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Scott Lynch

Scott Lynch was born in 1978 in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he still lives now. In addition to being a freelance writer for various role playing game companies he has done all the usual jobs writers put in their bios: dishwasher, waiter, web designer, marketing writer, office manager and short-order cook.

The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch

Simon Spanton tells us why we should all go and buy The Republic of Thieves paperback, and why B format is his personal favourite…

Hearty congratulations to Scott Lynch on the mass market paperback publication of his awesome Gentleman Bastard novel The Republic of Thieves.

Here’s your chance to catch up on the adventures of fantasy’s two favourite con men – the artful Locke Lamora and the somewhat more direct Jean Tannen – for a new lower price and more portable format. … More

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Please take a moment to vote!

Gollancz is delighted to share some news about award nominations!

70,000 people voted to put together a fantastic shortlist for the David Gemmell Legend awards this year and now it’s up to all of YOU to choose the best of the lot in time for the glittering awards ceremony on Friday the 13th June.

We are really thrilled to have one of our titles featured in every category this year – and our nominated books and authors are:

Bestselling novel The … More

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On the third day of Geekmas…

It’s day three of the twelve days of Geekmas and the gifts are growing ever more fruitful. We’ll be adding another prize into the bundle every day over the next couple of weeks here on the blog, but you can also win a daily prize over on Twitter by following @Gollancz and doing what Simon Spanton tells you to do. We’ve got a pretty fine addition to our bundle today, as you can see.

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Congratulations to our Goodreads Choice Awards shortlisted authors

Everyone here at Gollancz is thrilled by the announcement of this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards shortlist, which you can find here.

The Gollancz nominees are as follows:

The Republic of Thieves (Scott Lynch) – Best Fantasy Novel

House Rules (Chloe Neill) – Best Paranormal Fantasy Novel

NOS4R2 (Joe Hill) – Best Horror Novel

Steelheart (Brandon Sanderson) – Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction Novel


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A signing for the ages . . .

Last night we hosted a magnificent signing at Forbidden Planet London with our bestselling and very cuddly authors Patrick Rothfuss and Scott Lynch. We knew it was going to be big, but we didn’t know how big…

We arrived at around 5.15 to sign some preorders and meet with the staff. It should have been a sign of how many people wanted to come that there was already a queue of forty or so, but we weren’t prepared for what … More

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