On the 27th of November Stephen Baxter is back with the brand new adventure, Ultima, the follow up to last year’s thrilling Proxima. To celebrate the publication of Ultima we’re taking a look back at the incredible Promixa with an exciting two chapter extract!
What is The Ghosts of Heaven about?
The spiral has existed as long as time has existed. Follow the ways of infinity to discover its meaning.
It’s there when a girl walks through the forest, the green air clinging to her skin.
There centuries later in a pleasant green dale, hiding the treacherous waters of Golden Beck … More
We are delighted to welcome Jon Wallace to the Blog. Jon’s brilliant debut novel, Barricade is out now in bookshops and online.
My debut novel, Barricade, is the story of Kenstibec, a taxi driver in post-apocalyptic Britain. He is a member of the “Ficial” race, a breed of superhumans who were intended to save mankind, but ended up trying to exterminate it.
One of the defining traits of the Ficial race was its “optimisation”. Each member was … More
(Most of this is true.)
So Veteran, my first novel, was published in 2010. There was something of a buzz about it beforehand. I was one of two SF debuts from Gollancz that year. Like most first time authors I was incredibly excited and looking forward to seeing the … More
Tags: Gavin G. Smith, Hannu Rajaniemi, Science Fiction, The Causal Angel, The Fractal Prince, The Quantum Thief, Veteran
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Kicking off at 6pm with a small crowd of people already waiting the signing went through to after seven with a steady stream of people. Forbidden Planet had ordered 100 copies of the TPB and sold out on the night. Thanks, by the way, to the two excellent latecomers who arrived to snaffle the last two copies that were beginning … More