I read a lot of Warhammer fiction, so I figured I could talk about it.

I haven't come up with any sort of 'scale' that reviewers and blogs like to use, and I honestly think such things are always a bit misleading, I mean, it's not like people who write Amazon reviews are professional copy editors with stacks of degrees in literature to back up their opinions or anything and I certainly am not either! Rather I will just tell you what I think based upon a few broad guidelines:

  • Did I like it?
  • Was it hard to put down?
  • Could I care about the characters?
  • Did the writer truly grasp how the 'world' of the 41st millennium works in the sense that it doesn't betray or retcon previously established (as I know it) lore? Or is this the work of a hack chasing a paycheck vs. establishing his mark on the ever-expanding 40k universe?
  • Was I being talked down too?
  • How predictable is this story?
  • Do I recommend this book?

I'm sure I could come up with more, but you get the idea.


Accept No Failure
by Gav Thorpe

Atlas Infernal
by Rob Sanders

Blood and Fire
By Aaron Demnski-Bowden.

Brothers of the Snake
by Dan Abnett

by William King

By Aaron Demnski-Bowden.

Legacy of Caliban Trilogy -Book 1 -Ravenwing (+ Angels of Darkness)
by Gav Thorpe

Legacy of Caliban Trilogy -Book 2 -Master of Sanctity
by Gav Thorpe

Legacy of Caliban Trilogy -Book 3 -The Unforgiven
by Gav Thorpe

Legacy of the Wulfen - Curse of the Wulfen
by David Annandale.

Lord of the Night
By Simon Spurrier

By Dan Abnett

Path of the Renegade (The Dark Eldar Series Book 1)
By Andy Chambers

Path of the Incubus (The Dark Eldar Series Book 2)
By Andy Chambers

Path of the Archon (The Dark Eldar Series Book 3)
By Andy Chamber

Red & Black
By James Swallow

Space Wolves, Legends of the Dark Millenium
By Ben Counter, Steve Lyons, Rob Sanders and C.L. Werner

By Dan Abnett



007 NOVELS (Ian Fleming)
Since 2012 I have been taking my time to read the original James Bond 007 novels by Ian Fleming. Usually reading these between 40K novels, I find them to be strangely refreshing, oddly nostalgic, and quite fun. The character of Bond is quite different, and very much more grounded than he is shown to be in the films. I hope the reviews (that I intend to do soon) on this series will illustrate this.

Casino Royale
Live and Let Die
Diamonds are Forever
From Russia with Love
Doctor No 
Gold Finger
For Your Eyes Only

(Update: I had intended to review these novels and compare them to the movies that the are based on (or some cases simply have their name) but when I left the "single life" this simply became an unrealistic pursuit.)

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