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Big news for fans of Peter Grant/Rivers of London!

Gollancz Author: - January 23rd, 2014
Acquisitions, Ben Aaronovitch, Fantasy, News

We are delighted to announce that in a major deal, we have acquired publishing rights from the Zeno Agency for the seventh and eighth books in Ben Aaronovitchs hugely successful Peter Grant/Rivers of London series!

Having inherited Ben from the excellent Jo Fletcher I couldn’t be happier that we’ve been able to move things on so well from the excellent start Ben had at Gollancz. Peter Grant and co have become firm favourites in-house (often … More

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Wolves: Chapter Two

Gollancz Author: - January 22nd, 2014
Books of the month, Extract, Gollancz Geeks, Science Fiction, Simon Ings

wolves

Our book of the month in January is Wolves by Simon Ings, which is best described in a different Simon’s introduction to chapter one last week. It is a chilling dystopian work; a story about technology becomes a personal quest into a changed world and the pursuit of a secret from the past. A secret about a missing mother, a secret that could hide a murder. This is no dry analysis of how a technology might change us, … More

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The House of War and Witness by Mike, Linda and Louise Carey. Exclusive Cover Reveal!

Gollancz Author: - January 21st, 2014
Cover Reveal, Linda Carey, Louise Carey, Mike Carey

Last year we published The City of Silk and Steel: a wonderful debut novel by an author with almost a dozen books to their name.

Wait. What?

OK, so there was a modicum of publishing legerdemain involved there. Or – as people without an over-active pretentious gland call it – a bit of cheating. The City of Silk and … More

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Gollancz Returns to Westeros with Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4

Gollancz Author: - January 17th, 2014
Acquisitions, Fantasy, TV shows

Gollancz Returns to Westeros with

Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4

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Visually Stunning Book Takes Fans Behind the Scenes of the Hit Series

 

The award-winning hit HBO® show Game of Thrones® has captivated millions of fans throughout the world with its compelling characters, intriguing plot twists, breathtaking sets, and enchanting elements of fantasy. As the show readies for its fourth season, Gollancz will revisit the world of Westeros to publish Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons … More

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Finding the Crime in Horror

Gollancz Author: - January 16th, 2014
Author Post, Horror

As part of a double blog with The Murder Room, a wandering traveler from our Orion Fiction list, Andrew Pyper looks to his new paperback, The Demonologist, and asks…

 What’s the difference between writing crime and horror? Trick question.  There’s no difference in the writing on a molecular level – they are stories, and thus employ all the elements and structures and rhetoric and sleight of hand common to all storytelling.  But there is a difference, at least for … More

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