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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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Why you should all be reading Outlander

Gollancz Team: - May 27th, 2014
Competition, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction

Calling all Outlander fans, we’ve got a special guest post from our sister imprint, Orion. If you’re a fan of the series you know that the next installment Written in my own Heart’s Blood is due out on the 10th June. Not sure what  Outlander is about? We’ve got a blog post from non-fiction editor, Jillian Young who loved these series long before she joined Orion! Here are the reasons why you should be reading Outlander right … More

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Friday Reads: #ThisBook Edition

Gollancz Team: - May 23rd, 2014
Events, Fantasy, Fiction

We’re doing something a little different this week for our #FridayReads. We’re joining in the celebrations for #ThisBook run by the Bailey’s Women’s Fiction Prize. The campaign aims to find the novels written by women which have most impacted the nation, and is inviting people to cast their vote via Twitter. You can find out more by visit the #ThisBook website here.

So, today Team Gollancz will be sharing the books that most both on impacted us here on … More

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