buchanan Genre: Fantasy — Grimdark Series: Heart of the World #1 Publisher:  Tor Books (January 18, 2011) Author Information: Website  Length: 388 pages My Rating: 4 stars Farlanderis the beginning of series which is seriously underappreciated. This initial installment a pleasant surprise, … Continue reading

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LOW TOWN

Low Town by  Daniel Polansky Genre: Fantasy Series: Low Town #1 Publisher: Doubleday (August 16, 2011) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 352 pages My Rating: 4 stars A noir crime story set in a fantasy setting; Low Town is a dark tale of drug dealers, realistic politics, corrupt … Continue reading

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COVER REVEAL FOR SONG: BOOK ONE OF THE MANHUNTERS

Jesse Teller is a self-published fantasy author with a track record of crafting dark, twisted tales.  His books never afraid to exam the grim side of life.  And while he has written numerous stories, Jesse’s newest project, Song, is part … Continue reading

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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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