Horror

Classic Guides to Doctor Who, Star Trek and join the SFGateway!

Gollancz and the SF Gateway are delighted to announce the eBook return of a series of classic unauthorised guides to genre TV by the authorial team of Paul Cornell, Martin Day and Keith Topping. The five books were bought by Gollancz editor Marcus Gipps, and include a guide to Doctor Who. Marcus Gipps said: “I’m […]

A First Look at the film adaptation of Joe Hill’s Horns

It’s almost here! We’re so excited to get this sneak-peek of Daniel Radcliffe as Ig in the film adaptation of Joe Hill’s Horns (‘a stonking book’, according to Empire! Horns has been going down a storm at the Toronto Film festival this month, we loved the photos they’ve been sneaking out from the film – […]

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An Exclusive Interview With Holly Black

Gollancz is delighted to bring you an exclusive interview with the internationally bestselling author, Holly Black. Holly’s brand new book THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN is a deadly mix of rage, romance, murder and revenge. Before we get to the interview, let’s talk about Coldtown .  . . What is Coldtown? Tana lives in a world, […]

Achtung! Zombies!

We let Marcus, Jon and Graeme away from their desks for five minutes and look what happens… Off the beaten path, behind Waterloo station. Down dark tunnels… …and a left turn at Gregg’s One balmy evening, Marcus Gipps, Jon Weir and I were to be cramming triangular sandwiches into our mouths, drinking deeply from bottles […]

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Gingerbread will never taste the same again.

If you’ve signed up for the Gollancz Geeks you’ll know that recently we sent out a call for NOS4R2 reviewers. Successful applicants will be notified on Friday. Andy James, Gollancz Geek and book seller extraordinaire, responded with not only a review of NOS4R2 but an update on the fantastic event last week at Waterstones Deansgate. […]

Joe Hill reads from NOS4R2

9780575130678 (1)Gollancz is delighted to be able to bring you an exclusive video of Joe Hill reading from the prologue of NOS4R2 our book of the month.

We advise watching this video before dark. We advise being prepared to lose sleep over this extract. Well, I did! I’d like to believe I don’t scare too easily.

If you are feeling brave enough to watch the entire trailer then we’ve got another treat for you! We have 10 copies of NOS4R2 to give away to 10 lucky people. To enter to win a copy watch the video below and email us at competitions@orionbooks.co.uk with the subject line: NOS4R2 and the answer to this question:

What is the name of Ellen’s son?

Competition closes on the 28th May 2013 at 11.59pm.

Good luck!

Read this book with the lights on: NOS4R2

9780575130678 (1)Our May book of the month is NOS4R2. This book is terrifying. Don’t believe us. . . let Gillian Redfearn tell you a little more about it.

Some books are too scary to read even with the lights on. Some are too scary to read even when you’re surrounded by people in the middle of the day.

This book gave me nightmares.

This book still makes me shiver when I see a Rolls Royce.

This book will under your skin, into your mind, and once it’s there it will never leave.

Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

And whatever you do, don’t get in the car . . .

We did warn you. It’s a very good thing that the days are getting longer, because you’ll need all the daylight you can get to read this book. Next week we’ll be bringing you a very special extract read by Joe Hill himself.

See you then!

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Announcing Joe Hill’s UK Tour for NOS4R2!

We’re extremely excited to be welcoming best-selling author Joe Hill back to the UK where he’ll be meeting fans at several events to talk about and sign his terrifying new novel, NOS4R2. Here’s where you  can meet Joe when he’s over in the UK. Tuesday 28th May, 2013 6.30pm An evening with Joe Hill The […]

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A very Sinister Valentine’s Day

Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day. This evening you’re supposed to take your loved one out for a romantic meal, lavish them with flowers and chocolate and whisper sweet nothings into their ear. It’s a day of love and cards with big red velvet hearts and teddy bears on the front. Of course, at Gollancz we advise […]

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Here follows an announcement from the Department of Plugging Our Books and Looking Smug At the Same Time

This was originally posted on the SFGateway blog, but we thought it was too good not to cross-post here. Last November, we exhorted you all to vote in the Locus Poll of the best SFF of the 20th and 21st centuries. The results of the poll are now in, and, rather gratifyingly, SF Gateway and […]

Neil Gaiman, talking about Joe Hill

Today’s blog post needs no further introduction! Press play to find out why Neil Gaiman thinks Heart-Shaped Box and Horns, are so special, and watch out for updates on the blog about Joe’s Hill’s forthcoming novel NOS4R2. . . . and if that’s got you in the mood for something spine-tingling, give this a try: […]

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Who is the scariest of them all?

Oooooh . . . Hallowe’en . . . A time for vampires and werewolves and ghosts and monsters . . . oooooh . . . Except, not really. I mean, not if you want to actually be scared. The classic monster – Victor Frankenstein’s creation – has pretty much lost all power to frighten; it’s […]

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