Happy Publication Day 18th May 2017!

It’s a very special publication day for us as we get to bring you a never-before-seen novel from the legendary David Gemmell! Not only that, we’ve got two excellent science fiction novels from Justina Robson and Alex Lamb out in trade along with two fantastic paperbacks from Alastair Reynolds and James Barclay.   Rhyming Rings by David Gemmell A stunning, never before published, supernatural crime novel from the legendary David Gemmell, with a new introduction by Conn Iggulden and afterword from Stan Nicholls David Gemmell was the UK’s number one fantasy and historical novelist until his death in 2006. A…

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Happy Publication Day 18th August 2016!

It’s publication day and we’ve got books at every stage of novel life. We’ve got a first book, a last book and middle book as well as one carrying lots of little books; we’ve got fantasy, urban fantasy and science fiction; we’ve got a book for all seasons so pick one (or more) and dive in! Obelisk by Stephen Baxter returns to the world of Proxima and Ultima with this stunning collection of short stories. A remarkable collection of short stories and novellas from one of our greatest SF authors. This collection contains stories set in the worlds of the…

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I’ve written this kind of ‘future fantasy’ book: A Guest Post by James Barclay

We are thrilled to welcome the brilliant James Barclay to the Gollancz Blog. James Barclay discusses writing future fantasy, dragons, The Hobbit, leaving your comfort zone and much more. ‘No you haven’t,’ said Peter Hamilton the moment I told him about it. ‘It’s science fiction.’ Imagine my horror. Me, a fantasy writer being outed as the author of a…a science fiction book. All right, I jest. I love science fiction. Brian Aldiss was the next author my brother gave me to read after Tolkien. Let’s face it, I’ve been a sci-fi and fantasy fan since I was eight when I…

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Start reading James Barclay’s Heart of Granite

We are very happy to bring you an exclusive three chapter extract from James Barclay’s brand new book, Heart of Granite. This stunning military fantasy will sweep you away to another world filled with intrigue, action, adventure and an unforgettable new hero. One man, one brief conversation . . . a whole world of trouble . . . The world has become a battleground in a war which no side is winning. But for those determined to retain power, the prolonged stalemate cannot be tolerated so desperate measures must be taken. Max Halloran has no idea. He’s living the brief…

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Cover Reveal: Heart of Granite

We are thrilled to reveal the stunning cover for James Barclay’s brand new book, Heart of Granite. This stunning military fantasy will sweep you away to another world filled with intrigue, action, adventure and an unforgettable new hero. One man, one brief conversation . . . a whole world of trouble . . . The world has become a battleground in a war which no side is winning. But for those determined to retain power, the prolonged stalemate cannot be tolerated so desperate measures must be taken. Max Halloran has no idea. He’s living the brief and glorious life of…

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