W&N Fiction

CHRISTIAN CAMERON REVEALS FANTASY-FICTION PEN NAME

Gollancz Author: - January 28th, 2014
Fantasy, Miles Cameron, News

Gollancz are delighted to officially reveal that Miles Cameron, author of the Traitor Son Cycle, is a pen
name for the critically acclaimed author of historical fiction, Christian Cameron, best-known for his on-going historical fiction series Tyrant.

Christian Cameron is a Canadian novelist, who was educated and trained as both an historian and a former career officer in the US Navy. A re-enactor, an outdoors expert and a … More

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An Introduction to Matthew Reilly’s The Tournament

Gollancz Author: - January 28th, 2014
Extract, Fiction

It was a real surprise when we got the new book from Matthew Reilly. Far from the techno-thrillers full of adrenalin-fuelled action and international conspiracy he’s known for, The Tournament is a historical murder mystery full of sex, death and political intrigue.  Suffice to say, our surprise very soon turned to delight.

The setting was great, 16th century Constantinople and an international chess tournament opened by the Sultan, challenging all nations to send their best and brightest to … More

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A NEW HORIZON: rare first edition of GERRY ANDERSON’S GEMINI FORCE ONE to be published for Kickstarter backers in 2014

Gollancz Author: - January 27th, 2014
Acquisitions, News

Successful Kickstarter project: GERRY ANDERSON’S GEMINI FORCE ONE, is to be published by Gollancz in 2014 and Orion Children’s Books in 2015 in a deal agented by Robert Kirby of United Agents with Orion Children’s Books Editorial Director Amber Caravéo. Publication will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first broadcast of THUNDERBIRDS.

GEMINI FORCE ONE was devised and developed by Gerry Anderson before his death and completed by bestselling author M G Harris with the approval of the Estate of Gerry … More

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Gollancz acquires trilogy from teenage author

Gollancz Author: - January 27th, 2014
Acquisitions, Anna Caltabiano, Fantasy, News, Young Adult

Gollancz has acquired a trilogy written by a 17-year-old girl, which will “appeal to both adults and teenagers”.

The first book in the series, The Seventh Miss Hatfield will be the debut novel from Anna Caltabiano.

Editor Marcus Gipps at Gollancz pre-empted world rights, excluding North America, from Maggie Hanbury at The Hanbury Agency.

Gipps said: “As soon as Maggie told me about Anna and her book I was interested, but reading the first draft exceeded my expectations dramatically.

“Her lead … More

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Here’s what Team Gollancz are reading this weekend!

Gollancz Author: - January 24th, 2014
Fantasy, Fiction, Friday Reads, Jon Wallace, Leigh Bardugo, Mike Carey, Terry Pratchett

Happy Friday, Gollancz Blog Readers! Here’s what we’ll be reading over the weekend. Let us know in the comments which books you’ll be tucking into this the weekend.

Sophie: I missed my tube stop. I was reading at 4am. BARRICADE is an action-packed, unrelenting page turner. The novel follows two engineered artificial life forms– a pragmatic driver and a porn-star turned journalist – and a kidnapped ‘Real’ guide on road trip from Edinburgh to London. Jon Wallace’sMore

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