Sebastien de Castell nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer!

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We know how amazing he is, you know how amazing he is and now THE HUGO AWARDS know how amazing he is . . . We like to wish Sebastien huge, huge, HUGE congratulations for being nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer!   The John W. …

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It’s time for your second decision Greatcoat

You’ve seen Falcio’s judgment of the Murder in Nerrem. Perhaps you agree with his judgment, perhaps you don’t. Whatever your choice, you must now render the verdict so that those present at the trial will remember your judgment. The Greatcoats do this by singing the verdict. The most common form …

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It’s time to be a Greatcoat, it’s time to let the #GreatcoatsDecide

There is a test every magistrate must take before becoming a Greatcoat – it comes in the form of a puzzle from a very old book called Peritas Aequitum, which literally means Perils of Justice. It’s quite possible that this book was the original text used to train the very …

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JFB Christmas Advent Day 15 – A quick Q and A with Sebastien De Castell

Firstly apologies. Due to illness in the JFB office we were unable to open Day 16 of the Jo Fletcher Books Christmas Advent. But fear not, today you will get two treats from our lovely advent, starting with a quick Q and A with Sebastien De Castell, author of Traitor’s …

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