Cover Reveal: By the Pricking of Her Thumb by Adam Roberts

Hello everyone! A truly Kubrickian (it’s a word) reveal for you today. Be dazzled below by the stunning cover for Adam Roberts’ latest novel, By the Pricking of Her Thumb, and we’ve also most helpfully provided a taste of what’s to come . . .   One of the four richest people in the world may be dead. But which one? A Kubrickian thriller from one of the world’s leading authors of SF. Private Investigator Alma is caught up in another impossible murder. One of the world’s four richest people may be dead – but nobody is sure which one. Hired…

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Cover Reveal: Thin Air and Thirteen by Richard Morgan

Hello everyone! A double-whammy of cover reveals for you today – the first of which is a fresh new look for an old favourite of Richard’s, and the second of which is for his long awaited return to science fiction. Can you believe it’s been eight years? Scroll down, take a look, take it all in!   A sensational thriller from the international bestselling and multi-award winning star of SF combines a savage man-hunt with speculation on the dangers of genetic engineering. Carl Marsalis, is a traitor to his kind, a remorseless bringer of death and judgement, a genetic freak…

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An open letter to The Bookseller

Last week The Bookseller ran an obituary marking the passing of our former owner Livia Gollancz and praising the contribution she and her father, founder Victor Gollancz, made to publishing and their ethos and approach to the business. Sadly their opening remarks were less generous. Having taken time to consider and discuss this over the weekend, we have decided to respond to The Bookseller as follows, in an open letter written by Orion Group Publisher, Jon Wood.     I was genuinely shocked to see the comments about Gollancz in Livia’s obituary published in last week’s edition of The Bookseller.…

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Acquisition Announcement: Sanctuary by V.V. James

Gollancz acquires World rights to Sanctuary by V.V. James Rachel Winterbottom, Commissioning Editor at Gollancz, bought World rights for Sanctuary by V.V. James in a two-book deal from Robert Kirby at United Agents. Publishing spring 2019, Sanctuary is a small-town murder mystery about four women with a dark secret who find themselves at the centre of a gripping investigation that sends shockwaves across the nation. Rachel Winterbottom said: ‘For those who loved the mystery and scandal of Big Little Lies and the sisterhood of Practical Magic, V.V. James’ Sanctuary is a biting, tightly plotted, cross-genre thriller that takes a paranoid peek behind…

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Cover Reveal: New Collectible Hardbacks

We’re over the moon to share a fantastic array of covers with you today! A host of firm favourites are getting brand new collectible hardback editions, including Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss; Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson; Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie; Graceling by Kristin Cashore; Grave Thief by Tom Lloyd; and Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch. Feast your eyes on these below! These will each have new introductions from each of the authors, and will be out in bookshops and online in September 2018. These fantastic covers were designed by UsNow.        …

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