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John Hornor Jacobs

John Hornor Jacobs is the author of Southern Gods, short-listed for the Bram Stoker Award for First Novel, This Dark Earth, from Simon & Schuster, and The Twelve-Fingered Boy series of young adult novels from Carolrhoda Labs.

He lives with his family in the South of America, where he is also a musician and graphic artist. Visit him on his website.

Cover Reveal: Infernal Machines

We’re delighted to reveal the cover for Infernal Machines the third of John Hornor Jacobs’ novels for us. Both The Incorruptibles and Foreign Devils got great reviews and had people swooning over the delicate line work on the jacket, and we’re sure this will make you all very happy too. A dragon! The cover was designed by Patrick Knowles.

The world is burning.

Rome is under attck. The Autumn Lords, rulers of the Tchinee empire, have had their true nature … More

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The Typewriter: A Guest Post from John Hornor Jacobs

With the recent release of the brilliant FOREIGN DEVILS, sequel to the amazing THE INCORRUPTIBLES, we know that John Hornor Jacobs is a man of much talent. But it turns out that writing superb books isn’t the only thing he can do. He’s also a musician, and we’re thrilled to share with you this video of him merging both skills:

John Hornor Jacobs plays Leroy Anderson’s “The Typewriter” with the ASO from Chris Cranford on … More

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Diabolus in Musica

We are delighted to welcome John Hornor Jacobs back to the Gollancz Blog for a very special  post on infernal music. John Hornor Jacobs is the author of The Incorruptibles and most recently Foreign Devils. He will be taking part in the Gollancz Festival on Friday 16th October for a Facebook Panel on Real World vs. Second World Fantasy at 4.30pm.

I love the devil.

Wait. Strike that. Let me rephrase.

I love the idea of devils, and … More

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The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs: Chapters 1& 2

Our book of the month for August has been The Incorruptibles, the fantastic genre-busting debut from John Hornor Jacobs. We’ve been harping on about how much we love this book for the whole of August, but don’t take our word for it, check out the rave reviews from some of the best in the business:


And as we come to the end of the month, we want to share with you the first two chapters of this gritty … More

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Discover the book everyone is talking about: The Incorruptibles!

Last week we published THE INCORRUPTIBLES, the first fantasy novel from Bram Stoker Award nominated John Hornor Jacobs. Our subscriber copies of SFX Magazine arrived yesterday and brought a nice surprise – a rare 5 Star review by David Bradley, the editor of SFX himself!

SFX said (among other nice things): “The Incorruptibles is a rare thing: a clever story and an action-packed one” and put a big ‘SFX Recommends’ badge by … More

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