Horror

Cover Reveal: Skitter

We’re delighted to reveal the spidery goodness that is the cover for SKITTER, the second book in Ezekiel Boone’s tale of the world overrun by flesh-eating eight-legged monstrosities. THE HATCHING was terrifying – but there […]

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Welcome to the #SummerOfReckoning . . .

Summer has finally arrived. With the weather hotting up, its time to talk about . . . the end of the world. We’ve teamed up with our sister imprints Orion and W&N to bring you […]

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My Awful Experiences During the Making of Fallen Soldiers: A Guest Post by Gavin G. Smith

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog. Gavin G. Smith is the author of many brilliant SF books, most recently A Quantum Mythology. But this is not a blog […]

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Queen of the Dark Things

Happy Monday, Gollancz Blog readers! We’re delighted to start the week off with the perfect spring read, Queen of the Dark Things. Sequel to last years first Gollancz Geeks title, Dreams and Shadows, this is […]

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Related Categories: C.Robert Cargill, Extract, Fantasy

Finding the Crime in Horror

As part of a double blog with The Murder Room, a wandering traveler from our Orion Fiction list, Andrew Pyper looks to his new paperback, The Demonologist, and asks…  What’s the difference between writing crime […]

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Happy Halloween from Christmasland

It’s Halloween, which means it’s officially long past time to start getting ready for Christmas. Don’t believe me, the Christmas lights are already lit here in Covent Garden, just outside Gollancz Towers. If this doesn’t […]

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Joe Hill reads from NOS4R2

9780575130678 (1)Gollancz is delighted to be able to bring you an exclusive video of Joe Hill reading from the prologue of NOS4R2 our book of the month.

We advise watching this video before dark. We advise being prepared to lose sleep over this extract. Well, I did! I’d like to believe I don’t scare too easily.

If you are feeling brave enough to watch the entire trailer then we’ve got another treat for you! We have 10 copies of NOS4R2 to give away to 10 lucky people. To enter to win a copy watch the video below and email us at competitions@orionbooks.co.uk with the subject line: NOS4R2 and the answer to this question:

What is the name of Ellen’s son?

Competition closes on the 28th May 2013 at 11.59pm.

Good luck!

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Read this book with the lights on: NOS4R2

9780575130678 (1)Our May book of the month is NOS4R2. This book is terrifying. Don’t believe us. . . let Gillian Redfearn tell you a little more about it.

Some books are too scary to read even with the lights on. Some are too scary to read even when you’re surrounded by people in the middle of the day.

This book gave me nightmares.

This book still makes me shiver when I see a Rolls Royce.

This book will under your skin, into your mind, and once it’s there it will never leave.

Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

And whatever you do, don’t get in the car . . .

We did warn you. It’s a very good thing that the days are getting longer, because you’ll need all the daylight you can get to read this book. Next week we’ll be bringing you a very special extract read by Joe Hill himself.

See you then!

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A Special Guest Post from Darren Shan

Gollancz is pleased to bring you a special guest post from Darren Shan to celebrate the publication of his brand new adult novel Lady of the Shades. Lady of the Shades is out now from our […]

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A Modern Day Fairy Tale, by Graham Joyce

Some Kind Of Fairy Tale has been optioned by a Hollywood studio so we asked Graham what it was like to sell to the film industry. This is what he told us. Once upon a […]

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Whispers Under Ground – First Chapter extract

I was neither born nor bred in London. But I’ve lived and worked here for longer than I have anywhere else – 26 years now. If I’m anything, I’m a Londoner. My children are born […]

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RIP Ray Bradbury 1920-2012

Gollancz is very saddened to hear that Ray Bradbury, one of the masters of our genre, has passed away at the age of 91. This shouldn’t be a time for sadness – although it may […]

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