Cover Reveal: THE SMOKE

The Smoke Cover

Behold this gorgeous cover! Simon Ings’ latest SF novel The Smoke is about love, loss and loneliness in the capital city. So it’s the perfect thing to read on your commute, wherever your travels might be taking you. From the acclaimed writer of Wolves, The Smoke is an incredibly beautiful piece of writing. Prepare to be emotionally and intellectually ensnared. Humanity has been split into three different species. Mutual incomprehension has fractured the globe. As humans race to be the first of their kind to reach the stars, another Great War looms. For you that means returning to Yorkshire and…

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Cover Reveal: The Death House

We are thrilled to reveal the stunning new look to the beautiful and heartbreaking The Death House from the #1 Sunday Times bestselling author, Sarah Pinborough. Get ready to read the story of Toby and Clara… Toby is a boy who has forgotten how to live. Clara is a girl who was born to die. Toby’s life was perfectly normal . . . Taken from his family, Toby now lives in the Death House. Isolated from the outside world the inhabitants of are watched for any signs of a mysterious illness . . . Clara was a girl who had everything. Adored…

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Cover Reveal: Joanne M. Harris’s Runelight

We are delighted to finally share with you the cover of RUNELIGHT, the brilliant new book from the incredible bestselling author Joanne M. Harris. We are thrilled with this beautiful cover design from Andreas Preis who also worked on RUNEMARKS. Be ready to dive back into the world of Norse gods and mythology… The squabbling Norse gods and goddesses of Runemarks are back!  And there’s a feisty new heroine on the scene: Maggie, a girl the same  age as Maddy but brought up a world apart – literally, in World’s End,  the focus of the Order in which Maddy was raised. Now the Order is…

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Cover Reveal: Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Viper

Prepare yourself as we reveal the cover of book ten in Nalini Singh’s searing GUILD HUNTER series, ARCHANGEL’S VIPER. Designer Patrick Knowles has picked some perfect acidic green tones for this venomous number . . . Return to the epic and dangerous world of the Guild Hunters in this new adventure from New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh, as immortal angels, vampires and mortals struggle to build a new world order . . . Venom has always been one of the most mysterious and seductive members of the Seven – Archangel Raphael’s personal guard. But even this powerful vampire…

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Designing the cover for Children of Thorns, Children of Water

We are thrilled to welcome Aliette De Bodard back to the Gollancz blog for a special guest post. Aliette discusses the process of designing the cover for her novella Children of Thorns, Children of Water. a prequel to The House of Binding Thorns. Read on to see the stunning cover and find out how you can get the ebook of the novella for free.  Small confession: I’ve got all the artistic affinity of a hedgehog with a paintbrush in its mouth. When I was in high school, my teacher referred to my colouring skills as akin to Georges Braque’s, a…

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