Cover Reveal: Spinning Thorns

We are delighted to reveal the cover for Anna Sheehan’s new novel, Spinning Thorns. Spinning Thorns is a superb new fairytale inspired novel from the award-winning author of A Long, Long Sleep. Spinning Thorns asks the question: What happens after Sleeping Beauty wakes up? Sleeping Beauty has woken. The world has been renewed. Everyone is living happily ever after . . . Almost. Sharp, blood-seeking thorns still surround the castle. A feud remains between those who wield magic and those who were subjected to it. And while the kingdom is divided against itself, nothing can thrive. A rebellion may be…

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

Friday Reads Gollancz

Team Gollancz are doing their bit to spread that Friday feeling – here are what they’re reading this weekend.. Looking for a great Friday Read? This week you can download the eBook of Al Robertson’s Crashing Heaven for just £1.99 from all UK eTailers! Top row: Jen – Crashing Heaven by Al Robertson Emily – Dracula by Bram Stoker Marcus – Dr Who: City of Death by Douglas Adams Bottom row: Simon – Imaginary Cities by Darren Anderson Darren – Conan the Destroyer by Robert E. Howard Amy – Twelve Kings by Bradley Beaulieu  What are you reading this weekend?

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The Ficial and the Terrier: A Guest Post By Jon Wallace

We are delighted to welcome Jon Wallace back to the Gollancz Blog to share some insight into his brand new novel, Steeple out now in trade paperback and eBook. Steeple is the compelling sequel to Barricade (out now in paperback and eBook). Return to the Kenstibec’s stunning world . . . Kenstibec, the main character in my new novel, Steeple, was created a ‘Ficial’ – an emotionless, superhuman species, made near invulnerable by the nanotechnology pumping through its veins. The Ficials were intended to drag humanity back from the brink of disaster, but things didn’t work out that way. There…

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Al Robertson Shares An Extract From Crashing Heaven

We are delighted to welcome Al Roberston back to the blog to share with us a carefully chosen extract from Crashing Heaven. Crashing Heaven is out in trade paperback. You can pre-order the eBook from all UK eTailers for just £1.99 until the 25th June. Welcome to the world of Crashing Heaven. Earth is abandoned, and humanity resides on Station, an industrialised asteroid run by the sentient corporations of the Pantheon. Under their leadership a war has been raging against the Totality – ex-Pantheon AIs gone rogue. With the war over, Jack Forster and his sidekick Hugo Fist, a virtual…

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Cover Reveal: Twelve Kings

Today we’re genuinely delighted to be doing a cover reveal for the amazing Twelve Kings by Bradley Beaulieu. To celebrate we’ve got a special guest post from Bradley Beaulieu and an exclusive chance for you to win an early reading copy.  This cover was a long time in the making. I was lucky enough to have my editor, Gillian Redfearn, include me on some of the initial brainstorming, and I had chances to provide comments along the way as different incarnations progressed (and some were set aside), but I give credit to Gillian and the Gollancz art team for coming…

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