Happy Publication Day to Sam Sykes’ GOD’S LAST BREATH!

We’ve got a singularly brilliant book for you today. The indomitable Sam Sykes brings his epic Bring Down the Gods trilogy to a close in the best and most exciting way possible. Find out if Lenk or the gods survive . . . although with a title like God’s Last Breath, it’s not looking good for the deities at the moment . . .   God’s Last Breath by Sam Sykes Acclaimed author Sam Sykes returns with the exhilarating conclusion to his Bring Down Heaven series. The great demon Khoth-Kapira has broken free of his prison and taken his first…

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Sam Sykes and New York Comic Con!

We are delighted to welcome Sam Sykes to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post on New York Comic Con. If, like us, you weren’t able to make it this year then this brilliant update from Sam that will almost make you feel like you were there.  I’m going to assume that, if you’re reading this blog, you have an interest in either A) comics, B) fantasy, C) novels, D) people dressed up as sexy ewoks or E) all of the above and maybe also sexy Chewbacca. Ergo, I’m going to assume you’ve probably at least heard of New…

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This is what The City Stained Red does

Simon,  Associate Publisher of Gollancz and editor of The City Stained Red, discusses why you should all be reading The City Stained Red. Right now. Trust us. Sam Sykes’ The City Stained Red has a special place in my affections (and not just because Sam is the size of a grizzly and has a reputation for beating people who make the world greyer with an actual honest-to-goodness oar). In a world where commercial fantasy, paradoxically,  tends to the familiar City is a riot of the wonderfully strange. A book where giant spiders spin silk to sell, where four armed aliens with framed…

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Don’t miss out on our February Digital Deals!

If, like us, you can’t quite believe that tomorrow is March (it is!) we thought we’d take this chance to remind you of our February Digital Deals. This weekend only you can purchase six fantastic books at bargain prices. From epic fantasy, to incredible action, adventure and outstanding YA crossover novels we’ve got something for everyone. Our digital deals start at just £.99 and are available from your favourite UK online retailers until the 3rd March 2014. BUY NOW » BUY NOW » BUY NOW »  Graceling–   In a world where people born with an exceptional skill, known as a…

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2014: The New Fiction Selection

Continuing our peek into 2014, today we’re talking about some brilliant new fiction, and whether it’s a stunning stand alone or the beginning of an epic new series there’s something for everyone … If its a stand-alone story you’re looking for, this is the place! So watch out for the superb Jules Verne sequel Twenty Trillion Leagues Under the Sea by Adam Roberts charting the story of a submarine which goes on an astonishing underwater journey. Brought to added life by the most astonishing illustrations, this is a wonderful stand-alone adventure. John Scalzi also releases a new stand-alone novel in 2014…

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