This is a landmark day for science fiction publishing. The War of the Worlds by HG Wells is arguably one of the greatest and most influential works of science fiction ever written. It thrilled audiences when it was published at the end of the 19th century, and terrified a nation in 1938 when Orson Welles’ infamous radio programme was broadcast. Today, the story continues. Today the Martians come back! Today, the massacre of mankind begins!
The Massacre of Mankind by … More
Gollancz commissioning editor, Marcus Gipps, bought the rights to three books from Robert Dinsdale at AM Heath. The books will originally be released as eBooks and audio downloads, with physical releases to follow.
Four hundred years in the future, the most dangerous criminals are kept in suspended animation … More
We’re delighted to reveal the cover for Infernal Machines the third of John Hornor Jacobs’ novels for us. Both The Incorruptibles and Foreign Devils got great reviews and had people swooning over the delicate line work on the jacket, and we’re sure this will make you all very happy too. A dragon! The cover was designed by Patrick Knowles.
The world is burning.
Rome is under attck. The Autumn Lords, rulers of the Tchinee empire, have had their true nature … More
Don’t miss your chance to meet bestselling author, Stephen Baxter at his bookshop events for The Massacre of Mankind. Stephen Baxter will be visiting selected Waterstones this week for a series of in conversations, discussions and signings.
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Welcome to Summerland, where the dead live on in perpetuity! If they can afford to, and don’t fade away . . . Thanks to the magnificent artistic talents of Jeffrey Alan Love, even the pre-dead can admire Hannu Rajaniemi’s Summerland for its awesome, ever so foreboding beauty.