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A few of the previous Amazon deals are also still up, but yes, not much new.
   
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 The Phazer wrote:
A few of the previous Amazon deals are also still up, but yes, not much new.



That said, having looked at my Kindle Wishlist today, most books on there seem to have dropped a couple of pounds in price even if they're not at the £1.99 level.

Examples:

Mark Of Faith, £7.99 down from £9.99.
Uriel Ventris Vol 1. £10.99 down from £13.99
Lord Of The Dark Millenium £7.99.
The First Wall, £7.99
The Beast Arises Omnibus Vol1, £10.99 from £14.99

Relative bargains compared to RRP if you need top up lockdown/ holiday reading.

   
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Warhammer Crime info :

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/06/03/warhammer-crime-new-books-revealedgw-homepage-post-3/


While the world has been locked down, the writing-adepts and editor-magi of Black Library have been working hard to ensure that there’s a constant supply of fantastic books to read – including putting the finishing touches to the first few Warhammer Crime books.

Coming your way later this year, Warhammer Crime is a new take on the 41st Millennium. Set in the immense city of Varangantua, these stories will focus on the seedy underbelly of the Imperium, looking at the gang lords who profit from human misery, the hard-bitten investigators who doggedly chase down clues, and many more on both sides of the law. Refresh yourself on the concept with Black Library’s atmospheric series premise.



Back in March, we took a look at a pair of Warhammer Crime titles. Chris Wraight’s novel Bloodlines focuses on an enforcer seeking the missing scion of a wealthy family, while the audio drama Dredge Runners by Alec Worley sees an ogryn and a ratling caught between enforcers of the law and enforcers of a crime syndicate.

These will be closely followed by another novel, by Black Library veteran Guy Haley, and a collection of short stories that will delve deeply into Varangantua. Here are the details.

Flesh and Steel
by Guy Haley


Born into riches, Probator Symeon Noctis attempts to atone for his past sins by championing the powerless of Nearsteel district. But the sprawling city of Varangantua is uncaring of its masses, and when a bisected corpse is discovered in the neutral zone between Nearsteel and the Adeptus Mechanicus enclave of Steelmound, Noctis finds himself cast into his most dangerous case yet.

Partnering with the tech-priest Rho-1 Lux of the Collegiate Extremis, Noctis is drawn into a murky world of tech-heresy, illegal servitors and exploitation that could end his career, or his life.

No Good Men
A Warhammer Crime anthology
In the grim darkness of the far-future, there is a vast city… An urban sprawl of murder and corruption. A den of vice and illicit deeds where the law is failing, and justice is fleeting.

Glutted merchant-kings turn the wheels of industry, feeding the engine of war on distant worlds while the lowly dream only of survival. As the gilded prosper, hidden behind their fortress walls, the masses must find a place within the underbelly. But regardless of station, whether criminal or law-keeper, one fact remains true – this city is dirty, and no one escapes it without a little sin. For in Varangantua, there are no good men.

This Warhammer Crime collection features stories by Chris Wraight, Darius Hinks, Gareth Hanrahan, Graham McNeill, Guy Haley, Marc Collins and Nick Kyme.



... .. I think I prefer the artwork for the first 2 releases, the new 2 don't do that much for me -- TBF I'm still not quite sold on the new 40k logo, but sure one will struggle on.







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Wait and see I suppose, I've found the Horror imprint a massive disappointment so far (aside from the Genevieve Undead reprints and the audio dramas), having read almost everything they've put out under that label.

Hopefully this'll be better, it certainly has one of my personal favourites, Chris Wraight, kicking things off. Alex Worley doing another audio drama is also good stuff.

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Yeah i’m not as enthused as I was when this was announced after Warhammer Horror turned out to be a damp squib.

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I really like stories with arbites, enforcers, inquisitors, agents, gangers and all that, so I'll definitely be checking these out.

The Horror series works so much better as audio books with Cyro Chamber of Iron Cthulhu Apocalypse ambient music playing in the background. They don't quite get there in text form. They just need a little ambient push.
   
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Yeah shame on the 99p deal.
Thought we might get a couple more weeks out of it.

Still, I got 6 books for £6 which I was pretty happy with.
   
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Heralds of the siege is up for preorder on the GW site, the BL one is currently digital only still


I'm assuming that'll change soon -- gather the GW stores -- in the UK -- should be reopening on Monday the 15th -- bound to be a few exceptions one assumes.


The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
Love accentuates the passing of time; it also makes it possible to bear
 
   
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News today was that Josh Reynolds’ final work for Black Library, Fabius Bile: Manflayer will go on preorder Saturday 6/13 for a 6/20 release.
   
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News today was that Josh Reynolds’ final work for Black Library, Fabius Bile: Manflayer will go on preorder Saturday 6/13 for a 6/20 release.

I cannot wait, love the series. Best CSM series IMO.
   
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Amazon UK has new dates :

Saturnine 28th July
Lion el Johnson 3rd November
   
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Warhammer Crime could be an interesting series. It has potential, for sure. Hopefully there'll be at least one novel following a hard boiled Arbite detective.

