Tag Archives: Sarah Cawkwell

Silver Skulls: Portents by Sarah Cawkwell – Book Review [Bellarius]


Turning to a very back-to-basics novel, Bellarius sees what is in store for the Silver Skulls with Portents.

“Another great novel to inspire fans to build chapters and further the setting, all the while providing some truly engaging bolter porn.” – 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

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

Tales of the Nun & Dragon by Adele Wearing – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

Nun & Dragon

Shadowhawk reviews the latest anthology from Fox Spirit Books, which combines Nuns and Dragons in some really delightful stories by authors new and old alike.

“This anthology is all about some of the most creative interpretations of the subject matter, so be prepared to be entertained.”~The Founding Fields

Warhammer Heroes: Valkia the Bloody by Sarah Cawkwell – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Valkia the Bloody

Bane of Kings reviews Sarah Cawkwell’s second Black Library novel and her first set in the Warhammer Fantasy Universe, entitled Valkia the Bloody, and gives a dark look at one of the champions of the Blood God, Khorne.

“Fast moving, bloody and a delight to read – Sarah Cawkwell proves that she is no one-hit-wonder and delivers a stunning look into one of the darkest characters that this series has given us to date.” ~The Founding Fields

Valkia the Bloody by Sarah Cawkwell – Review [EJ Davies]


Hetwoman, Gorequeen, Consort of Khorne.  Call her what you will – Valkia the Bloody is a character as large as any character in the Warhammer Fantasy universe.  Following on the heels of Luthor HussSigvaldWulfrik, and others Sarah Cawkwell turns her pen to the majesty of Khorne and EJ Davies gives us his impression.

“Bloody, gory, visceral, and full of fighting.  This is what you want to see from Khorne-based novel.” ~ The Founding Fields.

Space Marine Battles: Architect of Fate by Various Authors – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings reviews the latest instalment in the Space Marine Battles series, entitled Architect of Fate, published by Black Library and set in the Warhammer 40,000 Universe. This features novellas from Sarah Cawkwell (Accursed Eternity), Darius Hinks (Sanctus), Ben Counter (Endeavour of Will) and John French (Fateweaver). This anthology is currently available in stores,  having been released this month. (May 2012).

A top of the range anthology containing some awesome novellas. A collection that truly raises the standard of themed anthologies, and one that is not to be missed by any Warhammer 40k fan.” ~The Founding Fields

Architect of Fate edited by Christian Dunn Review [EJ Davies]


EJ Davies reviews the Architect of Fate anthology and the most recent release in the Space Marine Battles series (number 10 if you’re counting) containing four original stories: Accursed Entity by Sarah Cawkwell, Fateweaver by John French, Sanctus by Darius Hinks, and Endeavour of Will by Ben Counter.

“A great collection of original and eye opening stories that really do take the 40K Universe into a dark and scary place.” ~ The Founding Fields.

The Gildar Rift by Sarah Cawkwell – Book Review [EJ Davies]

#4 - The Gildar Rift by Sarah Cawkwell (reviewed by Bane of Kings)

EJ Davies, in his desperate bid to catch up with the phenomenal back catalogue from Black Library, turned his attentions to book 7 in the Space Marine Battles series of novels, and bids welcome to the inaugural novel by Black Library newcomer Sarah Cawkwell and the first novelisation of the little known Silver Skulls Space Marine chapter and their mission to keep the threat of Chaos from engulfing the Gildar Rift.

“A slow start but a powerful second half which turns this novel into a wonderful, visceral ride through The Gildar Rift.” ~ The Founding Fields

Architect of Fate – Advance Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews the first ever Space Marine Battles anthology, a collection of four novellas by different authors focused on a key character of the Warhammer 40,000 setting, the Greater Daemon of Tzeentch known as Kairos Fateweaver.

“One of the best anthologies that Black Library has ever published, Architect of Fate has definitely set a great precedent for future works that are similarly themed. I certainly want more such anthologies!” ~The Founding Fields