Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thief’s Covenant by Ari Marmell – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first Widdershins Adventures fantasy novel by Ari Marmell, Thief’s Covenant, published by Pyr Books.

“An engaging read that quickly pulls you in, Thief’s Covenant is a must-read novel for all fantasy readers.” ~The Founding Fields

Horus Heresy: The Primarchs – Edited by Christian Dunn – Advance Review Part One [Lord of the Night]


Lord of the Night reviews the wonderful Horus Heresy anthology, The Primarchs, edited by Christian Dunn, with stories from Graham McNeill, Rob Sanders, Gav Thorpe and Nick Kyme.

“An fascinating and revealing collection that delves further into the stories of the lesser-known Primarchs, a must-read for any fan of the Horus Heresy!” – The Founding Fields

Space Marine by Ian Watson – Review [Christian D’Amico]

"Say hello to my little friend!"

Christian D’Amico kicks off his reviews for The Founding Fields right where he should, at the very beginning. He puts his thoughts to “paper” in a review of Space Marine by Ian Watson, the first novel published in the Warhammer 40,000 universe.

“I found myself paying almost three figures for a copy, I wanted it that bad.” ~Christian D’Amico

Blood Angels: The Second Blood Angels Omnibus by James Swallow – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings reviews the hefty collection that is the Second Blood Angels Omnibus, containing the following novels, Red Fury and Black Tide, as well as the short stories Redeemed, Heart of Rage and Bloodline. All are written by James Swallow and published by Black Library. This Omnibus was first released in February 2012.

“An exciting, enjoyable and action packed Omnibus that sees Swallow improve massively from the first. Not to be missed for any Blood Angels fan.” ~The Founding Fields

Warning! This review contains spoilers for The Blood Angels Omnibus by James Swallow, which contains the first two novels in the series. SO don’t read this review until you’ve read that, unless you don’t mind the spoilers. 

Omega Point by Guy Haley – Advance Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the second Richards and Klein novel by Guy Haley, Omega Point, continuing the story of Richards and Otto Klein as the two try to save the world.

“A novel that is incredibly unconventional, Omega Point continues the misfit adventures of the Class Five AI Richards and his cyborg partner Otto.” ~The Founding Fields

Butcher’s Nails by Aaron Dembski-Bowden – Advance Review [Lord of the Night]

The Broken Primarch...

Lord of the Night reviews the visceral Horus Heresy World Eaters audio-drama Butcher’s Nails by Aaron Dembski-Bowden.

“An enjoyable audio-outing from Aaron Dembski-Bowden, and a tantalizing taste of the XIIth Legion’s future.” – The Founding Fields.

Promise Me Eternity by Ian Fox – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings writes a short review of Ian Fox’s self-published Promise Me Eternity, a psychological thriller with a medical aspect.

“An enjoyable novel, if a bit flawed. ~The Founding Fields

The Emperor’s Gift by Aaron Dembski-Bowden – Advance Review [Lord of the Night]

Back in Silver! The Grey Knights return to make war at Armageddon!

Lord of the Night reviews the sensational Grey Knights novel The Emperor’s Gift by Aaron Dembski-Bowden.

“A wise man once said that Aaron Dembski-Bowden is heretically good. That description is no longer adequate. Aaron Dembski-Bowden is heretically great!” – The Founding Fields

Reality 36 by Guy Haley – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first Richards and Klein novel by Guy Haley, Reality 36, a deep and thoughtful novel that is rare in science-fiction, at least in my experience.

“If ever I get tired of reading about cyborgs and androids in SF, then it will be Guy Haley’s first Richards and Klein novel that I turn to get a refreshing perspective on things.” ~The Founding Fields

The Grey Knights Omnibus by Ben Counter – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings reviews The Grey Knights Omnibus, written by Ben Counter and collecting the novels Grey Knight, Dark Adeptus and Hammer of Daemons, published by Black Library and set in the Warhammer 40,000 Universe.

“Awesome, page-turning action that will have you hooked right the way through. ~The Founding Fields