We know how patient you’ve had to be about the release of Scott’s third wonderful novel in the Gentleman Bastard Sequence, The Republic of Thieves.
But with publication date now confirmed as October the 10th we can torture ourselves with hints and tasters in the run up to the day when the book is finally out there. So we thought you might like to read Scott’s own blurb for Republic. I’ll hold my hands up to the shoutline … More
And the Gollancz nominations for the John W. Campbell Award are…
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Today we’re delighted to be able to show you the new cover for Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson.
This is the launch of a fantastic new series from Brandon that will run alongside the epic fantasy that we’re hoping will become a whole new benchmark for epic fantasy; The Stormlight Archive.
Steelheart is a gripping tale of revenge and justice set in a terrifying world where the Epics, a small cabal gifted with superpowers, are ruling us. Democracy is little more than a … More
It’s time for chapter three of our book of the month, Wolfhound Century by Peter Higgins. Although the chapters are short, they are perfectly formed to deliver you one of our fine debuts…
When Lom got back from placating Magadlovosk on the phone, Ziller was already in the office, writing up his report. Ziller wrote carefully, word by meticulous word, holding his chewed pencil like a jeweller mending a watch.
‘Where are they?’ said Lom.
‘Briefcase,’ said Lom. ‘The soldier.’
Ziller … More
Welcome to the next free extract from Peter Higgins’ wonderful Wolfhound Century.
Short chapters aren’t they? I think there’s an interesting essay to be written on chapters and their various lengths in novels, how and why they break the book up, how they group intent and theme, how they affect the flow, but here and now is not the time. While we’re distracted I’d rather take a moment to direct your attention to the quote from which Peter … More