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.
It’s publication day and we’ve got an outta-this-world book for you. The sequel to what was described as ‘Game of Thrones on the moon’, this book is a must-have!
Luna: Wolf Moon by Ian McDonald
The BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author returns with the second part of his stunning moon colonisation epic, perfect for fans of The Martian and Red Mars.
Corta Helio, one of the five family corporations that rule the Moon, has fallen. Its riches are divided up … More
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Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of The Ember Blade, and two further titles in an epic fantasy trilogy, by award-winning author Chris Wooding.
A land under occupation. A legendary sword. A young man’s journey to find his destiny.
Aren has lived by the rules all his life. He’s never questioned it; that’s just the way things are. But then his father is executed for treason, and he and his best friend Cade are thrown into a prison mine, doomed … More
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Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of A Pocketful of Crows, the first of two stunning novellas by award-winning and bestselling author Joanne M. Harris.
Gillian Redfearn, Publishing Director of Gollancz, acquired world rights (excluding Italy) from Peter Robinson of the Rogers, Coleridge & White Literary Agency.
A Pocketful of Crows is a dark fable for adults, and a perfect read for the winter months. Beautifully written and illustrated, it was inspired by the The Brown Girl ballad (number 295 … More
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As you have probably noticed our deadline has, in the immortal words of Douglas Adams, whooshed by. This is despite our best efforts as rereading and considering each submission as well as writing handwritten notes to everyone in the last rounds was rather time consuming!
However, we are now down to the last stretch. The end is in sight! (or nigh depending on how you look at it)
The following titles remain on our list under consideration.
To Moor-Ocean Green
The Widowers Song
Higher … More
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Gollancz are delighted to announce that Andrzej Sapkowski, author of the much bellowed Witcher series, inspiration behind The Witcher games, will be visiting the UK this March and touring around the country to meet fans and share all there is to know about Ciri, Yennefer, and Geralt of Rivia.
His tour will come in combination with the publication in English for the first time of, The Lady of the Lake, the final book in the main Witcher series.
‘After walking through a … More
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