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Sam Sykes

Samuel Sykes began writing his debut novel, Tome of the Undergates (the first book in his Aeon’s Gate trilogy) when he was seventeen.  Since then, he has also written Black Halo and The Skybound Sea.

He currently lives in the US, where he is working on his next trilogy.

You can find out more about Sam on his website, or follow him on Twitter @SamSykesSwears

For more information about each of his books, simply click on their titles above.

 

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This is what The City Stained Red does

Simon,  Associate Publisher of Gollancz and editor of The City Stained Red, discusses why you should all be reading The City Stained Red. Right now. Trust us.

Sam Sykes’ The City Stained Red has a special place in my affections (and not just because Sam is the size of a grizzly and has a reputation for beating people who make the world greyer with an actual honest-to-goodness oar). In a world where commercial fantasy, paradoxically,  tends … More

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Don’t miss out on our February Digital Deals!

If, like us, you can’t quite believe that tomorrow is March (it is!) we thought we’d take this chance to remind you of our February Digital Deals. This weekend only you can purchase six fantastic books at bargain prices. From epic fantasy, to incredible action, adventure and outstanding YA crossover novels we’ve got something for everyone. Our digital deals start at just £.99 and are available from your favourite UK online retailers until the 3rd March 2014.

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Posted in Andrzej Sapkowski, Brandon Sanderson, Digital Deals, ebooks, Fantasy, Kristin Cashore, Leigh Bardugo, Sam Sykes, Stephen Deas | 2 Comments »

2014: The New Fiction Selection

Continuing our peek into 2014, today we’re talking about some brilliant new fiction, and whether it’s a stunning stand alone or the beginning of an epic new series there’s something for everyone …

If its a stand-alone story you’re looking for, this is the place! So watch out for the superb Jules Verne sequel Twenty Trillion Leagues Under the Sea by Adam Roberts charting the story of a submarine which goes on an astonishing underwater journey. Brought to added life by the … More

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Posted in Adam Roberts, Charlaine Harris, Fiction, John Scalzi, Justina Robson, Sam Sykes, Stephen Hunt | 1 Comment »

Cover Reveal: The City Stained Red (a special guest post from Sam Sykes)

Gollancz is thrilled to be able to share with you the absolutely stunning cover for The City Stained Red the brand new novel from Sam Sykes.  Our cover was designed by the fantastic Benjamin Carrè.  

But wait, there’s more! We also have an exclusive guest post from Sam Sykes all about The City Stained Red

 

I like hooded men.

Hooded anyone, really: men, women, some with swords, some with magical spells, some fighting things.

I know that’s … More

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Awards Announcements

Gollancz are delighted to share the news of a few award nominations and wins that have come in recently.

First of all, Jack Glass by the incomparable Adam Roberts was announced as the winner of the John W. Campbell memorial award, one of the four major US awards for SF. This follows up the BSFA award that Jack Glass won earlier this year, and makes it the third year in a row that a Gollancz book has won both … More

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