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Gollancz acquires hard-hitting military SF thrillers from Gavin G. Smith

Gollancz Team: - January 19th, 2017
Gavin G. Smith, News

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of three books in a new SF series, The Bastard Legion, from Gavin G. Smith, an author described as ‘an exceptional talent’ by Peter F. Hamilton.

Gollancz commissioning editor, Marcus Gipps, bought the rights to three books from Robert Dinsdale at AM Heath. The books will originally be released as eBooks and audio downloads, with physical releases to follow.

Four hundred years in the future, the most dangerous criminals are kept in suspended animation … More

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Meet Stephen Baxter on his The Massacre of Mankind Bookshop Tour

Gollancz Team: - January 17th, 2017
Stephen Baxter

Don’t miss your chance to meet bestselling author, Stephen Baxter at his bookshop events for The Massacre of Mankind. Stephen Baxter will be visiting selected Waterstones this week for a series of in conversations, discussions and signings.

7pm – 9pm Wednesday 20th Jan, Waterstones, Piccadily, London – In conversation with Frank Skinner

12:30pm – 1:30pm Thursday 19th Jan, Waterstones Birmingham – Lunchtime signing

6:30pm Thursday 19th Jan, Waterstones Nottingham – Evening talk and signing

6:30pm Friday 20th Jan, Blackwell’s … More

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Cover Reveal: Summerland

Gollancz Team: - January 13th, 2017
Cover Reveal, Hannu Rajaniemi

Welcome to Summerland, where the dead live on in perpetuity! If they can afford to, and don’t fade away . . . Thanks to the magnificent artistic talents of Jeffrey Alan Love, even the pre-dead can admire Hannu Rajaniemi’s Summerland for its awesome, ever so foreboding beauty.

Hannu Rajaniemi caused a huge stir with his debut novel The Quantum Thief and he’s returning with an absolutely incredible book of life, death, and what comes after (and spies, … More

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The Martians have returned in our extract from THE MASSACRE OF MANKIND

Gollancz Team: - January 11th, 2017
Science Fiction, Stephen Baxter

We are thrilled to share with you the opening chapters from Stephen Baxter’s The Massacre of Mankind.

Are you ready for the Martian invasion?

The Massacre of Mankind is the authorised sequel to H.G. Wells’ classic The War of the Worlds.

It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved on, always watching the skies but content that we know how to defeat the Martian menace. The Army is prepared.

So when the signs of launches on Mars … More

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New trends in Fantasy and SciFi: A Guest Post by AJ Dalton

Gollancz Team: - November 22nd, 2016
AJ Dalton

We are delighted to welcome the brilliant AJ Dalton author of the Chronicles of a Cosmic Warlord, back to the Gollancz Blog. Today AJ Dalton tackles the new trends in Fantasy and SciFi.

The return of epic fantasy? I’ve received a couple of fan emails asking why there isn’t more ‘epic fantasy’ around at the mo. Added to that, several conventions this year have had panel discussions on the epic fantasy sub-genre. What’s going on? The ‘epic’ sub-genre of fantasy … More

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