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Welcome to The Death House . . .

Gollancz Team: - January 16th, 2015
Extract, Fiction, Sarah Pinborough

We absolutely adore this beautiful novel from the amazing Sarah Pinborough. It’s a thoughtful, rich and heart-stopping novel of life, love, and living in the face of death – but don’t just take our word for it. You can read an extract of The Death House below – and as you can see, it turns out we’re not alone in being blown away by this exceptional story . . .

You can pre-order your e-book copy of … More

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Does anyone really believe what happened at Reichenbach Falls?

Gollancz Team: - October 23rd, 2014
Competition, Fiction

Today is the publication day for Moriarty from our sister imprint, Orion. We were lucky enough to snag an exclusive signed limited edition proof for a giveaway here on the blog. Think you know the story of Moriarty? Think again. We welcome Graeme to the blog to tell us more about this incredible new novel and of course about the competition. 

Does anyone really believe what happened at Reichenbach Falls?

So starts the first chapter of … 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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Exclusive Murder Room Crossover: Peter Higgins Reviews Red Winter

Gollancz Team: - July 29th, 2014
Author Post, Fiction, Peter Higgins

In an exchange placement with our crime-loving cousins at the Murder Room, Wolfhound Century author Peter Higgins slipped into the world of historical thriller fiction to read Dan Smith’s new paperback Red Winter. This is what he discovered…

 A man on horseback emerges from the edge of a dark forest, crosses a shallow icy river and enters a village. The horse is uneasy, the village silent and … 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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