Short Stories

Crysis: Escalation – A Free Short Story by Gavin Smith

Today sees the release of the hugely-anticipated game Crysis 3, and also of our tie-in book. Gavin Smith has written a collection of linked short stories that fill in the gaps between the Crysis 2 and the new game, provide a stirring introduction to the world of Crysis, and feature lots of explosions and swearing. […]

Crysis: Escalation announcement

We’ve been working on this project for a while, but finally, after last night’s exciting Crysis 3 launch event at the BFI Imax, we can officially reveal the details of CRYSIS: ESCALATION, a tie-in book that covers the events between Crysis 2 and the upcoming game. Written by Gavin Smith, this collection of linked short […]

Paul McAuley’s short stories, part two

Today we have the second of our Paul McAuley short stories, more of which you can find on Paul’s blog. Set in the world of the Quiet War, these are a great addition to the series.  Evening’s Empires: A Short Story The Trues had conquered Ceres, the Koronis Emirates, and half a hundred lesser kingdoms and […]

Paul McAuley’s short stories

Award-winning author Paul McAuley has been busy writing some brilliant short stories since finishing Evening’s Empires, the fourth book in the Quiet War series, out in July. We will be sharing a couple with you here this week and there are more available over on Paul’s blog. After finishing Evening’s Empires, I find I’m not […]

Exclusive Short Story: The Thief-Taker's Blade, by Stephen Deas

We’ve  got something a little bit different for you this Friday as our #Friday Reads! Gollancz are very proud to share with you an exclusive short-story (well, more of a novella, really) by the incredibly talented Stephen Deas. The King’s Assassin is published next week, and is the rip-roaring conclusion to the series began in The […]

Total Recall- Film Review

There is a stunning premise behind Total Recall. Too busy, time-poor or just plain poor to go on the holiday of your dreams? No problem. Visit Total Recall (slogan We Can Remember It For You Wholesale) and they’ll implant the memories of the holiday of your choice into your mind. After all, how can you […]

Gollancz goes wild for George R.R. Martin's ‘WILD CARDS’

Gollancz are to bring back to the UK the first three books in the hugely successful Wild Cards series, edited by bestselling A Game of Thrones author George RR Martin. The books are a superhero and science fiction anthology series set in a shared universe and were created by a group of science fiction writers, […]

Combat Jack : A brand new short story from Gavin G. Smith

Gollancz Blog Exclusive! We have an exciting short story from author Gavin G. Smith to share with you to celebrate the publication of War in Heaven. ((WARNING STRONG LANGUAGE!)) Capital probably had a name once. It would be New something or other. Named after a city in whichever nation had claimed this particular part of […]

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