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Read an Exclusive Extract from Twelve Kings

Gollancz Team: - July 3rd, 2015
Author Post, Extract, Fantasy

We are thrilled to be able to share with you an exclusive extract  from Twelve Kings, selected by the author, Bradley Beaulieu. Twelve Kings is an epic new fantasy series of mystery, prophecy and death within the ancient walled city of the Twelve Kings . . .

The twelve kings of Sharakhai tried to bury their secrets in the sands.

But no matter how deeply they are buried, secrets want to be found.

The kings murdered the assassin … More

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Exclusive Deleted Scene from A Quantum Mythology

Gollancz Team: - March 25th, 2015
Author Post, Extract, Gavin G. Smith, Science Fiction

Tonight we return to the world of A Quantum Mythology for another exclusive deleted scene. We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog.  A Quantum Mythology is out in bookshops on Thursday  is a new epic space opera,  a wide-ranging exploration of the past, present and future of mankind. 

A Note from Gavin:  So, just a short one.  This is du Bois’s problem with authority again.  I kind of liked some of the dialogue and part … More

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Happy Publication Day: 19 February 2015

Gollancz Team: - February 19th, 2015
Book Birthday, Extract, Fantasy, Paul McAuley, Science Fiction

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This weeks new titles feature the arrival of the aliens and a journey to the epic world of Windhaven. Fantasy and SF fans, that’s two fantastic reasons to visit your bookshop, library or feed your e-reader. 

Something Coming Through by Paul McAuley- The Jackaroo have given humanity fifteen worlds and the means to reach them. They’re a chance to start … More

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Welcome to The Great Zoo of China

Gollancz Team: - February 13th, 2015
Extract, Fantasy, Fiction, Other, Science Fiction

This week, our brethren at Orion Fiction are excited to publish The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly. A best seller both here and abroad, his new book comes with the simplest, may microphone dropping, pitch a publisher (and reader) could ask for: Jurassic Park… with Dragons!

Prepare for blurbness…

It is a secret the Chinese government has been keeping for 40 years. They have found a species of animal no one believed even existed. It will amaze the world.

Now … More

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The aliens are here: Introducing Something Coming Through

Gollancz Team: - February 2nd, 2015
Extract, Paul McAuley, Science Fiction

In February we’re thrilled to be publishing the latest novel from Paul McAuley, Something Coming Through. Paul has been with Gollancz for many years now, and has consistently produced some of the most exciting, awe-inspiring and frankly brilliant SF. His new book is all of those things, but also marks a bit of a new direction for Paul. It’s partly set in a very recognisable London (although there are some very important differences to the city we … More

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