   
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Warhammer Crime could be an interesting series. It has potential, for sure. Hopefully there'll be at least one novel following a hard boiled Arbite detective.


It'd be funny if it was literal and it detailed all the mismanagement and embezzling of funds that occurred under the Kirby era instead, like a declassified insider take of what was going on behind the scenes.

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Another 2 for 1 sale on at Audible. Talon of Horus, Black Legion, Ravenor and Ravenor returned as well as a few HH novels available in it.

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I hope the Warhammer Crime books get to the point where the detectives take a break to share their recipes for Grox Monsieur sandwiches or upside-down ploin recaff cake. I want some where the gyrinx solves the crime.

   
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I just hope it's better than the Horror books.

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A minor deal I was sorry to see disappear was that Apple Books had been had been taking the Heresy sequentially numbered books and putting them into bundles of five. They would then sell the bundle at a slight discount; five $15 books would sell in this volume for $60, so essentially you were getting one book free. However, they stopped with volume 7 that ended with book 35, Eye of Terra.
   
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It's pretty dami I guess that old books like Drachenfels remain the better parts of Warammer Horror. Fulgrim was a better inadvertent horror story than most of the new ones. And the Black Plague trilogy.

Maybe I'm too jaded but in every horror novel I read I saw the "twist" or reveal very early on.

I don'r see crime being great other than them dredging up the older BL titles to fit into the series, it's like by trying to write for a theme the writer's screw it up !

I hope it is decent as the glimpses of enforcers, arbiters etc we have seen in other novels helps flesh out the overall setting. The enormities of the Imperium once you realise most planets are basically Earth style planets with all the levels of governance etc is far greater , as opposed to thinking every world is a poverty ridden hell hole.
   
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YMMV as always, but the Genevieve Undead reprints and the 40k horror audio dramas were for me the best thing to come out of the horror imprint. Agreed that with a lot of the stories they just weren't scary or had a twist you could see coming a mile away, especially in a setting where the average novel already deals with cosmic horror or some other form of this on a daily basis. I think out of all the books they've done I found the Oubliette most okay, it was very predictable if you're familiar with the rest of the work by the author, but at least it wasn't your usual AND THEN JOHN WAS A EATEN BY A DAEMON BECAUSE OF GREED AND HUBRIS twist.

Special mention for cringe goes to Sepulturum, which I thought would be a neat novel about zombies, but instead felt really immature due to the uncensored f-bombs that they were dropping left and right. I've got nothing against swearing, but this felt really out of place and makes one wonder how this got past the editors.

Also makes me wonder if the audio version of said book is as sweary.

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Requiem Infernal was one of the best Warhammer Horror stories, I think. And it wasn’t released as a Warhammer Horror novel.

If nothing else I’m excited for the Chris Wraight crime novel. He’s not written a book I haven’t enjoyed so far.
   
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I’m not sure I can still get my mind into this far fetched parody world where maintaining order comes before justice and law enforcement kill their poorer citizens with impunity.

   
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presumably coming alongside the boxset :


2 different special editions



This novel will be available in hardback, eBook and MP3 audiobook formats, as well as in not one, but two fancy special editions. The special editions will contain an additional short story and will be themed around the Ultramarines and Necrons, complete with coloured covers and page edges to match your chosen faction. Look out for the novel at the same time as the boxed set.



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The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
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Love accentuates the passing of time; it also makes it possible to bear
 
   
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I like the Necron limited cover more (just like the minis from the new box).
   
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Those limited edition covers are nice. I won't buy them but I like that style.
   
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Its all personal taste obviously, but I really don't like them - they look like kids books to me.
(which I know is a stupid thing to complain about in a hobby about little plastic soldiers, but still... give me a grimdark gilt-embossed tome over that style any day)

 
   
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Its all personal taste obviously, but I really don't like them - they look like kids books to me.
(which I know is a stupid thing to complain about in a hobby about little plastic soldiers, but still... give me a grimdark gilt-embossed tome over that style any day)


I’m with you here. I buy pretty much all the limited editions because I love the in universe library look of them. These look very different. Not my thing at all.

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I'm not much of a Limited Edition buyer; the last BL one I bought was Fabius Bile: Primogenitor with the fake flayed skin cover three years ago. These and the 'Masterworks' collection don't look to change that. The art style may appeal to some, but to me, it looks like a kitschy 50s scifi pulp novel...or an outdated school textbook.
   
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If you look at folio society sci fi books these are quite obviously in their style. I dislike it when BL try to copy another company. Warhammer has its own unique feel and they should stick to it. Folio are successful in what they do but it’s totally different books to a different market

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Spotted over on Insta:

Ephrael Stern is returning in both the classic graphic novel and a brand-new novel – available first in a limited mega edition packed with goodies! Watch out for more news coming soon.


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Oh good, the super special limited exclusive gold steelbook collectors' edition.
   
 
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