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The Ghosts of Heaven are here!

Gollancz Team: - October 2nd, 2014
Extract, Fantasy, Marcus Sedgwick, Science Fiction

Out today from our sister imprint, Indigo, The Ghosts of Heaven is the brand new novel from award-winning author, Marcus Sedgwick.

What is The Ghosts of Heaven about?

The spiral has existed as long as time has existed. Follow the ways of infinity to discover its meaning.

 It’s there when a girl walks through the forest, the green air clinging to her skin.

There centuries later in a pleasant green dale, hiding the treacherous waters of Golden Beck … More

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The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs: Chapters 1& 2

Gollancz Team: - August 28th, 2014
Extract, Fantasy, Fiction, John Hornor Jacobs, Uncategorized

Our book of the month for August has been The Incorruptibles, the fantastic genre-busting debut from John Hornor Jacobs. We’ve been harping on about how much we love this book for the whole of August, but don’t take our word for it, check out the rave reviews from some of the best in the business:

 

And as we come to the end of the month, we want to share with you the first two chapters of this gritty … More

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Introducing The Seventh Miss Hatfield

Gollancz Team: - July 3rd, 2014
Anna Caltabiano, Editorial Posts, Extract, Fiction, Uncategorized

Gollancz Editor, Marcus Gipps, introduces us to Anna Caltabiano’s The Seventh Miss Hatfield.

When her agent first told me about Anna Caltabiano, I was a little sceptical. A 17-year-old who’d written her second novel? Her second? I’m a firm believer that anyone has the potential to write a good novel, but generally it takes a lot of practice and experience to make it work. However I had worked with Anna’s agent before, and knew that she was taking this very … More

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Barricade: Chapter Three

Gollancz Team: - June 11th, 2014
Extract, Jon Wallace, Science Fiction

We’re back with another sneak peek into our Gollancz Debut for June, Barricade. You can download your e-book copy of Barricade for £1.99, but be quick our promotion ends on the 26th June 2014.

Here’s what the critics have been saying:

“Jon Wallace keeps the pace up, delivering inense setpieces alongside plenty of twisted humour and bone-crunching violence” SFX

“I found Barricade to be a fast-paced action adventure, full of dilemmas that need to be overcome. The book left me with … More

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Friday Reads: Barricade

Gollancz Team: - May 30th, 2014
Extract, Jon Wallace, Science Fiction

Our Friday Reads this week is the stunning June Gollancz Debut, Barricade, by Jon Wallace. We’ve got a very special introduction to the world of Barricade from the book’s editor Simon

Dear Reader,

In a flashback sequence at the beginning of this novel a small boy asks the book’s (anti?)hero a question. At the time Kenstibec is horribly injured and hanging upside down from a chain, bleeding on the floor. He’ll be fine though – he’s … More

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