Happy Publication Day 9th March 2017!

We’ve got a little bit of everything for you this week. It’s paperback time, which means affordable and portable reading is at your fingertips! Even more so if you include our audio release! We’ve got multi-award-nominated short fiction, mind-expanding science fiction, and more of the fantasy series that inspired the mega hit game The Witcher!   Invisible Planets by Hannu Rajaniemi Mindblowingly inventive and beautifully written short stories from the most exciting new name in SF Hannu Rajaniemi exploded onto the SF scene in 2010 with the publication of his first novel The Quantum Thief. Acclaimed by fellow authors such…

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Cover Reveal: Summerland

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, did we mention spies?). In this version of 1938, death is no longer feared, but exploited . . .   Loss is a…

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Hannu Rajaniemi Is Not A Real Man And I Can Prove It!

Gollancz welcomes Gavin G. Smith back for a very special guest post in which he attempts to prove his rather spectacular theory about fellow author (and “arch-nemesis”) Hannu Rajaniemi. (Most of this is true.) My Story: So Veteran, my first novel, was published in 2010.  There was something of a buzz about it beforehand.  I was one of two SF debuts from Gollancz that year.  Like most first time authors I was incredibly excited and looking forward to seeing the realisation of all my hard work and was sure that I would be the next big thing, yadda-yadda-yadda . .…

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