Monthly Archives: May 2013

Wrath of Iron by Chris Wraight – Book Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius finds flaws within the rarely seen Iron Hands novel, Wrath of Iron by Chris Wraight.

“Wrathful for all the wrong reasons” – The Founding Fields

Soul Drinkers: Redemption By Ben Counter – Omnibus Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius looks into both the strengths and failures of the first trilogy of Ben Counter’s Soul Drinkers series.

“A reasonable trilogy in spite of an extremely flawed start” – The Founding Fields

Robert Langdon: Inferno by Dan Brown – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings writes a review of Dan Brown’s fourth Robert Langdon novel, Inferno, published by Bantam Books. But is it worth the hype?

“Inferno is possibly one of the worst books that I’ve read this year, and in fact – one of the few things that I can say it is better than is The Lost Symbol. But only just.” ~The Founding Fields

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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

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Headtaker by David Guymer – Review [Lord of the Night]

An excellent cover, though it's a pity that Queek's signature weapon Dwarf-Gouger isn't more visible.

Lord of the Night reviews the entertaining and quite funny Warhammer Heroes novel Headtaker by new author David Guymer.

“An engaging and bloody story rife with madness, betrayal and characters that defy the mould of their species to surprise the reader.” - The Founding Fields

Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi – Into the Void by Tim Lebbon – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Into the Void

Bane of Kings writes a review of the latest Star Wars novel, Into the Void by Tim Lebbon.

“A fun look into a Star Wars before such a time as even the Old Republic. Action packed and page-turning.” ~The Founding Fields

The Movement #1 by Gail Simone – Double Review [Shadowhawk/Bane of Kings]

The Movement #1

Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings review the first issue of a brand-new series for DC’s New 52 initiative.

“An awesome series opener, Gail Simone kicks off what is hopefully the first in a very strong series of comics for DC’s New 52!” ~Bane of Kings

“Wonderful execution with tantalising hints at what’s to come next, this is a great intro issue that packs a lot in a tiny frame.” ~Shadowhawk

The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig – Advance Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews Chuck Wendig’s soon-to-be-released new urban fantasy novel from Angry Robot.

“Gritty, visceral, emotional, and damn good fun. These are the words I’d use to describe the novel. Its not a book for the faint-hearted!” ~The Founding Fields

The Black Wind’s Whispers by Various Authors – Book Review [Eroldren]

The Black Wind's Whispers

Eroldren takes a look over the Bolthole’s first self-published anthology, The Black Wind’s Whispers, with a special short story contribution from C.L. Werner.

“Indeed a strange batch of intriguing tales from our world’s dark side done with unexpected takes.” – The Founding Fields

The Top 20 Comics You Should Be Looking Out For on 22 May 2013

Uncanny X-Men #6

Bane of Kings delivers a List of the Top 20 Comics from various publishers that you should be looking out for on 22 May 2013.

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