Gollancz: the Nebula Award Winners

We’ve looked at the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards for best novel and now, with the Nebula Weekend fast approaching (May 15-18), we thought we’d look at the best novel prize awarded each year by The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). As with the previous two awards, our showing in the Nebulas is very good. Approximately 50% of the winners were published by Gollancz and/or are now published by SF Gateway. Look! 1966 Dune, Frank Herbert (SF Masterworks hardback | SF Gateway eBook) 1967 (tie) Babel-17, Samuel R. Delany (SF Masterworks paperback | SF Gateway eBook)…

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Meet the characters of Midnight Crossroad: Fiji

Welcome back to Midnight! As we continue our countdown to publication we’ve got to very special things to share with you. First, we’ve got some insight into our next Midnight local, Fiji. Fjij runs the local new-age shop. Loveable Fiji runs the new age magic store and is just a bit hopeless. Her hair is impossible to tame, her clothes never seem to quite create the outfit she meant to wear and her love life is so quiet you can hear the crickets chirping. But Fiji has a secret of her own. One that can literally freeze people in place. …

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Cover Reveal! The Colour of Magic &The Light Fantastic

Ever since we announced the existence of the Discworld Collector’s Library, we’ve been consistently asked two things: 1. Will the books after Jingo be published in this style? and 2. Can we see the cover for The Colour of Magic? We’ve recently answered Question 1 by way of an update to the announcement (repeated below) and now we are able to answer the second question. And the answer is: ‘Why, yes you can – and here it is!’   Cover artist extraordinaire, Joe McLaren, has – we’re sure you’ll agree – hit it out of the park again with these…

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Friday reads – Stephen Hunt introduces IN DARK SERVICE

Today our Friday Reads is In Dark Service by Stephen Hunt . . . a fantastic new adventure in an extraordinary new world. But even better, this Friday we have a few words from the author himself. Enjoy! And if you’re intrigued, you can pre-order the ebook for a mere £1.99! There was much gnashing of teeth among my readers when they discovered I was planning to write something totally different to what had gone before . . . a brand new fantasy sequence set in a mind-blowingly oversized world called Pellas. Now, craving the familiar from your favourite authors…

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Son of the Morning: Chapter Four

This week we’ve got the final chapter in our part-serialization of Son of the Morning to share with you. If you missed our previous posts you can catch up with prologue and chapter one, chapter two  and chapter three. Return to Mark Adler’s glorious world of angels and devils. Click here to read Son of the Morning Chapter Four. Son of the Morning is out now. You can pick up your copy from your local bookshop. . 

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