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Friday Reads: Empire of the Saviours and more

Gollancz Team: - August 30th, 2013
AJ Dalton, Fantasy, Friday Reads

empire of the saviours

So I’m editing the third of AJ Dalton’s fantasy trilogy at the moment (it’s very very good) and, as always, I had a quick skim through the first two books beforehand, to make sure I remembered who everyone was and where they’d been and so on. Now, let’s be honest here – I commissioned the books (they were one of the first two things I bought for Gollancz) – so I’m unlikely to suddenly turn around and say I … More

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Gateway of the Saviours

Gollancz Team: - March 22nd, 2013
AJ Dalton, Extract, Fantasy

We’re delighted to present an extract from Gateway of the Saviours, the second Gollancz book from AJ Dalton, which was released yesterday. This is the opening half of chapter two, and we join our young hero, Jillan, as he works to rebuild his town and his life following the dramatic climax to book one, Empire of the Saviours, now available in paperback.

 

In his dreams Jillan was always happy. Or at least he always started out as … More

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How to write a beast of a novel

Gollancz Team: - March 21st, 2013
AJ Dalton, Author Post, Fantasy

We’re excited to announce the UK launch of A J Dalton’s Gateway of the Saviours, the huge and machiavellian sequel to Empire of the Saviours. On behalf of all the readers and authors-in-the-making out there, we thought we’d ask the author if he could share a few of his secrets (without then having to kill us!) on how to go about writing such an epic. Here are Adam’s top tips:

1.  Don’t let anyone tell you how … More

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AJ Dalton: Empire of the Saviours extract

Gollancz Team: - February 15th, 2013
AJ Dalton, Extract, Fantasy

This week marks the paperback publication of EMPIRE OF THE SAVIOURS, by A J Dalton. The first part in a fantasy trilogy of epic proportions, EMPIRE introduces us to young Jillan, the brutal world in which he lives, and the Heroes, Saints and Saviours who protect the population. But from what? And can you ever really trust a Hero? Jillan’s adventures continue in GATEWAY OF THE SAVIOURS, … More

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The Knight of Ages, the Gollancz editorial process and a crazy naked holy man

Gollancz Team: - October 24th, 2012
AJ Dalton, Author Post, ebooks, Fantasy, Interview, Short Story

For A J Dalton fans who cannot wait for Gateway of the Saviours to go on release in the UK (March 2013), Adam has this week published the novella Knight of Ages on Amazon. It tells the tale of a cursed knight and his long-suffering squire. The Knight of Ages and Jakh have fought for centuries against dark wizards, demons and the inevitable corruption of mankind. Now, as they enter a kingdom where nature itself has turned against … More

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