The #SummerofReckoning: The Hatching

THE HATCHING is a remarkably fun book about the end of the world, and flesh-eating spiders. I know a lot of people are put off by any mention of our little eight-legged friends – more than I would have guessed, as I discovered while talking about this book in publishing meetings and the like – but I want to convince you that you need to put aside your fears and give this a go. For starters, the author wrote this book precisely because he was afraid of spiders. So scared that he started to wonder why. What basis is there…

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Happy Publication Day: The House of Shattered Wings

Today we are thrilled to publish the paperback of The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard; a superb murder mystery, on an epic scale, set against the fall out – literally – of a war in heaven. Paris in the aftermath of the Great Magicians War. Its streets are lined with haunted ruins, Notre-Dame is a burnt-out shell, and the Seine runs black, thick with ashes and rubble. Yet life continues among the wreckage. The citizens retain their irrepressible appetite for novelty and distraction, and The Great Houses still vie for dominion over France’s once grand capital. House Silverspires, previously the…

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Exciting news: Wild Embrace

We have a HUGELY exciting announcement to make: we are absolutely delighted to be publishing Nalini Singh’s four-novella collection Wild Embrace. The ebook will be released August 23rd, followed by the paperback edition on August 25th. Both editions are available for pre-order now. These novellas are part of her wildly successful, bestselling Psy-Changeling series and they’re all taboo-breaking, boundary crossing, sensual and incredibly smart reads (of course!). We’re doubly excited to also be able to reveal this cover, which we’re sure you’ll agree is pretty awesome. Check out those gorgeous colours! Here’s a sneak preview of what you can expect from…

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Welcome to the #SummerOfReckoning . . .

Summer has finally arrived. With the weather hotting up, its time to talk about . . . the end of the world. We’ve teamed up with our sister imprints Orion and W&N to bring you the ultimate list of summer apocalypse reads, our #SummerofReckoning. Give in to the Doomsday prepper in you and get yourself a bug out bag of apocalypses for your summer reading!   Our #SummerOfReckoning books are: The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone Smoke by Dan Vyleta The Fireman by Joe Hill Red Queen and Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard Good Morning Midnight by Lily Brookes-Dalton The Passage…

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Happy Publication Day 21st July 2016!

It’s publication day for two books that plumb the depths of what humans are capable of in very different ways. We have a collection of Alastair Reynolds’ short stories that show you what humanity is capable of in the furthest reaches of the time and space. While the paperback release of Sarah Pinborough’s 13 Minutes takes you to the dark recesses of the human heart and holds up a terrifying mirror in which we can’t help but recognise our most secret thoughts and feelings.   Beyond the Aquila Rift: The Best of Alastair Reynolds has something for every science fiction…

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