Congratulations to Edward Cox and Den Patrick!

Please join us in congratulating our fabulous authors Edward Cox and Den Patrick who have been nominated for British Fantasy Awards.   The Relic Guild by Edward Cox, is nominated for Best Fantasy Novel and Edward Cox is also nominated for Best Newcomer. Marcus Gipps, Edward’s editor said: ‘I’m thrilled to see that Ed Cox’s debut The Relic Guild has had such a great reception, topped off by this nomination. It’s a wonderful book, and I’m as excited about publishing the forthcoming sequel as I was by the original submission. Ed is also a lovely lovely man, who will be doling…

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Cover Reveal: The Girl on the Liar’s Throne

We’re delighted to be able to reveal the cover for Den Patrick’s upcoming The Girl on the Liar’s Throne. Once again the art is by the excellent Alejandro Colucci. There’s an interesting tale behind this (well, interesting if you’re excited by the ins and outs of book design and how genres can be defined and classified by preconceptions about cover art). Originally we briefed the cover to show two women; both holding daggers behind their backs, one in a white dress, one in a red dress (because: spoilers!). This forced the POV out and ensured more background in the cover…

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Cover Reveal: The Boy Who Wept Blood

The Boy Who Wept Blood is a new standalone adventure from Den Patrick. Set in his marvellously drawn world of Landfall (a world where characters and author alike have secrets) these are tight, fast moving fantasies driven by all-too-flawed and very real characters. There’s much to appeal to fantasy and historical readers alike with intrigue, deceit and a fair bit of swash-buckling to power the plot along. We wanted to reflect that in the covers. We also wanted to depict the characters but without setting their image in the minds of the reader (we’d rather their imagination painted them) so…

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Team Gollancz Friday Reads

This week’s Friday Reads are the books that we have revealed so far on our Gollancz advent calendar. The Glorious Angels by Justina Robson Blue Remembered Earth by Alastair Reynolds The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie Discworld Diary 2015 The Boy With The Porcelain Blade by Den Patrick In the run up to Christmas we will be getting into the festive spirit by uncovering a new book everyday and giving you a chance to win a copy. You can also enter our bumper Christmas giveaway for a chance to win ALL the books we feature in the advent calendar.

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The Boy with the Corrected Files.

We were thrilled and proud to publish Den Patrick’s debut novel earlier this year; The Boy With the Porcelain Blade. The book quickly picked up enthusiastic reviews from magazines, fellow authors, bloggers and fans alike. However amongst the praise from readers were some worrying comments about a few pieces of missing text in the ebook edition. We checked and found that a formatting issue somewhere in the process (this particular issue was a genuine freak one-off) had led to the error. We contacted people who had been in touch with us and told them that the files were being corrected.…

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