Stephen Deas was born in 1968. He once set fire to Wales. Well one bit of Wales. Twice. When not burning principalities, he played too much D&D. Despite this he managed to study theoretical physics at Cambridge, get a job at BAE, marry and have two children. He now lives in Essex. With The Adamantine Palace he plans to return to his first love; that of setting fire to things.
The Gollancz blog is delighted to welcome Zafir and Elric who have stoppd by for a special guest interview.
The World Cup is upon us, and in our fantasy world of anything-can-happen we’d like to preview two of the teams tipped to reach this year’s final. Our pre-match analysis special is brought to you by fantasy football legend Elric Cantona. With both teams fielding dragons, our other guest is the dragon-queen Zafir from the Memory of Flames Eleven, a … More
Tags: A Memory of Flames, Elric, fantasty football, Splintered Gods, Stephen Deas, Zafir
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Today sees the release in e-format of three books I’m very excited about – Gollancz’s three official tie-ins to forthcoming blockbuster computer game ELITE: DANGEROUS.
But wait! If you’re the sort of person who would never read a game-related tie-in, please let me try and convince you why these are worth your time.
For a start, there is no real plot to the ELITE games – they’re a sandbox, a world in which the player truly makes his own decisions. Apart from … More
Tags: Elite: Dangerous, Elite: Docking is Difficult, ELITE: NEMORENSIS, Elite: Wanted, Gavin Deas, Gavin G. Smith, Gideon Defore, Simon Spurrier, Stephen Deas
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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.
Tags: Brandon Sanderson, ebook deals, ebooks, Graceling, Kristin Cashore, leigh barudgo, Sam Sykes, Shadow and Bone, The Adamantine Palace, The Last Wish, The Way of Kings, Tome of the Undergates
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This month we’ve reduced the price of the eBook of THE ADAMANTINE PALACE, the first book in Stephen Deas’s amazing dragon series. Only £1.99 for a limited time, don’t miss out on your chance to try out one of the most gripping and celebrated fantasy series of the last few years. Joe Abercrombie described it as “A fast, sharp, ruthless read.” Sci-fi Now said “A blisteringly well-written tale … an inspiring debut.”
Find out for yourself!
In the midst … More
Tags: digital deal, Dragons, Fantasy, Stephen Deas, The Adamantine Palace, £1.99 ebook
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In the last of our series of sneak peeks at Gollancz’s 2014 schedule, our focus turns to ongoing series. We’re thrilled as always to have so many authors and series returning, and the books below are all eagerly awaited by their fans. If you haven’t tried any of these series yet, you’re missing out!
Metro 2033 – the novel on which the best-selling computer game was based – has been a sleeper hit for … More
Tags: 2014 fantasy, 2014 SF, Baptism of Fire, Ben Aaronovitch, Foxglove Summer, Gavin Smith, Gollancz series, Kristen Britain, MD Lachlan, Metro 2034, Michael J. Ward, series, Steven Deas
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