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George R. R. Martin

George R.R. Martin published his first story in 1971 and quickly rose to prominence, winning four Hugo and two Nebula Awards in quick succession before he turned his attention to fantasy with the historical horror novel FEVRE DREAM, now a Fantasy Masterwork. Since then he has won every major award in the fields of fantasy, SF and horror. His magnificent epic saga A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE is redefining epic fantasy for a new generation. George R.R. Martin lives in New Mexico.


Cover Reveal- Wild Cards: High Stakes

Please take a moment to ogle with us at the cover for HIGH STAKES, the latest in the WILD CARDS series edited by George R. R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass. Just LOOK at that awesome blend of Lovecraftian horror and superheroics by the very talented Richard Jones (ace illustrator) and Patrick Knowles (ace designer).

This instalment delves deeper into the world of aces, jokers, and the hard-boiled men and women of the Fort Freak police precinct in a pulpy, page-turning novel . … More

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GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’S WILD CARDS IS GOING TO BE A TV SERIES!

You might have heard a little announcement made by a certain behemoth of fantasy this week. If you haven’t, then please forgive our use of capitals for a moment while we shout about it:

GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’S WILD CARDS IS GOING TO BE A TV SERIES!

Phew, OK, now we’ve caught our breath from dancing around the office imagining who will be playing our favourite characters, we should probably talk about the Wild Cards books, just in case you haven’t already … More

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Happy Publication Day: November 13th 2014

We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. From brand new cases to acclaimed masterworks, to bleak futures and incredible adventures we’ve got some of the best and brightest SF&F to add to you to be read list this week!.

Michael G. Coney Gateway Omnibus: From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction … More

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Go Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones!

Today is the publication day for Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones II the second official companion book, following the hugely successful Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones. Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones II gives fans new ways to enter the world of Westeros and discover more about the beloved (and reviled) characters and the electrifying plotlines. Hundreds of set photos, production and costume designs, storyboards and insider stories reveal how the … More

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Friday Reads- Bank Holiday Edition!

We’re getting ready for the Bank Holiday Weekend here at Gollancz Towers and no Bank Holiday would be complete without some fantastic reads. Here’s what Team Gollancz will be reading over the long weekend! 

Charlie: Good Omens

Darren: The City of Silk and Steel

Marcus: Tuf Voyaging

Harriet and Marissa: Rivers of London

Jen: Far From You

Emily: Truth … More

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