A good start to Flaming June for Sebastien de Castell!

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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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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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Get Over the January Blues

Here at JFB towers we have decided to turn February into the month of giveaways in an attempt to help you get over the January Blues. We have big bundles of books to give away every week and this weeks bundles consists of: Traitor’s Blade Astra Seoul Survivors The City’s …

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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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On the Advisability of Optimization . . .

When I’m slaving away over a hot manuscript, I don’t like the constant interruptions of email, so I have come to an agreement with myself (that I keep to at least forty per cent of the time): when I am editing, I check email once an hour. Even that’s a …

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