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Cover Reveal- Wild Cards: High Stakes

Gollancz Team: - February 13th, 2017
Cover Art, Cover Reveal, George R.R. Martin, Wild Cards

Please take a moment to ogle with us at the cover for HIGH STAKES, the latest in the WILD CARDS series edited by George R. R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass. Just LOOK at that awesome blend of Lovecraftian horror and superheroics by the very talented Richard Jones (ace illustrator) and Patrick Knowles (ace designer).

This instalment delves deeper into the world of aces, jokers, and the hard-boiled men and women of the Fort Freak police precinct in a pulpy, page-turning novel . … More

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Gollancz acquires the latest instalment of George R.R. Martin’s WILD CARDS series

Gollancz Team: - November 22nd, 2016
Acquisitions, Wild Cards

We are delighted to announce the acquisition of High Stakes, book twenty-three in the WILD CARDS series, co-edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author George R.R. Martin and Melinda M. Snodgrass. High Stakes concludes the triad that comprises Fort Freak and Lowball; a novel of superheroes, villains and Lovecraftian horror.

Gollancz Senior Editor, Rachel Winterbottom, bought the rights from Chris Lotts at the Lotts Agency.

Rachel Winterbottom said: ‘It’s such a pleasure for us to publish the latest instalment of the … More

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Friday Reads: Wild Cards

Gollancz Team: - April 12th, 2013
George R.R. Martin, Wild Cards


Superheroes are big business these days. They’ve always been popular, Superman and Captain America have been going since the late 1930s and 1940s respectively, so there has always been an appeal for this sort of character. In the modern age they are huge because of the very good movies based on the comic book source material. The Dark Knight, Iron Man, Thor, The Avengers (yes I know it was released as Avengers Assemble in the UK but I point blank … More

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

Gollancz Team: - June 18th, 2012
Acquisitions, Fiction, George R.R. Martin, News, Science Fiction, Short Stories, 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, including Martin who has edited and contributed a story to each of the 21 books published so far. Though each volume focuses on a different theme … More

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It’s Saturday, it’s Eastercon, it’s Great!

Gollancz Team: - April 7th, 2012
Events, News, Wild Cards

The Gollancz Gang is gathered for another great day at Olympus2012. Yesterday was packed with debate, games, filming and fun – and some of you lovely people even bought a book or two from us! Thank you! We even found a moment to stop by George R. R. Martin’s reading, and play Just A Minute! Today we’re planning more marvellous mayhem in panels, so here’s your quick daily guide to where we’ll all be, and when:

10.00               Sufficiently advanced Magic

‘Any … More

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