Cover Reveal: Empire of Silence

We’re delighted to share the fantastic cover for Empire of Silence by Christopher Ruocchio. Empire of Silence is the debut from a bold and brilliant new voice in the genre. This is Dune meets The Name of the Wind in the biggest SF debut of 2018. This stunning cover was designed by Patrick Knowles. Meet Hadrian Marlow. Hadrian Marlowe, a man revered as a hero and despised as a murderer, chronicles his tale in the galaxy-spanning debut of the Sun Eater series, merging the best of space opera and epic fantasy. It was not his war. On the wrong planet,…

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Gollancz pre-empts The God Game from Macmillan US

Rachel Winterbottom, Commissioning Editor at Gollancz, pre-empted UK and Commonwealth (ex. Canada) rights for The God Game by Danny Tobey from Macmillan US, to be published in summer 2019 in hardback. The God Game is a brilliantly plotted science-fiction thriller about a VR game in which the stakes are impossibly high: if you die in the game, you die in real life. Rachel Winterbottom said: ‘I am so excited to be able to publish Danny’s incredible thriller. The God Game is not only fast-paced, suspenseful and electrifyingly current, it is full of deliciously agonizing moral dilemmas and characters that will…

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Gollancz Acquire Steven Erikson’s Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart

Gollancz is thrilled to announce the acquisition of Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart, a new science fiction novel from bestselling fantasy author Steven Erikson. Gollancz Commissioning Editor, Marcus Gipps, bought the rights from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein on behalf of Howard Morhaim of the Morhaim Literary Agency. The deal is for World excluding North America and includes audio and translation rights. North American rights have sold to Promontory Press. Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart tells the story of the Intervention, which begins when Samantha August, science fiction writer, disappears into a beam of light, apparently from a…

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Read the first chapter of C. Robert Cargill’s SEA OF RUST

We are thrilled to share with you an exclusive extract from C. Robert Cargill’s stunning new sf adventure Sea of Rust. Out in shops today, Sea of Rust is the book everyone is talking about with rave reviews from authors and critics. Enter a world where humans are extinct . . .Wiped out in a global uprising by the very machines made to serve them. Now the world is controlled by One World Intelligences – vast mainframes that have assimilated the minds of millions of robots. But not all robots are willing to cede their individuality, and Brittle – a…

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Happy Publication Day 11th May 2017!

It’s publication day! An odd day, an audio day, a day for all the audiophiles and bibliophiles: we’ve got a ton of Psy-Changeling audiobooks out as well as the epic conclusion to one of the best military SF trilogies of recent years from Greg Bear.   Take Back the Sky by Greg Bear  Same war. Different enemy. First it was Mars, then Titan – the battlefield changed but the war remained the same. Until now. Master Sergeant Michael Venn and his soldiers now know the truth about what the supposedly benevolent Gurus are really doing in our solar system. A…

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