Mike Carey is a comics writer, novelist and screenwriter who lives and works in London, England. He is best known for his work on the multiple Eisner-nominated series Lucifer and for a critically-acclaimed run on Vertigo’s flagship title, Hellblazer.
He is the author of the Felix Castor novels and is currently writing the monthly series The Unwritten for DC Vertigo.He has also written X-Men, X-Men Legacy and Fantastic Four for Marvel Comics.His screenplay Silent War, written for Slingshot and Intrepid Pictures, is about to go into production.
He is also the author of The City of Silk and Steel, written with his wife Linda and their daughter Louise.
This is a landmark day for science fiction publishing. The War of the Worlds by HG Wells is arguably one of the greatest and most influential works of science fiction ever written. It thrilled audiences when it was published at the end of the 19th century, and terrified a nation in 1938 when Orson Welles’ infamous radio programme was broadcast. Today, the story continues. Today the Martians come back! Today, the massacre of mankind begins!
The Massacre of Mankind by … More
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Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of three books in a new SF series, The Bastard Legion, from Gavin G. Smith, an author described as ‘an exceptional talent’ by Peter F. Hamilton.
Gollancz commissioning editor, Marcus Gipps, bought the rights to three books from Robert Dinsdale at AM Heath. The books will originally be released as eBooks and audio downloads, with physical releases to follow.
Four hundred years in the future, the most dangerous criminals are kept in suspended animation … More
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We’re delighted to reveal the cover for Infernal Machines the third of John Hornor Jacobs’ novels for us. Both The Incorruptibles and Foreign Devils got great reviews and had people swooning over the delicate line work on the jacket, and we’re sure this will make you all very happy too. A dragon! The cover was designed by Patrick Knowles.
The world is burning.
Rome is under attck. The Autumn Lords, rulers of the Tchinee empire, have had their true nature … More
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Don’t miss your chance to meet bestselling author, Stephen Baxter at his bookshop events for The Massacre of Mankind. Stephen Baxter will be visiting selected Waterstones this week for a series of in conversations, discussions and signings.
7pm – 9pm Wednesday 20th Jan, Waterstones, Piccadily, London – In conversation with Frank Skinner
12:30pm – 1:30pm Thursday 19th Jan, Waterstones Birmingham – Lunchtime signing
6:30pm Thursday 19th Jan, Waterstones Nottingham – Evening talk and signing
6:30pm Friday 20th Jan, Blackwell’s … More
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Welcome to Summerland, where the dead live on in perpetuity! If they can afford to, and don’t fade away . . . Thanks to the magnificent artistic talents of Jeffrey Alan Love, even the pre-dead can admire Hannu Rajaniemi’s Summerland for its awesome, ever so foreboding beauty.
Hannu Rajaniemi caused a huge stir with his debut novel The Quantum Thief and he’s returning with an absolutely incredible book of life, death, and what comes after (and spies, … More
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