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Introducing our newest author Snorri Kristjansson!

So this week, our lovely readers, I have been manically busy, running around the office like a headless chicken (because that sounds better than sitting at my desk like a headless chicken – which does not work as an analogy, but is, perhaps, more truthful). So goes the life of an editorial assistant though *sighs dramatically*. Luckily, I love this job, and I like organising stuff, or this would all resemble a MESS OF EPIC PROPORTION.If I had to pick a highlight of this week though, it would be the announcement of the lovely @snorrikristjans as the next in our long line of prestigious authors. Check out the full announcement here. Those of you who were at the fantasy-faction evening with Myke Cole, Peter Brett and Joe Abercrombie, will likely have met Snorri there, as the mere mention of Joe Abercrombie was enough to convince him to attend. But as we are now officially allowed to chat about his book, I’m going to do that now.

The Swords of Good Men is a Viking fantasy novel. Our first novel of that ilk, in fact, and it’s awesome. It’s got a mad king determined to bring the White Christ to the masses, a mysterious and beautiful woman drawing the souls of dead warriors to her cause, a gentle blacksmith with dangerous blood and a young hero, who has a lot to learn about the cruelty of the world. And they’re all converging on Steinvik, a place where your enemies do not necessarily reside outside the walls . . . It’s fast, vicious and reminiscent of Joe Abercrombie – I advise you to keep an eye on this one, young padawan. If you’d like to catch up with Snorri, you can chat to him on twitter @SnorriKristjans or head to his website, www.snorrikristjansson.com, or catch him at FantasyCon this year; if you’re going come say hi!

In the mean time, I hope everyone is enjoying this week’s BIG BOOK GIVEAWAY over on our Twitter feed @jofletcherbooks and those of you that enjoy horror are looking out for Tom Fletcher’s latest novel The Ravenglass Eye, coming out next month, as well as our first epic fantasy novel by David Hair, Mage’s Blood, containing some of the most awesome maps I have ever seen from artist Emily Faccini.

‘Til next week, dear reader, I’m signing out.

-Nicola

 

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September 14, 2012

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Release Week: Jay Lake’s Kalimpura, James P. Blaylock’s The Aysleford Skull, Norse Code, and (of course) another episode of The Human Division | The AudioBookaneers

February 3, 2013

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Release Week: Karen Lord’s The Best of All Possible Worlds, Karen Russell’s Vampires in the Lemon Grove, Ben Bova’s Farside, and Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s All You Need is Kill | The AudioBookaneers

February 14, 2013

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Release Week: Fade to Black, Dreams and Shadows, Between Two Thorns, Oz Reimagined, Deadhouse Gates, The Judging Eye, and more | The AudioBookaneers

February 27, 2013

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Release Week: Joyce Carol Oates, Zachary Jernigan, M. John Harrison’s Empty Space, Brian Francis Slattery, and more | The AudioBookaneers

March 6, 2013

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Release Week: Bitterwood, Sister Mine, Intermusings, and Morlock Night | The AudioBookaneers

March 13, 2013

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Release Week: The Rift Walker, The Leviathan Effect, The Clockwork Princess, and more | The AudioBookaneers

March 20, 2013

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Release Week: Neil Gaiman Presents returns, Ariel Djanikian, Red Planet Blues, Wolfhound Century, David Drake, and more | The AudioBookaneers

March 27, 2013

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Release Week: Brandon Sanderson’s The Rithmatist; Antti Tuomainen’s The Healer; Neil Gaiman’s Smoke and Mirrors; World War Z; The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl; Fiction River; and John Scalzi’s The Human Division | The AudioBook

May 17, 2013

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Release Week: Brandon Sanderson’s The Rithmatist; Antti Tuomainen’s The Healer; Neil Gaiman’s Smoke and Mirrors; World War Z; The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl; Fiction River; and John Scalzi’s The Human Division | The AudioBook

May 21, 2013

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Release Week: Will Self’s Umbrella, Mark T. Barnes’ The Garden of Stones, Dan Krokos’ The Planet Thieves, and Neil Gaiman’s Cold Colors | The AudioBookaneers

May 22, 2013

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Release Week: Mur Lafferty’s The Shambling Guide to New York City, Chuck Wendig’s The Blue Blazes, Emma Newman’s Any Other Name, and Hugh Howey’s Shift | The AudioBookaneers

May 29, 2013

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Release Week: The Shining Girls, Liminal States, Shattered Pillars, Siege and Storm, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, The Wall, The Constantine Affliction, Clockwork Fairy Tales, Bullettime, The Choir Boats, and more | The AudioBookaneers

June 6, 2013

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Release Week: Niven and Harrington’s The Goliath Stone, Christopher Priest’s The Adjacent, Madeline Ashby’s iD, Paul S. Kemp’s A Discourse in Steel, Calvino’s Invisible Cities, and Ballard’s The Drowned World | The Audi

June 28, 2013

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Release Week: Hannu Rajaniemi’s The Fractal Prince, Django Wexler’s The Thousand Names, Anthony Ryan’s Blood Song, Melissa Marr’s The Arrivals, Matt Haig’s The Humans, and Stephen Graham Jones’ Zombie Bake-Off | The Aud

July 9, 2013

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Release Week: Hannu Rajaniemi’s The Fractal Prince, Django Wexler’s The Thousand Names, Anthony Ryan’s Blood Song, Melissa Marr’s The Arrivals, Matt Haig’s The Humans, and Stephen Graham Jones’ Zombie Bake-Off | The Aud

July 18, 2013

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Release Week: Three, The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic, The Crown Tower, The Companions, Dragonwriter, and the New Space Opera | The AudioBookaneers

August 14, 2013

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