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Cover Reveal: The Boy Who Wept Blood

Gollancz Author: - December 18th, 2014
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, Den Patrick, Fantasy

The Boy Who Wept Blood is a new standalone adventure from Den Patrick. Set in his marvellously drawn world of Landfall (a world where characters and author alike have secrets) these are tight, fast moving fantasies driven by all-too-flawed and very real characters. There’s much to appeal to fantasy and historical readers alike with intrigue, deceit and a fair bit of swash-buckling to power the plot along.

We wanted to reflect that in the covers. We also wanted to … More

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A few thoughts on where heroes come from

Gollancz Author: - December 11th, 2014
Fantasy, Nathan Hawke

Nathan Hawke burst onto the fantasy scene in 2013 with the publication of his first trilogy – three fast-paced, hard-hitting novels about Gallow, an honest man trying to do good in a world where no-one trusts or likes him. Heavy on the Viking influence, but with a pleasing spark of magic. The books got great reviews from fantasy authors such as James Barclay and Tom Lloyd, but also from historical fiction legends Conn Iggulden and Giles Kristian.

Today, … More

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Read the first chapter of Dark Debt!

Gollancz Author: - December 8th, 2014
Chloe Neill, Dark Fantasy

Dark Debt, the eagerly awaited next instalment in Chloe Neill’s fantastic Chicagoland Vampire series, is out in March, and we’re very happy to be able to share the opening chapter with you today. The chapter originally ran on Chloe Neill’s website and you can read that post here

A vampire never gets old. But neither do his enemies. When a figure from Ethan’s dark past makes a splashy debut in … More

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Gollancz Author: - December 5th, 2014
Friday Reads

This week’s Friday Reads are the books that we have revealed so far on our Gollancz advent calendar.

The Glorious Angels by Justina Robson

Blue Remembered Earth by Alastair Reynolds

The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie

Discworld Diary 2015

The Boy With The Porcelain Blade by Den Patrick

In the run up to Christmas we will be getting into the festive spirit by uncovering a new book everyday and giving you a chance to win a copy. You can also enter our bumper Christmas … More

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Gollancz acquires three heroic fantasy adventures from celebrated multi-media writer, Dan Abnett

Gollancz Author: - December 3rd, 2014
Acquisitions, Fantasy

Gollancz is thrilled to announce the acquisition of World Rights excluding USA to a trilogy of self-contained action-packed heroic fantasies from Dan Abnett. A highly talented and prolific writer of novels, computer games and comics, Dan Abnett’s shared world fictions have been set in many universes, including DOCTOR WHO, ALIEN, WARHAMMER and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY.

Gollancz Associate Publisher, Simon Spanton, acquired the three books in THE WIELD series from Charlotte Robertson at United Agents.

Simon Spanton said, “It’s … More

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