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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Congratulations to our Locus Awards shortlisted authors!

This weekend we received some wonderful news. Gollancz is delighted to report that six of our authors have been shortlisted for Locus 2017 awards. Please join us in congratulating our authors who are shortlisted for the 2017 Locus Awards.     Best SF Novel  The Medusa Chronicles by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds Take Back the Sky by Greg Bear   Best Horror Novel The Fireman by Joe Hill   Best YA Novel  Revenger by Alastair Reynolds   Best Collection  Sharp Ends by Joe Abercrombie Beyond the Aquila Rift by Alastair Reynolds Orsinia by Ursula le Guin   We are…

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Meet Stephen Baxter on his The Massacre of Mankind Bookshop Tour

Don’t miss your chance to meet bestselling author, Stephen Baxter at his bookshop events for The Massacre of Mankind. Stephen Baxter will be visiting selected Waterstones this week for a series of in conversations, discussions and signings. 7pm – 9pm Wednesday 20th Jan, Waterstones, Piccadily, London – In conversation with Frank Skinner 12:30pm – 1:30pm Thursday 19th Jan, Waterstones Birmingham – Lunchtime signing 6:30pm Thursday 19th Jan, Waterstones Nottingham – Evening talk and signing 6:30pm Friday 20th Jan, Blackwell’s Edinburgh – Evening talk and signing The Massacre of Mankind sees an England 14 years since the Martians invaded. The world…

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Happy Publication Day 12th January 2017!

It’s a week of classic science fiction as we reissue six novels by one of the fathers of science fiction, H. G. Wells, and publish the paperback of The Medusa Chronicles by Alastair Reynolds and Stephen Baxter, who has written The Massacre of Mankind (publishing 19th January), the authorised sequel to H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds.   The Medusa Chronicles by Alastair Reynolds & Stephen Baxter  Inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s Nebula Award winning A Meeting with Medusa, this is an epic adventure from two of the greatest science fiction writers of our time. Inspired by Sir Arthur…

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The Martians have returned in our extract from THE MASSACRE OF MANKIND

We are thrilled to share with you the opening chapters from Stephen Baxter’s The Massacre of Mankind. Are you ready for the Martian invasion? The Massacre of Mankind is the authorised sequel to H.G. Wells’ classic The War of the Worlds. It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved on, always watching the skies but content that we know how to defeat the Martian menace. The Army is prepared. So when the signs of launches on Mars are seen, there seems little reason to worry. Unless you listen to one man, Walter Jenkins, the…

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