Happy Publication Day 27th April 2017!

It’s a very happy and creepy crawly publication day today! We have SKITTER, the spider-filled sequel to THE HATCHING by Ezekiel Boone. The deadly flesh-eating spiders has been defeated, but as the world reels from the unprecedented disaster, one scientist believes that there is more to come. We’ve only dealt with the first wave… Out now in hardback, eBook and audio download! We’re also thrilled to release BLADE BOUND, the final instalment of the Chicagoland Vampires series from Chloe Neill. As a malign sorcery spreads throughout her city, Merit must go to war against supernatural powers beyond her comprehension.  It’s…

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A new model of the hero – Steph Swainston talks Fair Rebel and the Castle books

We are thrilled to welcome Steph Swainston back to the Gollancz blog for a special guest post on heroes, Fair Rebel and the Castle series. These days, heroism isn’t hard to find. The cinemas abound with superheroes; a boy wizard is recognised around the globe, even the Jedi have returned again. These can be fun, exciting, uplifting. But the same thing links them all; their talent is intrinsic. They are born, products of hallowed bloodlines, or created by mysterious outside forces. In our fantasies, it seems, we yearn to discover we are special, chosen by nature or circumstance for something…

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