About the Author
Mike Brooks is a speculative fiction author who lives in
Nottingham, UK. His work for Black Library includes the Warhammer
40,000 novel Rites of Passage, the Necromunda novella Wanted: Dead,
and the short stories 'The Path Unclear', 'A Common Ground' and
'Choke Point'. When not writing, he works for a homelessness
charity, plays guitar and sings in a punk band, and DJs wherever
anyone will tolerate him.
Rachel Harrison is the author of the Warhammer 40,000 novel
Honourbound, featuring the character Commissar Severina Raine, as
well the accompanying short stories 'Execution', 'Trials', 'Fire
and Thunder', 'A Company of Shadows', and 'The Darkling Hours',
which won a 2019 Scribe Award in the Best Short Story category.
Also for Warhammer 40,000 she has written the novel Mark of Faith,
the novella Blood Rite, numerous short stories including 'The Third
War' and 'Dishonoured', the short story 'Dirty Dealings' for
Necromunda, and the Warhammer Horror audio drama The Way Out.
Darius Hinks' first novel, Warrior Priest, won the David
Gemmell Morningstar award for best newcomer. Since then he has
carved a bloody swathe through the Warhammer World in works such as
Island of Blood, Sigvald, Razumov's Tomb and
the Orion trilogy of Wood Elf novels. He has also ventured into the
Warhammer 40,000 universe with the Space Marine Battles novella
In addition to numerous Warhammer 40,000 novellas and short
stories, Josh Reynolds is the author of the Fabius Bile novel
Primogenitor and the Blood Angels novel Deathstorm.
For the Warhammer world, he has written the End Times novels The
Return of Nagash and Lord of the End Times, the Gotrek &
Felix novels Road of Skulls and The Serpent Queen,
and the Time of Legends novels Neferata and Master of
Death. He has also written a number of stories set in
Warhammer's new Age of Sigmar fantasy setting, including the
Stormcast Eternal novels Black Rift and Plague
Garden. He lives and works in Northampton, England.
Guy Haley is the author of the Horus Heresy novel Pharos,
the Primarchs novel Peturabo and two volumes in The Beast
Arises series: Throneworld and The Beheading. He has
also written many Warhammer 40,000 novels, including Dante,
Valedor and the Imperial Battle Tanks novels Baneblade
and Shadowsword. His enthusiasm for all things greenskin led
him to pen the eponymous Warhammer fantasy novel Skarsnik,
as well as the End Times novel The Rise of the Horned Rat.
He has also written a number of novellas and short stories set in
Warhammer's new Age of Sigmar setting. He lives in Yorkshire,
England with his wife and son.
Robbie MacNiven is a Highlands-born History graduate from the
University of Edinburgh. He has written the Warhammer Age of Sigmar
novel Scourge of Fate and Gotrek Gurnisson novella The Bone Desert,
as well as the Warhammer 40,000 novels Blood of Iax, The Last Hunt,
Carcharodons: Red Tithe, Carcharodons: Outer Dark and Legacy of
Russ. His short stories include 'Redblade', 'A Song for the Lost'
and 'Blood and Iron'. His hobbies include re-enacting, football and
obsessing over Warhammer 40,000.
Nick Kyme is the author of the Horus Heresy novels Old Earth,
Deathfire, Vulkan Lives and Sons of the Forge, the novellas
Promethean Sun and Scorched Earth, and the audio dramas Red-Marked,
Censure and Nightfane. His novella Feat of Iron was a New York
Times bestseller in the Horus Heresy collection, The Primarchs.
Nick is well known for his popular Salamanders novels, including
Rebirth, the Sicarius novels Damnos and Knights of Macragge, and
numerous short stories. He has also written fiction set in the
world of Warhammer, most notably the Warhammer Chronicles novel The
Great Betrayal and the Age of Sigmar story 'Borne by the Storm',
included in the novel War Storm. More recently he has scripted the
Age of Sigmar audio drama The Imprecations of Daemons. He lives and
works in Nottingham.