Happy Publication Day 13th July 2017!

It’s publication day once again! We have some brilliant paperback titles, including a remarkable collection of short stories from one of our greatest science-fiction authors, Stephen Baxter, as well Beaulieu’s prequel to his highly acclaimed Twelve Kings. PC Grant makes a return in Aaronovitch’s bestselling series, and the perfect introduction to the wonderful worlds of Keith Laumer is also being released. The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronovitch The sixth outing for PC Peter Grant in this bestselling series sees him back in London and facing up to the terrifying legacy of London’s hangings… Suspicious deaths are not usually the concern…

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Zaïde shares her past with Çeda

We are delighted to welcome Bradley Beaulieu back to the blog. Today Bradley shares with us another exclusive deleted scene from Blood Upon the Sand. Return to the ancient walled city of Sharakhai, home to the Twelve Kings and Çeda. This exciting extract follows Çeda as she finds out more about Zaïde’s mysterious past.   Zaïde shares her past with Çeda “I’ll start where I please.” Her voice was sharp as stone, but then it softened. “Though I suppose it’s as good a place to start as any. My great-grandmother was from the desert. She was gifted in the sight, or…

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Çeda Visits Roseridge

We are delighted to welcome Bradley Beaulieu back to the blog. Today Bradley shares with us another exclusive deleted scene from Blood Upon the Sand. Return to the ancient walled city of Sharakhai, home to the Twelve Kings and Çeda. This exciting extract follows Çeda as she visits Roseridge.   Çeda Visits Roseridge As Çeda left through the main gate of the House of Maidens and headed west along the Spear, the sounds of the city rose up around her. She wore not the Maidens’ black, but a flame-orange dress and an ochre hijab that veiled her face. It made…

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Çeda and the Sandship

We are delighted to welcome Bradley Beaulieu back to the blog. Today Bradley shares with us an exclusive deleted scene from Blood Upon the Sand. Return to the ancient walled city of Sharakhai, home to the Twelve Kings and Çeda. This exciting extract follows Çeda as she embarks on a dangerous mission. Çeda and the Sandship Cloaked in the darkness of a moonlit night, Çeda crouched atop a rise a league out from Sharakhai. Around her neck hung the delicate chain that held her mother’s silver locket. She held the locket between thumb and forefinger, rubbing it absently, polishing the…

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Read an exclusive extract from Blood Upon the Sand

We can’t wait until the publication of Bradley Beaulieu’s Blood Upon the Sand, out in bookshops and online on the 9th February. We’re celebrating exclusive extract was selected by the author. Are you ready to return to the ancient walled city of Sharakhai, home to the Twelve Kings and join Çeda on her quest? Çeda, an elite warrior in service to the kings of Sharakhai, is learning their secrets even as they send her on covert missions to further their rule. She has already uncovered the dark history of the asirim, but it’s only when she bonds with them, chaining…

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