A lovely thing about working in the genre (perhaps the most lovely) is how supportive publishers and authors are of each other. There really is a sense of community, a shared love of great books whoever has published them or written them. If there is rivalry it’s nearly always very friendly and most often there is support. So just as Den Patrick looks around at the other authors in the genre and sees kindred spirits so do they. So … More
Today we have a special Friday Reads from our author Den Patrick, who is doing an event with Jen Williams in March (details below). We thought it only fitting that The Copper Promise be reviewed by Den in preparation for what promises to be a great event.
The Copper Promise by Jen Williams
I first bumped into Jen at an SFX weekender years ago and recognised her as ‘that self-publishing lady from Twitter.’ It’s been fun watching … More
I first came across Dimitry Glukhovsky’s Metro 2033 courtesy of a conversation with Sascha Mamzcak, the publisher of the Heyne genre list in Germany. He told me about this dark and violent post-apocalyptic SF thriller set amongst the last survivors of humankind as they battle for survival against monsters and themselves in the abandoned stations and tunnels of the Moscow Metro. The book, originally self-published by Dmitry and then taken up by a big Russian publishers had … More
Anyone unfortunate enough to be around me over the past year or so has had to put up with me wittering on about a book. A book I love so much that I simply haven’t been able to shut up about it since I was lucky enough to acquire it.
I … More
We are delighted to announce that in a major deal, we have acquired publishing rights from the Zeno Agency for the seventh and eighth books in Ben Aaronovitch‘s hugely successful Peter Grant/Rivers of London series!
Having inherited Ben from the excellent Jo Fletcher I couldn’t be happier that we’ve been able to move things on so well from the excellent start Ben had at Gollancz. Peter Grant and co have become firm favourites in-house (often … More
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