Tag Archives: Blood Angels

Assault on Holy Terra by William King – Short Story Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius takes a look at the cataclysmic finale of the Horus Heresy with William King’s Assault on Holy Terra.

“A forgotten gem of a tale which truly does the legend of the Siege of Terra justice” – Bellarius, 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

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Bloodquest: The Eye of Terror Trilogy by George Rennie and Colin MacNeil – Comic Review [Bellarius]


Looking back through the mists of time once more Bellarius returns to the Bloodquest Saga by George Rennie and Colin MacNeil.

“A true classic worthy of the Blood Angels” – The Founding Fields



Bellarius takes a look at the return of an old favourite with Bloodquest: Prisoners of the Eye of Terror by Ben Counter and published by Black Library.

“An enjoyably explosive but very flawed return to a classic Black Library tale.” – The Founding Fields

Flesh of Cretacia by Andy Smillie – Novella Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the latest premium edition publication from Black Library, the second in the Space Marines Battles series.

“Flesh of Cretacia may very well be the defining Flesh Tearers book, capturing the very essence of the cursed chapter against the backdrop of the Horus Heresy aftermath. ~The Founding Fields

Black Library Audio Exclusives – Bloodspire, Deathwolf, Grey Angel [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first three online only audio drama exclusives – Bloodspire by C Z Dunn, Deathwolf by Andy Smillie, and Grey Angel by John French.

“Offering something for everyone, these audio exclusives are a great way forward to provide exciting new material in a shorter and more immediate format.” ~The Founding Fields

Fear To Tread by James Swallow – Advance Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the latest Horus Heresy novel, by New York Times Bestseller and long-time genre writer, James Swallow as he tackles the noble warriors of the Ninth Legiones Astartes, the Blood Angels.

“Fear To Tread is the definitive Blood Angels novel, and without a doubt the best Horus Heresy story yet told.~The Founding Fields

Horus Heresy: Fear to Tread by James Swallow – Dual Advance Review [Lord of the Night and Bane of Kings]

When you read the scene this depicts, you'll be on the edge of whatever your using to keep your body up.

Lord of the Night and Bane of Kings review the latest release in the epic Horus Heresy series, the exemplary Fear to Tread by James Swallow.

“Angels may fear to tread here, but James Swallow does not and has created a story worthy of joining the Black Libary’s best.” – Lord of the Night, The Founding Fields

“An epic tale that’s just what Blood Angels fans were waiting for. Explosive stuff.” -Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Audio Drama Short Reviews – Bloodspire by CZ Dunn / Deathwolf by Andy Smillie [EJ Davies]


At Black Library Live! 2012 it was announced that they were bringing a new audio drama format to their line up – that of the audio drama short.  It was there intention to release at least one audio product a month.  The first two have been released and EJ Davies plugs in his trusty noise-isolating headphones and takes a listen.

On Bloodspire:  “Nicely paced, well written story, great characters.” ~ The Founding Fields.

On Deathwolf:  “A frenetic paced battle, a good lead in to Reparation.” ~ The Founding Fields 

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. 

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