Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Love it or hate it, it’s a holiday all about love. This Valentine’s Day we thought we’d mark the occasion by sharing some of our favourite unlikely romances in SFF. What do we mean by unlikely romances? We mean romantic plots/relationships in books not known for their romances. Here are our Top Five #UnlikelyRomances in SFF.
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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
London, any city in fact, is a coming together of many, many stories. Writers of the fantastic have long been fascinated by the potential of cities as locales for their stories but London, with its unique combination of great age, many cultures and continuing significance, has been the setting for perhaps more than its fair share of stories of the strange, surreal and fantastic.
From tales of other Londons existing alongside the city we know, to ghost stories, to metaphysical horror, … More
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 . . .
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