Showing Some Class – A Guest Post from Edward Cox

We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to The Relic Guild.  As part of our publication celebrations the Gollancz Blog is delighted to bring you a special guest post from The Relic Guild author Edward Cox. As a debut author, a first time novelist, an unknown writer from the small presses stepping into the brilliant light of a major publisher, I remember feeling utterly lost, bemused and very afraid. I was ecstatic that I’d signed a book deal with Gollancz – a dream come true! – but I had no idea what came next, and couldn’t help wondering:…

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Happy Publication Day to BARRICADE!

We had a hugely successful launch for Jon Wallace’s debut, Barricade, last night at Forbidden Planet. Kicking off at 6pm with a small crowd of people already waiting the signing went through to after seven with a steady stream of people. Forbidden Planet had ordered 100 copies of the TPB and sold out on the night. Thanks, by the way, to the two excellent latecomers who arrived to snaffle the last two copies that were beginning to look a bit lonely on the signing table. This was only the second time Forbidden Planet have had a debut title sell out…

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Announcing the BARRICADE Blog Tour!

Celebrating the release of the Gollancz debut for June, Barricade by Jon Wallace, we’re teaming up with a collection of top websites for a fast-paced digital tour. If you want an exclusive insight into Jon Wallace’s thoughts on nuclear fiction, top British dystopias, writing real women and much more, please keep your eye on the social media feeds of the medi a partners below from the 16th – 20th June.  Barricade has received some truly brilliant reviews thus far: “Jon Wallace keeps the pace up, delivering intense set pieces alongside plenty of twisted humour and bone-crunching violence” SFX “I found Barricade to…

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Barricade: Chapter Three

We’re back with another sneak peek into our Gollancz Debut for June, Barricade. You can download your e-book copy of Barricade for £1.99, but be quick our promotion ends on the 26th June 2014. Here’s what the critics have been saying: “Jon Wallace keeps the pace up, delivering inense setpieces alongside plenty of twisted humour and bone-crunching violence” SFX “I found Barricade to be a fast-paced action adventure, full of dilemmas that need to be overcome. The book left me with many questions, two of which were: Why is there always fear of the unknown? Does being logical mean you always know best?”…

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Five Reasons Why You Should Be Reading IN DARK SERVICE Right Now!

  Today is your last day to download the e-book copy of the incredible In Dark Service for just £1.99. In addtion to sharing the first three chapters with you here on the blog we’re also sharing the 5 reasons why you need to download this book right now: 1)      Check out an incredible new take on time travel 2)      This is a road trip – and a rescue mission – like no other 3)      An adventure that spans hundreds of thousands of miles 4)      Unique characters with grit, determination, hope – and some with somewhat darker motives 5)      It’s…

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