Tag Archives: Graham McNeill

Ghouls of the Miskatonic by Graham McNeill – Book Review [Bellarius]

Bellarius takes the time to look into another Black Library author’s attempts to expand beyond the worlds of Warhammer.

“A reasonable opening for new fans, with plenty of shout outs and references to keep old hands happy.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Gods of Mars by Graham McNeill – Book Review [Bellarius]


Looking into the third installment of the Adeptus Mechanicus series by Graham McNeill, Bellarius lays out his thoughts on this latest turn of events.

“Ambitious, but the sea of ideas, characters and plot twists drowns out much of its potential.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Lords of Mars by Graham McNeill – Book Review [Bellarius]


After some delay, Bellarius returns to Graham McNeill’s Mechanicus saga with Lords of Mars.

“A solid follow-up to Priests of Mars, with great characters and serving its purpose well but leaves you wanting.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Angels of Death Round-up Part 1 – Short Story Review [Shadowhawk]

Angels of Death 04 Final Journey

Shadowhawk reviews the first five Angels of Death short stories.

“As always with such things, this is a right mix of all sorts of stories and for the most part they were all enjoyable. Great little experiment that I’d like to see repeated at some point.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Limited Edition Horus Heresy Audio Boxset by Dan Abnett, Graham McNeill and Ben Counter – Audiobook Review [Bellarius]


Getting his hands on a copy of the limited edition release, Bellarius examines how effective an adaptation it is of the Horus Heresy’s opening trilogy.

“Taking a step backwards for every one made forwards.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Enter Into The Grim Dark Future (Part 1)


Shadowhawk writes a beginner’s guide to the Warhammer 40,000 range of Black Library fiction, and takes a look at the various factions within the setting, giving an overall perspective over the entire setting.

“In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war, and these are its proponents. Whether you are looking for tales of the average soldier, or genetically modified special forces, or aliens of all sorts, these novels are a good stepping stone into this all-inclusive setting.” ~Shadowhawk

Horus Heresy: False Gods by Graham McNeill – Dual Review [Bane of Kings & Lord of the Night]

The Luna Wolves in all their glory... while it lasts.

Bane of Kings and Lord of the Night continue their revisitation of the Horus Heresy series with Graham McNeill’s first entry, False Gods, the second book in the New York Times Bestselling, Multi-Author epic published by Black Library. You can find their first review of Horus Rising here.

“A weak second installment in the Horus Heresy series by Graham McNeill and not his finest moment, but is essential reading if you want to learn why Horus fell.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“A classic novel that is one of the most important and most tragic parts of the Horus Heresy. This is a novel that is not to be missed!” – Lord of the Night – The Founding Fields.

Priests of Mars by Graham McNeill – Book Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius analyses Priests of Mars by Graham McNeill to see just how a 40K novel can hold up when not at the centre of a war.

“A very good, very interestingly detailed story which desperately needs to be continued.” – The Founding Fields

Angel Exterminatus by Graham McNeill – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews Graham McNeill’s latest Horus Heresy novel, wherein he tackles one of the most overlooked Primarchs and Legions in the series to date.

A decent and extremely promising novel that also misses the mark often and is ultimately let down by the high expectations created by Graham’s last full offering that I really enjoyed, A Thousand Sons.” ~The Founding Fields

I, Mengsk by Graham McNeill – Book Review [Eroldren]

I, Mengsk Cover - MG

Eroldren reviews I, Mengsk by Graham McNeill, set within the universe of Blizzard Entertainment’s bestselling computer RTS series, StarCraft.

“A delightful SF masterpiece laden with memorable characters and vivid storytelling that’s bound to leave anyone satisfied whose mildly interested should they pick it up.” – The Founding Fields

For StarCraft newcomers beware there’s a spoiling topic elaborated upon, otherwise, those already familiar with the background story of Arcturus, the review nothing of being spoiling.