W&N Fiction

Gollancz acquires sequel to Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s A Meeting with Medusa, written by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter

Gollancz Author: - April 16th, 2015
Acquisitions, Alastair Reynolds, Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter

Gollancz is delighted to have acquired World Rights to The Medusa Chronicles; a science fiction adventure written in a unique collaboration between two high profile science-fiction authors: Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds.

The Medusa Chronicles is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s influential short story A Meeting with Medusa, following the story of Howard Falcon, captain of an experimental airship and crash survivor who leads an expedition to explore Jupiter’s atmosphere. Picking up Clarke’s themes of … More

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Listen to a thrilling extract from Moon Over Soho

Gollancz Author: - April 15th, 2015
Audio Books, Ben Aaronovitch

It’s week three of Cityread and for those of you who might have already finished Rivers of London we thought we’d share one of our favourite selections from the second book in the Peter Grant Mysteries: Moon Over Soho.


Training, explosions, and hunting for vestigia in Soho pubs… It’s a lovely section superbly narrated by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith.

Moon Over Soho is out now in paperback, eBook and audio download.

You … More

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Blending Fantasy and Mystery: A Guest Post by Charlaine Harris

Gollancz Author: - April 14th, 2015
Author Post, Charlaine Harris, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy

We are delighted to welcome Charlaine Harris back to the Gollancz Blog to tell us all about her new series set in Midnight, Texas. The Midnight series blends Fantasy and Mystery in Charlaine’s trademark way. But you don’t need to take our word for it, here’s Charlaine to tell you more about the series and the art of blending Fantasy and Mystery. 

There are several different ways to approach blending any two genres, but in the case of blending fantasy … More

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Calling all Game of Thrones fans!

Gollancz Author: - April 13th, 2015
Fantasy, TV shows

 We are delighted to be able to share a post with you from the extras of HBO’s Game of Thrones. All this week we will be adding new voices and new reviews of Inside Game of Thrones Volume II from the amazing extras team. 

Stephanie Dodds:’This fantastic book came along just at the  right time !  I was a newbie to Game Of Thrones, having only getting round to watching the TV show over Christmas 2014 and what … More

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Gollancz Author: - April 10th, 2015
Friday Reads

Check out what Team Gollancz will be reading this (hopefully Spring-like) weekend!

Jen- Beauty’s Daughter

Darren - The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril

Marcus - 400 Billion Stars

Gillian - The Fire Sermon

Simon - The Fall of the West

Charlie - A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again

Harriet  - Woman of the Dead

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