Tag Archives: Anthology

Far Worlds by Various Authors – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Milo aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews the latest self-published anthology from the Bolthole, a collection of authors responsible for The Black Wind’s Whispers and Marching Time. Unlike the last two books with their focus on horror and time travel, Far Worlds focuses on science fiction.

An excellent collection of short stories – Far Worlds is a great place to explore what science fiction has to offer – as its stories are all consistently strong and entertaining, even if they may be of varying length.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Marching Time by Various Authors – Anthology Review [Bane of Kings]


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews the second anthology from the folks at the Black Library Bolthole, a fan-forum dedicated to fiction published Black Library, including veteran guest author CL Werner. Like The Black Wind’s Whispers, Marching Time is a themed anthology focusing around a particular subject – in this case time travel.

“An excellent collection of short stories – Marching Time learns from the mistakes made in The Black Wind’s Whispers and delivers a very awesome read that comes highly recommended for anybody looking for a true variety in time travel stories.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Marching Time by Various Authors – Anthology Review [Eroldren]


Eroldren looks over at the latest theme anthology from the Bolthole forum writing community, Marching Time, covering the myriad subject of Time Traveling.

Showcases varied time periods and locations of remarkable Bolthole imagination to be found throughout this curious collection.” – Eroldren, The Founding Fields

Manifesto UF by Various Authors – Anthology Review [Bane of Kings]

Manifesto UF

Milo, aka “Bane of Kings” reviews the multi-authored Manifesto UF, containing stories from the likes of  Zachary Jernigan, Teresa Frohock and Jeff Saylards, as well as fellow Founding Fields member Abhinav Jain (Shadowhawk), edited by Tim Marquitz and Tyson Mauermann telling a themed collection of urban fantasy stories – Manifesto UF is an anthology that’s recommended reading.

“An excellent collection that gives a great exploration of  how varied Urban Fantasy can be, bringing some great stories to the pipeline with some stellar contributions across all areas. Certainly worth checking out, particularly if you’re a fan of the subgenre.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Neverland’s Library Anthology – An Indiegogo Crowd-funding Project

Neverland's Library

Shadowhawk briefly talks about the Neverland’s Library Anthology crowd-funding project.

“A fantastic anthology, featuring several big-name authors, and helping to raise money for an educational charity in the process.” ~Shadowhawk

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

Tales From The Cobra Wars by Max Brooks – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews IDW’s first full prose collection of short stories set within its G.I.Joe (licensed) franchise.

“Some of the best G.I.Joe fiction I’ve read to date, Tales From The Cobra Wars is a top-notch collection of short stories from some really talented writers.” ~The Founding Fields

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Swords of the Empire by Various Authors – Book Review [Eroldren]

Swords of the Empire

Eroldren reviews the Warhammer fantasy anthology, Swords of the Empire, edited by Marc Gascoigne and Christian Dunn, a with short stories from Robert Earl, C.L. Werner, Gordon Rennie, James Wallis, Jonathan Green and Dan Abnett.

“Straightaway, there are six stories that all deserve recommendations. Together, it’s a brilliant compilation of grim page-turners.” – The Founding Fields

Dark Imperium by Various Authors – Book Review [Eroldren]

Dark Imperium - WE Cover

Eroldren reviews the WH40K  anthology, Dark Imperium, edited by Marc Gascoigne and Andy Jones, collecting shot stories from Simon Jowett, Ben Counter, Gav Thorpe, Barrington J. Bayley, Neil Rutledge, Robert Earl, William King, Andy Chambers and Matthew Farrer.

“All strangers interested in Warhammer 40,000 will find themselves enthralled by the grim darkness somewhere within these pages .” – The Founding Fields

The Black Wind’s Whispers by Various Authors – Anthology Review [Bane of Kings]

The Black Wind's Whispers

Bane of Kings shares his thoughts on The Black Wind’s Whispers, a self-published collection of historical horror stories from authors who are all members of Black Library Bolthole, as well as a short story by CL Werner.

“An intriguing mix of horror stories that proves that the genre can be very varied indeed. Giving classic monsters new twists.” ~The Founding Fields