A good start to Flaming June for Sebastien de Castell!


It’s obviously been a good year for heroic fantasy – and I am thrilled to be able to tell you that our very own Sebastien de Castell has been shortlisted for the DAVID GEMMELL Morningstar Award for Best Debut for Traitor’s Blade, the first in the Greatcoats saga. He’s got …

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Huzzah for Summer—


—which starts right here, at Jo Fletcher Books! Excited? You will be . . . So grab your old wicker picnic basket, cardboard box or plastic bag and fill it with the best picnicky foods you can lay your hands on, then grab a rug, a bottle of vintage champagne, …

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On the Joys of the Paperless Office

I know, I know: conspicuous by my absence. There are a variety of reasons (and if you don’t care for the first, don’t worry; I have others, right here in my desk, kept for just such emergencies!). The first is that I have been busy Planning – and thanks to …

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It’s beginning to look a lot like 2015!

HAPPY NEW YEAR, Beloved Reader. I trust you all had a suitably festive Yule and managed to get through the most depressing day of the year – Monday the 5th January – without too many disasters. (Other than the spunnocks and starlings quarrelling so violently over the fatballs that they …

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