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Okay...I think it's safe to say the vast majority will say Dan Abnett. :eek:k:

I for one (and I think this may draw some ire) but I dig CS Goto. :fuck:
Maybe not may favorite or anything, but I've enjoyed his work. Sandy Mitchell is awesome. Grant McNeil is also one of my faves.
Gav Thorpe's Last Chancers...loved it. Ben Counter, like his work.

Actually...I haven't found much I *DON'T* like.

Maybe I'm to liberal in my acceptance of my game fiction.
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I have to say, I think Abnett is definantly the best. Brothers of the Snake was alright, but not as good as his GG or Eisenhorn books. Sandy Mitchell is also good (anyone who saw my Ciaphas Cain thread may have guessed), but I find that he seems to be a bit random with chronology etc, but his writing skills are great. C.S. Goto, I just didn't really like, but that is just my opinion. He was way OTT
 

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Abnett is tops for me with the rest being fairly enjoyable to read. The only exception to this is Ben Counter who couldn't write a good book to save his life. Every book the man has written always has an ending where the heroes suddenly save the day through some incredible feat or event that works out precisely how they needed it to. Dark Adeptus was the last bloody straw for me as far as he is concerned. The idea that one of Abaddon's chosen warlords would outright lay waste to an entire army of, get this, Titans because the largest one blew up before he could get it was retarded. Added to that the fact that the main badguy went from undefeatable enemy to easily destroyed after a single thing the main hero said and you have yet another of his 'stories' that leaves you with a feeling of disgust.
 

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Matt Reilly is a great author, at least one that doesn't write Warhammer novels.

Dan Abnett's Gaunt's Ghosts series, Horus Heresy: Flight of the Eisenstein by James Swallow and Horus Heresy: Fulgrim by Graham Mcneil are my favourite Warhammer novels. I can't stop reading these.
 

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1. Dan Abnett is my favourite, all of his series of books are great and I love "Fell Cargo" and "Double Eagle".

2. Graham McNeill. I'd never heard a bad word said about his books till I came to this board (everyone's entitles to their opinions though. His Heresy work is fantastic and "Storm of Iron" is one of the best books BL has ever made.

3. Sandy Mitchell. Ciaphas Cain rules, a really wonderful character.

4. James Swallow. Tough choice between Swallow and Counter for this position. Before Eisenstien was released I thought James early work showed a distinct lack of background research but he seems to be improving all the time. "Flight" was excellent and I also enjoyed "Faith and Fire"

5. Ben counter. Enjoyed the first 3 "Soul Drinkers" books and "Galaxy in Flames" was fantastic but was very disappointed with the last "Soul Drinkers" book.
 

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Abnett is tops for me with the rest being fairly enjoyable to read. The only exception to this is Ben Counter who couldn't write a good book to save his life. Every book the man has written always has an ending where the heroes suddenly save the day through some incredible feat or event that works out precisely how they needed it to. Dark Adeptus was the last bloody straw for me as far as he is concerned. The idea that one of Abaddon's chosen warlords would outright lay waste to an entire army of, get this, Titans because the largest one blew up before he could get it was retarded. Added to that the fact that the main badguy went from undefeatable enemy to easily destroyed after a single thing the main hero said and you have yet another of his 'stories' that leaves you with a feeling of disgust.
I agree completely. Glad I found someone who agrees about Ben Counter's novels!
 

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To be honest there hasnt been a fantasy or 40k book i havent liked

i an up to the third heresy book and they are all awesome

loved bloodquest and darkblade

freakin awesome:good::good::good:
 

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Dan Abnett for Eisenhorn, i like his Gaunts Ghosts novels, but eisenhorn is so much better imo. A close second is Graham McNiell, especially for Fulgrim!
 

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I like every author really, but simon spurrier's writing is very descrptive and amazing. Thats the way I model my writing exept maybe the amazing part:(

Why are you guys dissing ben counter!!!:angry: I think he is one of the best bl authors out there! you guys are entiltled to your opinions but saying your "disgusted" is way too far(in my opinion)
 

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I love Dan Abnett. Ive read Eisonhorn, the firt Gaunt's Ghost Omnibus, Legion, and Im reading brothers of the snake.

Second place goes to Simon Spurrier for writing one of my all time favorite books.
 
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